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

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

Aisshpra Gems and Jewels Presents Third Edition of Nazakat Collection

  • - 01 April 2021 8:06 PM

‘Nazakat’, a bridal collection for demure Indian Bride

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

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

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 

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

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

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

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  

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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%

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

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

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’

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

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 

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

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


  • - 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

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

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”

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

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

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

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

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

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?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 

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

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

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

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

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

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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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’

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

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

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…


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

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

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

‘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 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…

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

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

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 

“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…

‘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 

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

“You have earned all these years. Can’t you take a 3-4 month period of not earning?” asks a Chennai-based jeweller

  • - 16 April 2020 12:13 PM

Jithendra Vummidi of Chennai’s Vummidi Bangaru Jewellers has a Zen approach towards COVID-19 and the entire lockdown situation. He believes that at this time, people shouldn’t worry about e-commerce portals having an advantage or how to make profits. He believes that people in India will continue to come to stores, physically try on their jewellery and then buy and until such time, jewellers should take this situation in their stride

7 valuable insights for jewellers from what’s currently happening in China

  • - 02 April 2020 12:20 PM

As lockdown was lifted in China after the country reported no new cases of coronavirus, fear-stricken public are embracing online shopping. Even the affluent Chinese are being conscious about what they spend on and how much they spend, a trend that could very well govern the psyche of Indian consumers after the lockdown ceases to exist 

GJEPC Pledges Rs. 21 Crore to PM-CARES Fund

  • - 01 April 2020 12:47 PM

GJEPC, an apex body of gems and jewellery trade in India has decided to contribute Rs. 21 Crore to PM-CARES Fund

Will RBI’s Relief Measures Work for G&J Industry?

  • - 30 March 2020 6:02 PM

While the Coronavirus Pandemic may be brought under control due to the total lockdown, the Indian economy may need ventilator support in the near future. Industry veterans discuss the problem and suggest solutions…

An Eclectic Display of the World’s Finest Jewels-Jewels from Paris Couture week 2020

  • - 27 March 2020 8:04 PM

In the City of Lights, at Paris Haute Couture Week, some of the world’s finest and top of the line collection of high end jewellery was unveiled. High jewellery holds immense inspiration value for Indian jewellers, manufacturers and artisans

GJEPC Forms Corpus of INR 50 Cr for Welfare in the Wake of COVID-19

  • - 25 March 2020 2:37 PM

In order to steer the Indian gems and jewellery industry out of the current economic slowdown GJEPC forms corpus of INR 50 Cr for welfare

Kalyan Jewellers Welcomes Marathi New Year with Digital Campaign Launches New Collection, Sankalp, with actress Pooja Sawant

  • - 17 March 2020 3:02 PM

Kalyan Jewellers, one of India’s largest and most preferred jewellery brand has launched its new digital campaign for the festival of Gudi Padwa

BVC Logistics is the Official Logistics Partner of Gems & Jewellery India International Fair (GJIIF) 2020 for the 4th Time Consecutively

  • - 16 March 2020 1:49 PM

BVC Logistics Pvt. Ltd. has been appointed as the Official Logistics Partner of the Gems & Jewellery India International Fair (GJIIF) 2020 to be held from 3rd to 5th April 2020 at Chennai Trade Centre in Chennai

DHL Express and BVC Logistics Partner to Take 10,000 SME Jewellers Global

  • - 14 March 2020 2:58 PM

DHL Express and BVC Logistics on March 14 entered into a partnership that will enable Indian SMEs in the gems and jewellery industry to grow their presence in the international marketplace

SBI Urges for Uniformity in Lending to Gems and Jewellery Sector

  • - 13 March 2020 5:34 PM

State Bank of India is pushing for bringing about uniformity in its lending practices to the gems and jewellery sector

Gold Prices Tumble About Rs 2,000 per 10 gram in Just Two Days

  • - 13 March 2020 5:28 PM

Gold prices fell sharply in Indian markets today

Malabar Gold to Increase Outlets in India and abroad

  • - 06 March 2020 5:38 PM

Jewellery retail chain Malabar Gold & Diamonds plans to expand operations in India and abroad

Jewel Box by Arnav Celebrates Indian Craftsmanship and Designers

  • - 06 March 2020 4:11 PM

Jewel Box is Bangalore’s first multi- jewellery brand retail outlet displaying 
collection from 30 unique designers


World Gold Council to Come Up With Code of Conduct for Indian Jewellery Retailers

  • - 04 March 2020 2:22 PM

This initiative will bring in transparency and build confidence in buyers and bankers 

Jewellers sent Notices to Pay Taxes on Revenues Earned soon after Demonetisation

  • - 02 March 2020 11:44 AM

About 15,000 Indian jewellers have been sent tax demands 

SBI Supports Insurance Cover for Lending to Jewellery Industry

  • - 29 February 2020 5:09 PM

Country's largest lender State Bank of India (SBI) has confirmed today that the gems and jewellery industry should have insurance cover for banks to ‘lend courageously’ to the jewellery sector

Senco Gold & Diamonds launches “Perfect Love” Collection

  • - 12 February 2020 12:40 PM

To celebrate the spirit of love this Valentine’s Day, Senco Gold & Diamonds, the largest jewellery retail chain from Eastern India, launched an exclusive range of perfectly cut diamond collection – “Perfect Love"

The Futurist to power Design Inspirations luxury seminar in Mumbai

  • - 07 February 2020 11:41 AM

De Luca has collaborated with India’s Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council since 2006, but this is the first time that she will curate the GJEPC-sponsored Design Inspirations event

BVC Logistics Appointed as Official Logistics Partner For IIJS Signature 2020 For The 13th Year

  • - 06 February 2020 5:00 PM

BVC Logistics Pvt. Ltd. has been appointed as the Official Logistics Partner yet again for the 13th edition of the India International Jewellery Show (IIJS) Signature 2020

ANMOL brings a Kinetic Jewellery range ‘Tick Tock’ this season of love along with debut on trending app TikTok

  • - 06 February 2020 11:39 AM

The brand also makes its TikTok Debut with the collection, becoming one of the first luxury brands from India to be on the trending App

Lo and Behold! Tiffany & Co makes desi debut in Delhi

  • - 04 February 2020 12:06 PM

The iconic jewellery brand has finally arrived on the Indian soil as they flung their doors open for business in the Capital aftera soft launch on the eve of Republic Day

GJEPC: Rupa Dutta of MoC&I graces Common Facility Centre at Bow Bazar

  • - 03 February 2020 1:06 PM

Ground-breaking ceremony of Common Facility Centre (CFC) at Bow Bazar in Kolkata was held today in the presence of Smt. Rupa Dutta - Economic Advisor, Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India

Know Your Client: Differences between Big & Small City Clients

  • - 30 January 2020 4:52 PM

If you think you can paint all clients with the same brush, then you are thoroughly mistaken. India is a vast region and the mentality of consumers differs region to region. Shreya Thakur speaks to jewellers from metros as well as Tier II & III cities to understand how different their buying needs are

Actress Pakhi Hegde visits Aisshpra Gems & Jewels’ flagship outlet in Gorakhpur

  • - 30 January 2020 12:19 PM

The store in Ballia displays some of the finest Jewellery designs and the variety it offers is an amazing showcase of India’s heritage, culture and diversity

How Well do You Know Women?

  • - 30 January 2020 11:14 AM

For ages women have loved jewellery. But like any relationship, this association has evolved and jewellers need to reassess how well they know Indian women when it comes to jewellery purchase. Sanjana Parikh speaks to jewellers as they attempt to analyze what women really want

Forevermark along with Indian Gem & Jewellery Creation launch second exclusive Boutique in Kolkata

  • - 24 January 2020 11:09 AM

Talented filmstar Mouni Roy graced the occasion

Reliance Jewels’ new festive collection comes with exciting offers!

  • - 23 January 2020 10:55 AM

Reliance Jewels, one of India’s most trusted jewellery brands, has launched their latest Sankranti & Lohri special jewellery collection to add to the festive fervour. 

Staff Matters: How this Indore-based jeweller gets the best out of his staff

  • - 22 January 2020 12:46 PM

Speaking about organisational structure and how to make the work space employee friendly, Indian Jeweller exclusively got in touch with Anil Kataria of DP Jewellers to shed some light on matters of staff


GJEPC launches luxury section in partnership with Times Internet

  • - 18 January 2020 11:46 AM

Managed and driven by the Times of India Fashion editorial team, this new vertical will feature exclusive coverage from the world of fashion and lifestyle

Gold price volatility may deter Indian consumers, says WGC

  • - 17 January 2020 4:12 PM

Consumer and gold trade sentiment may remain soft in India through 2020, the World Gold Council (WGC) said in its latest report 'Outlook 2020'. 

IIJS Signature 2020 to have special design pavilion featuring works of women entrepreneurs and upcoming designers

  • - 16 January 2020 11:46 AM

The platform will be a great experience for our designers and entrepreneurs to network and meet buyers from India and abroad

GJEPC organises training & certification program for Kolkata Customs

  • - 11 January 2020 1:33 PM

GJEPC arranged the faculty from Indian Diamond Institute (IDI) Surat to train the officers

BlueStone set to expand itself with its 3rd store in Hyderabad

  • - 10 January 2020 6:40 PM

With this new store in Hyderabad, the company aims at revolutionizing the fine jewellery and lifestyle segment in India with a firm focus on craftsmanship, quality and customer experience.

IIGJ Board Jaipur welcomes Dr Nawal Agrawal as its new Chairman

  • - 09 January 2020 4:06 PM

The Board of Indian Institute of Gems & Jewellery Jaipur welcomed the new Chairman, Dr Nawal Kishore Agrawal during the Board Meeting held that took place on Jan 4, 2020. 

