INDUSTRY INSIGHTS
The Blue World

Classic blue is having its moment – as the official Pantone Colour of the Year. From day-appropriate designer baubles to high-end party-wear lines, here’s our pick of blue semi-parures from top jewellers across India. Brand and fashion PR consultant DIPIKA ISRANI of DI Public Relations curates various elegant looks teaming top fashion and accessories brands […]

September, 2020
Gems and Jewellery Sector: Problems, Possibilities and Potential

Mrs. Rupa Dutta, former Economic Adviser, Department of Commerce, Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India, shares her perspective on the gem and jewellery sector. The Gems and Jewellery sector contributes to 7% of India’s GDP and forms around 12% of our exports. The export of gems and jewellery has witnessed a decline of […]

September, 2020
Spectacular Jewels For a Heartfelt Cause

A look at the limited edition jewellery collection envisaged by jewellery artists from across the world to save Africa’s gentle giants. International conservation charity to protect Africa’s elephants, Space for Giants, in partnership with Gemfields, the world-leading supplier of responsibly sourced coloured gemstones, announced ‘Walk for Giants’, a fundraising and awareness-building campaign for African wildlife […]

September, 2020
2020 State of the Industry Report: In-depth Analysis of Australia’s Jewellery Chain Stores

There is little doubt the past 10 years have led to significant change in the Australian jewellery landscape – yet analysis of the data by Jeweller shows a number of surprising trends and stories. Australian jewellery retailing has undergone significant evolution over the past decade, but, surprisingly, the changes are very different to what was expected when Jeweller published […]

September, 2020
Good US season offers hope for diamonds in 2020, but impacted by China outbreak

Following a dull, distressing 2019, the Bonas Market Report on diamonds says there’s a glimmer of hope after a brief upswing in demand from the US and China seasons, but says the overall industry sentiment remains cautious despite this After grim reports of acute midstream distress and shrinking demand for most of the past year, […]

September, 2020
POLICY MATTERS
GJEPC Meets Finance Minister To Represent About 2% Equalisation Levy (EL) On Diamond Trade
September, 2020

The GJEPC representation, led by Shri. Colin Shah, Chairman, GJEPC, met Finance Minister Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman on 26th August, in New Delhi, to raise concerns and implications arising on the diamond segment due to expansion of Scope of Equalisation Levy (EL).  In a relief to the industry, the Finance Minister clarified that the e-trade of […]

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