Actress Mouni Roy Endorses UP-Based Jewellery Brand

  • - 16 April 2021 12:25 PM

Mouni Roy becomes the face of Aisshpra Gems and Jewels’ latest Bridal Campaign

Reliance Jewels Celebrates Festivties With Gold Traditional Jewellery

  • - 15 April 2021 11:17 AM

Reliance Jewels celebrates Ugadi, Baisakhi, Bihu,Poila Boisakh, GudiPadwa and all the new year festivities with its gold traditional jewellery line

CaratLane Promotes Avnish Anand To Chief Operating Officer

  • - 14 April 2021 12:11 PM

CaratLane, the Titan Co. majority owned online retailer, has appointed Co-Founder Avnish Anand, as its Chief Operating Officer

Lockdown Has Robbed The Shine Off Gudipadva

  • - 13 April 2021 5:36 PM

Gudi Padva was an auspicious occasion for buying gold. Retailers express their views about how the second Covid19 wave was a dampener

Poonam Soni Launches New Collection with a Vibrant Twist

  • - 13 April 2021 2:08 PM

Unique collection launched titled 'Animal Farm'

How An Actual Challenge Led This Amritsar-Based Jeweller To Deliver A Holistic Shopping Experience To Her Clients

  • - 12 April 2021 3:09 PM

Prerna Khurana, Creative Director at Amritsar-based Khurana Jewellery House, has created a new niche in these times of the new normal. She believes diversifying is key in today’s scenario

GJEPC And IIGJ Jointly Conduct Gem Identification For Customs Officers

  • - 12 April 2021 3:05 PM

Top level customs officers get trained in ‘gem identification’ in a special programme jointly organized by GJEPC AND IIGJ

Rivaah By Tanishq Unveils New Summer Wedding Line

  • - 12 April 2021 2:59 PM

Tanishq has launched the exclusive summer edition of its wedding jewellery sub-brand, Rivaah

First ever Covid Vaccination Camp Organised By Jewellers Asssociation, Jaipur at Rajasthan Hospital

  • - 12 April 2021 10:16 AM

Jewellers Association, Jaipur has organized free vaccine drive in Jaipur, aims to vaccinate about 2000 persons 

Maharashtra CM Appeals To the Gem & Jewellery Trade To Adapt To The New Normal

  • - 10 April 2021 11:18 AM

The Chief Minister of Maharashtra Uddhav Thackeray conducted a virtual meeting on 9th April, 2021, to review the requirements of the Indian gem and jewellery industry during the current period of restriction in the state

India’s March Gold Imports At Record High On Soaring DTA Demand; Exporters Face Gold Shortage

  • - 09 April 2021 4:27 PM

The substantial increase in India’s gold imports in March 2021 may be attributed to the thriving domestic jewellery sector

Mastercard: $900 Billion Spent Online Globally In 2020

  • - 09 April 2021 4:21 PM

Consumers worldwide spent nearly $900,000,000,000 at online retailers in 2020 as Covid-19 forced consumers to stay at home and make online purchases

Fluttering Romance By P.P. Jewellers

  • - 08 April 2021 11:57 AM

Enigmatic Spring Summer collection

IIG 27th Convocation Ceremony [In association with India Bullion and Jewellers Association Ltd.]

  • - 07 April 2021 8:18 PM

IIG (Institute of Gemology powered by SRDC) Convocation Ceremony will be held on 10th April 2021, Saturday 2 pm onwards at India Bullion and Jewellers Association Ltd., Zaveri Bazar

Nature’s Embrace By ENTICE, KGK Since 1905

  • - 07 April 2021 6:29 PM


Inspired by the brilliance of Mother Earth

Decoding PMLA Rules & Regulations-PMLA Regulations

  • - 06 April 2021 5:11 PM

The recent PMLA notifications issued to the G & J industry had the G & J industry reeling under its pressure and anxiety for sometime; Rohan Shah in conversation with Colin Shah, Chairman GJEPC comes forward to clear the air

Geeta Shyam Jewellers Of Resplendence & Optimism

  • - 06 April 2021 5:00 PM

Jaipur-based Geeta Shyam Jewellers and its legacy of coloured stone and diamond studded polki, jadau and kundan jewellery is a class of its own – reminding one of the bygone era when kings and queens were bedecked with fine jewellery. Founder Praveen Agarwal shares some insights

BDB Forced to Lockdown Till Further Notice

  • - 05 April 2021 6:47 PM

Bharat Diamond Bourse will remain closed till further notice

PNG Jewellers Relocates ‘Andheri Store’ To ‘Vile Parle East’ To Provide A Better Shopping Experience To Customers

  • - 05 April 2021 10:29 AM

PNG Jewellers relocated its Andheri West store in Mumbai to Vile Parle East to provide a better shopping experience and more convenience to its customers

Kalyan Jewellers Announces First Phase Of Network Expansion Post IPO

  • - 02 April 2021 6:35 PM

Plans to open 14 showrooms across seven states on the same day - April 24th

Aisshpra Gems and Jewels Presents Third Edition of Nazakat Collection

  • - 01 April 2021 8:06 PM

‘Nazakat’, a bridal collection for demure Indian Bride

Aisshpra Gems and Jewels Presents Third Edition of Nazakat Collection

  • - 01 April 2021 8:04 PM

Aisshpra Gems and Jewels introduces third edition of ‘Nazakat’

Jashn - A Celebration Of Heritage Jewellery By Harit Zaveri Jewellers

  • - 01 April 2021 11:01 AM

Ahmedabad powerhouse, Harit Zaveri Jewellers (HZJ) unveils their new heritage jewellery line – Jashn

Indian Gold Coin Scheme Amended; Buy 1, 2 Gram Coins At Airports, Post Office, Jewellery Shops And Online Soon

  • - 01 April 2021 10:51 AM

The Central Government recently approved several amendments to the Indian Gold Coin Scheme

India’s Millennials Embrace Digital Gold Despite Proposed Bitcoin Ban

  • - 01 April 2021 10:45 AM

Digital gold has become a popular means of investment in India

GJEPC Chairman Holds Multiple Discussions With Eastern Region Stakeholders

  • - 01 April 2021 10:39 AM

Colin Shah, Chairman, GJEPC, held a series of meetings in Kolkata last week

GJEPC Rajasthan RO Holds Meeting To Address Jaipur SEZ Issues

  • - 01 April 2021 10:35 AM

GJEPC’s Rajasthan Regional Office held an interactive meeting between members of the Jaipur Special Economic Zone (SEZ) and Development Commissioner, Noida SEZ

Kalyan Jewellers Lists On NSE; Trades At Discount On Debut

  • - 01 April 2021 10:30 AM

Kalyan Jewellers has successfully launched one of India’s biggest Initial Public Offerings (IPOs) in the retail space with its listing on the National Stock Exchange (NSE) and Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) on 26th March

MSME Webinar Simplifies E-Sanchit Procedures

  • - 01 April 2021 10:27 AM

GJEPC held a webinar on 26th March, 2021 to brief members on “E-Sanchit”

SRK Launches Voluntary Covid Vaccination Drive For Personnel

  • - 01 April 2021 10:20 AM

Shree Ramkrishna Exports Pvt. Ltd. (SRK) has joined hands with Surat Municipal Corporation (SMC) to roll out a free Covid-19 vaccination drive for its personnel

New IGI Jewellery Report Brings Onboard The Best Of Seamless Technology

  • - 25 March 2021 10:23 AM

With progressive features, the report is perfected to add to the confidence in certified jewelry among both retailers and consumers alike

A Temple Edition Inspired From The Indian Rock Cut Architecture

  • - 23 March 2021 7:17 PM

Anmol introduces Second Edition of Pavitram- a Temple Edition inspired from the Indian Rock Cut Architecture 

PNG Jewellers Expands Paud Road Store

  • - 23 March 2021 12:41 PM

PNG jewellers expands Paud Road store, to house diamond jewellery in the same location

India’s Leading One-Of-A-Kind Design Competition

  • - 23 March 2021 12:36 PM

India’s Leading Omni-Channel Jeweller, CaratLane, Launches A One-Of-A-Kind Design Competition- CaratLane Designathon!

A collection inspired by Summer

  • - 23 March 2021 12:11 PM

Jewellery Connoisseur Tanya Rastogi presents ‘Gold Crush ~ A collection inspired by Summer’ 

Couture India Holiday Edition Reinvigorates the Industry with a much-needed Physical Show

  • - 22 March 2021 5:36 PM

Couture India Holiday Edition, held at Goa from March 19 to 21  was a grand success and as the first offline show to be held since the pandemic, it brought together topmost manufacturers and retailers and therefore stood out from the rest of the G & J exhibitions and shows conducted worldwide – with its distinctive content, format, eclectic exhibitors of fine gems and jewellery

India Can Be World's Hub for G & J

  • - 22 March 2021 5:28 PM

“India should become synonymous to gems and jewelry” - Colin Shah, Chairman, GJEPC at the 3rd ICC Gems & Jewellery Summit 2021  

GJEPC Aims To Double India’s Gem & Jewellery Exports To Singapore In Coming Years

  • - 22 March 2021 10:19 AM

The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) and High Commission of India, Singapore jointly organised the India Global Connect on 18th March

Couture India 2021 Flagged Off To Grand Start In Goa

  • - 19 March 2021 1:42 PM

Couture India 2021, a grand G & J show which stands for excellence in quality, selection and design, is on from today, March 19 at Taj Resorts and Convention Centre, Goa. It will conclude on March 21. Exhibitors from different product categories, selected 150+ retailers from across India have come together at this grand show

Natural Diamond Council To Launch The First Of Its Bi-Annual ‘Fashion Of Diamonds: Trend Report’ In India At Fdci X Lakmé Fashion Week

  • - 19 March 2021 1:22 PM

Natural Diamond Council, a one-stop destination for all things natural diamond is launching its first-ever bi-annual jewellery trend report ‘Fashion Of Diamonds: Trend Report 2021’ at FDCI x Lakmé Fashion Week

Big Lessons for 2021- What 2020 Taught Retailers ?

  • - 17 March 2021 11:59 AM

From ensuring business is financially sound, investing in jewellery that speaks to a younger audience to investing in tech and digital to being 100 per cent compliant with rules and regulations and understanding the strengths and weaknesses of the staff, these are the biggest learnings for these jewellers says Vijetha Rangabashyam

Malabar Gold & Diamonds Opens First Store in Bhubaneswar

  • - 17 March 2021 10:32 AM

The new store launch is a part of the Malabar Gold & Diamonds' global expansion plans and its vision to strengthen the retail presence in eastern India
 

An Exquisite Spring Collection

  • - 16 March 2021 1:28 PM

'Precious blooms' by RK Jewellers – South Ex- 2 in its latest collection titled: Blossoming Soul
 

Nature’s Blooming Palette

  • - 16 March 2021 1:21 PM

Kohinoor Jewellers Agra takes the sheer joy of blooming flora combined with the magnificence of nature’s colour palette as its inspiration for its latest offering- Swing with Spring
 

GJEPC Organises India Rough Gemstone Sourcing Show 2021 In Jaipur

  • - 15 March 2021 3:58 PM

Coloured gemstone manufacturers to access rough gemstones  directly from miners of Zambia and Mozambique  

Crafting Brilliance-Yashasvi Saraf

  • - 13 March 2021 6:59 PM

Born into a family of jewellers, Yashasvi’s penchant towards gemstones and jewellery was natural. She breathes her imagination into every single piece, ensuring every single one of them are unique and never-seenbefore. Brand Yashasvi’s pieces are fit for collectors, who believe in keeping in their possession priceless valuables that transcend time

How Manufacturers ATTRACT New Clients in the Absence of Physical Exhibitions

  • - 13 March 2021 4:41 PM

Getting new clients for any business has always been challenging. The last year has aggravated this challenge considerably owing to the fact that physical G & J shows had to be cancelled and converted into virtual ones. Jewellery manufacturers share the practices they adopt to get new clients with Sugandha R

Industry Revels in New Budget Announcements-Union Budget 2021

  • - 13 March 2021 4:01 PM

Customs duty on gold and silver decreased to 7.5 per cent from 12.5 per cent with an addition of 2.5 per cent AIDC (Agri Infra & Development Cess) – in effect reduced to 10 per cent -- applauded unanimously by the whole G & J industry

Aisshpra Gems and Jewels Charms the City of Azamgarh with Exclusive Jewellery Exhibition

  • - 11 March 2021 4:49 PM

Eastern UP’s Leading Jewellery chain Aisshpra Gems and Jewels displayed their spring summer with 2021’s first jewellery exhibition & sale which was hosted in Hotel Grand SR,  Azamgarh from 6th March to 8th March

Kalyan Jewellers India IPO To Open For Bidding On March 16, Price Band Fixed At Rs 86-87

  • - 11 March 2021 2:07 PM

For fiscal 2020, its revenue stood at Rs 10,100.92 crore, of which 78.19% came from its India operations, and 21.81% was from the Middle East. Net profit for the period was at Rs142.28 crore compared to a loss of Rs4.86 crore a year ago

How This Lucknow-Based Jeweller Procured An Heirloom Piece While Retaining The Trust And Strengthening The Bond Of An Erstwhile Client

  • - 11 March 2021 11:10 AM

Raghava Rastogi, fifth generation entrepreneur and jeweller who runs three of the eight Lala Jugal Kishore Jewellers’ stores in Lucknow recalls how he got an heirloom piece sold by his great grandfather

Pioneering Trends And Breaking Stereotypes

  • - 10 March 2021 3:34 PM

ANMOL Presents Real Women Inspire Real Women this Women’s Day 

Abaran Timeless Jewellery Felicitates Dynamic Women

  • - 09 March 2021 12:45 PM

On Women's Day, Abaran Timeless Jewellery, Bengaluru had organised a programme titled 'GSB Saadhki,' an initiative of Abaran Foundation to recognise dynamic women

International Women's Day Commemorated By Honouring The Police Women Across Mumbai

  • - 06 March 2021 12:22 PM

An extensive initiative was undertaken with the support of GIA India [an independent subsidiary of Gemological Institute of America (GIA)], Gem & Jewellery National Relief Foundation (GJNRF) and Shrimad Rajchandra Love and Care’s Women Empowerment Initiative

Senco Gold and Diamonds’ Tribute To Women On International Women’s Day

  • - 06 March 2021 12:15 PM

Releases “Inspirators”, a motivational series of 8 videos with tales of successful women. Rolls out a new TVC - ‘Haan Hum Churiyan Pehente Hain’, negates the idea that bangles denotes weakness

Neelkanth Jewellers Launches Forevermark at HSR layout, Bengaluru

  • - 05 March 2021 12:52 PM

Film star Srinidhi Shetty graced the launch and unveiled the 100 Carat Program

What To Expect At Upcoming IIJS Signature?

  • - 03 March 2021 3:02 PM

In view of current pandemic situation GJEPC announces postponement of IIJS Signature 2021 which was scheduled from April 7 – 12. The Council is monitoring the situation regularly and new dates will be announced very soon.

