Category Archives: Sri Lanka Gem News

Sri Lanka Gem and Jewellery Exports Rise

According to the National Gem & Jewellery Authority of Sri Lanka, the statutory body that controls and regulates the gem and jewelry industry and trade in the country, a significant increase in Gem and jewellery exports from the country, has been recorded for the first quarter of the year 2011. The acting Director General of […]

Highlights of Sri Lanka Pavilion at the Singapore Jewellery Show 2010

The  Singapore International Jewellery Show was held from the 29th of July to the 1st of August 2010. The show was organized by Singapore International Jewellery Pte Ltd  and Conference & Exhibition Management Services Pte Ltd. The Co-Hosts of the Show was the Diamond Exchange of Singapore, World Gold Council  and the Singapore Jewellers Association. […]

Facets Sri Lanka 2010 International Gem & Jewellery Show

The annual Facets Sri Lanka International Gem & Jewellery Show will be held this year from the 2nd to the 5th of September 2010. This year marks the 20th anniversary of the exhibition (Held annually since 1991). Hundreds of local and foreign exhibitors are expected to participate in the show this year. According to the […]

Sri Lankan Entrepreneur Strikes Gold

A Sri Lankan entrepreneur has successfully recovered gold from the black  sand that is washed away from the gem gravel. The entrepreneur met the Chairman of the National Gem and Jewellery Authority(NGJA), Mr Anil Koswatte on the 15th June 2010. He brought along  with him samples of the black sand, gold dust and two gold […]

Publications by the NGJA for 2010

Trade Fair and Exhibition Guide for 2010 by NGJA (For the jewellery and gem industry) The National Gem and Jewellery Authority (NGJA), Sri Lanka has released many publications for the year 2010. Some of the publications have been available for some time while others have been released recently. Most of the publications are FREE to registered members of the […]

Sri Lanka the Sapphire Capital of the World- By Ajith Perera

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 […]

Free Gem Testing Service by the National Gem & Jewellery Authority Sri Lanka

The National Gem and Jewellery Authority (NGJA) Sri Lanka, in a recent press release dated Tuesday 06th April 2010 reminded foreigners and tourists of the ‘Free Gem Testing Service’  provided by them. When you are in Sri Lanka make every effort to purchase a Sapphire of unrivalled quality at an affordable price – a fitting […]

Upcoming China International Gold, Jewelery and Gem Fair, Shenzhen

The China International Gold, Jewellery and Gem Fair, Shenzhen 2010 is expected to take place  from the 9th to 12th of March 2010. A “Sri Lanka Pavilion” is to be organized at the Shenzhen fair by the National Gem and Jewellery Authority (NGJA) with the assistance of the Sri Lankan Embassy in China. The NGJA […]

Highlights of the Jaipur Jewellery Show 2009- Sri Lanka Pavilion

The 7th Jaipur Jewellery Show JJS 2009 was held from the 19th to 22nd of December  2009. many jewellery exporters from Sri Lanka participated in the Sri Lanka Pavilion of the Jaipur Jewellery Show 2009. The Sri Lanka pavilion was organized by the National Gem and Jewellery Authority (NGJA). The Jaipur Jewellery  Show is the […]

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