BVC Wins Best Customs Broker of the Year For The 4th Consecutive Year by GJEPC

  • - 06 January 2020 11:25 AM

BVC Clearance, a BVC Logistics enterprise has been awarded the Best Customs Broker of the Year 2019 award at the 46th India Gem & Jewellery Awards (IGJA) 2019 organized by the GJEPC

LFW and DPA present ‘The Real Cut’ Season-3 for India’s emerging jewellery design talent

  • - 02 January 2020 2:31 PM

Calling out to all the natural diamond jewellery design enthusiasts for the opportunity to collaborate with leading fashion designers in the country

Senco launches exclusive collection for Indian brides

  • - 17 December 2019 2:14 PM

 Each piece of jewellery is perfectly designed to reflect the unique beauty of every bride across the country

Omnichannel jewellery start-up eJOHRI raises $1 million funding in Pre-Series round Hong Kong based investor Rajesh Ranavat leads the investment

  • - 14 December 2019 2:15 PM

The investment will help jewellery retailers from over 100 cities in India access consumers across the country as well as overseas using eJOHRI’s digital platform

Pramod Kumar Agrawal elected as first-ever Indian Vice President of CIBJO, the World Jewellery Confederation

  • - 29 November 2019 12:07 PM

He was nominated by CIBJO President Gaetano Cavalieri, and the decision wasconfirmed by the organisation’s General Assembly and Board of Directors, meeting in Bahrain

Tanya Rastogi Pays Tribute To Indian Artistry With ‘Tafseel’

  • - 28 November 2019 5:12 PM

Every single Tafseel piece is hand crafted with excellence and precision by karigars from across India and therefore each jewel brings a piece of Indian culture with it

GJSCI announces first ever India Jewellery Excellence Symposium

  • - 21 November 2019 3:39 PM

IJES will bring an outstanding incitement in jewellery industry for “Make in India” and for Global Markets by bringing in best international and Indian experts 

Anil Kapoor inaugurates new Malabar Gold showroom in Pune

  • - 11 November 2019 11:03 AM

The event was attended by Malabar Group Chairman M.P. Ahammed, Managing Director India Operations Asher O., Group Executive Director K.P. Abdul Salam, Regional Head M.P. Subair, and other management officials

Mirum India wins marketing automation mandate for Joyalukkas

  • - 09 November 2019 10:18 AM

Mirum will be responsible for set up of Email Studio, Mobile Studio, Social Studio and Advertising Studio for the jewellery brand

India's gold imports drop 33% in October as high prices hurt demand

  • - 05 November 2019 1:11 PM

Gold imports were down at 38 tonnes in October despite being one of the most auspicious times to buy gold in India

Indian commercial banks give green signal for gold as asset class

  • - 01 November 2019 12:01 PM

The Indian gold spot exchange is expected to launch in the near future, a key moment in the development and formalisation of the domestic gold market

Gold amnesty scheme for India brewing, announcement likely to be made soon

  • - 31 October 2019 1:43 PM

According to sources, gold without receipt will have to be disclosed to the government and tax would be payable based on the rate set by the government

Wedding gold purchase in Diwali causes discrepancy

  • - 31 October 2019 11:03 AM

While India Bullion & Jewellers Association (IBJA) estimates a 25 per cent volume drop in jewellery and bar and coin sales this year’s festivities, certain jewellers are claiming a 10-15 per cent yearon-year growth


Narayan Jewellers by Ketan & Jatin Chokshi sparkles in India's most honored jewellery awards , bags 5 awards

  • - 19 October 2019 4:20 PM

The brand recently won the awards for “Best Bridal Jewellery of the year” at the 7th edition of GJTCI Excellence Awards 2019

Omnichannel start-up eJOHRI Announces Jewel Utsav- India’s Biggest Jewellery Shopping Festival

  • - 18 October 2019 10:39 AM

The key highlight of Jewel Utsav is that customers get an option to choose products online and schedule an appointment to visit the store for a trial

Kalyan Jewellers inaugurates 1st Boutique Showroom in India

  • - 07 October 2019 12:11 PM

With the launch of this boutique style showroom, Kalyan Jewellers aims at targeting the elite and niche consumer base who prefer personalized jewellery designs with a distinct sense of style

First Tiffany showroom to open in Delhi in January 2020

  • - 25 September 2019 11:54 AM

In August this year, the Mukesh Ambani-group company entered into a partnership with Tiffany & Co for bringing the jewellery brand to India

Consumer affairs minister says BIS hallmarking should be made mandatory before Diwali

  • - 17 September 2019 10:42 AM

The Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS), under the consumer affairs ministry, is the administrative authority of hallmarking

All eyes on upcoming festive season for Indian jewellery retailers

  • - 09 September 2019 10:02 AM

Jewellery retailers struggling with a surge in prices of the yellow metal are pushing marketing campaigns and rolling out exchange offers

1,197.7 kg of smuggled gold seized in the April-June quarter

  • - 03 September 2019 11:11 AM

The illegal trade could rise further in coming months as India, raised an import tax on gold by 2.5 per cent to 12.5 per cent in July’s federal budget, effectively increasing smugglers’ margins

After Tiffany, Swiss watch brand H. Moser & Cie makes its way to India

  • - 03 September 2019 10:45 AM

H. Moser & Cie has entered the Indian market through a retail partnership with luxury watch stores chain Ethos Watch Boutiques

Tiffany & Co will target emerging middle class in India says brand CEO

  • - 29 August 2019 10:26 AM

Tiffany will start with two stores -- one in New Delhi and another in Mumbai -- that will carry the same assortment of silver and gold bracelets, necklaces and rings available in other markets, along with higher-end items with gemstones 

Vummidi Bangaru Jewellers launches nature-inspired platinum collection

  • - 29 August 2019 10:14 AM

The range comprises of neckpiece, earrings, rings & bracelets that can elevate the sartorial choices of the modern Indian woman

CaratLane opens a new store in Powai

  • - 22 August 2019 2:52 PM

With this latest addition, CaratLane now has 7 stores in Mumbai, 15 in the Western region of India and 62 across the country

Izaara introduces pocket friendly temple jewellery

  • - 21 August 2019 1:53 PM

The expressive but not expensive pieces capture carvings of gods and goddesses along with elements of South Indian temples that accentuate its traditional vibe

Gold hallmarking to be made mandatory in India

  • - 21 August 2019 10:17 AM

India being a signatory to the World Trade Organisation (WTO), it is required to notify the WTO before introducing any mandatory regulation

Swarovski presents Design Contest 2019 & Winners At GJC NITE Showcasing Extravaganza Bollywood Fashion Show

  • - 16 August 2019 4:41 PM

Bollywood celebrities Zarina Khan, Shamita Shetty and Sophie Choudhary showcase winning pieces by Veera Gold, Emerald Jewel Industry, Gunjan Jewels and Rasi Jewellery at GJC NITE organized by the All India Gems & Jewellery Domestic Council

Craft Pavilion at IIJS 2019, taking the initiative to revive traditional artforms of Indian jewellery

  • - 13 August 2019 11:08 AM

GJSCI has taken onus of nurturing the dying art form of Indian Jewellery. Several skill development initiatives to increase skilled workforce in jewellery industry

Luxury jeweller Tiffany & Co. makes its way to India through Reliance Industries

  • - 13 August 2019 10:30 AM

Tiffany plans to open stores in New Delhi and Mumbai in the second half of fiscal years 2019 and 2020 respectively, the company said, adding that India's "growing luxury consumer base presents a unique opportunity".

Tiffany & Co: India foray and how it will impact the Indian market scene

  • - 06 August 2019 11:46 AM

The buzz is that the most famous jewellery brand worldwide, Tiffany & Co is ready with a plan to hit the Indian market with Reliance Brands as the franchise partner. How it will galvanise the domestic gems and jewellery sector is on everyone’s mind. Indian Jeweller takes a look at how the Tiffany story in India is likely to unfold 

Industry Steering Committee releases blueprint for spot gold exchange in India

  • - 06 August 2019 10:58 AM

The Committee proposes setting up of Bullion Exchanges that would provide an efficient and trusted ecosystem for trading gold and ensure the success of financialisation of gold, with an aim to improve market transparency, protect the interests of market participants and facilitate India to emerge as a price setter for gold

Gold spot exchange bourse inches closer to construction

  • - 05 August 2019 1:03 PM

After reviewing standards at global gold spot exchanges and Indian exchanges, the committee suggested that the exchange should have a tiered and flexible membership structure, with members meeting a minimum net worth requirement.

Rajesh Exports maintains listing in Fortune Global 500 for 4th time in a row

  • - 05 August 2019 10:23 AM

Rajesh exports named along with Reliance Industries Limited, State Bank of India, Tata Motors and Indian Oil Corporation in the Fortune Global 500 2019

Birdhichand Ghanshyamdas Jaipur unveils Rajbari Collection

  • - 02 August 2019 4:07 PM

'Rajbari' symbolises the cultural amalgamation of European and Indian ideologies through these flawless jewels and exquisite craftsmanship

Buzzinga Digital wins the digital mandate for Khazana Jewellery

  • - 01 August 2019 10:42 AM

With more than 50 outlets spread across South India and the Middle East, the brand offers a wide range of intricate designs under its signature Bridal, Temple, Fusion, Antique, Classic, and Kundan Collections

Indian gold demand remains sluggish as prices soar

  • - 30 July 2019 4:47 PM

Gold buying stagnated in India as local rates soared, though some investors used temporary price dips to buy, hoping to cash in on a further leg up

US China trade war could give impetus to Indian jewellery manufacturing units

  • - 30 July 2019 10:42 AM

While a possible shift of manufacturing base by companies looking to deleverage their China strategy is in the offing, there will be hurdles for entry into India

MoCI, FICCI and NBCC review preparations of India Pavillion at Dubai World Expo 2020

  • - 26 July 2019 3:50 PM

The Pavilion will have booths displaying India’s gem and jewellery sector, Indian handlooms, Ientertainment industry and the hospitality and tourism sector 

Gold imports rise 46% in June

  • - 26 July 2019 10:22 AM

While Indian refiners supplied the bulk of the gold into the market, supply from this source grew only 2 per cent year-on-year as supply from refiners is nearing saturation point

Taking advantage of gold prices rally, Indians sell old gold jewellery

  • - 24 July 2019 10:37 AM

Gold prices have already rallied 19% in 2019 due to worries over global economic growth from a prolonged US-China trade war, geopolitical tensions on Iran and US Federal Reserve rate jitters

Gems and jewellery carried for international exhibitions now exempted from IGST

  • - 23 July 2019 1:58 PM

The statement from the Government of India clarified that that the activity of sending or taking the goods out of India for exhibition or on consignment basis for export promotion do not constitute as supply as the said activity does not fall within the scope of section 7 of the CGST Act as there is no consideration at that point in time

IBJA announces Indian Jewellers Week (IJW)

  • - 23 July 2019 10:11 AM

The 2nd Edition of IJW – ZAVERI BAZAAR, the most successful and cost effective business concept that brings further ease for Manufacturers & Wholesalers as they can display maximum product range to buyers without any trouble of logistics, security, insurance & stall construction hassles

Reliance Brands rumoured to launch jewellery giant Tiffany & Co in India

  • - 17 July 2019 10:45 AM

Reliance Brands said it does not comment on “speculative news”. "As per our policy on rumors and speculation, we politely decline to comment," said a spokesperson from Tiffany.