ORRA Launches An Exciting New Collection Targeting Millennials

  • - 26 February 2021 12:20 PM

Introduces ‘DESIRED’ with Disha Patani as ORRA’s first brand ambassador

Kalyan Jewellers Launches #TrustIsEverything Campaign

  • - 26 February 2021 12:15 PM

In keeping with the Kalyan Jewellers’ tradition of Trust Series Ad Films, the brand launched the 6th edition of its #TrustIsEverything campaign 

GJEPC Signs Mou With Ebay To Boost Retail Exports Of Gems & Jewellery From India

  • - 25 February 2021 3:29 PM

  • * eBay will enable jewellers to have access to international buyers through eBay Marketplace
  • * GJEPC to launch an eCommerce Promotion and Facilitation Desk (“EPFD”) at all its 6 Regional Offices

Zoya Celebrates A Legacy Of Designing And Crafting Timeless Masterpieces For Over A Decade

  • - 24 February 2021 11:35 AM

Zoya, the exquisite diamond boutique from the House of Tata, celebrates a decade of illustrious artistry with rare masterpieces in diamond, gold and precious stones

How This Kanpur-Based Jeweller Introduced Award-Winning Anti Covid19 Protocol

  • - 22 February 2021 12:38 PM

The past year has provided ample of lessons to every business owner to last a lifetime. Shreyansh Kapoor from the House of Kashi Jewellers tells us how he devised an award-winning anti Covid19 protocol

Exemption of AIDC on Gold/Silver Bars and Dore to Boost Jewellery Exports: GJEPC

  • - 19 February 2021 2:01 PM

The Finance Ministry has issued a notification dated 17th February 2021, of the amendments made to the finance bill 2021 with regards to the Agriculture Infrastructure and Development Cess (AIDC) exemption on gold/Silver bars and dore for exporters

Trend Report: This Amritsar-based Jeweller foresees a great demand for heavy, bridal pieces in the upcoming months

  • - 19 February 2021 1:58 PM

Satyam Kapoor of Umesh Malliram Jewellers gives insights on consumer preferences and what will be in demand for the coming months

Hazoorilal Legacy Launches Its Latest Jewellery Campaign For 2021 Featuring Their Brand Ambassador Tara Sutaria

  • - 18 February 2021 6:05 PM

#TheNewChapter

New Delhi based fine jewelry brand Hazoorilal Legacy announced the launch of its Brand Campaign 2021 with brand ambassador, Bollywood star Tara Sutaria

WJA Kicks Off Financial Empowerment Series in February

  • - 17 February 2021 7:12 PM

The Women’s Jewelry Association (WJA) launched its first-ever Financial Empowerment series in partnership with The Newman Group of Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. to further the personal and professional development of women in the jewellery and watch industries

Titan’s Q3 Jewellery Sales Surge 16% to Rs.5,409 Crore

  • - 17 February 2021 7:04 PM

Titan’s Q3 jewellery sales grew by 16% (excluding gold bullion sales of Rs.340 crore) to Rs.6,249 crore

GJEPC Webinar Presents NSIC Schemes For G&J Sector

  • - 17 February 2021 6:24 PM

GJEPC had organised a webinar for Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) on the “Benefits of Machinery empanelment for gem and jewellery manufacturers

According To This Delhi-Based Jeweller, Being A Good Human Being Before Being A Good Businessman Is Most Important

  • - 16 February 2021 12:22 PM

Himanshu Shekhar, director, Manohar Lal Sarraf & Sons Jewellers, Delhi recalls how he overcame challenges during the past year and shares some vital insights

'Platinum Days Of Love' Celebrates Love

  • - 13 February 2021 12:47 PM

This Month of Love, Platinum Days of Love, in association with Grazia and Wavemaker, pays tribute to couples, who stood strong in the face of all the odds 

VLCC Femina Miss India 2020 Manasa Varanasi Visits Shobha Shringar Jewellers

  • - 13 February 2021 12:36 PM

VLCC Femina Miss India 2020 Manasa Varanasi makes her first appearance with runners-up at Shobha Shringar Jewellers in esteemed presence of Amrutaji Fadnavis

D. P. Abhushan Standalone Net Profit Rises 110.63% In The December 2020 Quarter

  • - 13 February 2021 11:46 AM

Foresighted efforts and brand goodwill can work wonders

New Gold Deposit Scheme: What it Means for Jewellers & Customers?

  • - 11 February 2021 12:21 PM

Under the revamped Gold Monetising Scheme (GMS) which was first introduced in 2015, consumers can deposit as little as 10 g (from previous minimum of 30g). This will aid in lowering the industry’s dependence on imported gold and will foster a better relationship between jewellers and customers

One Hundred Years Of Unmatched Glory: Rambhajo’s Continues To Excel

  • - 10 February 2021 2:23 PM

Jaipur’s well-known jewellery brand Rambhajo’s continues to excel even after 100 years and astound its long standing clients and extensive circle of followers with it’s a range of exquisite designs backed with technological prowess and eclectic designs 

Celebrate this Valentine’s Day with Senco Gold & Diamonds’ Love 2021

  • - 10 February 2021 1:54 PM

Senco Gold & Diamonds has announced an exciting Valentine’s Day offer – ‘Love 2021’

What This Jeweller Learnt Standing In A Queue At Mcdonald’s

  • - 09 February 2021 1:46 PM

Customer is the king when it comes to G & J business – especially in recent times of excessive business competition, pandemic, economic slowdown and uncertainty. Vastupal Ranka recalls an incident, which offers immense learning and value

PNG Jewellers Announces Smashing New Offer For Silvostyle Silver Jewellery, This Season of Love

  • - 09 February 2021 11:07 AM

The offer has been rolled out across all PNG stores in the India

Celebrate The Season Of Love With ANMOL’s “Happy Hearts” Collection 

  • - 06 February 2021 6:48 PM

Custodians of trends, ANMOL embarks the Season of Love with “Happy Hearts”

Sixth Edition of Kalyan Jewellers Trust Ad – A Star Studded Affair

  • - 06 February 2021 6:35 PM

In a first of its kind ad film the Bachchans along with Katrina Kaif share screen space with 10 regional celebrities from across India

IGI and BDB Unveil New Course Offerings

  • - 06 February 2021 5:49 PM

International grading authority partners with the world’s largest diamond bourse to educate and prepare its members for industry growth
 

GJSCI Kickstarts Jade Pilot Project

  • - 04 February 2021 4:14 PM

The Gem & Jewellery Skill Council of India (GJSCI) kickstarted the pilot project of its Jewellery Artificial Intelligence & Data Science Excellence (JADE) project

MMTC-PAMP Appoints Anika Agarwal As President – Consumer Business

  • - 03 February 2021 6:14 PM

Anika, a seasoned consumer marketing veteran, to build MMTC-PAMP’s brand and footprint across India

Aisshpra Gems And Jewels Exemplifies The Passion And Love With Circle Of Love-Season 4 This Valentines

  • - 02 February 2021 12:08 PM

Eastern UP’s Leading Jewellery brand Aisshpra Gems and Jewels curates an affectionate aura yet again with Circle of Love- Season 4

India Global Connect With Oman: Traders Seek Duty-Free Direct Access

  • - 02 February 2021 11:54 AM

The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) organised a virtual business meeting with Oman on 28th January 2021 in order to connect jewellery manufacturers from India and leading retailers/wholesalers of Oman

Reduction In Customs Duty On Gold And Silver Brings Huge Relief to G & J Industry

  • - 01 February 2021 7:25 PM

Customs duty on gold and silver decreased to 7.5% from 12.5% with an addition of 2.5% AIDC (Agri Infra & Development Cess) – in effect reduced to 10% -- applauded unanimously by the whole G & J industry

How Agra-based Jeweller Setup Ecommerce Gateway In Just Three Days

  • - 01 February 2021 9:45 AM

Anand Prakash, Abhushan Jewellers, Agra has been through a lot during the past year and with sheer grit he transformed every adversity into an opportunity. He shares his anecdotes with IJ

NSIC & GJEPC Sign MOU To Promote MSMEs

  • - 30 January 2021 7:25 PM

The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the National Small Industries Corporation (NSIC) 

Celebrating Timeless Classic Diamond Jewellery

  • - 28 January 2021 6:24 PM

ORRA is back with its much-awaited ‘Diamond Festival’. India’s leading diamond jewellery brand introduces exciting offers to bring in 2021

Heart Of The Matter, Gifting Preferences For Valentine’s Day

  • - 28 January 2021 6:19 PM


RK Jewellers South Ex 2,, Delhi unveils new collection for Valentine's Day

Exquisite Pieces From Kalyan Jewellers’ Valentine’s Day Special Jewellery Edition

  • - 28 January 2021 12:03 PM

Enjoy flat 10% off on purchase of diamond jewellery

DP Abhushan Launches Its Seventh Flagship Store

  • - 27 January 2021 6:17 PM

DP Abhushan launches its seventh flagship store in the education city, Kota at 1A1, Vallabh Nagar Extension on 21st of January

Platinum Love Bands – A Fitting Tribute To Growing #Strongerinlove This Valentine’s Day!

  • - 27 January 2021 6:01 PM

Platinum Love Bands celebrates invincible love 

Melorra Opens Three Physical Jewellery Outlets in Delhi

  • - 27 January 2021 5:34 PM

Online jewellery startup Melorra on 21st Jan launched three brick-and-mortar outlets in the national capital and plans to open over 250 stores pan-India in the coming months

'Follow CPCB’s Guidelines On Gold Assaying Hallmarking Centres To Check Pollution’

  • - 27 January 2021 5:13 PM

Maharashtra has the highest 120 numbers of recognised gold assaying and hallmarking facilities in the country 

Renowned Jewellery Brand Launches Revamped Ecomm Platform

  • - 27 January 2021 4:16 PM

Legacy jewellery brand, Khimji Jewels has ventured into the online ecosystem with the launch of its new and intuitively responsive e-commerce platform - khimjijewels.com 

What Jewellers Across India Expect From Union Budget 2021? Reduce Import Duty On Gold, Simplify Import Process, Nurture MSME Gold And Jewellery Traders

  • - 26 January 2021 5:35 PM

India’s economic slowdown which began before the lockdown of 2020, eventually brought the whole economy on its knees. Therefore this budget will have to be truly ground breaking in order to resurrect the Indian economy. Here’s what industry personnel expect of the Union Budget of 2021
 

Pantone 2021 Jewellery by Rambhajo’s

  • - 23 January 2021 12:13 PM

Rambhajo’s presents a curated Jadau Jewellery collection keeping the Pantone 2021 colour trend

With Sparkling Diamond Collection, Reliance Jewels Is Here To Make 2021 Extra Special

  • - 23 January 2021 12:09 PM


Reliance Jewels’ latest edition of diamond jewellery is chic and affordable

Marathon Webinars ‘Udyog Manthan’ Organized By The Ministry Of Commerce A Huge Hit

  • - 23 January 2021 12:00 PM

Dr. Jayshree Panjikar of PANGEMTECH- Panjikar Gem Research & Tech Institute, Pune, made a presentation on ‘Quality Verification & BIS Standards’ at the online webinar on ‘Gems & Jewellery’, one of the Marathon Webinars ‘Udyog Manthan’ organized by the Ministry of Commerce to increase Quality and Productivity

Trend Report: What this Chandigarh-based jeweller wants to stock up on for the next six months

  • - 22 January 2021 3:32 PM

Vikram Talwar of Talwarsons Jewellers talks about current trends, consumer mindset, how his staff are equiped to drive sales and more

ANMOL Embarks A New Era With ‘Pulsating Diamonds’ Collection

  • - 21 January 2021 4:58 PM

ANMOL, renowned for its trendsetting designs, introduces the jewels of the Modern Era with ‘Pulsating Diamonds’ collection

Indo-Thai Webinar To Strengthen Trade Ties Between The Two Nations In Terms Of G & J

  • - 21 January 2021 4:52 PM

Recently a webinar on ‘Opportunity and Challenges to enhance trade between India and Thailand in Gem & Jewellery Cluster’ was organized

ANMOL Embarks A New Era With ‘Pulsating Diamonds’ Collection

  • - 21 January 2021 4:18 PM


ANMOL introduces the jewels of the Modern Era with ‘Pulsating Diamonds’ collection 

Demand for Gold Jewellery Up By 10-20 per cent

  • - 20 January 2021 5:11 PM

India’s jewellery demand has increased by 10-20% this month

Jewellery Designer Archana Aggarwal Launches Handcrafted Masterpieces

  • - 19 January 2021 6:12 PM

Jewellery Designer Archana Aggarwal has recently launched the new 'Anantam Collection'

Senco Gold & Diamonds Expands Its Retail Footprint in Uttar Pradesh

  • - 19 January 2021 5:58 PM

Launches an exclusive D’SIGNIA showroom in Prayagraj

Gem, Jewellery Sector Viewed As Prime Segment For Export Promotion: Minister Hardeep Singh Puri

  • - 18 January 2021 3:11 PM

E-IGJS unveiled by Hardeep Singh Puri, Minister of State for Commerce and Industry in the presence of several luminaries

Uma Ornaments Wins National Level Award

  • - 18 January 2021 2:06 PM

Sumit Kamalia, Founder, Uma Ornaments felicitated with MSME award as Preferred Diamond Jewellery Production House at the recent ET Awards

‘How This Indore-Based Jeweller Organized Digital Tambola To Push Sales’

  • - 18 January 2021 10:17 AM

Sumeet Anand from Punjabi Saraf, Indore has worked hard day in and day out to keep up the unique legacy handed down by his forefathers and today has garnered a lot of support from the whole of Indore and surrounding areas, here’s how

Gems & Jewellery Exports In December Grows 6.3% To $2.49 Billion

  • - 16 January 2021 2:12 PM

The sector grew by 9.2 per cent in December 2020 to ₹18,261 crore

Economic Recovery Likely To Boost Gold Demand In India This Year: WGC

  • - 16 January 2021 2:08 PM

The report, titled 'Gold Outlook 2021- Economic recovery and low interest rates set the tone', also said although global economic growth is likely to remain anaemic relative to its full potential for some time, gold's more stable price performance since mid-August may foster buying opportunities for consumers

IIFL Finance Launches Gold Loan Mela In West Bengal, With Assured Gifts

  • - 16 January 2021 2:04 PM

IIFL Finance, one of India's largest non-banking finance companies, has launched 'Gold Loan Mela' in West Bengal

GJC seeks reduction of import duty on gold to 4%

  • - 16 January 2021 2:00 PM

The gem and jewellery industry has sought reduction in customs duty on gold to four per cent, withdrawal of tax collected at source (TCS), cut in import duty on polished precious and semi-precious gemstones, in the upcoming Union Budget 2021-22

Malabar Group Urges Govt To Reduce Tax Rate

  • - 14 January 2021 11:25 AM

Malabar Group chairman MP Ahammed said the government should create an enabling environment for the jewellery retail trade to introduce MRP pricing in the segment without any pricing break-up in terms of GST or other taxes

Pearl Classification Based On The Gia 7 Pearl Value Factors

  • - 14 January 2021 11:13 AM

The GIA Cultured Pearl Classification Report is an abbreviated report that provides classification information on unmodified cultured pearls

MMTC-PAMP Appoints Narendra Motwani To Lead Digital, E- Commerce & Marketing Operations

  • - 14 January 2021 11:01 AM

MMTC-PAMP, India’s first and only London Bullion Market Association (LBMA) Good Delivery refinery accredited for Gold and Silver has announced the appointment of Narendra Motwani as VP – Digital, which encompasses the critical portfolios of Digital Gold, eCommerce and Web presence

