The Hong Kong International Jewelry Show, the world’s second largest jewelry fair and Asia’s leading jewelry event, organized by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), attained new heights in the year 2013, when it attracted more than 3,300 exhibitors from 49 countries and regions and over 42,000 buyers from 138 countries and regions. The rapid growth and expansion of this world renowned popular show and trading platform… Continue reading
The 71st Annual Golden Globe Awards was held at the Beverley Hilton Hotel, in Beverley Hills, California, on Sunday, January 12, 2014. Such Star-studded, glittering events, with a worldwide TV audience, while serving its primary purpose of recognizing and bestowing honors on talented actors and actresses in the competitive field of cinema and television, has also become an ideal platform to showcase the latest trends in the world… Continue reading
Two studies conducted in America and the United Kingdom recently, reveal that the demand for diamond jewelry is on the decline in both countries, and in the United Kingdom there is a corresponding increase in demand for jewelry set with colored stones such as sapphires and rubies in combination with diamonds.
A study conducted by Edahn Golan in America and published in the website of the International Diamond… Continue reading
In conjunction with Marbella Town Council, the organisation behind the Art Natura Malaga culture and leisure complex has unveiled the ‘Marbella’ blue topaz. Its total purity, magnificent colour and exceptional cut make this 8,225-carat specimen the finest gemstone of its kind in the world.
At a press conference earlier today, the European Economic Interest Grouping Programa Royal Collections and Marbella Town Council… Continue reading
- The gemstone, which has been named ‘Malaga’, weighs 20,200 carats and is characterised by its exceptional purity, colour and transparency.
- The specimen will be displayed at the Art Natura Malaga complex, as well as appearing in travelling exhibitions alongside other exhibits from Royal Collections’ “Special Exhibition Gems” section.
By Ajith Perera
Actg. Deputy Director General,
National Gem and Jewellery Authority.
Sri Lanka has been celebrated for its gems almost since the dawn of history. It is an accepted fact that Sri Lanka is one of the largest sources of some of the finest gemstones in the world. There are a number of priceless treasures on permanent display in world… Continue reading
A rare Ceylon Alexandrite is for sale. The owner has forwarded the details to us.
The gemstone weighs 24.17 carats and measures 15.65 X 15.07 x 11.06mm
The gem certificate… Continue reading
The International Colored Gemstone Association (ICA) has reached agreement with a retailer in China to promote colored gemstones.
The Chinese retailer, Caishikou General Merchandise Co a Beijing based company is among the top retailers in China. According to the agreement a 5 to 10 day exhibition will be organized. The exhibition will be followed by the promotion of colored gemstones in the retail stores of Caishikou General Merchandise Co.… Continue reading
TanzaniteOne, a gemstone… Continue reading
Jewels 2009 the annual exhibition organized by the Gemologists Association of Sri Lanka (GASL) was held on the 12th and 13th of December 2009. The venue of the exhibition was the BMICH Committee Lounge.
The GASL is said to be the only professional organization in the gem trade. The aim of the exhibition is to educate the general public on different aspects of… Continue reading