IMA Jewels Scam: Mansoor Khan to return to India

  • - 16 July 2019 2:41 PM

“It was a mistake to leave India. But the situation was such. The kind of pressure by anti-social elements and politicians forced me to leave India” Khan reveals in another video

Forevermark India hosts ‘Be Limitless’ forum in Bengaluru

  • - 12 July 2019 12:29 PM

The goal was to bring its partners together to interact, network and exchange insights on Forevermark’s growth and vision for the industry, within a global framework

WGC shares mid-year 2019 gold outlook

  • - 11 July 2019 5:41 PM

Weaker economic growth may soften gold consumer demand near term, but structural economic reforms in India and China will likely support long-term demand

P.Mangatram Jewelers showcases gemstone studded collection at JCK Las Vegas

  • - 09 July 2019 4:21 PM

P.Mangatram Jewelers exhibited the great Indian Jewellery which
included the specialized jewellery collection – ‘Deccani’ which represents the royal culture and taste of the Nizam’s of Hyderabad 

Gem & Jewellery industry disappointed with increase in import duty on Gold and precious metals: GJEPC

  • - 08 July 2019 10:24 AM

With cost of doing business going up, export competitiveness will go down; Indian exporters will lose business to neighbouring countries resulting in job losses

Banks curb exposure to gems and jewellery industry

  • - 05 July 2019 10:12 AM

Banking exposure dropped ₹4,400 crore to ₹65,700 crore over the year according to latest data issued by the Reserve Bank of India 

North India's most trusted institute award awarded to PD Institute

  • - 04 July 2019 10:54 AM

Diya Mirza presented the award at the grand ceremony held in Delhi

Senco Gold & Diamonds launches the ‘PRIDE Collection’ as a gesture of support for the LGBTQ community

  • - 29 June 2019 10:30 AM

A unique fashion show titled “Sphulingo - Freedom of Expression” with a group of transgender men and women  dressed in mythological characters from Indian epics, sashayed down the ramp at Senco Gold & Diamonds’ Mega Shop on CIT Road in Kolkata

PNG Jewellers partners with Forevermark India to launch Fab 5 Collection

  • - 28 June 2019 4:41 PM

The collection features beautiful Forevermark diamonds with a unique inscription number assuring the consumer that it is natural and untreated which have been used in rings, earrings, pendants, mangalsutra and bracelets

Promotional schemes and new store openings could propel 10-11% growth in retail jewellery sector

  • - 28 June 2019 11:16 AM

This is based on an analysis of 50 CRISIL-rated jewellery retailers, which together account for about half of the revenues of the organised jewellery retail market in India

1st edition of Design Connect is a promising platform for budding designers

  • - 27 June 2019 4:36 PM

Gem and Jewellery Skill Council of India in association with Women’s Jewellery Association launched Gem Connect, a one-of-a-kind recruitment drive that seeks to create a bridge between aspiring designers and jewellers 

Anmol introduces “Pavitram”, Temple Edition inspired from the Indian rock cut architecture

  • - 26 June 2019 2:44 PM

Crafted in 22k yellow gold, Pavitram brings with it Temple Jewellery which is one of the only handcrafted jewellery techniques that has retained its originality with changing times while narrating the sacred saga of Indian mythology

Kalyan Jewellers on Rs 300 crore expansion spree in South India

  • - 25 June 2019 10:39 AM

The Jewellery group has planned two showrooms each in Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, and one each in Telengana and Kerala

Govt might waive 3% IGST on unsold jewellery imports

  • - 22 June 2019 6:47 PM

Since these ornaments are not carried based on pre-orders from foreign customers, some of them are sold in the exhibition itself, while the remaining are brought back to India. On such imports, jewellers need to pay another three per cent towards IGST

GJEPC’s India Silver & Fashion Jewellery BSM witnesses Buyers from 39 Nations at Jaipur

  • - 13 June 2019 9:46 AM

The 3-day business matching programme will be an ideal opportunity to showcase India’s strength & capabilities in manufacturing Silver jewellery which is in demand due to its exclusivity and craftsmanship, whether its machine-made or hand made 

May sees a sharp decline of 12.85% in Indian Gems and Jewellery exports

  • - 12 June 2019 3:24 PM

Combined exports in April and May took a 9.11 per cent plunge to $6.07 billion according to the data provided by GJEPC

Glaring differences between north and south India's jewellery buying preferences

  • - 08 June 2019 9:45 AM

According to experts, people in South are more aware about hallmarking as the sale of hallmarked gold jewellery is the highest in the southern region (70-80%) while it is not so popular in North

Jadau jewellery designer Falguni Mehta unveils 'Exquisite Emerald' collection

  • - 06 June 2019 11:18 AM

Taking inspiration from her travels and the western world, her latest line of jewellery is a take on the Indo-Western trends, with the collections ranging from using design inspirations from Egypt and Morocco to the temples of South India

Forevermark hosts a business transformation programme for authorized retailers at London School of Economics and Political Science in Shanghai

  • - 05 June 2019 11:50 AM

Some of the retailers who attended the program included, Indian Gems and Jewellery Creation, Senco Gold, Anmol, A.S. Motiwala, Khurana Jewellery House, C. KrishniahChetty& Sons, Abaran Timeless Jewellery, KirtilalKalidas Jewellers, Narayan Jewellers, Bholason Jewellers, Rose, PMJ Jewels, Nikkamal, Mehta Emporium and D P Abhushan.

PGI India launches new #MyFirstEvara digital campaign

  • - 04 June 2019 1:09 PM

The campaign is supported by a short film conceptualized by Dentsu Webchutney that captures one of the most overwhelming moments that any bride would relate to 

GJEPC organises India Pavillion at JCK Las Vegas

  • - 01 June 2019 3:54 PM

40 gem and jewellery exporters participating at the “India Pavilion” will be showcasing a wide variety of trendy, unique and innovative jewellery made especially for the US market 

Shah Jahan’s dagger and 400 other royal Indian items to go under the hammer at New York Auction

  • - 28 May 2019 11:10 AM

This antique collection includes a diamond encrusted sword hilt of Maharaja Jagatjit Singh of Kapurthala, natural pearl necklace belonging to Rajmata Gayatri Devi and a jade hilted dagger of Mughal King Shah Jahan

Donors respond enthusiastically to BVC Foundation's donation drive

  • - 23 May 2019 11:02 AM

This initiative witnessed donors from over 30 cities of India donate clothes, stationery and books. Through the DOO initiative, BVC Foundation collected over 30,000 books, 2,70,000 pieces of stationery and over 3 tonnes of clothes, which would be donated to 96 orphanages and 10 old age homes in over 20 cities across India.

Chinese man made diamonds flood processing units in Gujarat and Rajasthan

  • - 22 May 2019 10:36 AM

Chinese manufacturers with huge capacities to grow artificial diamonds in laboratories may have sent as much as Rs 3,000 crore worth of the stones to India; most of them have been processed for re-export to the US.

Amazon to allow Indian jewellers to export products to UAE

  • - 20 May 2019 10:24 AM

E-commerce giant hopes to significantly push sales of manufacturers and sellers of fine jewellery out of India in the UAE thereby increasing exports    


PGI expect 15-20% growth in India in 2019; aims to expand in tier 2 cities

  • - 17 May 2019 2:55 PM

According to PGI's 2019 Platinum Jewellery Business Review, young consumers, men’s jewellery and female self-purchase will build upon platinum’s pre-eminence in bridal jewellery to drive future demand

Bhima Jewellers inaugurates new showroom at Kasargod

  • - 14 May 2019 9:30 AM

The south Indian giant opened a new showroom at Old Press club junction 

Uzbekistan key supplier of gold to India

  • - 13 May 2019 11:11 AM

According to a report by WGC, Uzbekistan emerged as the largest sellers of bullion with sales amounting to 6.2 tons in Jan-March 2019  

Jewellery exporters expect higher growth as U.S. market stabilizes

  • - 06 May 2019 12:59 PM

Relaxtion of credit flow and expected high sales for Mother's Day has helped Indian exporters breathe easy and anticipate higher growth  

Bollywood actress Sara Ali Khan appointed as official brand ambassador of Tribhovandas Bhimji Zaveri

  • - 06 May 2019 10:04 AM

India's wellknown jewellery brand - TBZ- The Original has signed the actress Sara Ali Khan as the official Brand Ambassador to be the face of the brand for the younger and ever evolving Indian tastes and designs 

Top jewellers take to Amazon to sell jewellery in light of Akshaya Tritiya

  • - 03 May 2019 1:07 PM

Malabar, Kalyan, Senco and other prestigious jewellers set up India's largest precious jewellery store on Amazon on the occassion of Akshay Tritiya. 

PGI India will kick off 4th edition of 'Season of Love' campaign

  • - 02 May 2019 12:41 PM

With three successful editions in the past, Platinum Guild International (PGI) India will soon kick off its 4th edition of the ‘Platinum Season of Love’ campaign from May 17 to June 16.


4th edition of India SAARC-Middle East BSM 2019 focuses to boost Jewellery exports to SAARC and ME Regions

  • - 30 April 2019 1:00 PM

31 exhibitors from across the country showcased a range of plain and studded jewellery

Tanishq ropes in renowned actress Nayanthara as its new face for South India

  • - 24 April 2019 8:46 AM

The company felt that the actress brings in grace and elegance that fits perfectly for the brand.

BVC Logistics launches a new service, BVC WeddingSHIP

  • - 16 April 2019 12:14 PM

t is a unique service that is launched for the first time in India targeting the needs of the families of the bride and groom in a destination wedding

Jewellers bat for standardisation in hallmarking of gold to avoid confusion

  • - 15 April 2019 8:29 AM

The All India Gem and Jewellery Domestic Council (GJC) has urged the consumer affairs ministry for standardisation in hallmarking purity across the country


Rivana Gold & Diamond brings Spring Summer Edit Inspired by Flora Fauna

  • - 29 March 2019 8:47 AM

Rivana Gold & Diamond, an affordable couture diamond Jewellery brand has been crafting diamond jewels for the ambitious Indian woman of today

TBZ-The Original launches its first ever store in Lucknow

  • - 28 March 2019 11:03 AM

With the overwhelming response from its North India store in Noida, TBZ-The Original is now strengthening its presence by opening its 42nd store in India in the heart of the country at Lucknow

Nirakara Jewels unveils Cocktail Collection #LMIFW AW’19

  • - 19 March 2019 9:39 AM

Jewellery crafted for the modern-day bride dazzled all on the second day of Lotus Makeup India Fashion Week AW’19

Forevermark celebrates India’s women achievers with a stimulating panel discussion, alongside a showcase of its exquisite new Tribute and Red Carpet 2019 collections

  • - 07 March 2019 11:40 AM

Forevermark, the diamond brand from De Beers Group hosts an evening in honour of female achievers across a variety of disciplines at the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel, Mumbai

Union Minister Shri Suresh Prabhu inaugurates Indian Institute of Gems & Jewellery, Udupi IIGJ Udupi is the 6th training institute set up by GJEPC

  • - 25 February 2019 2:28 PM

With over 100 retail stores and engaging workforce of over 5,000 artisans and craftsmen, Udupi boasts of a rich jewellery lineage. IIGJ Udupi has been set up by GJEPC in association with National Institute of Design (NID), Ahmedabad

Union Minister Suresh Prabhu unveils 'Common Facility Centre' (CFC) Coimbatore

  • - 25 February 2019 10:57 AM

With a view of aligning the goal of PM “Make in India vision” to the gems & jewellery sector, GJEPC’s initiative aims at making India a global gem & jewellery manufacturing hub by promoting local artisans and indigenous design & production.

CaratLane completes 10 Years in the Industry

  • - 22 February 2019 12:06 PM

When Mithun Sacheti founded CaratLane 10 years ago, ecommerce was at its infancy in India and no one could have imagined that Indian consumers would be ready to buy jewellery online.

Gemfields Brings to Life the Magic of Africa’s Flora and Fauna

  • - 18 February 2019 1:05 PM

#EveryPieceUnique showcases the new global campaign through innovative augmented reality in India

IIJS Signature Show Report by Indian Jeweller (IJ)

  • - 14 February 2019 8:25 AM

IIJS Signature concludes on an average note; decent visitor turnout

Union Minister Shri Suresh Prabhu unveils GJEPC’s Parichay Card for gem & jewellery sector workers, artisans and craftsmen in India

  • - 31 January 2019 10:27 AM

GJEPC creates “Swasthya Kosh” a special fund to offer health insurance to Parichay card holders & their family

Is Mehul Choksi being brought back? Long-range Boeing with ED, CBI officials may head for West Indies

  • - 28 January 2019 3:50 PM


Govt sources have confirmed that India is moving ahead to bring high-value economic offenders from West Indies

Zoya, India’s homegrown luxury jewellery brand, now at South Ex

  • - 28 January 2019 9:28 AM

Celebrity Designer Gauri Khan is guest of honour Zoya showcases 4 rare collections at an exclusive fashion walk in collaboration with Monisha Jaising

TBZ-The Original all set to woo the Silicon Valley of India & glamourize the Garden City

  • - 23 January 2019 12:38 PM

TBZ-The Original’s 1st ever store in the State & City, expanding its southern footprint

Kohinoor Jewellers Agra unveils 'Himalayan' Collection

  • - 21 January 2019 3:10 PM

An ode to the colossal Himalayan ranges that serve as the crown of India, this collection is a treat of colour gemstones

Lalithaa Jewellery Opens 80,000 sq-ft Store in Vijayawada

  • - 21 January 2019 12:06 PM

South India’s leading jeweller Lalithaa Jewellery opens its outlet in Vijayawada

Mumbai Jewellery & Gem Fair to Showcase Statement Pieces From Prime Indian Jewellers

  • - 20 December 2018 10:47 AM

The show is said to be a gateway to the Indian jewellery market, with a special focus on the bustling metropolis and surrounding regions.