The Future of CAD Is Here Already

  • - 13 January 2021 1:20 PM

Spain-based Gemvision Product Director Oriol Collelldemont took IIJS Virtual 2.0 participants on a journey to the Future of CAD. He offered a live demonstration of the power of the latest MatrixGold CAD software for jewellery manufacturers and the CounterSketch custom jewellery designing software for jewellery retailers

Shobha Shringar Jewellers Associates With First-Ever Virtual VLCC Femina Miss India 2020 As Official Jewellery Partner

  • - 12 January 2021 2:52 PM

Shobha Shringar Jewellers To Adorn Beauty Queens For The First-Ever Virtual VLCC Femina Miss India 2020 As Official Jewellery Partner

No New Burden Of Compliance On G&J Industry Under PMLA: Rohan Shah

  • - 11 January 2021 10:29 AM

The recent PMLA notifications have been creating quite a stir in the G &J industry, with a view to bring in more clarity on these notifications GJPEC Chairman Colin Shah spoke to legal expert Rohan Shah about this matter, excerpts:

IIJS Virtual 2.0 To Put The G&J Industry Back On The Fast Track

  • - 09 January 2021 5:39 PM

250+ exhibitors and 8000+ registered buyers visiting the show. More than 15,000 meetings booked

Dedicated 5 Halls each for Traditional Gold Jewellery; Gold Jewellery (Mass); Diamond/Colour Gemstone Jewellery; Couture/Bridal Jewellery; Loose colour Gemstone/Silver jewellery / Machinery & Allied

Symbolise Unconditional Love With Fine Jewellery

  • - 07 January 2021 1:43 PM

ENTICE, KGK, Since 1905 Has Launched Their ‘Everlasting Love’ Collection

Industry basking in DIwalI Cheer

  • - 06 January 2021 6:46 PM

Diwali sales has brought a shine on the G & J business as retailers have begun booking good profits for the season. Here’s what retailers have to say

10th Grand Jury Meet Goes Virtual

  • - 06 January 2021 6:29 PM

A Panel of 11 Eminent Jury Members Select Top Pieces from 104 Short Listed Pieces

Making The Industry ‘AR’ Savvy

  • - 06 January 2021 6:12 PM

Every crisis gives birth to many opportunities and this pandemic has turned agnostics into believers of technology, thanks to enablers like mirrAR. Meghna Saraogi, Founder & CEO talks about why retailers should adopt AR and throws light on some of mirrAR’s latest solutions
 

Selling Through Meaningful Messages

  • - 06 January 2021 5:55 PM

If you want your consumers to identify with your product and your advertising campaign to stand head and shoulders above the rest, here are some insights from industry experts and advertising veterans says R Sugandha

Manufacturers Meet spike in Demand against all ODDs

  • - 06 January 2021 5:17 PM

The Indian jewellery manufacturing fraternity is resilient and amidst a surge in Covid 19 cases in some states, lack of skilled artisans, liquidity issues and economic downturn, they are ploughing through the crisis to meet the ongoing festive and wedding demand

The Big Business of Small Cities

  • - 06 January 2021 2:38 PM

Unlike metros, the relationship that people in smaller cities have with jewellery is indestructible. The sanctimoniousness of buying jewellery for special occasions is still prevalent and gold is seen as a solid investment. No chain store can replace the personal, one-on-one attention that these family jewellers have been giving their customers for generations, let alone their sound policies built on honesty and trust. Make no mistake, though they are located in smaller cities, their vision is as big as any corporate behemoth in a swanky metro. Vijetha Rangabashyam talks to 10 family jewellers from smaller cities across India to find out what has made them the best amidst their customers, even through this debilitating pandemic

‘GJC Aims To Become A Strong Connect Between Industry And Government In Near Future’

  • - 05 January 2021 12:59 PM

Ashish Pethe has recently been elected the Chairman of GJC he shares his vision and the issues he would like to address in the near future in an exclusive interview with IJ

JJS Wins ‘Best Exhibition’ Award

  • - 02 January 2021 12:52 PM


Jaipur Jewellery Show, also known as the December Show has been declared as the winner in the ‘Top B-City (B2C) Show’ category at the 5th Exhibition Excellence Awards 2020 organised by Exhibition Showcase held on December 29, 2020

Record-Keeping Of Cash Deals In Gems And Jewellery Trade Now A Must Under PMLA

  • - 02 January 2021 12:22 PM

For income tax purposes, cash transactions up to a threshold of Rs 2 lakh without KYC --PAN or Aadhaar -- are allowed in the gems and jewellery sector. Any sale in cash above Rs 2 lakh requires KYC

A sneak Peek At The Upcoming IIJS Virtual 2.0

  • - 02 January 2021 11:06 AM

IIJS Virtual in October was a game changer for the industry with transactions worth approximately Rs. 1000 Crore taking place and the industry could recover from the effects of pandemic to an extent

GJC announces election results

  • - 30 December 2020 2:36 PM

GJC announches outcome of COA results

10th Edition of Virtual JJS IJ Jewellers Choice Design Awards a Spectacular Success

  • - 28 December 2020 3:34 PM

22 winners were awarded for their jewellery across 20 categories. The virtual award recorded over 2000 viewers across the micro site and social media channels

 

Swarovski Gemstones Business In India Shuts Down; MD Rajendra Jain Asked To Retire

  • - 24 December 2020 5:56 PM

The Covid19 pandemic, stiff competition from cheaper crystals, global economic meltdown and more factors have led to the debacle of the great Swarovski empire and it has affected Indian G&J business too

Senco Gold & Diamonds' The Great Indian Wedding Carnival Offer

  • - 22 December 2020 6:19 PM

Senco Gold & Diamonds, one of the largest jewellery retail chains of Eastern India, is running an exciting offer – ‘The Great Indian Wedding Carnival Offer’, to help customers choose from the wide range for exquisitely designed jewelleries for their best moments of life like – wedding and anniversary this winter

Gems, Jewellery Exports Can Now Be Couriered Globally

  • - 22 December 2020 5:53 PM

Gems and jewellery exporters have been permitted to send their goods across the globe to their buyers using the convenience of cost effective and reliable courier services

Jewellery Start-Up Melorra Enters Offline Retail, Plans 350 Stores In 6 Yrs

  • - 22 December 2020 5:49 PM

Company to invest $50 mn on foray; stores will be located at malls and high streets across India and range from 500-1,500 sq ft

GJEPC Represents Its Budget Recommendations To FM In An Online Meeting

  • - 22 December 2020 5:28 PM

In an online meeting convened by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman for union budget recommendations, GJEPC represented the budget recommendations for the gem and jewellery sector for union budget 2021

RJC Celebrates 15 Years; Launches Roadmap to 2030

  • - 22 December 2020 5:20 PM

The Responsible Jewellery Council (RJC) celebrated its 15-year anniversary on 15th December with a virtual event that included key global stakeholders

PNG Jewellers Launches Fab5 Collection

  • - 19 December 2020 5:31 PM

After a fabulous run in 2019, PNG Jewellers has once again launched the Fab5 Collection 2020-21

UAE's Gold And Jewellery Industry Is Set For Its Biggest Makeover

  • - 19 December 2020 5:20 PM

The UAE's gold and jewellery industry is all set to see its biggest reforms ever

IIJS Premiere Postponed to August 2021

  • - 19 December 2020 5:08 PM

GJEPC’s flagship show IIJS Premiere which takes place every year in the month of August had to be postponed to January 2021 due to the Coronavirus pandemic

GJEPC To Debut e-IGJS, An Exclusive Export-Oriented Jewellery Trade Show, in Jan 2021

  • - 16 December 2020 3:25 PM

  • •  “e-IGJS – The curated gem & jewellery show” will be held from 18th to 22nd January 2021.
  • •  An exclusive export-oriented show only for international buyers
  • •  200 + exhibitors to showcase exquisite gems and jewellery to 6000+ international buyers

Government to boost Gems & Jewellery trade through E- Commerce

  • - 16 December 2020 3:10 PM

* GJEPC represents to DPIIT, MOC & I for a revamped E-Commerce Policy to equip small players in the G&J sector

* 85% MSMEs spread across 390 Gem & Jewellery clusters to benefit from the Policy

Grand Jury Meet Of Xth Edition Of JJS-IJ Jewellers Choice Design Awards Powered By GIA, A Grand Success

  • - 15 December 2020 3:50 PM

JJS-IJ Jewellers Choice Design Awards powered by GIA, in this Xth year was for the first time conducted virtually

GIA India Offers Knowledge Webinar on ‘November Birthstones: Topaz and Citrine’

  • - 15 December 2020 2:41 PM

More than 60 participants from across India attended the webinar

Forevermark Launches First Exclusive Boutique With Trusted Partner Fortofino In Gurugram

  • - 12 December 2020 1:18 PM

09th Forevermark Boutique launched in India

Yes Bank To Support The Gem & Jewellery Industry: Signs An MOU With GJEPC

  • - 12 December 2020 12:32 PM

In a first of its kind collaboration, Yes Bank has signed an MoU with GJEPC to support the gem and jewellery industry

Platinum Guild International Launches New Men-Centric Campaign

  • - 11 December 2020 11:35 AM

Men of Platinum introduces its new campaign to honor men who realize what matters the most in turbulent times

DMCC’s Uptown Tower Reaches 150m, Office Structures Completed

  • - 09 December 2020 4:40 PM

* Uptown Tower, the first phase of DMCC’s Uptown Dubai, surpasses 150m
* Office zone structure has been completed, with completion of the hotel zone structure to follow
* Over six million man-hours completed without lost time due to injury

 

CIBJO: Impact Of COVID Crisis In Developing Nations

  • - 09 December 2020 4:29 PM

CIBJO Highlights The Harsh Impact Of COVID Crisis In Developing Nations, In Statement Prepared For Special Session Of UN General Assembly

Grand Jury Meet Of Xth Edition Of JJS-IJ Jewellers Choice Design Awards Powered By GIA Goes Virtual

  • - 09 December 2020 9:37 AM

JJS-IJ Jewellers Choice Design Awards powered by GIA, now in its Xth year owing to the unprecedented times will for the first time be conducted virtually

Dir EDI Inaugurates Kashmir’s First BIS Recognised Hallmarking Centre For Gold Jewellery

  • - 08 December 2020 12:47 PM

G M Dar, Director, Jammu and Kashmir Entrepreneurship Development Institute (JKEDI) inaugurated Valley’s first Gold Jewellery Assaying and Hallmarking centre at Srinagar on Dec 7

Platinum Resurgent As Chinese Consumers Choose It Over Expensive Gold Jewellery

  • - 08 December 2020 12:39 PM

The surge in the price of platinum – which posted its biggest monthly gain in November since 2008 – has been put down to renewed appetite among consumers who prefer the metal to its more expensive rival, gold

Platinum Resurgent As Chinese Consumers Choose It Over Expensive Gold Jewellery

  • - 08 December 2020 12:35 PM

The surge in the price of platinum – which posted its biggest monthly gain in November since 2008 – has been put down to renewed appetite among consumers who prefer the metal to its more expensive rival, gold

Gem And Jewellery Exports Industry An Example Of Aatmanirbhar Bharat And Vocal For Local

  • - 07 December 2020 8:08 PM

The Gem and Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) proposes several measures like reduction in cut and polished diamonds to 2.5%, reduction in import duty of gold and other precious metals to 4%, Technology Upgradation Fund (TUF) Scheme for G&J industry; need for additional Common Facility Centres (CFCs) and many more to strengthen the gems and jewellery export sector

GJSCI Aims To Transform Indian G&J Manufacturing With The Launch of JADE Artificial Intelligence Initiative

  • - 05 December 2020 1:55 PM

Gem & Jewellery Skill Council of India (GJSCI) launched the Jewellery Artificial Intelligence & Data-science Excellence (JADE) initiative in a virtual ceremony on 30th November, 2020. JADE is a Center of Excellence for artificial intelligence focusing on the gems and jewellery industry

PGI: Indian Q3 Platinum Jewellery Sales Shrink 40%, But Chain Stores Recover Faster to 75-100% of 2019 Levels

  • - 05 December 2020 1:52 PM

Indian platinum jewellery sales had improved in Q3 -- PGI maintains that platinum is well positioned given the current high gold price

Tanishq Assists Brides-to-be With Flexible Jewellery Purchase Plan

  • - 05 December 2020 1:44 PM

Titan’s jewellery arm Tanishq has introduced a new purchase plan – Rivaah Aashirwaad – in an effort to assist consumers in buying jewellery for weddings and related occasions

Zales Celebrates New Jewellery Designers With Inaugural Online Marketplace

  • - 05 December 2020 1:42 PM

Jewellery retailer Zales launched its first-ever online platform 

Innovations & Early Holiday Shopping Boost Signet Q3 Sales

  • - 05 December 2020 1:33 PM

US jewellery retail giant Signet Jewelers Ltd. attributed its strong Q3 results to digital, product, and marketing innovations

How Jadau Manufacturers Are Meeting Demand Amidst Reduced Staff & Increasing Covid19 Cases In Jaipur

  • - 04 December 2020 10:12 AM

Jadau jewellery is not easy to manufacture – from specialist karigars to expensive uncut diamonds and top of the line precious stones and comparatively large amount of gold – it needs all of it apart from time and expertise; streamlining all these factors of production during the pandemic is no mean feat. Manufacturers share their experience

Kishandas & Co. Launches Ruby Collection

  • - 03 December 2020 2:39 PM

Rooted in aesthetics and theatrical in appeal, every Kishandas & Co. masterpiece resonates the beauty and precious value of traditions

#Loveleadsus By Platinum Days Of Love Celebrates The Power Of Love To Overcome All Odds

  • - 03 December 2020 2:35 PM

2020 has been a year like none other! And all the challenges of it, put love to the test

India's B2C Gem & Jewellery Exports To Shine: Customs Dept. Accepts GJEPC Request For Shipments Through Courier Mode

  • - 30 November 2020 12:46 PM

India’s Central Board of lndirect Taxes & Customs under the Department of Revenue, Ministry of Finance, has clarified that gems and jewellery exports from the country could now take place through the courier mode, acceding to this long-standing demand of the Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) to make B2C, small-value, e-commerce exports economically viable

UP-based Jeweller Becomes Best Retailer Of The Year- World

  • - 30 November 2020 12:17 PM

Kashi Jewellers has added yet another 'Kohinoor' to its crown by becoming the best retailer showroom of the country on the basis of its faith, honesty and innovation earned in the hearts its valued customers during past 70 years

Trend Report: Youngsters are into Platinum jewellery according to this Kanpur-based jeweller

  • - 30 November 2020 9:36 AM

Shail Kapoor of Kashi Jewellers talks about how preferences of youngsters have changed over the years and why they like their jewellery to be versatile

GJEPC’s India Global Connect Meet Strives For Closer Indo-Swiss Business Ties

  • - 28 November 2020 12:28 PM

The Embassy of India (Berne), GJEPC and the Swiss-India Chamber of Commerce, Zurich, jointly organised the India Global Connect on 26th November

UAE A Gold Mine Of Opportunity

  • - 27 November 2020 1:54 PM

Ideal ecosystem and innovation make it a ‘perfect bedrock' for global trade of precious metal

Kalyan Jewellers Gears Up To Open Rs 1,750-Crore IPO

  • - 27 November 2020 1:44 PM

The Rs 1,750-crore Initial Public Offer (IPO) of Warburg Pinus-backed and Kerala-based retail jewellery firm Kalyan Jewellers is all set to hit the primary market after market regulator Sebi's nod

