Category Archives: Sri Lanka Gem News

Moscow City all set to host the 2014 CIBJO Congress, from May 19-21, 2014

The 2014 CIBJO Congress, hosted by the Russian Jewellers’ Guild, is scheduled to take place in Moscow, Russia from May 19-21, 2014 at the headquarters of the Guild, the main venue of the congress, with pre-congress meetings starting two days earlier on May 17, 2014. In anticipation of holding this international conference, the CIBJO – […]

Highlights of Christie’s New York April 16, Magnificent Jewels Sale

In a press release dated March 24, 2014, Christie’s auction house has announced the holding of its New York spring magnificent jewels sale on April 16, 2014, at its flagship Rockefeller Center salesroom. More than 250 lots will be on offer at this sale to be held in two sessions, the morning session beginning at […]

New Chairman Appointed for NGJA Sri Lanka

Highlights of the assumption of duties by Mr. Amitha Gamage as the Chairman & CEO of N.G.J.A on 17th  April  2013. Mr Amitha Gamage was appointed as the new chairman of the National Gem and Jewellery Authority, Sri Lanka. He assumed duty on the 17th of April 2013. Mr Amitha Gamage obtained his MBA from the […]

“Sparkle and Glitter” – 2012, Gem & Jewelry Show organized by the Sri Lanka-Malaysia Business Council of the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce

A pioneering gem and jewelry show, christened “Sparkle & Glitter – 2012”, organized by the Sri Lanka-Malaysia Business Council  of the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce, in association with the National Gem & Jewelry Authority of Sri Lanka, will be held from February 9-11, 2012, at the Cedar Room of the Cinnamon Grand Hotel, Colombo. The […]

National Gem and Jewelry Authority of Sri Lanka gets a new Chairman and CEO

The Sri Lankan President, Hon. Mahinda Rajapakse has appointed Prasad Galhena, a qualified management and accounting professional, with a proven track record of turning around loss making state institutions, as the Chairman of the National Gem and Jewelry Authority of Sri Lanka, with effect from January 5, 2012. His appointment has been welcomed by all […]

The success of the 28thHong Kong International Jewelry Show indicate a further recovery of the global jewelry market

Statistics of the 28th Hong Kong International Jewelry Show, held between March 4-8, 2011, at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center, reveal a significant increase in the number of exhibitors and countries taking part in this annual prestigious show, the largest in Asia and the third largest jewelry show in the World. While in […]

Sri Lanka participates in the 28th Hong Kong International Jewelry Show held from March 4-8, 2011 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center

The National Gem & Jewelry Authority (NGJA) of Sri Lanka, with the assistance of the Sri Lanka Consulate in Hong Kong, organized for the first time the Sri Lanka Pavilion, at the prestigious Hong Kong International Jewelry Show, Asia’s largest jewelry event, and the World’s third largest jewelry fair, held for the 28th successive year, […]

Sri Lankan Participation in the 19th Kunming Import and Export Trade Fair and the 4th South Asian Countries Trade Fair

The annual China Kunming Import and Export Commodities Fair, organized for the 19th successive year and held in parallel with the South Asian Countries Trade Fair for the 4th-successive year, was held between June 5 and 10, 2011, at the Kunming International Exhibition Center in Kunming,  a transportation hub, and capital city of southwest China’s […]

The 19th China Kunming Import & Export Fair and The 4th South Asian Countries Trade Fair

The 4th South Asian Countries Trade Fair, an annual regional trade show organized in parallel with the more popular and older, regional import and export trade fair, the 19th China Kunming Import and Export Fair, was held from June 5th to 10th, 2011, at the Kunming International Exhibition Center in Kunming, the capital city of […]

Sri Lanka Pavilion at the Jewelry Shanghai Show, China – June 2011

Jewelry Shanghai  2011, the largest annual gem & jewelry  show in China, organized by Neway International  Trade  Fairs Ltd. Hong Kong, on behalf  of the Gem & Jewelry  Trade Association of China,  the National Gem & Jewelry Technology Administrative Center, the Shanghai  Gold Exchange, the Shanghai Diamond Exchange and several other local jewelry organizations, was […]