Vummidi Bangaru Jewellers represents India, bags 2nd place in the France Skills Competition!

  • - 18 December 2018 3:58 PM

A team of two VBJ, an heirloom jewellery brand from Chennai represented India in the prestigious platform of France Skill Competition and bagged the 2nd place amongst nine competitors from the jewellery industry from seven different regions across France, along with India and Russia.

Rajendra Jain of Swarovski Gemstones India Awarded For His Contribution to the G&J Industry

  • - 08 December 2018 12:25 AM

AMY bags the “Best Manufacturer Award” at KGJS 2018  

GJEPC organises first India Jewellery Buyer Seller Meet in Kolkata

  • - 05 December 2018 10:21 AM

30 International Buyers representing 8 Nations participate in the BSM

GJC hosts Preferred Manufacturers of India (PMI 4) in Jaipur

  • - 28 November 2018 3:40 PM

India’s Prominent Jewellery Manufacturer showcased their exclusive designs for country’s top 150 Jewellery Retailers

2nd India Gold & Jewellery Summit Seeks to Solve Issues Plaguing the Industry

  • - 23 November 2018 2:01 PM

The Summit was inaugurated by Suresh Prabhu, Hon’ble Minister of Industry & Commerce who spoke of the importance of strengthening our exports market.

Mahesh Diamond, Dealer of Swarovski Zirconia, Launches Store in Hyderabad

  • - 22 November 2018 6:08 PM

A timeless appeal of Swarovski Zirconia is a popular trend in gold and silver jewellery in India.  

World Gold Council and MMTC-PAMP launch India’s first ‘Precious Metals Assay and Training Institute’

  • - 20 November 2018 5:09 PM

The World Gold Council and MMTC-PAMP India Pvt. Ltd. have jointly launched the ‘Precious Metals Assay and Training Institute’ (PMATI) to develop a new generation of skilled assayers. 

Govt to soon make hallmarking of gold sold in India mandatory

  • - 16 November 2018 10:20 AM

India has over 220 BIS-recognised assaying and hallmarking centres; and maximum of them are located in Tamil Nadu, followed by Kerala.


“Hallmark makes it gold” says Bureau of Indian Standards in their new Hallmarking campaign

  • - 02 November 2018 11:33 AM

A holistic marketing campaign aims to create awareness amongst consumers to buy hallmarked gold during festive season.

Gold demand steady in Q3, as central banks and consumer purchases offset ETF outflows2018

  • - 01 November 2018 12:20 PM

 Lower gold prices saw retail investors take refuge in bars and coins, while jewellery purchases increased in India, China and across South-East Asia.

The Catalysts

  • - 01 November 2018 12:06 PM

Indian's Coolest Store Awards- 2018

Is the Indian Jewellery Industry High-Tech Enough?

  • - 16 October 2018 11:31 AM

Embracing Technology

Saffronart Auction Features Indian Jewellery ‘From Tradition to Innovation’

  • - 13 October 2018 10:05 AM

The lots on offer range from period jewellery with unparalleled craftsmanship to innovative designs which combine traditional and contemporary techniques.

GJEPC Organized First-Ever India Silver Jewellery Buyer-Seller Meet In New Delhi

  • - 11 October 2018 10:10 AM

27 Leading Indian Silver Jewellery manufacturers and 49 International buyers from 16 countries participate at the BSM

Malabar Gold & Diamonds to Triple Number of Outlets to 750

  • - 10 October 2018 4:41 PM

Malabar Gold & Diamonds to expand its 2,700 plus-strong investor base by attracting investors from North and Central India to spearhead its India-wide and global expansion as it celebrates Silver Jubilee

Busy days at COUTURE INDIA as Day 3 Begins

  • - 01 October 2018 11:40 AM

The three-day business boutique show caters to designer, jadau, polka, diamond, gold jewellery.

Indian Jeweller Announces 2018 India’s Coolest Store Awards Winners

  • - 30 September 2018 3:53 PM

Recipients Honoured at the 3rd Edition of COUTURE INDIA show in New Delhi

COUTURE INDIA 2018 Begins at Taj Palace in New Delhi

  • - 29 September 2018 10:17 AM

The Boutique show unveils collections from 60 Select Makers from across India; a gala award night to witness India’s Coolest Stores

COUTURE INDIA Opens Tomorrow at Taj Palace in New Delhi

  • - 28 September 2018 8:27 PM

The Boutique show will unveil collections from 60 Select Makers from across media & abroad; a gala award night to witness India’s Coolest Stores

Recent Import Duty Hike to strengthen Jewellery Manufacturing in India

  • - 28 September 2018 8:19 PM

Diamond export trade to be impacted: GJEPC

Aisshpra Gems & Jewels celebrates Indian Bride’s demure with Nazakat Collection

  • - 25 September 2018 10:33 AM

Luxury Jewellery House, Aisshpra Gems & Jewels celebrates demure of an Indian bride with the latest edition of Nazakat Collection where each piece pays tribute to her femininity.

Titan's arm Tanishq to sell branded silver jewellery

  • - 21 September 2018 9:54 AM

Titan's arm Tanishq said it would sell branded silver jewellery along with gold jewellery for the discerning young women in the Indian market.

Senco Gold & Diamonds Brings to Light the Beauty of ‘Karigari’ in India with its Brand New TVC

  • - 14 September 2018 3:30 PM

The TVC with four different avatars of women essayed beautifully by actor Vidya Balan draws a connection between jewellery craftsmanship and the real, everyday women who adorn the craft.

ANMOL Celebrates Heritage Week - A Tribute to Indian Craftsmanship

  • - 10 September 2018 12:36 PM

‘Heritage Week’ by ANMOL celebrates the rich and diverse culture of the country while paying tribute to the Indian Karigars who work relentlessly to keep the Indian artistry alive.

Kirtilals launches India’s first of its kind jewellery with a unique Modular technology - ‘The Clutch’ collection

  • - 07 September 2018 10:26 AM

Rightfully termed as The Clutch, the ornament can
be retracted into a compact size.

P C Chandra Jewellers signs Kriti Kharbanda as brand ambassador

  • - 06 September 2018 2:56 PM

The actress will endorse the brand across India.

Duty-paid gold imports drop 31.56 pc in Apr-July: MMTC-PAMP

  • - 05 September 2018 11:40 AM

The duty-paid gold imports into India, the world's second biggest buyer of the precious metal, declined by 31.56 per cent to 168 tonnes during the April-July period of this fiscal due to sluggish demand.

Esteemed Jury Selects Contenders for the 1st Edition of India’s Coolest Store Awards

  • - 04 September 2018 1:17 PM

Winners will be announced in a gala awards night to be conducted during the 3rd edition of COUTURE INDIA show at TAJ Diplomatic Enclave in New Delhi on 29th September 2018.

India can seek extradition of Choksi without Red Corner Notice: CBI

  • - 28 August 2018 10:50 AM


The Interpol, after receiving Choksi's plea, sought the CBI's reply which the Indian agency has sent denying all allegations levelled by him.

Gift for Brothers by Motiwala & Sons to Beautify the Sibling Bond

  • - 25 August 2018 10:49 AM

The brand has introduced two sterling cufflink gift sets for Raksha Bandhan that would suit every Indian brother’s taste.

35th India International Jewellery Show (IIJS) - Registers a healthy 8k crore order book

  • - 16 August 2018 9:25 AM

IIJS, Asia’s leading Gem & Jewellery trade exhibition organised by GJEPC concludes providing healthy lifeline to trade at a crucial time.

“Domestic Gold Council to be formed with 12 industry members”: Pramod Agrawal

  • - 09 August 2018 2:39 PM

The 35th edition of India International Jeweller Show begins with increased number of booths and exhibition area.

Design Contest Showcases Swarovski Innovations & Indian Creativity

  • - 28 July 2018 12:18 PM

Swarovski organized innovative online Gem Visions Design Contest 2018 exclusively for their Indian branding partners.

Latique launches 'The Luminous Collection'

  • - 27 July 2018 12:36 PM

The collection breaks the traditional symmetry of Indian jewellery to create a contemporary effect that speaks of individuality and panache.

53-year-old SRDC Unveils its New Avatar as IIG (International Institute of Gemology) with a Brand New Institute

  • - 20 July 2018 3:51 PM

RDC, one of India’s premier gemological institutes officially announced its rebranding as IIG (International Institute of Gemology) at a grand ceremony on July 19.

Melorra launches 'Fringe' Collection

  • - 06 July 2018 10:02 AM

Melorra, India’s first fashion inspired fine jewellery brand has launched its fringe collection with 40 new affordable pieces to choose from.

The KGK Group - a proud nominee under 3 categories of the prestigious JNA awards 2018!

  • - 05 July 2018 12:27 PM

The KGK Group has been proudly nominated in 3 categories i.e Manufacturer of the Year- Cutting & Polishing, Outstanding Enterprise of the Year- ASEAN, Japan and Korea and Outstanding Enterprise of the Year- India in the JNA Awards to be held on16 September 2018 at Hong Kong Jewellery & Gem Fair.

GJC extends its support to GJSCI for upcoming WorldSkills Competition to be held in Russia

  • - 03 July 2018 11:05 AM

The preparation for the competition started with a registration process, where about more than 150 candidates across India registered themselves for the WorldSkills Competition. The competition is scheduled to happen in Kazan, Russia, 2019.

No prisoners in Tihar will be left jobless: Nitin Khandelwal - Chairman GJC

  • - 29 June 2018 11:32 AM

All India Gems &Jewellery Domestic Council (GJC) along with GJSCI to help Tihar Jail inmates to become jewellery artisans.

Nirav Modi stayed in flat above jewellery store in London: Report

  • - 25 June 2018 11:24 AM

The 47-year-old diamantaire was able to travel in and out of Britain at least four times since his passport was cancelled by the Indian authorities in February. 

Celebrate the most sacred bond of love with ORRA!

  • - 21 June 2018 10:45 AM

With three unique ways to wear this symbol of love, ORRA’s diamond mangalsutra collection, is an ode to the contemporary Indian woman who defines her style, her way.

CaratLane opens its 4th store in Hyderabad at Inorbit Mall

  • - 19 June 2018 10:48 AM

CaratLane, India's leading omni-channel jeweller is going strong in the southern region with its 4th store in the city of Nizams at Inorbit Mall, and 12th in the region.

