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GIA Offers GG Diploma in Mumbai

GIA Offers GG Diploma in Mumbai

Mumbai: The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) will offer its internationally recognised Graduate Gemologist (GG) diploma program in Mumbai from February 02, 2017. The programme gives students access to world-class education in gemmology.


A step towards fulfilling Prime Minister’s dream of  ‘Skill India’

A step towards fulfilling Prime Minister’s dream of ‘Skill India’

Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council to set up

Indian Institute of Gems & Jewellery in Varanasi

Hon. Union Minister of State for Commerce & Industry Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman graces foundation stone laying ceremony of IIGJ Mumbai, Varanasi Extension Campus

Varanasi, 4th December 2016: The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) is taking a big step towards realizing Prime Minister, Narendra Modi’s one of the dream project, ‘Skill India’ by setting up the first-of-its-kind Indian Institute of Gem & Jewellery (IIGJ) in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh. Varanasi is the fifth centre in the country after Mumbai, New Delhi, Jaipur and Kolkata to have an IIGJ campus. 


Post-demonetisation, Mumbai's gold markets dull, deserted

Post-demonetisation, Mumbai's gold markets dull, deserted

Post-demonetisation, Mumbai's bustling and glittering Zaveri Bazar, the national bullion and jewellery market, wears a forlorn, deserted look.

Thousands of big and small jewellery shops and glittering showrooms in India's oldest and biggest hub, as well as retail outlets in the eastern and western suburbs, eagerly await the elusive customers.


Gems and jewellery industry wants GST of 1.25 %

Gems and jewellery industry wants GST of 1.25 %

A jewellery shop owner in Karol Bagh asserts that higher GST will force the jewellers to resort to tax evasion and black marketing

The and industry in the country wants the government to reduce the proposed 4% Goods and Service Tax (GST) for and sector to 1.25%, if the latter wants the entire industry to be "organised and compliant".



After 8 Years, Burmese Ruby & Jade Ban Lifted

After 8 Years, Burmese Ruby & Jade Ban Lifted

On Oct. 7, an executive order officially lifted the 8-year-old ban on Burmese rubies and jade entering the United States.

President Obama first announced his intention to end the blockade against gems from Myanmar (the former Burma) during a Sept. 14 meeting with the country’s leader, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi. 


Forevermark India presents the Pink Haze Collection

Forevermark India presents the Pink Haze Collection

Highlighting the exquisite brilliance of a diamond, Forevermark India presents a jewellery collection that will trend as the cocktail pieces this wedding season. This delicate-yet-playful collection, coined as the Pink Haze, shines with Forevermark diamonds encased in magical rose gold.


IBJA not to support Bharat Bandh called on Nov 28 against demonetisation

IBJA not to support Bharat Bandh called on Nov 28 against demonetisation

This is to state that India Bullion and Jewellers Association Ltd. (IBJA) does not support the “Akrosh Divas” (BHARAT BANDH call) on 28th November, 2016.. Mukesh Mehta, National President of IBJA expressed his deep concerns on the strike. Mehta stated that IBJA is in complete support of the Government for curbing black money in the Country. 


Johri By Amaze Jewels launches Bejewelled 2017

Johri By Amaze Jewels launches Bejewelled 2017

Johri By Amaze Jewels has launched a new collection that expresses the new jewellery trends for the year 2017. The collection entitled Bejewelled 2017, welcomes the new year in classic sophisticated motifs and modern styles fusing rose, yellow and white gold with diamonds and precious stones.


Dubai declares duty on jewellery at 5% from 1st Jan 2017

Dubai declares duty on jewellery at 5% from 1st Jan 2017

Dubai declares duty on jewellery at 5% from which will come in to effect from 1st Jan 2017. The duty imposed will be on all kinds of jewellery like gold, diamonds, studded, coloured stones, platinum etc.

Indian Gold Demand Seen Falling to 8-Year Low in Festive Quarter

Indian Gold Demand Seen Falling to 8-Year Low in Festive Quarter

Gold buying in India during the key December quarter is likely to fall to the lowest level in eight years, hurt by poor investment demand and back-to-back droughts that have slashed earnings for the country's millions of farmers.



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