Gems, Jewellery Industry's Suggestions Related To Duties Under Finmin's Consideration: Piyush Goyal

  • - 27 November 2020 1:37 PM

The suggestions of gems and jewellery industry related to duties and taxes are under consideration of the Finance Ministry, Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal said on November 27

Muthoot Finance, Bajaj Allianz In Tie-Up For Gold Jewellery Insurance

  • - 26 November 2020 2:19 PM

Muthoot Finance has tied up with Bajaj Allianz General Insurance to provide insurance on gold jewellery as part of their new initiative
 

Gold Jewellery Manufacturers Face New Challenges Bravely: Second Covid Wave, Dearth Of Craftsmen, Cancellation Of Shows And More

  • - 24 November 2020 11:09 AM

Gold jewellery manufacturers have arguably faced a lot during the past eight months of this year. Here’s how they met their individual challenges

India's Gold Market Still In The Green With High Demand

  • - 23 November 2020 7:26 PM

Festive demand still on in Indian markets, jewellery retailers happy

JJS Will Not Be Held This Year Due To The Covid Epidemic

  • - 21 November 2020 6:36 PM

Pink City’s prestigious 'Jaipur Jewellery Show' (JJS) will not be held this year in view of the circumstances of the Covid epidemic

Lala Jugal Kishore Jewellers unveils new store in Indiranagar

  • - 21 November 2020 3:48 PM

Lala Jugal Kishore Jewellery inaugurated their 4th store in Bhootnath market of Indiranagar, Lucknow

India’s Q3 Platinum Jewellery Demand -40%; But Positive Signs Emerging: WPIC

  • - 21 November 2020 3:36 PM

Platinum jewellery consumption in India during the third quarter of 2020 fell by 40%

Silver Jewellery Demand in 2020 to drop 23% to 153.6 Moz: Report

  • - 21 November 2020 3:32 PM

The Silver Institute hosted a webinar on 17th November to discuss its annual Interim Silver Market Review

GJEPC Spearheads Bid For Cross-border E-Commerce Policy; Hosts Dept. of Post Officials In Jaipur

  • - 20 November 2020 10:38 AM

The GJEPC’s proposal for establishing an e-commerce policy to facilitate cross-border e-commerce trade in the wake of the pandemic made considerable headway

‘Jewellers Need to Strategise well’

  • - 19 November 2020 11:33 AM

Make the most of this upbeat spending mood establish a rapport with clients and rework your strategies to enhance sales. Neelesh Hundekari, partner & head of Lifestyle Practice, Asia at AT Kearney suggests some ways

G & J Bachelor's Programme Takes a Leap

  • - 18 November 2020 5:26 PM

On November 18, the Indian Institute of Gems and Jewellery, Mumbai signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the prestigious Savitribai Phule Pune University for offering a 3 Year Bachelor of Arts in Gems & Jewellery Designing
 

‘Jewelry Is the New Embroidery’

  • - 18 November 2020 1:06 PM

Givenchy, Schiaparelli and more. They’re all working gems and gold right into their garments

GemCloud Launches Curated Colored Gemstones Marketplace

  • - 18 November 2020 1:03 PM

Gemolith is Gemcloud’s first curated B2B marketplace for colored gemstones

Paytm: Digital Gold Transactions Have Doubled In Past Six Months

  • - 18 November 2020 12:56 PM

Paytm has witnessed a significant increase in digital gold transactions on its platform in the last six months, the company announced last week

India's Gold Imports Drop 47 % During April-October

  • - 18 November 2020 12:51 PM

Gold imports, which have a bearing on the current account deficit, declined 47.42% to $ 9.28 billion during April-October

Jewellery Sales At 70% of Last Diwali

  • - 18 November 2020 12:33 PM

The occasion of Dhanteras saw sales match optimistic expectations of jewllery retailers

Diwali Has Jewellers Exhilarated; Sales Almost Hits Pre-Covid Levels

  • - 17 November 2020 9:03 PM

Lights of Diwali have brought a shine on the G & J business as retailers are counting profits this season. Here’s what they have to say…

Diwali Has Jewellers Exhilarated; Sales Almost Hits Pre-Covid Levels

  • - 17 November 2020 8:22 PM

Lights of Diwali have brought a shine on the G & J business as retailers are counting profits this season. Here’s what they have to say…

GJEPC Brings Silver In Focus With First-ever VBSM

  • - 17 November 2020 6:42 PM

The three-day Virtual Buyer-Seller Meet (VBSM) for Silver and Fashion & Costume Jewellery was inaugurated on November 17

GJEPC Meets MoCI Officials To Resolve SEZ Issues of G&J Sector

  • - 13 November 2020 5:29 PM

The GJEPC held an interactive video meeting on 5th November, 2020, with key government representatives and top Special Economic Zone (SEZ) officials to discuss the common concerns pertaining to the units working in SEZs

Katrina Kaif Joins The #Traditionoftogetherness Trend With The Perfect Diwali Look

  • - 12 November 2020 12:45 PM

Adapting to the changing times, Kalyan Jewellers’ brand ambassador Katrina Kaif took to her social media account to join the #TraditionOfTogetherness trend

Discounts on making charges, exclusive exhibitions and more, here's how jewellers are attracting customers this Diwali

  • - 11 November 2020 2:13 PM

The festival of wealth and wellbeing is at hand. Indian Jeweller talks to retailers across India to find out how they have prepared themselves to face increasing demand and how they plan to cash in on this golden opportunity

GJEPC launches short films to boost jewellery demand this festive season

  • - 10 November 2020 10:07 PM

GJEPC continues to strive to strengthen the industry and boost demand for gem and jewellery

WGC: Covid-19 Boosts Demand For Gold Loans In India

  • - 10 November 2020 10:05 PM

Households and small businesses in India have preferred to pledge gold as collateral to meet financing needs rather than selling it outright during the Covid pandemic, the World Gold Council (WGC) said in a market update titled ‘Gold loans help India weather the Covid-19 storm’

Kishandas & Co Launches Precious People Campaign

  • - 10 November 2020 9:49 PM

“Jewels are rare, people who are jewels even rarer. More precious than even the proverbial Kohinoor. Or the Basra pearls that graced the nawab’s crown jewels.”

Shri Kishandas

Festival Times Call for Festive Collection

  • - 04 November 2020 2:17 PM

Kalyan Jewellers offers ruby, emerald and pearl beads coming together with gold, diamond and other precious stones in their latest collection 

Collection of Rajasthani Meenakari jewellery Launched

  • - 03 November 2020 7:50 PM

Sangeeta Boochra welcomes Diwali with a range of Rajasthani Meenakari jewellery

Lala Jugal Kishore Jewellery Launched Their 4th Store

  • - 02 November 2020 7:44 PM

Lala Jugal Kishore Jewellers brings in this festive season launching its 4th store in Bhootnath Market, Indiranagar

Candere Introduces New Diwali Campaign ‘Iss Diwali Faida Fix Hai’ This Festive Season

  • - 02 November 2020 12:58 PM

The digital campaign revolves around the brand’s anthem for the DGRP, #FaidaFixHai, and focuses on various features of the new plan

Celebrate Karva Chauth With a Natural Forevermark Diamond

  • - 02 November 2020 12:07 PM

Forevermark, the diamond brand from the De Beers Group, presents an array genuine diamond jewellery for Karva Chauth

Malabar Gold & Diamonds To Invest INR 240 Crores; Continues To Expand Its Retail Network Across India And Globally

  • - 31 October 2020 10:22 AM

  • The Gems and Jewellery sector pioneer to open nine new retail outlets
  • Adds 23,000 sqft of retail space for customers this festive season

Women's Survivor Series Team: Final List of WWE RAW's Picks

  • - 28 October 2020 11:19 AM

WWE Survivor Series is scheduled to air November onwards. The build-up for all three brands - RAW, SmackDown, and NXT is always something to look out for.

Ferrari: Red Bull's engine freeze plan not the priority

  • - 28 October 2020 11:18 AM

With Red Bull pushing hard for F1's engines to be frozen from 2022 so it can take over the Honda project, the other manufacturers will need to support the plan for it to happen.

Harish Salve to marry UK-based artist on Oct 28

  • - 28 October 2020 11:16 AM

Harish Salve, senior Supreme Court lawyer and former Solicitor General of India, is all set to tie the knot once again.

LaLiga: Ronald Koeman and Barca's sense of injustice clouds Juve test as blame game continues after Clasico loss

  • - 28 October 2020 11:13 AM

Barcelona: Two days before Barcelona were due to face Juventus in the Champions League, their toughest match in Group G, the Catalan club were still bemoaning the one thing they said won the Clasico for Real Madrid - VAR.

D P Abhushan (DPAL) In Sweet Spot Despite Lockdown

  • - 27 October 2020 5:48 PM

DPAL sales are expected to pick up in H2FY21: Margin expansion aids into profitability

AVR’s Jewellery Purchase Plan Goes Online

  • - 27 October 2020 4:18 PM

“My Plan” with real time payments and 100% real time data

Archana Aggarwal Timeless Jewellery Welcomes Festive Season With A Dazzling New Collection

  • - 23 October 2020 6:37 PM

Jewellery designer Archana Aggarwal unveils a new range of traditional Jewellery collection for the upcoming festive month 

WJA Announces 2020 Cindy Edelstein Jewelry Design Scholarship

  • - 22 October 2020 4:29 PM

The scholarship, created to honor the legacy of long-time WJA Board member Cindy Edelstein, is awarded to Olivia Shih

Gaatha – Heirloom Jewellery By Ahmedabad Powerhouse Harit Zaveri Jewellers

  • - 22 October 2020 4:28 PM

When a woman purchases a Gaatha piece from the new collection by Harit Zaveri, she shares a small role in the fabric of a legend as related by the master craftsmen at Harit Zaveri

Reliance Jewels Unveils The New Utkala Collection For This Festive Season

  • - 22 October 2020 4:23 PM

An exquisite range of gold and diamond jewellery inspired by the unique artistic and cultural traditions of Odisha

Malabar Gold & Diamonds introduces One India One Gold Rate

  • - 21 October 2020 6:23 PM

The brand focuses on customer benefits from uniform gold pricing and reaffirms its commitment with responsibly sourced products

IJ EXCLUSIVE: “Consumers are moving away from conspicuous consumption, to more purposeful brands” – Ajoy Chawla, CEO Jewellery Division, Titan Company Limited

  • - 21 October 2020 9:38 AM

In an exclusive interview with Indian Jeweller, Ajoy Chawla, CEO Jewellery Division, Titan Company Limited, talks about how Zoya has always embraced technology and digital media to stay ahead of the curve and how for Titan market research and customer feedback are of utmost importance 

Verma Jewellers Unveiled Golden Bond 2 For Navratra

  • - 20 October 2020 10:44 AM

Verma Jewellers of Solan, Himachal Pradesh has launched ‘Golden Bond Season 2’ from October 17

Participation for Xth Edition of JJS IJ Jewellers Choice Design Awards Powered by GIA Open

  • - 20 October 2020 10:37 AM

Participation will commence on 20 October 2020 and will continue till 25 November 2020 for all categories

Diamonds That Make India Proud-A Anildiajewels

  • - 17 October 2020 5:11 PM

India is home to the world’s best cut and polished diamonds. The diamond industry in India has a proud history. Adding glory to it is A Anildiajewels. This Surat-based diamond manufacturer has an equally shining story

What has become of the colour gemstone world?-The State of India’s Colour Gemstone Industry

  • - 17 October 2020 4:51 PM

glorious industry, resplendent in colour gemstones in myriad hues, is experiencing the vicissitudes that coronavirus has brought with it. With almost no business in the months of March & April, the industry is slowly starting to regain its strength; one gemstone at a time says Vijetha Rangabashyam

Surefire ways to get that customer into your store this festive season

  • - 17 October 2020 4:31 PM

We can be hopeful about the festive season ahead of us. But if you think the consumers will magically walk into your store, without any strategic marketing campaigns, then think again. Sugandha R speaks to experts and finds out what will work best in terms of not just getting that customer into your store, but also ensuring he or she buys

Put Your Money on these Pieces!-What kind of jewellery will work for the millennials?

  • - 17 October 2020 3:49 PM

Youngsters are less easy to please. Their approach towards materialistic things are underlined with a keen interest in minimalistic designs, wearability, utility and sustainability. Quality and affordability are key. Come festive and bridal seasons, impress youngsters and ensure your conversion rates are higher by stocking these pieces says Vijetha Rangabashyam

Forevermark Launches A Unique Campaign For The Tribute™ Collection

  • - 16 October 2020 5:17 PM

Each timeless design tells a different yet truly personal story of success... Seasons Change. A Diamond is Forever #TRIBUTETOYOU #FOREVERMARK

IJ Opinion: Tanishq’s Ekatvam Campaign Forced To Backdown

  • - 15 October 2020 2:31 PM

Sad, but true! Unity in diversity and words to that effect seem to have been relegated to unseen corners of the textbook and lost all meaning in real life…

Platinum Guild India’s ‘Season Of Hope’ Highlights What Truly Matters

  • - 14 October 2020 12:05 PM

Platinum Guild India has launched its new initiative – Season of Hope

GIA India Organises First Virtual Alumni Guest Session

  • - 14 October 2020 12:02 PM

Dr. C. Vinod Hayagriv addressed over 100 alumni at the event
 

Celebrate Durga Puja with Senco Gold & Diamonds’ ‘Shakti’ Collection

  • - 13 October 2020 2:02 PM

Senco Gold & Diamonds unveiled an exclusive range today named ‘Shakti Collection’ for Durga Puja

Want to make Maharashtra world’s largest trading center for diamonds and jewellery: Uddhav Thackeray, Chief Minister of Maharashtra at IIJS Virtual Inauguration

  • - 12 October 2020 9:52 PM

The gem and jewellery industry has once again proved to the world that we are full of our ability to face any adversity and emerge a winner: Piyush Goyal, Union Minister of Commerce & Industry and Railway

GJS Virtual Swarnotsav was an Emerging Catalyst For Change

  • - 12 October 2020 9:45 AM

GJS Virtual had organised Swarnotsav, which began on October 5 and concluded  on October 10. The show gave a boost to the G&J sector

IJ Preview: IIJS Virtual Promises Abundant Opportunities For Manufacturers And Retailers To Promote Business

  • - 11 October 2020 10:18 PM

Beginning Oct 12 and going on up to Oct 16, IIJS Virtual 2020 will set new benchmarks in bridging the gap between manufacturers and retailers from all over the world

Pure Price Offer To Protect Customers Against Uncertainty

  • - 09 October 2020 6:12 PM

PNG Jewellers launches Season 2 of the Pure Price Offer to protect customers against uncertainty in Gold rates

Announcing XTH Edition of IJ JEWELLER’S CHOICE DESIGN AWARDS

  • - 09 October 2020 11:29 AM

Title partner Jaipur Jewellery Show (JJS), Powered by GIA (Gemological Institute of America), Organized by Indian Jeweller (IJ) Magazine –  registrations open from October 20, 2020

How to Sell Jewellery on Instagram

  • - 08 October 2020 1:03 PM

Katerina Perez, top consultant and expert on Selling Jewellery on Instagram will conduct an online course beginning on October 19 advising jewellers across the globe the nuances of selling jewellery on Instagram

IJ REVIEW: ‘Behind Every Meteoric Rise There Is A Murky Secret’

  • - 06 October 2020 6:12 PM

This is precisely what recently released ‘Bad Boy Billionnaires: India’ on Netflix tries to tell its viewers. IJ reviews the Nirav Modi docudrama from this net series

A Proud Moment

  • - 06 October 2020 12:43 PM

Manoj Kumar Jha and Poonam Jha of Kamakhya Jewels honoured with ET Industry leaders West 2020 award

GJS Virtual unveiled, ready to be a game changer

  • - 05 October 2020 1:38 PM

GJS Virtual, an annual B2B initiative of All India Gem and Jewellery Domestic Council (GJC) to conduct six unique exhibitions titled “Swarnotsav”

DPIIT-GJEPC Talks Make Headway on E-commerce Policy For B2C Gem and Jewellery Exports

  • - 01 October 2020 1:59 PM

E-commercee policyfor B2C G & J exports discussed

GJEPC’s First India Global Connect Meet Looks To Strengthen Indo-UK G&J Trade

  • - 01 October 2020 1:54 PM

GJEPC connected India and UK as part of its Virtual Business Meet held on 28th September

GJEPC E-Promotes IIJS Virtual to Middle East Buyers

  • - 01 October 2020 1:50 PM

IIJS Virtual will be held from 12th-16th October

ROAD TO RECOVERY SERIES: ‘Buyers Prefer Lightweight, Wearable Jewellery’

  • - 28 September 2020 4:34 PM

The Covid19 has ushered all of us into a New Normal, where price points, profits, businesses have undergone many changes. Ishu Datwani of Anmol Jewellers, Bandra, Mumbai shares his insights about these testing times 

Reliance Jewels Says #DaughtersAreDreamers

  • - 26 September 2020 1:27 PM

Launches Campaign for  Collection Inspired by Dream Catchers for Daughter’s Day

True Or Not: Will The G&J Industry Regain Its Shine This Festive & Wedding Season?

