Educational sessions on synthetic diamonds and treated rubies, an exhibition of jewelry by Tony Duquette and Hutton Wilkinson, and in-booth briefings on such topics as cultured pearls are among the offerings from the Gemological Institute of America at JCK Las Vegas.
A GIA “Alumni Hour” will be held every day at booth L99 is an excellent networking opportunity for Institute alumni from around the globe. At 4:45 p.m., one lucky alumni in attendance will win a copy of GIA’s new book “Splendor and Science of Pearls” during a special drawing.
The GIA is also hosting a bungalow at the “JCK Rocks the Beach” reception, featuring headliners Maroon 5.
More information atwww.gia.edu.Add a comment
New York State Jewelers Association has set the date for its fourth annual Golf Outing: Monday, September 30, at the Willow Ridge Country Club in Harrison, New York.
A portion of the proceeds from this event will be donated to Jewelers for Children (JFC), the industry charity.
The outing will start off with a sumptuous brunch, and then a barbeque grill lunch will be served on the course. There will be other snacks and beverages throughout the day, and a cocktail hour on the terrace overlooking the vista of the golf course.
Sponsorships and tickets are now available online via the NYSJA website: www.newyorkjewelers.org.Add a comment
The International Gemological Institute completed its first Jewelry Design Course in Bahrain on May 18.
The 12-day training was conducted in association with the Bahrain Ministry of Industry and Commerce.
The IGI Jewelry Design program teaches individuals to confidently express their creativity in all aspects of jewelry designing and manufacturing. The Bahrain students were trained to render their designs by using different methods of illustration for gemstones, settings and metal textures.
The course also enumerated various stages of manufacturing, price estimation and quality control.
Prominent members of the trade and Bahrain’s leading designers attended the course.Add a comment
This year’s Rapaport Fair Trade Conference at JCK Las Vegas will provide a robust discussion of what the jewelry industry can and should do to ensure the legitimacy of the jewelry supply chain.
Industry leaders will participate in an open discussion about proactive measures for the implementation of ethical standards. The recently released conference agenda is available at diamonds.net/JCK2013/FairTradeAgenda.
The conference will be held at the JCK Las Vegas show in the Banyan Ballroom, Mandalay Bay Hotel on Sunday, June 2, at 2:00 pm.
The Rapaport Fair Trade Conference is part of a series of conferences being held on June 2nd including the Rapaport Breakfast at 8:00 am.
Free registration is available at www.diamonds.net/JCK2013.Add a comment
- Category: Shine News
- 22 May
- Published Date
INOX Jewelry has reinvented its website (www.inox-us.com), which now features an online retail store.
Product pages consist of multi-view images with hover-to-zoom feature and informative descriptions.
Consumers can purchase products directly through the INOX online retail store and sales generated on the new website will be fulfilled by registered local retailers.Add a comment