Shree Ganesh Jewellery promoter arrested by DRI in multi-crore fraud case

  • - 18 June 2018 1:02 PM


Parekh was last year arrested by CBI in connection of defrauding a consortium of banks led by State Bank of India, for non-payment of loan to the tune of Rs 2,672 crore.

GJC organizes Preferred Manufacturers of India in Goa

  • - 15 June 2018 11:15 AM

43 prominent Jewellery Manufacturers and 150 leading Retailers gathered at the event.

Platinum imports for jewellery in India to grow by about 25%

  • - 08 June 2018 11:07 AM

The report said, during the first quarter of 2018, sales of platinum jewellery logged 25 per cent retail sales growth in India.

‘The Statement’ will Showcase Handpicked Luxury Jewellery to the Well-Heeled Consumers of Hyderabad

  • - 06 June 2018 2:41 PM

The inaugural edition of The Statement, which will be held in Taj Krishna in Hyderabad from 14-16 July, will bring together India’s premium luxury jewellery brands under one roof.


  • - 05 June 2018 1:32 PM

Ganjam the Indian luxury jewellery brand launches a versatile new collection 9 to 9, for the modern age women who are not restricted by time.

South Korea seeks relaxation from India on gold and silver imports

  • - 04 June 2018 2:54 PM

The two nations implemented a free trade agreement in January 2010. Under the pact, basic customs duty on gold was eliminated.



  • - 28 May 2018 5:03 PM

Actress Karisma Kapoor inaugurates the exclusive Forevermark Boutique in collaboration with Indian Gem & Jewellery Creation.

Titan, PC Jewellers, Kalyan Jewellers in the Top 100 Global Luxury Goods List

  • - 25 May 2018 12:21 PM

The list features Titan ranking 28, followed by Kalyan Jewellers (37), PC Jewellers (43), Joyalukkas India (49), and Tribhovandas Bhimji Zaveri (89).


  • - 14 May 2018 5:20 PM

Kirtilals, a highly reputed and well renowned jewellery retailer and manufacturer in South India has strengthened their association with Forevermark.

Inspired by nature's own poetry, CaratLane launches ‘Fleur’

  • - 07 May 2018 9:45 AM

Drawing inspiration from nature’s symbol of love, flowers, CaratLane, India’s leading omni-channel jewellery brand launches the ‘Fleur’collection which captures flowers in their purest form.

Gems & Jewellery Exports from India reported USD 40972.36 mn in FY18 vis-a-vis USD 43,157.11 mn in FY17

  • - 27 April 2018 10:03 AM

The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) of India, announced the performance figures for the Indian Gems & Jewellery Sector for FY 20017-18. The Indian Gem and Jewellery industry has witnessed a decline of 5.06 % with total gem & jewellery exports recorded at USD 40972.36 million (Rs. 264130.64 crores ) as compared to USD 43,157.11 million ( Rs. 289207.47 crores) in the same period last year.

Celebrate undying love, one surprise at a time

  • - 23 April 2018 12:10 PM

ORRA, India's finest diamond jewellery brand has recently launched its latest digital film.

Gitanjali Gems To Contribute Rs 8,000 Crore To India’s Bad Loan Menace

  • - 16 April 2018 9:27 AM

Non-performing assets or bad loans in the banking sector are set to shoot up by at least Rs 8,000 crore as advances to the scam-hit Gitanjali Gems group have turned bad during the quarter ended March 31.

Kalyan Jewellers says Dubai Police files case against 5 persons for denting brand image

  • - 02 April 2018 2:18 PM

Kerala-based Kalyan Jewellers said the Dubai Police has filed a case against five persons of Indian origin for circulating alleged fake news about the brand and quality of jewellery sold.

GJC announces ‘Manthan’, a gem and jewellery conclave with a difference

  • - 27 March 2018 5:13 PM

Around 600 jewellers/manufacturers from across India have so far registered for the conclave.

GJEPC signs a cooperation agreement with UBM Asia Ltd.

  • - 26 March 2018 10:21 AM

GJEPC to organize India Pavilion at UBM’s June and September Hong Kong Jewellery & Gem Fair 2018.


Jewellers Want More Hallmarking Centres in Tier 2, 3 Cities

  • - 13 March 2018 9:08 AM

According to All India Gem and Jewellery Domestic Council's zonal Chairman Shankar Sen, there are around 500 hallmarking centres across the country at present and 70 per cent of these are located in metropolitan cities.

Women in Asia's largest prison design jewellery to prepare for life outside

  • - 09 March 2018 12:16 PM

They are learning techniques to help them become independent, in a certificate course offered by the Gem and Jewellery Skill Council of India at the Tihar jail in New Delhi.

CBI questions PNB general manager in Nirav Modi fraud case

  • - 06 March 2018 4:58 PM

It is alleged that Choksi and Modi got Letters of Undertakings (LoUs) and Foreign Letters of Credit (FLCs) of Rs. 12,636 crore issued in favour of foreign branches of Indian banks based on fraudulent claims. The accused officials of PNB did not enter the instructions for these LoUs and in their internal software to avoid scrutiny.

Stars of the South

  • - 01 March 2018 10:47 AM

Leading South Indian Retailers

'Such vast irregularity without any detection across several financial periods are extremely surprising and unreasonable': GJEPC

  • - 20 February 2018 3:46 PM

The GJEPC, the apex council for the gems & jewellery industry releases a statement on PNB fraud; whille expressing its faith in the Indian banking system, the statement also places onus on the banking system for having neglected an irregularity of this magnitude for such a long period. 

GJEPC signs MoU with MIDC for India’s Largest Jewellery Park in Mumbai

  • - 20 February 2018 10:04 AM

The proposed Jewellery Park will be established in Navi Mumbai. An MoU to this effect was signed between GJEPC & MIDC at the ongoing Convergence, ‘Magnetic

The All India Gems & Jewellery Trade Federation (GJF) has unanimously elected Mr. Anantha Padmanaban as its Vice Chairman

  • - 15 February 2018 8:51 AM

The All India Gems & Jewellery Trade Federation (GJF) has unanimously elected Mr. Anantha Padmanaban as its Vice Chairman. Mr. Padmanaban is currently Zonal Chairman – South and he is the Managing Director of NAC Jewellers, Chennai. 

IGI’s decision to certify Traditional Jewellery revamps the face of Indian Jewellery

  • - 14 February 2018 6:06 PM

The world’s trusted authority in diamond certification and education, IGI, announced their decision to certify uncut, unpolished diamonds, giving the Indian bridal dream, its mark of authenticity.

Let us bring back the lost glory of Indian gem and jewellery industry : Arun Mehta, Chairman, Rosy Blue

  • - 09 February 2018 3:31 PM

The show witnesses 14,500 pre-registrations on Day 1 as compared to 11,000 last year. The Council expects the registration to be over 16000 by the end of the show.

Swarovski Gemstones presents GJF Fashion Nite 2018

  • - 22 January 2018 11:22 AM

GJF had conjured an evening comprising an elegant mix of fashion, style and glamour to showcase the multifaceted creativity of the Indian handcrafted jewellery.

A Tale of Indian Jewellery

  • - 15 January 2018 3:35 PM

Gyan Museum, Jaipur to host the India launch of Bernadette van Gelder’s landmark publication on Traditional Indian Jewellery.

Encourage Bullion Investments in Post Offices: IBJA

  • - 15 January 2018 11:30 AM

The Indian bullion dealers and jewellers have requested the government to begin gold accumulation schemes through post offices.

The 4th edition of PMI in the Smart City promises to be Bigger & Better in terms of Business Orientation than ever before

  • - 03 January 2018 2:42 PM

GJF presents the bigger and better avatar of its eagerly awaited business networking event - The Preferred Manufacturer of India (PMI) in Pune from 8th to 10th January 2018 at the J W Marriott Hotel.

Designing with a Difference- Gauri by Gauri Himatsingka

  • - 01 January 2018 6:05 PM

Jewellery Designer Gauri Himatsingka talks to Vijetha Rangabashyam
about creating one of a kind pieces that leave a lasting impression and
the growing demand for luxury fashion jewellery in India.

2017: A Rollercoaster Ride for Jewellery Industry

  • - 01 January 2018 2:49 PM

Policy changes last year created a lot of upheavals in the Indian gems and jewellery
industry. A good medicine tastes bitter; likewise, the policies may have caused
a short-term mayhem in the industry, however, the gradual transition with GST is
meant to do good in the long term. It’s definitely a move towards more transparent
and organized way of doing business. By Kavita Parab

GJEPC Chairman & Vice Chairman Election Witnesses Never-seen-before Enthusiasm

  • - 29 December 2017 5:37 PM

Traders from India as well as abroad are rooting for their favourite contenders

UBM India Unveils Coveted List of Jewellery Brands Making Their Mark as 'India's Most Preferred'

  • - 07 December 2017 10:35 AM

Presence of industry stalwarts, celebrities, insights and entertainment makes the IMP show an evening to remember.  

Sterling Performance by Sawansukha Jewellers: Unquestionable Supremacy in the Eastern Sector

  • - 05 December 2017 1:31 PM

On a star-studded  award night held on 1st December, 2017, in the presence of stars and prominent jewellers from all over India, Sawansukha from eastern India was pronounced as India’s Most Preferred Jewellers.

GJEPC India Gold & Jewellery Summit: Focuses on all the Important Issues Plaguing the Industry

  • - 02 December 2017 10:51 AM

With an interesting mix of industry and non-industry experts, the first day of the summit definitely proved to be a learning platform for industry personnel says Vijetha Rangabashyam.

Let us utilize our large Human Resources to supply handcrafted jewellery all over the world, said Commerce minister Suresh Prabhu at India Gold and Jewellery Summit

  • - 01 December 2017 3:42 PM

The India Gold & Jewellery Summit will cover topics such as value addition through jewellery manufacturing, merchandising and marketing and trends, among others.

INDIA The Seat of Priceless Treasures

  • - 27 November 2017 12:07 PM

The Gem & Jewellery Legacy Of India

Gehna Jewellers Presents ‘Vadhu’ The Winter Wedding Collection

  • - 22 November 2017 12:14 PM

Merging the Indian heritage of traditionalism with modern design sensibilities, ‘Vadhu’ brings to life a royal touch of elegance and enhances the look of any woman who adorns the jewels. 

Nirav Modi Creates Rs 105 Crore Mogok Ruby Set

  • - 22 November 2017 9:53 AM

The most expensive piece of jewellery to be ever created in India, it took two years to complete the set.

IGI's Diamond ID Report Gets a Positive Nod from the Fraternity

  • - 21 November 2017 9:31 AM

World’s largest independent gemological institute's, user-friendly diamond identification card continues to garner positive reviews in the Indian Market.

Notandas Jewellers unveils its Bridal Collection

  • - 16 November 2017 10:45 AM

At the onset of the wedding season in India, Notandas Jewellers presents a stunning ensemble to match every mood and every occasion of the marriage revelry.

Rediscover the Pink City with CaratLane’s Jaipur Collection Inspired by Royalty, Designed for Everybody

  • - 15 November 2017 9:07 AM

Inspired by some of Jaipur’s majestic architectural wonders, CaratLane, India's leading omnichannel jeweller, launched the Jaipur collection. 

World’s largest independent gemological institute welcomed the festive season with stories of the journey of a jewel

  • - 11 November 2017 9:27 AM

As a part of their Diwali celebrations, The International
Gemological Institute, IGI India, declared open a contest 'Flaunt Your Stone. Share The Story' on October, 8, 2017.