  • - 25 September 2020 11:42 AM

Every year, festive season sees a surge in demand for jewellery. The real litmus test on the relationship the Indian people have with jewellery, gold in particular will be seen in the coming months 

GJEPC To Hold The First India Global Connect Business Meet For Indian Manufacturers And UK Jewellery Retail

  • - 24 September 2020 5:49 PM

GJEPC aims to organise exclusive Virtual Business Meet in order to connect Jewellery Manufacturers from India to leading Retailers/wholesalers of UK

ROAD TO RECOVERY SERIES: Heritage Brand 'Rose' Believes In Going Digital

  • - 22 September 2020 3:22 PM

In this pandemic, it’s the kind and considerate actions that make all the difference, in business and in life. Karan Vaidya, of heritage brand of fine jewellery 'Rose', Mumbai shares some vital insights…

Birds Of Feather...

  • - 22 September 2020 12:05 PM

A mesmerizing collection of cocktail rings, inspired by the feathered species is presented by luxury jewel house - Mehta & Sons

World Gold Council And Its Members Highlight Commitment To Sustainable Development Goals Ahead Of UN General Assembly

  • - 22 September 2020 11:45 AM

To coincide with the 75th session of the UN General Assembly – and the SDG Business Forum – the World Gold Council has published a report entitled Gold Mining’s Contribution to the UN Sustainable Development Goals

GJPEC Flags Off Gold Jewellery Virtual Buyer-Seller-Meet

  • - 21 September 2020 2:24 PM

GJPEC virtual buyer-seller meet witnesses good participation from exhibitors and buyers from across the world held from September 21 - 24

ORRA Opens Its 40th Store In India, In Heart Of Mumbai

  • - 19 September 2020 12:48 PM

India’s leading Diamond jewellery retail chain expands its footprint in Mumbai with another store in Phoenix Marketcity, Kurla

Kalyan Jewellers Celebrates Mahalaya with Ritabhari Chakraborty In Never-seen-before Avatar

  • - 18 September 2020 11:52 AM

Kalyan Jewellers' brand ambassador Ritabhari Chakraborty’s is seen in an all new avatar, portraying the three very distinct personifications of Durga Maa

GJEPC To Hold First Plain Gold Jewellery VBSM

  • - 18 September 2020 11:42 AM

GJEPC to organise the first Plain Gold Jewellery Virtual Buyer Seller Meet (VBSM) from 21st-24th September 2020

True or Not Thursday: Is price volatility and economic conditions affecting gold demand?

  • - 17 September 2020 9:32 PM

Inflation, job losses, recession and the overall financial crisis – have these affected how people look at gold in India? A market that is primarily driven by weddings, has the current economic scenario played a spoil sport when it comes to buying gold? Jewellery retailers across India present their views

Natural Diamond Council Introduces Their Latest Campaign to Continue Making natural diamonds aspirational

  • - 17 September 2020 2:42 PM

 

‘For Moments Like No Other’ fronted by actress Ana de Armas highlights moments to be celebrated with natural diamonds

Malabar Gold & Diamonds To Hold First Virtual Store Launch

  • - 16 September 2020 7:18 PM

  • * Featuring brand ambassador Bollywood actor Anil Kapoor, Malabar brings the unique virtual store launch concept to Bihar for the first time
  • * The store marks Malabar Gold & Diamonds’ foray into Patna in Bihar
  • * The store launch is a part of global expansion plan of the Group
     

PNG Jewellers Rolls Out “My PNG at My Home” Service Across All Stores

  • - 16 September 2020 12:18 PM

On the 106th Birth Anniversary of PNG Jewellers' patriarch Late Shri Daji Kaka Gadgil, PNG Jewellers has launched the ‘My PNG at My Home’
 

GJEPC’s flagship Show IIJS Takes Virtual Leap

  • - 15 September 2020 4:37 PM

  • •    IIJS Virtual, the digital edition of the GJEPC’s flagship August show is scheduled in October 2020
  • •    Show to witness 500 exhibitors & 10000 buyers 

ROAD TO RECOVERY SERIES: ‘Sound business strategies will work well’, says Chaitanya Cotha

  • - 14 September 2020 12:22 PM

Chaitanya Cotha, Director at C Krishniah Chetty Group of Companies, who handles the online business, overall expansions, marketing, stores operations and HNI sales of the company, shares some vital insights on business during this pandemic

Gems & Jewellery Exports Sees Great Improvement In August; Reaches $1764.06 Million

  • - 12 September 2020 5:37 PM

Gems and jewellery exports recover to USD 1764.06 Million in August 2020, as compared to USD 36 Million in April 2020

Malabar Gold & Diamonds Launches 'Double Your Savings' Campaign in Qatar

  • - 12 September 2020 3:54 PM

Malabar Gold & Diamonds has launched 'Double Your Savings' campaign in Qatar offering best making charges for customers

IGPC (IIM-A) to find ways bring household gold in circulation

  • - 12 September 2020 3:45 PM

A centre at the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIM-A) is conducting a nation-wide survey to finalize the list of incentives to bring into circulation a part of the 25,000 tonnes of household gold into circulation

Hong Kong September Show Goes Virtual For 2020

  • - 11 September 2020 9:43 AM

The September Hong Kong show, now known as Jewellery & Gem World Hong Kong (JGW) 2020, is pivoting to an online format this year 

True or Not Thursday

  • - 10 September 2020 4:17 PM

Have bridal parties become more conscious about the money they spend on jewellery?

Gold buying in India for special occasions might be a culturally ingrained indulgence, but has the pandemic robbed the industry off shine, considering people are a lot more skeptical about the amount of money they spend on bridal jewellery?

IIJS Virtual Gets Overwhelming Exhibitor Response

  • - 10 September 2020 2:10 PM

IIJS Virtual, the digital edition of the GJEPC’s flagship August show, that is scheduled to be held from 12th to 16th October, has already created a buzz among industry circles, with initial exhibitor interest exceeding the expectations of the organisers

Her Story Unveils a New Campaign Called 'Reflections'

  • - 08 September 2020 2:27 PM

In celebration of its first anniversary, modern precious jewellery brand Her Story previews a campaign titled Reflections
 

World Gold Council Appoints Randy Smallwood As New Chair

  • - 08 September 2020 2:15 PM

Randy Smallwood, President and CEO at Wheaton Precious Metals Corp. (“Wheaton”), new Chair at WGC

Aussie Gold Output Climbs Higher With Limited Impact From Covid-19

  • - 08 September 2020 12:58 PM

Australian gold production has recovered strongly

GJEPC Organises Virtual Buyer-Seller Meet

  • - 05 September 2020 5:16 PM

GJEPC flags off with first ever virtual BSM and promises a series in future for the growth of gems and jewellery industry in India

GJNRF inaugurates VIP wing at St. George's Hospital

  • - 05 September 2020 5:07 PM

St George's Hospital, Mumbai gets new VIP Wing

GJEPC Officials Meet New Joint Secretary S. Suresh Kumar To Apprise about G&J Industry

  • - 05 September 2020 5:00 PM

GJEPC had a virtual meet with Suresh Kumar, the new Joint Secretary, Department of Commerce

Reliance Jewels’s Gratitude Campaign #Gemofateacher Celebrates The Pillars Of The Nation- Teachers Of India

  • - 05 September 2020 10:24 AM

Reliance Jewels initiative strives to appreciate the teachers of the nation and awaken a spirit of gratitude among citizens

True or Not Thursday

  • - 03 September 2020 1:44 PM

Will “Contactless” way of purchasing work for the Gems & Jewellery Industry?

Gems & Jewellery Export Promotion Council Suggests Changes To Gold Deposit Scheme To Make It More Attractive

  • - 01 September 2020 10:48 AM

The Gems and Jewellery Export Promotion Council has proposed changes in the revamped gold deposit scheme 

Kundan Gold Refinery’s Gold Bars To Be Accepted For Delivery On Nse Platform

  • - 01 September 2020 10:36 AM

Kundan Care Products Ltd is one among the four refineries chosen to deliver gold bars on the NSE platform

PNG Jewellers back in expansion mode with new store launch in Aurangabad

  • - 31 August 2020 4:33 PM

As India unlocks and gets ready to battle the Covid - 19 pandemic in a post lock-down world, India’s most trusted jewellery brand PNG Jewellers inaugurated their 2nd store in Aurangabad yesterday

GJEPC UNCUT 2020: Benefits of Faceless IT Assessment

  • - 29 August 2020 7:36 PM

GJEPC had jointly organized an informative webinar along with top officials of the Income Tax Department on 28th August

Chandigarh-based Sham Jewellers’ state-of-the-art 30,000 sq-ft showroom is the biggest jewellery store in the North

  • - 28 August 2020 5:10 PM

The project that was work-in-progress for almost two years finally becomes a reality 

Tanishq Launches Exclusive Ganesha Pendants

  • - 28 August 2020 11:59 AM

Tanishq launched special Ganesha pendants on the auspicious occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi
 

GJEPC Bids Fond Farewell to Rupa Dutta, Economic Advisor, MoC&I

  • - 28 August 2020 11:58 AM

The GJEPC team, led by its Chairman Colin Shah, visited Mrs. Rupa Dutta, Economic Advisor, MoC&I on 26th August, 2020, to bid her farewell and thank her for her immense contribution towards the gem and jewellery industry over the last many years

Finance Minister Clarifies EL Not Applicable On E-Trade Of Rough Diamonds

  • - 28 August 2020 11:52 AM

The GJEPC representation, led by Colin Shah, Chairman, GJEPC, met Finance Minister Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman on 26th August to raise concerns and implications arising on the diamond segment

ROAD TO RECOVERY SERIES

  • - 27 August 2020 12:16 PM

How a Hyderabad based heritage jewellery brand is embracing technology

A lot has been at stake for traditional jewellers since the pandemic. Brands that were very conventional in the way they sold jewellery are slowly realizing the importance of having an online shopping portal to sell some of their jewellery. They are finding new ways to attract customers and Pratiksha Prashant, Kishandas & Co, Hyderabad shares what they do

Discounts By India's Physical Gold Dealers Highest In One And Half Months

  • - 27 August 2020 10:52 AM

Discounts of up to $20 an ounce were offered against official domestic prices including 12.5% import and 3% sales levies versus the $2 premiums last week

Virtual Silver Pavilion Launched To Tap Pent-up Jewellery Demand

  • - 27 August 2020 9:40 AM

Silver Promotion Service (SPS), an arm of the Silver Institute, announced the launch of its all-new Virtual Silver Pavilion

GJEPC Jaipur Office Holds Open House on Customs Issues

  • - 27 August 2020 9:36 AM

GJEPC’s regional office in Jaipur held an open house on Customs issues on 25th August

Welcome The Festive Spirit With Harit Zaveri Jewellers

  • - 26 August 2020 7:24 PM

With the upcoming festivities around the corner, Harit Zaveri Jewellers’ presents their latest capsule collection for diamond jewellery - the most popular and exquisite gemstone

Kalyan Jewellers Plans Rs 1,750 Crore-IPO; Files Draft Papers With SEBI

  • - 25 August 2020 10:18 AM

Kalyan Jewellers India recently filed draft papers with markets watchdog SEBI for an initial public offer worth Rs 1,750 crore

De Beers Jewellers Picks Céline Assimon As New CEO

  • - 25 August 2020 10:09 AM

Céline Assimon to succeed François Delage as Chief Executive Officer of De Beers Jewellers

Indian Government Launches Online Registration For Jewellers & Hallmarking Centres

  • - 25 August 2020 10:02 AM

The Union Minister for Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution Shri. Ram Vilas Paswan virtually launched the online system of Registration and Renewal of Jewellers and online system of Recognition and Renewal of the Assaying and Hallmarking (A&H) Centres

Silver Imports May Dip To Lowest Level In Recent Times

  • - 24 August 2020 2:37 PM

Unlike gold, silver prices show greater fluctuation and so does its demand and supply

Actress Vaibhavi Shandaliya is Setting Fashion Goals This Onam Season

  • - 24 August 2020 12:54 PM

Here’s her latest look in Kalyan Jewellers’ digital advertisement

Sitapura Gems and Jewellery Association Elections Results Declared

  • - 22 August 2020 1:54 PM

Sitapura Gems and Jewellery Association election results declared, current leaders express confidence

SRK House Is Now LEED Platinum Certified

  • - 22 August 2020 1:34 PM

Shree Ramkrishna Exports Pvt. Ltd. (SRK) has been awarded the LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification with a Platinum rating by US Green Building Council (USGBC)

NCAER Presents Findings of Pan India Cluster Mapping Survey Commissioned by GJEPC

  • - 22 August 2020 1:30 PM

The National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER) recently submitted its findings of a Cluster Mapping survey commissioned by the GJEPC two years ago

GJEPC UNCUT 2020: Webinar on ‘The Diamond Industry Recovery Options & Way Forward’: All Stakeholders To Take Responsible Demand-Driven Decisions

  • - 21 August 2020 1:43 PM

The GJEPC had conducted a webinar on the ‘Diamond Industry’s Recovery Options & Way Forward’

Forevermark Presents Its First Virtual Forum In India

  • - 20 August 2020 8:43 PM

Themed ‘Meaningful Tomorrows’, the 9th Edition of the Forevermark Forum Addresses Today’s Challenges and Tomorrow’s opportunities 

True or Not Thursday

  • - 20 August 2020 6:01 PM

Are consumers spending more on jewellery?

The common belief seems to be that consumers are and will be spending more money on gold jewellery, as they are saving money from not travelling, scaling down weddings and also because of the fact that gold has proven to be a safe investment – but what is the ground reality? 

