The International Gemological Institute (IGI), leading gem certification and evolution institute recently hosted their exclusive property called the ‘The IGI D-Show’, a two day buyer–seller knowledge meet organised to enable easier interaction within the jewellery market. The show was held on 26th and 27th November 2012. This unique show was organised by IGI in Andhra Pradesh’s capital, the city of pearls, Hyderabad. Eminent market players and luminaries attended this show. The concept was to bring like-minded people who offer IGI certified jewellery/loose diamonds along with jewellers who trust IGI certification - on the same dais to establish open communication channels and long term business goals. India’s top diamond and jewellery manufacturers exhibited their exquisite designs and diamond stock for the retailers of Andhra Pradesh. The show also provided a platform for knowledge sharing and hosted seminars for participants, which offered insights on crucial information jewellers should consider while buying and selling. Speaking on the occasion, Tehmasp Printer, Managing Director, International Gemological Institute, India said, “The IGI D-Show is a new concept, and it gives me great satisfaction to announce our first such show for the city of Hyderabad. We are thrilled with the response shown by the jewelry industry, and look forward to building this property with regular events across cities for the benefit of diamond merchants and traders in India. The first diamonds in the world were unearthed here in Golconda, and IGI will initiate the D Show in Hyderabad and complete the full circle.” Bhavani Gems, Kiran Gems Pvt. Ltd, Unidesign India Pvt Ltd, Aura Jewels, Goldroof, H. Dipak & Co, Imagem Jewels, Jewelex India Pvt Ltd, K.P.Sanghvi Jewels Pvt Ltd, Maa Creations Pvt Ltd, Mars Dia Jewels, Moon Exports, Arvi Jewels, Priority Jewels Pvt Ltd, Rishabh Jewels, Romil Jewels, Ariha Diamond Jewellery Pvt Ltd, Shaswat Jewels Pvt Ltd, Kiah Lifestyle Pvt Ltd, Star Rays and S R Jewels were some of the participants who had registered for the show. Considering the overwhelming response that this show has garnered IGI has decided to host such shows in other cities of India at regular intervals.