Luxury Diamond jewellery brand NIRAV MODI launches its second boutique in NCR

  • - 07 November 2017 12:42 PM

With the launch of the boutique, NIRAV MODI now houses three exquisite boutiques across India.

Reliance Jewels launches “ASYA – I am that” Collection

  • - 06 November 2017 9:47 AM

 “ASYA – I am that” Collection is  Inspired by the Traditional, Designed for the Versatile Indian Women

One of a Kind- Valliyan by Nitya Arora

  • - 01 November 2017 2:45 PM

One of the firsts to realize the potential for luxury, luxury-fashion-jewellery, Nitya Arora created Valliyan ten years ago. Now, the brand has become a household name when it comes to highend
fashion jewellery. Spirited, funky and some even psychedelic, Nitya’s creations are truly unique with a quintessential Indian touch. In a conversation with Vijetha Rangabashyam, she talks about the birth of her brand, her love for Art Deco, her future plans and more.

ICA Congress (Day 1) Paves Way for Development of Indian Colour Gemstone Industry

  • - 23 October 2017 3:39 PM

With delegates discussing about growth triggers in different aspects such as mining, creating demand, boosting consumer confidence and so on, the ICA Congress has shed light on the potential of coloured gemstone industry of India.

Saffronart's "Timeless Legacy of Indian Jewels" - a Priceless Dialogue about India's Prized Posessions

  • - 11 October 2017 3:58 PM

Saffronart’s inaugural jewellery conference, The Timeless Legacy of Indian Jewels, that concluded in Mumbai on Saturday night was a scintillating conversation about the heritage of Indian Jewellery. launches Amour Collection – Poetic symbolism of nature

  • - 06 October 2017 11:01 AM, India’s leading online jewellery brand, presents the Amour collection, inspired by the vivid beauty of nature and its wonderful creations. 

Saffronart to Host First Ever Conference of Its Kind on Indian Jewels

  • - 29 September 2017 10:47 AM

Saffronart is organising an interdisciplinary conference, The Timeless Legacy of Indian Jewels, from 6 – 8 October 2017.  

Unique collection on display at GIA in Carlsbad, California,

  • - 28 September 2017 1:49 PM

A singular exhibit of intricately designed 17th to 20th-century jewelry and ornate objects from India will debut on Oct. 13 at GIA’s headquarters in Carlsbad, California.

Tyaani - India’s First and Only Online Polki store

  • - 27 September 2017 10:06 AM the world's first and only Polki Jewellery store online, is all set to launch.

A Remarkable Tribute to India by Design Maestro Laksh Pahuja Presented by HRD Antwerp at IIJW 2017

  • - 25 September 2017 5:39 PM

Laksh who is well known for his outstanding creative designs partnered with HRD Antwerp - Europe’s leading authority in diamond grading, education and equipment - to showcase the extraordinary designs which were based on various themes related to India from past to present.

GJEPC’s IIJW 7th Edition displays Promising Creativity & Strong Design Ethos

  • - 25 September 2017 10:41 AM

Models walked the ramp wearing resplendent jewellery of diamonds, emeralds and other precious stones and audience was reassured that India is and will continue to be a leader in handcrafted jewellery.

2nd edition of COUTURE India garners huge response

  • - 16 September 2017 4:34 PM

Over 1000 trade visitors from across the country

#CoutureIndia - Jewellery we Loved (Part 2)

  • - 14 September 2017 12:37 PM

As promised, we are back with a few more awe-inspiring pieces that caught our attention at Couture India this year. 

#CoutureIndia - Jewellery we Loved (Part 1)

  • - 13 September 2017 8:43 AM

Deemed as the best show for fine/high jewellery in India, Couture India 2017 was certainly a treat for the eyes! Here is a short recap of some of the jewellery we loved. 

2nd edition of Couture India opens to visitors

  • - 09 September 2017 5:33 PM

The exclusive B2B show was inaugurated by Manoj Dwivedi, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India.

Couture India gears up for its 2nd edition in New Delhi

  • - 07 September 2017 6:46 PM

The exclusive B2B show is to be inaugurated by Manoj Dwivedi, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India.

ORRA launches Nav-Siddheshwari collection of pendants - an ode to an Indian Goddess

  • - 04 September 2017 10:13 AM

Themed around Indian goddesses, the collection celebrates the spirit of feminine divinity.

Couture India Lookbook 2017 Unveilled at IIJS 2017

  • - 31 July 2017 10:47 AM

The Couture India Lookbook was unvielled yesterday at IIJS 2017 in the presence of emininent personalities from the industry.

Aisshpra Gems & Jewels embodies the elegance of an Indian Bride in Nazakat Collection

  • - 24 July 2017 7:11 PM

Multi-store jewellery house Aisshpra Gems and Jewels launches ‘Nazakat’, a Bridal collection for the Demure Indian Bride. 

A Shining Talisman-Journey of the Mangalsutra

  • - 17 July 2017 12:14 PM

A mark of an everlasting bond, tying the Mangalsutra has been an auspicious tradition followed in most marriages for centuries in India. Originally a Hindu tradition, the mangalsutra has become such a universal symbol in Indian weddings that over time, other religions have also adopted the tradition of tying the mangalsutra. Mostly made in gold, the meaning and history behind the mangalsutra is profound, and has different cultural implications in different parts of India. While in some parts of India, people still uphold the traditional way of adorning the propitious piece of jewellery, in some parts, people have acclimatized to new and modern designs of wearing the mangalsutra. By Vijetha Rangabashyam.


  • - 14 July 2017 11:55 AM

Thanks to the online revelation and the embracing of modern technology, a lot is happening in the jewellery industry nowadays. The geopolitical climate and the economy have a great bearing on the jewellery industry, when it comes to jewellery manufacturing and the preferences of the people. Half the year is already over, and we thought this is the right time to take stock of what is currently popular and hot when it comes to jewellery. We did an online and email survey on many jewellery retailers spread across all major states, dealing with all types of jewellery and we received responses from 150 retailers and designers across India. The survey helped us understand what really sells in different cities and the consumer mindset when it comes to jewellery buying. By Vijetha Rangabashyam comes up with Work Wear Range

  • - 10 July 2017 1:58 PM, India’s multi-brand jewellery destination presents a chic range of accessories for the modern working woman.

Shobha Shringar's Crown to be displayed at Glamour 2017

  • - 07 July 2017 4:02 PM

Shobha Shringar Jewellers was the official jewellery partner for Fbb Colours Femina Miss India 2017

Manubhai Jewellers celebrate royal traditions with exquisite chains!

  • - 06 July 2017 9:20 AM

Manubhai Jewellers captures the essence of Indian royalty in its unique range of chains and earrings. 

Jewellery from Gitanjali to be available at ‘Project Eve’ stores

  • - 03 July 2017 12:06 PM

Premium destination store to offer exquisite collections from India’s leading jewellery brands.

Retailers Thrive on Putting Customers at the Top to Gain Brand Loyalty

  • - 01 July 2017 1:18 PM

Today’s customer is very well travelled and well informed about jewellery making. Their keen interests in latest trends are fuelled by various social media platforms. This knowledge gives them the power to make choices that are very exclusive making the retailer’s job extremely challenging. Preeta Agarwal asked one simple question to a few leading retailers of India who truly

Izaara establishes 26 retail touch-points across India

  • - 29 June 2017 11:17 AM

Izaara, a premium silver Jewellery brand from the house of WHP Jewellers establishes 26 unique touch points PAN India with kiosks across 5 PVRs in Mumbai.

PC Chandra Jeweller’s newest Wedding Collection is for women who have wings to seek opportunities

  • - 06 June 2017 2:52 PM

PC Chandra Jeweller’s ad campaign resonates with the inner strength of modern yet traditional Indian women.

The Hyderabad Jewellery, Pearl and Gem Fair All Set to Sparkle in its 10th Edition

  • - 06 June 2017 10:47 AM

A three-day trade extravaganza of India's leading jewellers by UBM India in the City of Pearls.

Want to pin Indian jewellery on global luxury map: Designer Nirav Modi

  • - 05 June 2017 10:03 AM

Asia is a “growing and perceptible market to diamond jewellery," says Nirav Modi. 

Demonetization hasn't deterred gold purchase in India; Indian gold demand accounted for 1/5th of world gold demand says WGC

  • - 30 May 2017 1:11 PM

WGC latest report shows that Indian gold demand supported world gold demand in the first quarter of 2017.

Gitanjali Gems, Titan, PC Jeweller in top 50 luxury goods companies in the World

  • - 24 May 2017 1:02 PM

Three Indian companies — Gitanjali Gems, Titan and PC Jeweller — have been named in the list of top 50 luxury goods firms globally that was topped by Louis Vuitton.

How Do We Become Number 1 Exporter In Gems & Jewellery ?

  • - 22 May 2017 11:19 AM

After PM Narendra Modi’s pep talk about ‘Design in India’ and how India should be Number One in gems and jewellery, Indian exporters are all geared up to hit $60 billion worth of exports in the next 5 years. Given the current climate, this could be a tall order. There is no dearth for inspiration in this country that has had a longstanding heritage when it comes to craftsmanship. We have a strong foundation in jewellery manufacturing and the industry currently employs 4.5 million skilled and semi-skilled workers across India, but we are meeting only 10 per cent of the global demand. If our forte lies in jewellery making, why is India not playing to its strength? Where is the industry lacking and what should it be doing to be on top? Explores Vijetha Rangabashyam

Ogilvy, L&K Saatchi bag Kalyan Jewellers creative mandate

  • - 17 May 2017 11:33 AM

Kalyan Jewellers said it has given creative mandate to Ogilvy and L&K Saatchi & Saatchi for India and West Asia markets.

Gems, jewellery export to grow about US $42 billion this fiscal: GJEPC

  • - 16 May 2017 2:29 PM

Higher demand in the Middle-East and South-East Asia could help India’s gems and jewellery export grow this fiscal to about USD 42 billion.

GJEPC to host 2nd India SAARC - Middle East Buyer Seller Meet

  • - 12 May 2017 4:23 PM

38 Indian Manufacturers to exhibit their products to 70 international buyers from SAARC and Middle East region.

Danish Jewellery brand Trollbeads entering India soon

  • - 12 May 2017 2:38 PM

The success in Asian countries has given Trollbeads taste for more of Asia. Hence, Trollbeads has now set its eyes on India. 

Celebrate Indian Culture with Festive Collection of earrings by Tanya Rastogi

  • - 25 April 2017 10:23 AM

Renowned for ornamental legacy, jewellery Connoisseur Tanya Rastogi brings in Festive Earring Collection that reflects the royal hues and richness of Indian Culture.

30 Audis up for grabs through the new global campaign of Kalyan Jewellers

  • - 24 April 2017 12:59 PM

Such an initiative is an industry-first, wherein customers across India and the GCC will get an opportunity to win 30 Audi A3’s on their purchase at any of the Kalyan Jewellers showrooms.

Pandora opens first store in India

  • - 20 April 2017 9:09 AM

The Denmark based store opens its first store in DLF Mall, Noida.

Sunny Leone to be the new face of

  • - 19 April 2017 9:45 AM

New Ambassador a perfect fit for ‘dare to be different’ business model of India’s first online jewellery marketplace.