Finance Ministry constitutes a special group to resolve Gem & Jewellery issues

  • - 20 August 2020 3:35 PM

Nirmala Sitharaman to form a Special Group to resolve all issues related to the gem and jewellery sector

MCX To Launch India's First Bullion Index On Aug 24

  • - 18 August 2020 1:34 PM

Multi Commodity Exchange of India (MCX) is all set to launch the country''s first bullion index, Bulldex, on August 24

Gold ETFs Worth Nearly Rs 1,000 Cr Sold In July; Investments Into Yellow Metal Funds Soar

  • - 18 August 2020 1:25 PM

With this, net inflow in gold exchange traded fund or ETF category has reached to Rs 4,452 crore in the first seven months of the year, data with the Association of Mutual Funds in India (Amfi) showed

GIA India Organises Online Training Programmes

  • - 18 August 2020 12:17 PM

These programmes are meant for Sales Associates of Retailers’ across India

Gold and Diamond Jewellery Exporters See Steady Expansion Of Export Market

  • - 18 August 2020 11:57 AM

Gold and diamond jewellery exporters are witnessing a steady growth in export orders

NRF: US July Increase in Retail Sales Continues Recovery from Pandemic

  • - 18 August 2020 11:56 AM

NRF’s calculation of retail sales showed July was up 1 per cent 

PGI Global Survey Shows Strong Willingness to Spend on Jewellery In India & China Post Covid

  • - 18 August 2020 11:47 AM

Consumers in the US,  China and India are willing to spend more on luxury items during the pandemic

Forevermark Forum 2020 Promises to Present Hope and Opportunity to G&J Industry with a Fantastic Lineup of Speakers

  • - 17 August 2020 2:21 PM

The 9th Forevermark Forum holds the promise of re-creating a new future and dispelling the dark clouds of gloom cast over the industry by the pandemic

Forevermark Forum 2020: A fine blend of Fresh Ideas and new Opportunities G & J industry

  • - 17 August 2020 2:01 PM

This edition of Forevermark Forum holds the promise of re-creating a new future and dispelling the dark clouds of gloom cast over the industry by the pandemic

India’s gems and jewellery exports declined by 38% to $1.36 billion in July

  • - 17 August 2020 1:34 PM

Overall gross exports of gems and jewellery in the month of July this year declined by around 38%

GJEPC Meets Global Partners For Enhancing Market Reach

  • - 17 August 2020 1:31 PM

The GJEPC organised a meeting with its Global Partners on 12th August 2020 to have discussion over widening India’s  global market reach

Harit Zaveri Jewellers Unveil Their Capsule Ganesha Collection

  • - 17 August 2020 12:41 PM

Harit Zaveri Jewellers unveil their Ganesh inspired jewellery collection

Modi Government Aims To Widen The Tax

  • - 17 August 2020 11:39 AM

Purchase of jewellery over Rs 1 lakh, Rs 20,000 hotel bills to come under I-T scanner

G & J Gives Mixed Response To Proposal For GST Under Reverse Mechanism

  • - 17 August 2020 10:55 AM

A proposal by a group of ministers for GST amendment on the gem and jewellery sector got a mixed response from the G & J trade segment

Allow E-way Bill for Intra-State Transportation of Gold: GoM

  • - 15 August 2020 12:38 PM

Under the goods and services tax regime, e-way bills are required for inter-state transportation of goods valued over Rs 50,000

Celebrate “Independence Day” with Senco Gold & Diamonds’ “Freedom Collection”

  • - 15 August 2020 11:45 AM

On the occasion of the 74th ‘Independence Day’ of India Senco Gold & Diamonds launches new collections 

GJEPC Along With The World Gold Council Felicitates The True ‘KOHINOORS OF INDIA’ This Independence Day Via A Virtual Musical Extravaganza

  • - 15 August 2020 10:53 AM

Celebrating the humane side of the Indian G&J Industry, Gems & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) in association with the World Gold Council felicitated the real heroes of the Industry

Forevermark Forum 2020 Promises Fresh Ideas, Perspectives And Renewed Opportunities For One And All

  • - 13 August 2020 4:00 PM

Despite the pandemic and the resulting lockdown Forevermark Forum 2020 has collated an interesting array of knowledge building activities for G & J segment from all over the world, beginning August 18 to 20

DP Jewellers opens boutique showroom in Ujjain to meet the intense demand of the farming community in and around; brand loyalty has made this a possibility

  • - 13 August 2020 12:00 PM

Pandemic cannot possibly deter the faith India’s farming community has towards gold and DP Jewellers’ brand new store in Ujjain reaffirms the same

IIGJ Jaipur Signs MOU With MNIT Innovation & Incubation Centre (MIIC)

  • - 11 August 2020 7:24 PM

With this MOU, IIGJ Jaipur & MIIC jointly agree to exchange their expertise for mutual benefit and growth

GJEPC Meets DPIIT, Ministry of Commerce, For Shaping B2C E-Commerce Policy

  • - 11 August 2020 7:18 PM

Gem and Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) held a discussion on framing a policy for domestic and international trade in gems and jewellery through e-commerce

GJEPC’s Recommendations: Modification In The Revamped – Gold Deposit Scheme (R-GDS) and Gold Metal Loan (GML)

  • - 11 August 2020 4:03 PM

GJEPC put forth its suggestions to modify few points within the Revamped – Gold Deposit Scheme (R-GDS)  that will enable its larger acceptance and garner additional deposits of idle gold within the country

Celebrate Ganesh Chaturthi with The Royal Elephant Edition by ANMOL

  • - 11 August 2020 3:52 PM

ANMOL introduces another era of design with The Royal Elephant Edition

Titan Company Ltd Reports Loss In Q1 FY 2020-21

  • - 11 August 2020 9:21 AM

Covid-19 pandemic causes Titan Company Ltd to report a loss in Q1 FY 2020-21

eBay Announces Its Association With The International Gemological Institution

  • - 10 August 2020 5:46 PM

eBay in India recently announced its association with the International Gemological Institute (IGI)

Jewellery Export Orders May Get Delayed In Absence Of Migrant Labour

  • - 10 August 2020 5:44 PM

With migrants gone, jewellery exporters seeks more time to complete orders

Increase In Gold Loan LTV Will Heighten Credit Risks For Banks

  • - 10 August 2020 5:31 PM

The RBI had on August 6 increased the LTV ratio for gold loans by banks to 90 per cent from the earlier 75 per cent

Reliance Jewels Launches 'Aabhar' Collection to Celebrate its 13th Anniversary

  • - 10 August 2020 4:12 PM

With the theme #WeOweYou, Aabhar collection is a token of gratitude to the customers

Tanishq Introduces New Safety Features

  • - 08 August 2020 7:10 PM

Tanishq, the jewellery brand from the house of Tata, has announced the use of UVC chambers, pulse oximeter and face shields in their stores

GJEPC Seeks Rs 900 Crore Package from Centre

  • - 08 August 2020 7:01 PM


Introduction of Technology Upgradation Fund (TUF) will benefit the MSME sector

LBMA Gold Price Hits a Record High of $2,000+ Mark

  • - 08 August 2020 6:59 PM

The London Bullion Market Association (LBMA) London Gold Price hit an all time record high

GJEPC Seeks Special Assistance For Gems & Jewellery Small Scale Exporters From MSME Ministry

  • - 08 August 2020 6:47 PM

The GJEPC made a representation on the key focus areas pertaining to Gems & Jewellery to the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) sector to  Shri. Nitin Gadkari, Minister of MSME, Government of India, on 6th August

Falguni Mehta Unveils Her Mini-Series of Statement Jadau Earrings

  • - 08 August 2020 6:37 PM

Here's a look at the season's trendy minimalistic jewellery

Gold Demand Jumps As Lockdowns Ease, Imports Rebound By 25% In July

  • - 07 August 2020 11:37 AM

World over gold purchases rose to 25.5 tonnes in July from 20.4 tonnes a year earlier and were almost double the amount shipped in the previous month

Covid Situation May Dampen Gold Demand During Diwali Season Too: World Gold Council

  • - 07 August 2020 11:20 AM

Many industry stalwarts are hopeful that by October this year, the demand situation will improve, WGC however, based on its research claims otherwise

GJEPC to Organise First-Ever Buyer Seller Meet in Virtual Format

  • - 07 August 2020 11:05 AM

The Gem and Jewellery Export Promotion Council of India will be hosting its buyer and seller meet for the first time in a virtual format

GJEPC Provides Inputs on Policy Related To Gold Refining

  • - 06 August 2020 5:31 PM

Important suggestions which need to be considered before formulating any policy related to gold refining

World Gold Council Launches Retail Gold Investment Principles

  • - 06 August 2020 11:12 AM

The World Gold Council launched its new Retail Gold Investment Principles (RGIPs) which provide high-level best practice principles for providers of all kinds of retail gold investment products

Luxe Talks : Luxury in the New World Order

  • - 05 August 2020 2:14 PM

The world has changed and so has the luxury industry... 

GJEPC Asks Govt For Priority Status, Supportive E-Commerce Policy

  • - 04 August 2020 7:19 PM

GJEPC also requested for a clarification on 'Online Equalisation' Levy for B2B international diamond auctions

PNG Jewellers Announces The Launch Of ‘Mangalsutra Mahotsav’

  • - 04 August 2020 7:15 PM

PNG Jewellers celebrate ‘Pure emotions of Shravan’ through its offerings around the Mangalsutra Mahotsav 

Tanishq Introduces ‘Gold Standard’ Safety Measures 2.0

  • - 04 August 2020 2:58 PM

Tanishq has introduced new safety features adding to the existing set of hygiene norms announced earlier

Gold Price Rises By Rs 185, Silver By Rs 1,672

  • - 04 August 2020 2:43 PM

The rupee plunged 20 paise and settled below 75 per U.S. dollar level on August 3, tracking negative domestic equities and strengthening American currency

Gold Prices In India Move To Premium Despite Record High Rates

  • - 04 August 2020 2:39 PM

Gold prices in India are up 35% this year. Analysts report uptick in investment demand for gold

Mumbai-Based Jewellery Trading Company Accused By CBI In Multi-Crore Fraud

  • - 04 August 2020 2:09 PM

Auro Gold Jewellery Pvt Ltd and its directors Amritlal Jain and Ritesh Jain have been accused of allegedly cheating State Bank of India of Rs 387 crore

The curious case of Duty on Re-Import-Ease of exporting

  • - 01 August 2020 4:25 PM

What is required at this juncture is not a set of haphazard short-term policies, but a coherent and planned development strategy for the whole G & J sector, says R Sugandha

How The Pandemic is Changing The Language of Design-Design Decree

  • - 01 August 2020 1:29 PM

From using less gold to focusing on pieces that are rich in tradition and craftsmanship, to embracing old-world techniques and exploring Nature as an inspiration even more, here’s how India’s top manufacturers are getting ready for the world ahead

How These Jewellers Struck Gold Even During Crisis-Lockdown Sales Chronicles

  • - 01 August 2020 12:52 PM

These leading jewellers across India share success stories of how they made a great sale during the pandemic with Vijetha Rangabashyam

13 Big Manpower Problems-The Many Covid-Led Challenges with Manpower

  • - 01 August 2020 10:49 AM

From an unwillingness to work, low morale due to salary cut, fear of catching the virus to sales girls going on maternity leave and having to pay salaries despite having no income, jewellery store owners have had to face many challenges in dealing with their staff during this time. They have openly discussed their difficulties when it comes to handling their staff and offered solutions as well. By Vijetha Rangabashyam

Gemfields Launches Report on Coloured Gemstones in China

  • - 31 July 2020 5:37 PM

Gemfields’ China Report Reveals Coloured Gem Interest and Consumers’ Willingness to Pay A Premium for Responsibly Sourced Gemstones

The gold price rallies with record ETF inflows while COVID-19 hits consumer demand in H1

  • - 30 July 2020 11:18 AM

The COVID-19 pandemic impacted the consumer sectors of the gold market in H1 2020, with total demand dropping by 6% to 2,076t versus the same period in 2019, according to the World Gold Council’s latest Gold Demand Trends report.

Forevermark celebrates the sibling bond with the brilliance of natural diamonds

  • - 30 July 2020 11:09 AM

The bond between a brother and a sister is simply unique, just like each diamond is a canvas on which we define our rare stories

Mandatory Gold Hallmarking Deadline Extended to June 2021

  • - 29 July 2020 10:07 AM

Gold hallmarking was set to become mandatory with effect from 15th January, 2021

Industry mourns loss of veteran jeweller Shaankar Sen of Senco Gold and Diamonds

  • - 28 July 2020 3:22 PM

Shaankar Sen contributed immensely to the trade with his wisdom and knowledge and served as GJC’s Vice Chairman

GJEPC Explains Parichay Card Benefits To Karur Gold Smith Association

  • - 28 July 2020 2:57 PM

GJEPC’s regional office met  the Karur Gold Smith Association and explained the benefits of the Parichay Card

Jewellers flip to Discount On Physical Gold Amid Low Demand, Record Price

  • - 27 July 2020 1:27 PM

Global benchmark spot gold prices held near a nine-year peak, close to the $1,900 an ounce level, on safe-haven investment demand, while silver eyed its best week in over three decades

Senco Gold & Diamonds focusing on Omni Channel sales

  • - 27 July 2020 11:48 AM

Introduces various technological initiatives to enrich customers’ experience

Mia By Tanishq Brings Back ‘Lil Joys Sale’

  • - 25 July 2020 1:47 PM

Mia, by Tanishq have announced the Lil Joys Sale

US – China Trade War: India About To Take A Leap Of Faith To Become World’s Biggest Gems And Jewellery Exports Hub

  • - 25 July 2020 1:33 PM

On the Onset of Hong Kong losing its privilege status for preferential economic trade with the US, India sees brighter days ahead for Gems and Jewellery exports

Aisshpra Gems & Jewels is Exclusively Yours with At Home Jewellery Service

  • - 24 July 2020 1:51 PM

Eastern UP's leading Jewellery brand Aisshpra Gems & Jewels pioneers yet another trend with Exclusively Yours, a Jewellery at Home Service and takes customer service experience a notch above in the New Normal

Gem, Jewellery Exports Dip 34.72% in June: GJEPC

  • - 23 July 2020 5:19 PM

During April-June this fiscal, the exports dipped by 54.79 per cent to USD 2.75 billion as against USD 6.07 billion in the same period last year

Reliance Jewels Unveils Its Latest Precious Stones Gold Jewellery Collection for Varalakshmi

  • - 23 July 2020 4:40 PM

Reliance Jewels celebrates the spirit of Lakshmi residing within every woman with this new collection

Karigars Have Nowhere to Return

  • - 23 July 2020 1:19 PM

Jewellery artisans who had gone to their villages, are now trying to resume their duties in cities, only to find jewellery hubs unable to retain their services

Titan Company Gets BIS Hallmarking Licence For Gold And Silver

  • - 23 July 2020 11:57 AM

The Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS), Chennai Branch Office-I, has granted its hallmarking of gold and silver licence to Titan Company

GJEPC Donates Over Rs.75 Lakh Towards Covid-19 Isolation Ward At Surat Hospital

  • - 23 July 2020 11:45 AM

GJEPC continues its charitable work fight against Covid-19

Narayan Jewellers launches Bandhej Collection

  • - 22 July 2020 7:53 PM

This Raksha Bandhan, Narayan Jewellers by Ketan and Jatin Chokshi launches “Bandhej”

