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NCDIA Opens Bangkok Office
The Natural Color Diamond Association (NCDIA) has opened anew office at the Jewelry Trade Center in Bangkok, bringing it closer to other industry organizations. The location also houses the Bangkok Diamonds and PreciousStones Exchange...
Polished Markets Jul 29, 2018 Rapaport News
CIBJO Bangkok 2017
CIBJO Congress Focuses on Ethics
Ethical practices in the global gem and jewelry industry dominated discussions at this week’s congress of the World Jewellery Confederation (CIBJO). Hundreds of industry leaders attended the event in Bangkok, Thailand, which ran through Tuesday....
Gemstones Nov 07, 2017 David Brough
World Ruby Forum 2017
Thailand Hosts World Ruby Forum
Gemologistsfrom around the world gathered at the World Ruby Forum in Bangkok on Saturday, whereleading industry figures spoke about supply, marketing and certification of thered gemstone.The forum —a showcase for rubies manufactured in Thailand — was in line...
Gemstones Nov 05, 2017 David Brough
Barbara Wheat AIGS
Colored-Diamond Group Expands into Asia
The Natural Color Diamond Association (NCDIA) has formed anaffiliation with an Asian gemological organization in an attempt to extend itssupport and educational services to the region.The trade body will establish NCDIA Asia by partnering withthe Asian...
Polished Markets Sep 25, 2017 Rapaport News
Bangkok Gems & Jewelry Fair September 2017
Exhibitor Count Up at Bangkok Gem Fair
Exhibitor numberswere up at the Bangkok Gems & Jewelry Fair, with organizers seeing a risein Thai gem and jewelry exports by value in 2017 due to higher gold prices.Foot traffic wasbrisk, with some 20,000 visitors attending...
Polished Markets Sep 10, 2017 David Brough
GIA Career Fair 2013
GIA Opens Applications for $2M of Scholarships
The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) is offering morethan $2 million in scholarships for its 2018 education programs, the laboratorysaid Monday.Scholarships are available for online distance-learningcourses and for classes at the GIA’s campuses in Bangkok, Carlsbad,...
Financial-Legal Aug 02, 2017 Rapaport News
Barbara Wheat AIGS
Barbara Wheat to Lead Asian Gem Institute
The Asian Institute of Gemological Sciences (AIGS) has appointed Barbara Wheat as president.Wheat will be based at the AIGS headquarters in Bangkok,Thailand, starting in late March, she said in an email to Rapaport NewsTuesday. Founded in 1978, AIGS describes itself...
Polished Markets Mar 14, 2017 Rapaport News
Amit Dhamani
Adding Value Through Personal Relationships
Dhamani is a vertically-integrated company that specializes in the manufacture, wholesale and retail of colored gemstones and diamond jewelry. The company is headquartered in Dubai but has procurement and manufacturing operations in Thailand and Europe. Amit Dhamani,...
Retail May 08, 2015 Ronen Shnidman
Brown to Discuss Ancient Astrological Gems, Talismans at Gemstone Gathering
Press Release: Gems have held symbolic significance in many cultures for centuries. Richard S. Brown, a leading expert in planetary gemology, will discuss ancient astrological gems and talismans during the next Gemological Institute of America...
Gemstones Aug 19, 2014 GIA
GIA Hosts Gemstone Gathering in Bangkok on April 30
Press Release: A decade ago, a gemologist and his friends journeyed to Pailin, a small Cambodian town surrounded by jungle, volcanoes and rivers, to get a rare glimpse into its gem mining world. In search of a translator at the Samaki...
Research Apr 24, 2014 GIA
Bangkok Gems & Jewelry Fair Celebrates its Golden Anniversary
Press Release: After the ribbon-cutting ceremony by H.E. Ms. Yingluck Shinawatra, prime minister of Thailand, was completed, the 50th Bangkok Gems & Jewelry Fair (BGJF) officially kicked off on Thursday, September 13, 2012....
Polished Markets Sep 19, 2012 TGJTA
Gubelin Gem Lab Schedules Off-Premise Testing in Bangkok
The Gübelin Gem Lab scheduled off-premise gem testing services for Bangkok next week. Customers can use this opportunity to access the lab's services. The lab asks that those planning to submit stones call in advance, provide an estimate of the number of stones to be tested and schedule...
Polished Markets May 23, 2012 Jeff Miller
donna baker
Baker to Discuss Global Trends in Thailand
Donna Baker, the president of the Gemological Institute of America (GIA), will share industry insights as well as her vision for the GIA in the 21st century at the upcoming Gemstone Gathering in Thailand on September 28. This...
Marketing Sep 21, 2011 Jeff Miller
Thailand's Gem & Jewelry Exports Up 10% Ahead of Bangkok Trade Fair
Organizers of the 48th Bangkok Gems & Jewelry Fair, which will be held in September, gathered for a pre-show event yesterday with industry dignitaries and government officials. Khun Anchalee Promnart, Thailand's deputy director general...
Marketing Aug 26, 2011 Jeff Miller
GIA Bangkok Gathering to Spotlight Pearls
The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) will host its monthly Gemstone Gathering in Bangkok on August 31 with a focus on the colorful history of Australia’s natural south sea pearls. Kenneth Scarratt, a leading authority on natural pearls, both...
Gemstones Aug 19, 2011 Jeff Miller
Hughes to Address 'Gemological Heresies' in Bangkok
The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) will feature the topic “Gemological Heresies” at the group's 47th Gemstone Gathering on June 29 in Bangkok. Author Richard W. Hughes will provide the presentation and challenge longstanding beliefs associated...
Gemstones Jun 17, 2011 Jeff Miller
GIA Hosts Lecture on Madagascar Sapphire Mining
The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) will host the lecture “Sapphire Mining in Ilakaka, Madagascar: A 10-Year Adventure,” during the 45th Gemstone Gathering on April 27 in Bangkok. The featured speakers are Nirina Rakotosaona, Madagascar’s largest...
Gemstones Apr 13, 2011 Jeff Miller
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