Say ‘I do’ with exquisite new designs in gold from ORRA

  • - 18 April 2017 2:13 PM

ORRA one of India’s most preferred brands when it comes to jewellery, launches an exciting collection of bridal jewellery set in gold.

55-Carat Indian Ruby-Red Spinel to be auctioned at Sotheby’s London

  • - 13 April 2017 11:47 AM

The precious piece will be auctioned at Sotheby’s Arts of the Islamic World sale and is estimated at up to £80,000.

​​CaratLane launches modern gold jewellery for Akshaya Tritiya

  • - 12 April 2017 12:01 PM

CaratLane, India’s leading omni channel jeweller launches a new range of 22Kt gold jewellery inspired by tradition.

ANMOL Rekindles Vintage Art with their Heritage Jewellery Collection

  • - 10 April 2017 3:52 PM

ANMOL revisits the era of Royal India with their Heritage Jewellery collection that reflects the intermingling of the Persian & Indian culture.

Swarovski`s Hall of Fame at the 13th Gem & Jewellery India International Exhibition (GJIIE), Chennai

  • - 31 March 2017 3:26 PM

Swarovski Zirconia Galleria shines a spotlight on key trends

The City of Sparkles-Beyond the Diamond Cutting and Polishing

  • - 18 March 2017 1:39 PM

Making a name for you in the extensive world of jewellery retailers needs much more than just beautiful jewellery. Sourcing of diamonds, talented artisans and a market to appreciate your jewels are equally important. Moreover, one city in India that has all these factors available in abundance is Surat. Preeta Agarwal talks to Surat’s famous jewellery designers about how the city of Surat contributes to their work.

4th Edition of IBJA’s India International Bullion Summit concludes in Mumbai

  • - 17 March 2017 6:57 PM

The annual conclave touched upon various grave issues related to bullion and jewellery industry in India.

Indian Jeweller magazine awarded ‘Best Jewellery Magazine of the Year’ at IBJA Awards 2017

  • - 17 March 2017 6:31 PM

Published by the Journal House Group, Indian Jeweller magazine caters to the retail jewellery industry of India.

Tanishq launches Rivaah – a new sub-brand for wedding jewellery for all Indian brides

  • - 09 March 2017 9:57 AM

The company aims to redefine the wedding jewellery market with this offering

GJF & industry delegates submits GST representation to the Bihar Finance Minister Abdul Bari Siddiqui & Commercial Tax Minister Bijendra Prasad Yadav

  • - 27 February 2017 4:09 PM

All India Gems & Jewellery Trade Federation seeks GST of 1.25 per cent for the gems & jewellery sector

Luxury brand Fabergé forays in India

  • - 22 February 2017 9:48 AM

Faberge adds to the growing list of global luxury brands such as Burberry and Rolex to enter India.

Under Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojna, GJSCI initiates implementation of Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) Program in SEEPZ

  • - 08 February 2017 2:37 PM

The aim behind this initiative is to uplift the karigars of gems & jewellery industry in India.

Budget for better India, Gems and Jewellery industry calls it a positive budget

  • - 01 February 2017 5:19 PM

Income tax for small companies with an annual turnover of Rs 50 crore, now to pay 25%, a 5% reduction; 96% Indian companies will get benefit of MSME tax cut.

Denmark's Pandora to foray in Indian jewellery market

  • - 30 January 2017 9:43 AM

The company has signed a distribution deal with an Indian company.

Indian Jeweller Magazine Announces 2nd Edition of COUTURE India - A Business Boutique Show

  • - 25 January 2017 9:37 AM

The second edition of Couture India will be held from 9th to 11th September 2017 at Taj Palace in New Delhi.

GJEPC to host India Pavilion at Vicenzaoro Winter 2017

  • - 18 January 2017 3:33 PM

16 Indian Exhibitors across categories including jewellery, loose stones and machinery

Titan Company to merge “Gold Plus" brand with Tanishq network

  • - 18 January 2017 12:47 PM

With this, the company is confident that India’s most desirable and profitable jewellery brand, Tanishq, will get even more desirable for customers and attractive to investors.

Chintamanis founder Arun Kaigaonkar no more

  • - 12 January 2017 10:55 AM

Founder and Chairman of the company, Arun Kaigaonkar has been one of the notable personalities of Indian gems and jewellery fraternity.

GJEPC conducted seminar on “Benefits of Organised Trading” for the Gem & Jewellery sector

  • - 06 January 2017 5:05 PM

The seminar was, especially organised for the non-members of the Council who are doing business in an unorganised manner, but have played a significant role by contributing to the success of the “Make in India” initiative.

Nakshatra launches

  • - 06 January 2017 2:46 PM

A jewellery-shopping destination with curated designer fashion – First in India

Hoping For the Good Times-Budget Expectations

  • - 01 January 2017 5:25 PM

The Indian gems and jewellery industry is hoping that the forthcoming budget would be more industryfriendly,which would lead to further growth of the industry. Kavita Parab spoke to few industry playersto know their views on the forthcoming budget.

Demand for gold in India falls by 28% in Q3, says WGC report

  • - 01 January 2017 12:52 PM

World Gold Council demand trend report for Q3 of 2016

IZAARA wins ‘Emerging Brand of the Year Award’ at World Consulting & Research Corporation’s Awards 2016

  • - 26 December 2016 11:12 AM

Izaara is one of its kind premium silver jewellery that brings concept driven ethno contemporary designs that includes rings, earrings, bracelets, cuffs, pendants and necklaces in a range that appeals to the taste of a modern Indian woman.

All India exhibitors raise concern over changed dates of IIJS Signature 2017; sign memorandum requesting to change the schedule

  • - 17 December 2016 3:57 PM

Exhibitors are of the view that the changes dates of the signatures would not help the business

GJF urges jewellers to go cashless

  • - 08 December 2016 9:37 AM

Sreedhar GV, Chairman, All India Gems & Jewellery Trade Federation (“GJF”) Statement on move to encourage jewellers to go cashless

A Few Golden Steps Towards a Gold Census: MP Ahammed

  • - 06 December 2016 1:09 PM

The demonetization move aims to reduce India’s dependence on Gold imports, which has a direct bearing on current account deficit and rupee value.

Foundation stone laid for IIGJ Varanasi Extension Campus

  • - 05 December 2016 10:40 AM

A step towards fulfilling Prime Minister’s dream of ‘Skill India’; GJEPC to set up IIGJ in Varanasi

#TLWL: The Lessons We Learnt

  • - 30 November 2016 3:35 PM

Knowledge Forum, Couture India 2016

It is not every day that the industry think-tank comes together under one roof to impart their knowledge and experiences to the fellow industry patrons. But Couture India made it possible for three interest

Love for Pearls

  • - 30 November 2016 3:30 PM

India is known for its love affair with the fascinating pearls, since time immemorial. Kunjal Karaniya brings you a brief overview to know more about the pearls and its affair with India.

Reliance Jewels Bridal Collection Encapsulates the Grandeur of Indian Weddings

  • - 23 November 2016 3:59 PM

The latest wedding collection includes Bridal sets in Diamond and Gold, Statement Earrings, Rings with a blend of Gold, Colored Gemstones and Diamonds.

Fashion jewellery label ‘Unniyarcha’ revives the spirit of South Indian heritage through its newly launched Limited Edition ‘Samskaara’ Collection

  • - 23 November 2016 2:19 PM

Every piece in this unique collection reflects the elegance, intricate artwork and vivid colors of South Indian architecture.

4th GJTCI Excellence Awards concludes in Ahmedabad

  • - 23 November 2016 11:12 AM

GJTCI Excellence Awards recognizes and honours the BEST in the Indian Gem & Jewellery Industry.

Get the best value for your buck on online Jewellery shopping

  • - 12 November 2016 9:45 AM - India's largest multi-brand jewellery destination has introduced the One Price - Best Price with Price Match Guarantee across the site.

CaratLane launches Design Incubator: India’s first programme to seek Design’preneurs!

  • - 04 November 2016 10:10 AM

Inviting all aspiring jewellery designers to submit their design entries and stand a chance to win an all encompassing, 6-month paid internship at CaratLane’s Mumbai office

Timeless by Madhuri Dixit for modern Indian women

  • - 24 October 2016 4:47 PM

The collection symbolises excellence and sublimity that will appeal to and resonate with the modern Indian woman in a way no other collection does.

Celebrate the festive spirit of Diwali with Nazraana Diamond Jewellery

  • - 24 October 2016 4:41 PM

The glimmering designs crafted in diamonds has an array of rings, pendants, earrings, bracelets, necklaces and men’s fashion accessories which will serve as perfect facets of Indian culture.

Indian mythology comes alive in Zoya’s opulent Krsna Collection

  • - 22 October 2016 1:47 PM

The craft palette features the technique of painting enamel along with Champlevé enamel in its rich Indian avatar and partaj engraving along with glittering polki in 24K kundan setting.

Ileana D’Cruz makes a grand stop at Amazon India Fashion Week for Abhishek Kankaria & Shrruti Tapuria

  • - 17 October 2016 1:55 PM

Whatever is an imminent, Kolkata based luxury brand of fashion jewelry and handbags that epitomize the perfect mélange of classic and contemporary style.

Celebrate the joy of your new-born with Reliance Jewels Initiative, “We Care”

  • - 06 October 2016 12:37 PM

“We Care” continues to touch families across India and Reliance Jewels will gift the bracelets to infants and their parents as a sincere gesture of care.

COUTURE India 2016 in New Delhi creates positive wave in dull season

  • - 28 September 2016 4:50 PM

The maiden edition received 2000 trade visitors in 3 days.

Myntra introduces Tribe by Amrapali on its platform

  • - 17 September 2016 2:16 PM

The association between Myntra and Tribe by Amrapali offers the exotic and popular line up from the famed jewellery house, access to the widest reach across India. Other popular collections will be introduced on Myntra in the coming months.

Rajesh Wadhawan Group teams up with IBJA to launch IBJA Gold - India’s first exclusive Gold Coin Store

  • - 12 September 2016 3:29 PM

IBJA Gold coins are truly unique and are easily customisable according to your taste and requirement.

E-commerce giant launches in India

  • - 06 September 2016 5:41 PM

They mainly have four sub-categories of their offerings that comprise of fashion jewellery, silver jewellery, diamond jewellery and precious jewellery.

GJSCI certifies India’s 3rd Centre of Excellence in Kerala

  • - 29 August 2016 5:22 PM

Kerala being one of country’s jewellery hubs, KTB (IGJ,Inkel)- new Centre of Excellence plays a crucial role in providing skills to make them highly efficient as well as uplift the standard of living of the karigars in and around this region. launches ‘Artisans of India’ Campaign

  • - 13 August 2016 2:27 PM

The campaign is a tribute to rich cultural heritage of the jewellery industry

Natasha J Label and TBZ - The Original collaborate to launch their A/W Festive 2016 collection

  • - 11 August 2016 11:49 AM

New collection ‘Devna’ features beautifully handcrafted pieces, which mirror key elements of Indian heritage and devotion.

Jewellery brand Nimai to enter into e-commerce segment

  • - 10 August 2016 10:46 AM

Nimai curates works of over 55 established and emerging jewellery designers from India who endorse handcrafted, artisanal and Indian contemporary products.

IJ Special #WearYourMood

  • - 29 July 2016 6:04 PM

To set the mood of the look, perfect jewellery apt to echo it silently is a must. To highlight this aspect of jewellery, Indian Jeweller undertook a mood-shoot which is worth not-a-miss.