Gold Price At An All-Time High, Retail Demand For Gold May Decline

  • - 22 July 2020 6:56 PM

India is the world's second largest consumer of gold. Today, prices of gold are rocketing leaving consumers in a fix…

Reliance Jewels Wins Prestigious ET Iconic Brand of India 2020

  • - 22 July 2020 5:03 PM

Reliance Jewels, one of India’s most trusted and leading jewellery brand, has been recognized as one of the Iconic brands of India 2020

Rambhajos Presents Polki & Ruby Jewellery Collection

  • - 21 July 2020 11:26 AM

Rambhajos, known for their exquisite polki & jadau jewellery have designed a new collection adding ruby accents. In keeping with the tradition, the House of Rambhajos has carefully curated the rarest of Rubies

New Rules For Electronic Retailers To Be Effective By End Of This Week: Paswan

  • - 21 July 2020 11:15 AM

E-tailers have to display details about return, refund, exchange, warranty and guarantee, delivery and shipment, modes of payment, and grievance redressal mechanism, and any other similar information that may be required by consumers to make informed decisions

Bobby Kothari of Jewelex Invests in Augmented Reality App MirrAR

  • - 20 July 2020 4:59 PM

Augmented Reality based Technology Company, StyleDotMe raises INR 3.5 crore,  Pre-series A Funding to Revolutionize the Future of the Retail Industry

IIFL Finance Launches Digital Gold Loan

  • - 20 July 2020 2:43 PM

IIFL Finance,leading non-banking finance companies has launched Digital Gold Loan

NSW Government Approves Jewellery Fair to Proceed in Sydney

  • - 20 July 2020 2:35 PM

The New South Wales state government has permitted the International Jewellery & Watch Fair (IJWF) in Sydney to be held from 12-14 September

World Gold Council Expects India’s H2 Consumer Demand To Remain Soft

  • - 20 July 2020 2:33 PM

WGC examines how the combination of high risk, low opportunity cost and positive price momentum looks set to support gold investment

Govt. Increases Duty Drawback on Gold by 16%; But Reduces Silver Duty Drawback by 5%

  • - 20 July 2020 2:28 PM

The duty drawback rate on gold has been increased while that on silver jewellery has been reduced

WGC: Indian Jewellers Must Enhance Digital Strategy To Succeed Post Covid-19

  • - 20 July 2020 2:18 PM

Online gold market in India is in its nascent stage, accounting for approximately 1-2 per cent of overall gold sales by value

GJEPC Proposes Measures To Boost Exports From SEZs

  • - 20 July 2020 2:09 PM

In a recent video meeting with the Department of Commerce, the GJEPC outlined a few suggestions that would drive Indian exports from SEZs on an upward growth trajectory

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  • - 18 July 2020 12:01 PM

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Govt. Increases Duty Drawback on Gold by 16%; But Reduces Silver Duty Drawback by 5%

  • - 16 July 2020 12:17 PM

The previous revision in the gold duty drawback rate was done on 28th January, 2020, following which the gold price has risen steadily. The GJEPC represented the matter to the Department of Revenue and urged it to revise the drawback rates

World Gold Council releases ‘Online Gold Market in India’

  • - 16 July 2020 12:02 PM

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted the brick and mortar business model of Indian gold retailers and has become a catalyst for online channels to boost sales

Aisshpra Gems and Jewels launches ‘Hope Collection’

  • - 16 July 2020 11:23 AM

Uttar Pradesh’s Jewellery Chain Aisshpra Gems & Jewels has launched its new collection to inspire us with a glimmer of hope in our life through its ‘Hope Collection’ to embark the ‘New Normal’

 

New Normal Series: Jaipur

  • - 15 July 2020 4:52 PM

Jewellery hub Jaipur pins all its hopes on the wedding season

The pink city is reeling under the pandemic pressure. All the same, jewellery retailers are hopeful that things will improve in the near future, business will pickup and industry will rise and shine soon enough

Gorgeous Selection of Beautiful Rakhi Gifts

  • - 13 July 2020 12:24 PM

Beautiful Rakhi Gifts for your Sister by Jewellery Designer Archana Aggarwal

PNG Jewellers Announces the ‘Shubh Aarambh’ of this Wedding Season

  • - 11 July 2020 3:56 PM

PNG Jewellers has announced an innovative and unique wedding jewellery scheme

Gold Retailers Announce Attractive Discounts to Lure Customers to Beat Escalating Gold Prices

  • - 11 July 2020 3:48 PM

Restrained retail demand for gold in India compels dealers to offer discount on purchase of gold

Investment in Gold Escalates

  • - 11 July 2020 3:32 PM

All that glitters is indeed gold! Relevance of yellow metal to Indian economy is evident in recent investment spurt
 

Silver Investment Demand Up 10% In H1 2020

  • - 11 July 2020 3:21 PM

Investors rushed to buy silver-backed exchange-traded products and silver bullion coins in the first half of this year

GJEPC’s 6 New CFCs To Be Operational By Dec 2020

  • - 10 July 2020 10:55 AM

Steering Committees are being setup to help MSMEs put business in order, so as to procure export orders

Tanishq Reopens 95% of Stores; Sees Better Recovery In Non-metros

  • - 09 July 2020 4:39 PM

Tanishq, the jewellery arm of Titan Industries  reported that revenues for the first quarter of the fiscal year 2020-21 were impacted by the pandemic

GJEPC UNCUT 2020 Workshop Series: Dr. Parag K. Vyas Will Demonstrate How to Enhance Productivity in Jewellery Manufacturing

  • - 09 July 2020 4:26 PM

Dr. Parag K. Vyas will hold a series of five workshops and training sessions organised by the GJEPC

Jewellery making workshops seek permission to reopen in TN

  • - 08 July 2020 2:05 PM

As Chennai market is re-opening, workshops and factories need to complete their orders, however due to strict lockdown, they are unable to do so

Titan Jewellery Records 'Better than Expected' Sales During June Quarter

  • - 08 July 2020 1:55 PM

Titan Company unit states recovery in jewellery division has been "better than originally envisaged" 

Rubies – Gemfields’ Final Film Explores July’s Birthstone

  • - 08 July 2020 10:29 AM

Gemfields is proud to announce the release of the fourth and final installment in its short film series devoted to coloured gemstones 

WGC Report: Global Gold-Backed ETF shows spurt in 7th Consecutive month

  • - 07 July 2020 7:31 PM

Gold-backed ETFs (gold ETFs) recorded their seventh consecutive month of positive flows, adding 104 tonnes (t) in June

Pandemic Takes Toll of Profits of G & J Manufacturing Sector

  • - 07 July 2020 12:29 PM

From a manufacturers’ perspective the industry has been hit very hard, here’s an analysis of the difficulties faced by this sector

GJEPC Chairman, Vice Chairman and ED Discuss Critical Issues with Finance Minister

  • - 06 July 2020 5:59 PM

GJEPC Chairman Colin Shah, vice chairman Vipul Shah, and ED Sabyasachi Ray discuss concerns pertaining to SNZ and GST amongst other issues

As Recessionary Pressures Mount, Jewellers Melt Inventory To Meet Business Expenses

  • - 06 July 2020 3:51 PM

Jewellers have begun melting newer ornaments to reduce inventory 

UP Govt May Set Up Jewellery Park To Create Jobs For Migrant Artisans

  • - 06 July 2020 3:40 PM

Gems and jewellery artisans may get better employment opportunities in UP

Senco Gold & Diamonds Opens New Store, Reaches The 100th Store Milestone

  • - 06 July 2020 3:29 PM

Senco Gold & Diamonds opened its second store in Bowbazar, Kolkata, the gold hub of eastern India. With the opening of this store, the retail brand has crossed a milestone of having 100 stores across India

Reliance Jewels’s Gratitude Initiative To Celebrate ‘The Real Gems Of The Nation’- Doctors Of India

  • - 04 July 2020 11:22 AM

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, Reliance Jewels strives to uplift the spirits of Doctors and awaken a spirit of kindness among citizens

Colin Shah: Promoting Ease Of Doing Business A Top Priority For GJEPC

  • - 04 July 2020 9:10 AM

GJEPC Chairman Colin Shah expounded on the way forward for boosting manufacturing and exports

GJEPC Top Brass Meets Industries Minister Subhash Desai

  • - 03 July 2020 2:54 PM

GJEPC discusses matters of importance with Minister Subhash Desai

Tiffany Launches Infinite Strength Campaign and Commits $2 million+ to Covid-19 Recovery

  • - 03 July 2020 2:45 PM

Luxury jeweller Tiffany & Co. recently launched the Tiffany Infinite Strength campaign and pledges generously to Covid-19 relief fund

Kalyan Adds Video Calls in Selling Gold Jewellery

  • - 02 July 2020 6:15 PM

Kalyan Jewellers has launched a live video calling facility for customers in the UAE

Long Road Ahead for Export Recovery: Report

  • - 02 July 2020 5:53 PM

Any prolonged disruption due to COVID-19 could materially impact credit and liquidity profiles of companies in export-dependent sectors such as textiles, gems and jewellery, etc; a report on July 1 said

Kalyan Jewellers Strengthens Leadership Team with Company’s First CEO, Appoints Two New Directors

  • - 02 July 2020 2:48 PM

Promotes Chief Operating Officer, Sanjay Raghuraman, to the position of Chief Executive Officer. Strengthens leadership team by appointing ex-Shoppers Stop CEO, Salil Nair and ex-L&K Saatchi & Saatchi CEO, Anil Nair as additional directors on the company’s board

GJEPC: Revised Definition of MSME Will Benefit Large Number of Exporters from G&J Sector

  • - 02 July 2020 2:30 PM

The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) has welcomed the revised definition for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) announced by the Government of India

GJEPC Contributes Rs 20 Lakh To UP Govt

  • - 01 July 2020 12:15 PM

GJEPC contributes Rs.20 lakh towards UP Govt.'s fight against Covid-19
 

India International Jewellery Show (IIJS) Rescheduled to January 2021

  • - 01 July 2020 12:05 PM

World renowned and India’s largest jewellery trade show, the India International Jewellery Show (IIJS) Premiere rescheduled to January 2021

Discounts on gold in India go up as prices hit record high

  • - 30 June 2020 5:08 PM

Record high prices and coronavirus crisis have hurt physical gold demand in India, but investment demand for gold across the world remains robust

Discounts on Gold in India Go Up As Prices Hit Record High

  • - 29 June 2020 3:33 PM

Record high prices and coronavirus crisis have hurt physical gold demand in India, but investment demand for gold across the world remains robust

The New Normal: Uttar Pradesh

  • - 27 June 2020 10:54 AM

Charm of gold overpowers all worries

The land of the Ganges sees a steady rise in gems and jewellery business and worries about migrant karigars

Gold Price Hits Historic High, Crosses Rs 50,000 Mark In Delhi, Amidst Uncertain Global Economic Conditions

  • - 25 June 2020 3:29 PM

Gold price on June 25 in Delhi retail bullion market has crossed the historic Rs 50,000 mark to. It was slated at Rs 50,405 per 10 gm

The New Normal Series: Maharashtra (Tier I & II)

  • - 23 June 2020 6:16 PM

Smaller cities of Maharashtra are beginning to see some hope with gold being favoured over diamonds any day

Footfall in tier 2 & 3 cities in Maharashtra have exceeded expectations, although jewellers are facing challenges because sales staff and customers from red zones are unable to come to the stores

C. Krishniah Chetty Group Of Jewellers Will Stop Chinese Pearls From Their Offerings

  • - 23 June 2020 10:23 AM

Bengaluru’s 150-year old jewellery brand, C Krishniah Chetty Group of Jewellers has decided to stop import of cultured pearls from China, in their jewellery

Narayan Jewellers By Ketan And Jatin Chokshi Launches New York Fashion Week Fall-Winter 2020 Collection In India

  • - 22 June 2020 12:03 PM

The 80-year old renowned jewellery brand from Vadodara launches its world-famous collection in India

The New Normal Series: Kerala

  • - 20 June 2020 9:19 AM

It’s Not All Glitter in God’s Own Country

Jewellers in the coastal State of Kerala are looking for ways to battle the economic downturn resulting from the pandemic…

‘Better Ecommerce Policy And Conversion Of SEZs Into Manufacturing Zones Is Important’

  • - 19 June 2020 1:12 PM

In a television interview, GJEPC Chairman, Colin Shah highlighted points, which pave the way for rapid progress of gems and jewellery sector in the months to come…

Gems, Jewellery Exports Fall 82.31 Per Cent In April-May To Rs 4,328.54 Crore

  • - 17 June 2020 1:28 PM

The industry will recover faster if there is credit availability and faster momentum in ease of doing business

Gold Prices Fell Rs 600, While Silver Slides Rs 1,500 In Two Days

  • - 16 June 2020 5:20 PM

Gold prices fell sharply in Indian markets on June 15, tracking a decline in global rates

India Ratings and Research Study Expects 25% Decline in Jewellery Revenue in FY 2020-21 Due to COVID-19 Impact

  • - 16 June 2020 4:47 PM

As per the study by India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra) to assess effect of lockdown on retail jewellery sector -- it said the effect was 'dampening'

The New Normal Series: Punjab

  • - 15 June 2020 6:10 PM

Why Jewellery Business Is Taking Time To Pick-Up In Punjab?

Across the whole of India, buying jewellery is a long standing tradition. So also in Punjab, which is called the ‘land of abundance’

ORRA Reopens Stores in a Phased Manner Keeping in Mind all Safety Measures

  • - 15 June 2020 12:22 PM

Strong measures in place to ensure safety of its staff and patrons

Manufacturers’ Woes-What manufacturers are concerned about ?

  • - 15 June 2020 12:01 PM

Covid-19 has affected every single stakeholder in the gems and jewellery industry. As demand for jewellery remains subdued in India, jewellery manufacturers worry about receiving payments from retailers, paying their staff salaries and managing overheads and the most important of all, getting back their karigars who have migrated back to their hometowns says Vijetha Rangabashyam

The 13 Commandments to Slay it on Social Media-Digital Marketing in the time of Covid 19

  • - 13 June 2020 11:27 AM

Today, social media is a boon, and is probably going to help you in keeping your business afloat. You may think that there is no rulebook for engaging with your clients on social  media at this point, but there definitely is. Here’s a foolproof cheat sheet to acing it on social media. From creating a voice to how to handpick your influencers, we’ve got you covered says Vijetha Rangabashyam

The New Normal Series: Hyderabad

  • - 12 June 2020 6:11 PM

Video calls with clients & focusing on affordable, smaller pieces of jewellery are part of the New Normal for Hyderabad-based jewellers 

People are still stricken with fear regarding the pandemic and only small ticket items are selling share jewellers from Hyderabad

Introspecting about Inventory -Inventory Management

  • - 12 June 2020 1:59 PM

Select business owners from across India discuss demand supply issues, inventory-related problems and the way forward, post lockdown with R Sugandha

PANGEMTECH Conducts Educational Webinars

  • - 12 June 2020 11:09 AM

Dr. Jayshree Panjikar has started Educational Webinars on various Gemstones and Diamonds 

Post Lockdown: Pawning Gold Is Easier Than Getting Bank Loans

  • - 11 June 2020 5:07 PM

Gold-backed loans are becoming more popular with banks, which tend to consider them safer than other unsecured borrowing

Jewellers Vote For More Gold Purity Standards, Ask For Extension Of Deadline For Hallmarking

  • - 11 June 2020 5:00 PM

Jewellers vote for more gold purity standards, seek extension of hallmarking deadline

8 Challenging Scenarios - Retailers could run into

  • - 11 June 2020 3:22 PM

Based on insights gained from the G & J industry in the current situation, we have articulated eight challenging scenarios, which jewellery retailers may have to face in the near future. R Sugandha compiles solutions offered by select retailers from across the nation

GJEPC Announces Election Results; Colin Shah, Chairman & Vipul Shah, Vice Chairman

  • - 10 June 2020 7:10 PM

GJEPC's new panel inculdes veterans across various segments in the gems and jewellery industry

The New Normal Series: Karnataka

  • - 09 June 2020 4:28 PM

Karnataka jewellers waiting for festive season with bated breath

Gold and silver buying is a trend which will never get outdated in India – it is backed by years of traditional and historic significance and jewellery retailers in Karnataka vouch by this tradition. We spoke to many jewellers in Karnataka and this is what the new normal is looking like…

 

Gems & Jewellery National Relief Foundation (GJNRF) Extends a Helping Hand During Covid 19 Pandemic

  • - 09 June 2020 2:41 PM

GJNRF distributed 26000 masks (including N95 wherever required), 20000 PPE gowns, 200 PPE kits, 20000 goggles, 20000 gloves, 12000 litres of sanitisers, 960 Covid testing kits, 50 Infra digital Thermometers, 50 Oxymeters to various Hospitals and zonal Police stations

Celebrate Best Friends' week with Mia by Tanshiq

  • - 08 June 2020 7:39 PM

Mia by Tanishq, one of India’s most fashionable jewellery brands has unveiled exciting offers to celebrate the Best Friend's Week

SEBI Eases Norms for Disposal of Physical Gold, Silver Assets Held by MFs

  • - 06 June 2020 3:42 PM

In a circular, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) said that disposal time is now 180 days for physical gold and silver assets

Jewellery Stores in Zaveri Bazaar Re-Open, Post Lockdown, Await Buyers

  • - 06 June 2020 3:10 PM

As lakhs of artisans, primarily migrants labourers left Zaveri Bazaar amid lockdown, jewellery making charges likely to rise in near future

Forevermark Diamonds Stands by Its Commitment to Protect The Environment And Wildlife This Environment Day

  • - 05 June 2020 11:59 AM

On International Environment Day, Forevermark reiterates their commitment to protect wildlife and keeping responsible sourcing at the very centre of their business

Titan likely to Show Negative Profits, as Stores are Shut Due to Lockdown

  • - 04 June 2020 1:21 PM

The Titan Company is likely to have a negative profit in the first half of the year amid “very marginal” sales due to the lockdown across India

Designer Pavit Gujral wins Prestigious Saul Bell Designs Awards 2020

  • - 03 June 2020 2:30 PM

Indian Jewellery Designer, Pavit Gujral, wins the prestigious SAUL BELL DESIGNS AWARDS 2020, organised by Rio Grande in the USA

Hummingbird Resources Joins the World Gold Council

  • - 02 June 2020 4:30 PM

Hummingbird Resources engages in the exploration, evaluation and development of mineral properties in West Africa with a primary focus on gold

A Journey Of Luxury With The Natural Diamond Council

  • - 02 June 2020 4:15 PM

Diamond Producers Association (DPA) rebrands itself with a new consumer-facing identity and digital platform called ‘Only Natural Diamonds’

All India Gem & Jewellery Domestic Council Rolls Out ‘StayInTouch’ Initiative for Members

  • - 01 June 2020 5:19 PM

It is a unique programme to help retailers display their inventory online

The whole industry needs to gear up – our industry for some reason is under the false notion that if you share knowledge, you are going to lose the advantage. This is not true: Hemant Shah

  • - 29 May 2020 10:43 AM

Hemant Shah, Consultant, Product Management & Innovation for the Luxury Goods and Jewellery Sector talks about innovation, getting help from experts and throws light on how retailers and manufacturers can work as associates to solve the cash flow situation

Kalyan Jewellers Launches #MuhuratAtHome Campaign

  • - 28 May 2020 12:21 PM

In the wake of the current pandemic, downsized mini-monies (miniature ceremonies) are the flavour of the season -- Kalyan Jewellers has adopted a hyperlocal approach to shoot multiple ad films that encapsulate this concept...

‘Be prepared to attain a new Post Corona normal, each business owner will have to get used to it’

  • - 28 May 2020 9:46 AM

Says, A Shivaram, founder of www.retailgurukul.com and former head All India Merchandising, Training and Regional Sales at Tanishq. In this interview with R Sugandha, he shares some key insights which will help jewellery retailers meet new challenges brought in by the Post Corona (PC) business environment…

PNG Jewellers Re-opens With New Sanitization Measures

  • - 27 May 2020 3:10 PM

Pune based, heritage jewellery brand, PNG Jewellers re-opened their stores on the 21st of May 2020 on receiving a nod from the authorities. Most of their stores across Maharashtra, barring Mumbai MMR, Camp area and Hinjewadi are now open

The World Gold Council’s ‘Retail Gold Insights: India Jewellery’ Report Highlighted That Demand For Gold Will Increase In The New Future

  • - 27 May 2020 1:38 PM

Survey highlights that 60 per cent of Indian women own gold jewellery and 37 per cent of Indian women have not bought gold jewellery in the past but are open to buying it in the future

If your way of doing business is over leveraged and you don’t have control on your overheads, then you are in for some trouble: Snehal Choksey, Shobha Shringar Jewellers, Mumbai

  • - 25 May 2020 9:04 AM

Business will shift to a fewer players and the model of opening stores after stores with borrowed capital will not continue anymore says Snehal Choksey of Mumbai-based Shobha Shringar

SGJIA donates generously to CM Relief Fund

  • - 24 May 2020 2:54 PM

SGJIA donated sum of Rs 28 lakhs to CM relief fund

Tata's Zoya opens flagship store in Bengaluru amidst Covid-19

  • - 22 May 2020 3:26 PM

The creator of exquisite jewellery from the House of Tata, Zoya makes its
foray into South India with a flagship boutique in Bangalore’s most iconic luxury hub

Zoya, India’s Answer to Timeless Luxury opens at Vittal Mallya Road, Bangalore

  • - 22 May 2020 3:22 PM

The creator of exquisite jewellery from the House of Tata, Zoya makes its
foray into South India with a flagship boutique in Bangalore’s most iconic luxury hub.

‘Change is the only ‘constant’, this phase has taught me to be adaptable to change. Nothing will remain forever,’ says Vastupal Ranka

  • - 21 May 2020 6:59 PM

Buying gold is an important part of our lives – this is part of our 5,000 year-old history – it won’t go away just because of a pandemic or economic slowdown, opines Vastupal Ranka of Ranka Jewellers, based in Pune and Thane, in an insightful interview

GJS Cancels Upcoming Show

  • - 21 May 2020 4:03 PM

In the wake of the pandemic and resulting lockdown, GJS 2020 has been cancelled

IJ survey: 95 percent of Indian Showrooms may Open by June 15

  • - 19 May 2020 8:55 PM

Post lockdown, 48 per cent of G & J showrooms across India have opened for business

Video: Coffee and Catch-up with Sachin Jain, President, Forevermark India

  • - 19 May 2020 5:56 PM

A lively catch-up over coffee with Sachin Jain 

Jewellery Designer Archana Aggarwal Launches her New Exciting Collection of Earrings and Bracelets

  • - 18 May 2020 1:30 PM

Jewellery Designer Archana Aggarwal recently came up with an exciting new collection

“The G&J Industry in India has reaped profits over the years and is cash rich. Now is the time to plough back some of that profits to sustain your business” says Vijay Khanna of Delhi-based Khanna Jewellers

  • - 18 May 2020 10:38 AM

Amidst these unprecedented times, Vijay Khanna of Khanna Jewellers, Delhi offers the G & J sector some words of wisdom and a ray of optimism…

World Gold Council Released its ‘2020 Central Bank Gold Reserves Survey'

  • - 16 May 2020 11:25 AM

This year’s survey revealed the following key insights into central banks’ thinking towards gold –

"If we are not able to supply finished products in time, what do we do, even after opening our stores?" asks this Patna based jeweller

  • - 15 May 2020 2:16 PM

Amit Gupta of Alankar Jewellers and Brothers, Hathwa Market, believes that manufacturers, based in Mumbai, Surat and Kolkata need to spring back in action so that retailers across the nation can function smoothly

Ind-Ra Sees Jewellery Sales Declining 25 pc in FY21

  • - 13 May 2020 2:36 PM

According to the recent Ind-Ra report -- Jewellery demand was slow since the beginning of 2020. Gold jewellery demand had already slowed down in FY20 in terms of tonnage and revenue due to the economic slowdown

“The biggest lesson I have learnt in this pandemic is when to let go” – Rajesh Kalyanaraman, Executive Director, Kalyan Jewellers

  • - 13 May 2020 11:19 AM

Worrying too much will only cause negativity and people are not going to sit in their homes and buy jewellery online, they will eventually walk in to the stores says Rajesh Kalyanaraman, Executive Director, Kalyan Jewellers

Cheer Among Jewellery Exporters, as Govt. of Maharashtra Allows Limited Diamond and Jewellery Operations During Lockdown

  • - 12 May 2020 2:08 PM

  • * Ministry of Commerce and Customs department worked relentlessly for gearing-up G &J exports amidst COVID-19 lockdown
  • * Gem and jewellery industry to export $1bn worth pending exports

Forevermark Expresses Love & Gratitude This Mother’s Day!

  • - 11 May 2020 1:19 PM

The digital campaign is a tribute to mothers for imbibing values and bringing in sparkle

Mother Nature Inspires me to be a Better Mother: Lisa Ray

  • - 11 May 2020 1:10 PM

The Diamond Producers Association, a global alliance of the 8 largest diamond mining companies, associated with actor-author Lisa Ray this Mother’s Day to bring forth the wonderful journey of motherhood and the lessons we can imbibe from Mother Nature

This Mother's Day, Senco Gold & Diamonds Invites Everyone to Wish Their Moms in a Creative Fashion: Launches a digital campaign 'Senco Pyari Maa'

  • - 11 May 2020 12:36 PM

  • * Enact and capture a special moment with your mother based on brand’s TVC and share it on the social media handles with #sencopyarimaa and make this day memorable by winning a gift from Senco Gold & Diamonds
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  • * Express your love by booking a jewellery online for your mother on this special day and get attractive discounts

Senco Gold & Diamonds Reopens Stores Following Proper Safety Measures Suggested by the Government

  • - 11 May 2020 12:22 PM

  • * Opens stores in 4 states -West Bengal, Odisha, Assam and Karnataka
  • * Will open stores in other locations in a phased manner

What the easing of lockdown in Bangalore is teaching us: Subdued footfall, need-based buying & stores unable to perform to the fullest till Mumbai manufacturing opens up

  • - 08 May 2020 7:34 PM

While gems and jewellery stores in Bengaluru may have opened up for buyers, supply is slow as many Mumbai-based manufacturers are closed due to lock down in the Maximum City

'No app, or digital interface can compete with reality – or offer the kind of joy that the real world does'

  • - 08 May 2020 11:17 AM

Vandana Jagwani, creative head at Bandra-based Mahesh Notandas Fine Jewellery shares some ideas about the challenging present and seems hopeful about the future

BVC Logistics Unveils COVID-19 Preparedness Manual

  • - 07 May 2020 2:44 PM

BVC Logistics drafts COVID-19 preparedness manual in bid to help G & J sector resume operations post lockdown

Sunita Shekhawat Reopens her Store During Lockdown 3.0

  • - 06 May 2020 2:19 PM

After a strict lockdown since March 22 luxury jewellery boutiques gradually re-open 

Most of us will eat into our reserves; we must not look at it as a loss, but an investment into the future: Chaitanya V Cotha, Executive Director at C.Krishniah Chetty Group Of Companies

  • - 06 May 2020 12:01 PM

Chaitanya believes that people have already adapted to the new normal; e-commerce will see a surge in the coming days and consumers will opt for affordable luxury where style and fashion play a role in purchase decisions

India’s April Gold Imports Fall 99.9%: Report

  • - 05 May 2020 12:08 PM

The lockdown which was announced on March 22 across the country has brought gold imports to an all-time low

‘Problems are Temporary, Solutions are Permanent’ says This Hyderabad-based Jeweller

  • - 05 May 2020 9:06 AM

While economic uncertainty is on an all-time high, the future may not be all that grim, particularly in India, feels Abhishek Chanda, of Kalasha Fine Jewels, Hyderabad 

Celebrate Mother's Day with Unique Pearl Collection

  • - 05 May 2020 9:01 AM

The pearl collection by designer Falguni Mehta is a tribute to the mother of today; a multi-tasker who juggles many roles

Gold ETF Demand Sees 300% Annual Increase in First Quarter

  • - 30 April 2020 6:19 PM

Gold-backed exchange-traded products were the prevailing asset to own, driving global demand for the yellow metal in the first quarter, as the world economy was crushed by the COVID-19 health crisis, according to the latest research from the World Gold Council (WGC)

Q1 Gold Demand Supported as COVID-19 Fuelled Safe-Haven Investment

  • - 30 April 2020 11:19 AM

Global gold demand held firm at 1,083.8t in Q1 2020, a rise of one  per cent  on the same period last year, according to the World Gold Council’s latest Gold Demand Trends report 

‘The world is not coming to an end, this too shall pass’ -- Suraj Shantakumar, Kirtilal Kalidas Jewellers

  • - 28 April 2020 2:53 PM

One of the many offshoots of the pandemic is the looming economic crisis, Suraj Shantakumar of Kirtilal Kalidas Jewellers Pvt Ltd. talks to R Sugandha about his biggest worries, new SOPs to be followed and how jewellers can emerge stronger from this lockdown

Aisshpra Gems and Jewels Launches #GoSwadeshi Campaign

  • - 27 April 2020 4:49 PM

Aisshpra Gems and Jewels launches #GoSwadeshi Campaign as #AajkiNeed to support Indian enterprises

Divine Solitaires in Fight Against COVID 19 Pandemic

  • - 27 April 2020 4:38 PM

This Akshaya Tritiya, buy Divine Solitaires to fight against the COVID 19 pandemic

Celebrate Akshaya Tritiya with A Thoughtful Gesture by ORRA

  • - 27 April 2020 12:40 PM

Gold continues to be a symbol of security as customers move to online shopping through Swarna Kavach Price Protection Plan

A Century and Half Year Old Jeweller, C. Krishniah Chetty Innovates in the Times of Covid-19

  • - 27 April 2020 10:48 AM

C. Krishniah Chetty Introduces contact-less Paper-GoldTM this Akshaya Tritiya and till June 30th

Vidyadhar Anant Gadgil, of PNG Jewellers Passes Away in Pune

  • - 24 April 2020 1:39 PM

Shri Vidyadhar Anant Gadgil, father of PNG  Jewellers chairman and managing director, Saurabh Gadgil left for heavenly abode after a prolonged illness in Pune

Irasva Unveils Akshaya Tritiya Offer

  • - 23 April 2020 6:01 PM