All That Glitters Is SURAT

  • - 28 July 2016 6:09 PM

The Silk City, The Zari City, The Clean City, The Solar City and most importantly The Diamond City are some more names of Surat. It has the most vibrant present and equally varied heritage of past. It is the city where the British first landed in India. T

Sangeeta Boochra's latest jewellery collection

  • - 26 July 2016 11:32 AM

The collections are trendy and can be paired up beautifully with any outfit, Indian or Western.

Story telling is crucial to luxury brand sales, says Khyati Sindhwani

  • - 18 July 2016 4:32 PM

Khyati Sindhwani shared her knowledge on targeting luxury consumers in India during a seminar in Mumbai

Manubhai Jewellers launches timeless temple jewellery collection

  • - 28 June 2016 3:43 PM

The collection brings the Indian Gods and Goddesses like Maa Laxmi, Ganesha and Karthikaye to life and is a reflection to its 9th century origin when it was once used to adorn the idols of Indian temples.

Lala Jugal Kishore Jewellers in collaboration with Nazraana™ hosts finalists of Yamaha Fascino Miss Diva 2016

  • - 27 June 2016 12:22 PM

Yamaha Fascino Miss Diva - Miss Universe India 2016 is a 7 part reality tele-series and will be aired on Colors Infinity, India’s Premier English Entertainment channel.

Lala Jugal Kishore Jewellers in collaboration with Nazraana™ hosts finalists of Yamaha Fascino Miss Diva 2016 at their store

  • - 27 June 2016 12:00 AM

Yamaha Fascino Miss Diva - Miss Universe India 2016 is a 7 part reality tele-series and will be aired on Colors Infinity, India’s Premier English Entertainment channel.

Lala Jugal Kishore Jewellers in collaboration with Nazraana™ hosts finalists of Yamaha Fascino Miss Diva 2016

  • - 27 June 2016 12:00 AM

Yamaha Fascino Miss Diva - Miss Universe India 2016 is a 7 part reality tele-series and will be aired on Colors Infinity, India’s Premier English Entertainment channel.

Gold is seen as a haven for cash, says Saurabh Gadgil - CMD PNG Jewellers & VP IBJA

  • - 25 June 2016 10:10 AM

For India, the economic impact should be smaller relative to other open economies in Asia.

It is the right time for NRIs to come to India for jewellery-related investments, says G. V. Sreedhar, GJF

  • - 25 June 2016 9:47 AM

India is well prepared to tackle the short-term volatility that could result from the outcome of Brexit.

Nazraana™ becomes official jewellery partner for India’s Yamaha Fascino Miss Diva - Miss Universe India 2016

  • - 22 June 2016 4:52 PM

Nazraana™ will also design an exclusive jewellery ensemble to be worn by the winner when she represents India at the Miss Universe 2016.

Couture India 2016 All about being exclusive

  • - 30 May 2016 3:19 PM

Indian Jeweller has announced its new initiative – Couture India 2016 – slated for September 2016. Read to know more about our exciting new venture.

Trunk Shows Your Personal Ramp

  • - 25 May 2016 6:03 PM

Trunk shows help designers to discover unique needs of their customers. Though long forgotten, designers are waking up to the age old method of trunk shows to build a strong customer base. Jewellery industry in the west has warmed up to it and Indian je

Enamel Jewellery Enamor Of Jewellery

  • - 25 May 2016 5:40 PM

Meenakari/Enameled jewellery is one of the most ancient arts in India. However, the art is growing quite in vogue amongst today’s generation. The fusion of colours has found its fine blend in modern and contemporary jewellery as well. This month,

Pallavi Dudeja Foley-The Natural

  • - 25 May 2016 5:31 PM

When it comes to any pursuit or career in life, you can either be born to it, be trained for it – or then you can just be a sheer natural. In India today, there are designers and then there are designers. There are those born in families which have bee

Vintage With A Twist Same Old, Some New

  • - 25 May 2016 4:57 PM

History, Heritage, Vintage, Tales…is always fascinating and interesting especially in the culturally rich – India. Then, why would not wearing a piece of history be not equally enthralling? The trend of reviving old with a contemporary twist is pick

Aiming to ‘Skill India’, GJSCI unveils RPL Program to uplift the Karigars

  • - 05 May 2016 10:37 AM

RPL program will help candidates to identify their inherited skills and get certified for the same which will equip them to get better and more stable jobs and avail of entrepreneurship opportunities.

Transgender Laxmi Naryan Tripathi and Mandira Bedi walked ramp at India Runway Week

  • - 29 April 2016 11:07 AM

Female - Social inequality and Passive References. Third Gender- Acknowledgement and Existence.

Forevermark launches Capricci - the Nose Pin Campaign

  • - 28 April 2016 10:34 AM

Forvermark goes local, develops a campaign in India, gives a traditional category a contemporary twist

Nothing to declare? Flyers to India not to fill customs form from tomorrow

  • - 31 March 2016 4:26 PM

As per the new rules, a male passenger can bring gold jewellery of up to 20 gms with a value cap of Rs 50,000 and a woman can carry 40 gms of gold jewellery with a value cap of Rs. one lakh.

GJSCI initiates Project Vanika in alliance with IJMA & Aasmant Foundation in Palghar

  • - 30 March 2016 10:20 AM

With an aim to empower Indian rural women who engage themselves in household activities due to lack of skill, project Vanika was formed.

Go Global

  • - 28 March 2016 12:35 PM

Need to go global - There is a dire need for Indian jewellery designers to look beyond local.

Style Quotient Jewellery teams up with Tarun Tahiliani

  • - 15 March 2016 11:09 AM

The entire Tarun Tahiliani range will be made available to the interested jewellers across the nation by Style Quotient Jewellery Pvt. Ltd. which will create an exciting business opportunity for all to collaborate with India’s first designer jewellery b

WHP (WamanHariPethe) Jewellers forays in e-commerce space

  • - 10 March 2016 10:33 AM

The products are available for shipping in India and internationally and will be delivered in 5 to 12 working days. The site will also offer exclusive deals in the form of gift vouchers, discounts, promotional coupons etc for online customers.

Bollywood star Huma Qureshi graces Nazraana™ diamond jewellery event in Bhopal

  • - 05 March 2016 10:08 AM

Inspired by Indian culture, the beautiful Nazraana™ jewellery collections are the perfect gifting choice, combining emotion, affordability and beautiful design, embodied in their brand philosophy – the heart that gifts a diamond shines like a diamond.

PNG Jewellers kick-starts ‘Parampara Achchai Ki’ campaign with Salman Khan

  • - 03 March 2016 5:23 PM

Salman Khan, the global brand ambassador of PNG Jewellers is the face of the campaign which is put together by their creative agency J. Walter Thompson India.

SamayaBharati 2016 concludes on a positive and optimistic note

  • - 25 February 2016 12:14 PM

Over 100 national and international brands participated in the fair that attracted a footfall of over 5000 visitors from India and abroad.

Revolutionising the jewellery industry through Globalisation

  • - 23 February 2016 11:33 AM

Poonam Soni conducts a workshop for jewellery enthusiasts at Make in India in Mumbai

Manubhai Jewellers revives the Mughal era of brilliance with exquisite chokers

  • - 23 February 2016 11:16 AM

Each piece captures inspiration from various elements of nature as well as royal courts of India and is kindled with various traditional artistries like Thakkar Kundan, Nakshi, Fligiree and Chitrayi karigari.

Gehna Jewellers teams up with Shaina NC for Make In Maharashtra Fashion Show

  • - 22 February 2016 1:35 PM

A part of Modi’s Make in India initiative, Maharashtra Textile Week brought together five A league designers, which also included known jewellery houses from Maharashtra

Jewellery collections by Anmol Jewellers & PNG Jewellers sizzles at Make in India week

  • - 22 February 2016 11:49 AM

A part of PM Modi’s Make in India initiative, Maharashtra Textile Week brought together five A league designers, which also included known jewellery houses from Maharashtra

Gold demand resilient in 2015, says WGC report

  • - 22 February 2016 11:04 AM

Central banks and Chinese buyers helping to spur gold demand, China remained the world's biggest consumer of gold last year, ahead of India.

Sumona Parekh launches her magnificent jewellery in Mumbai

  • - 16 February 2016 11:49 AM

Sumona Silver is available online and select high-end stores in India.

PC Jeweller gets nod to increase foreign investment limit to 49 per cent

  • - 01 February 2016 9:56 AM

PC Jeweller is one of the leading jewellery companies in India in the organized jewellery retail sector.

Keeping Traditions Alive!

  • - 30 January 2016 1:41 PM

Ganjam, Bangalore - With a legacy of being jewellers to Indian royalty.

Kalyan Jewellers to set up 14 new showrooms

  • - 27 January 2016 2:38 PM

The company is planning to open 7 showrooms in India and 7 in West Asia.

Gem & Jewellery industry successfully conducts silent Candle March across India

  • - 19 January 2016 11:38 AM

The Candle March was conducted as a part of silent protest against recently imposed PAN card norms on jewellery purchases. unveils its unique Bridal Collection

  • - 14 January 2016 12:43 PM

The online jewellery brand is offering the most transparent and the lowest diamond prices in India with a wide range of ornaments to choose from.

Sunar Jewels launches Valentine's Day Pearl Collection

  • - 08 January 2016 3:40 PM

The collection boasts of both modern and traditional styling. Adorning the eternal magnificence of the Indian woman, the dazzling pearl jewellery by Sunar Jewels is truly a priceless possession.

Adawna presents Dramatic Danglings

  • - 08 January 2016 2:56 PM

Ideal for both Indian and western outfits, the range includes beautiful danglers, crafted in silver and studded with Swarovski and other semi precious gem stones.

Arpit Rastogi, Director, Lala Jugal Kishore Jewellers bags the “Jewellery Icon of the Year 2015” award at IBJA Awards 2015

  • - 28 December 2015 3:00 PM

Recreating the baubles of the Nawabi Era for the contemporary age of women, Arpit alongside his wife have made various landmarks accessible throughout Lucknow and further seek to surpass them throughout various part of India in the coming few years.

Deccan Gold Mines to commence drilling at Ganajur And Mangalagatti PL Blocks

  • - 17 December 2015 4:19 PM

The proposed drilling program would be carried out by South West Pinnacle Exploration Private Limited, India (South West Pinnacle) with whom DESPL has entered into a Drilling Services Agreement.

Kalyan Jewellers launches Truly Bridal, India’s first bridal style destination

  • - 16 December 2015 2:06 PM

The online platform that provides the latest bridal trends and advise on wedding planning, skincare, make-up, trousseau and jewellery. launches Jewellery Industry Reserve for Indian Craftsmen

  • - 10 December 2015 9:51 AM pledged 5 per cent of all memberships sold on to Jewellery Industry Reserve for Indian Craftsmen as an official support for craftsmen and workers of gems and jewellery industry.

The Way Ahead

  • - 26 November 2015 5:21 PM

3D Jewellery Printing- 3D jewellery printing is the way forward. However, in India, it is still a niche sector.

Grand Jury Meet concludes at IJ Awards

  • - 26 November 2015 12:09 PM

Six-member jury evaluated 115 best designs from all over India.

Mirari presents art deco style of design, Art Nouvelle

  • - 17 November 2015 1:28 PM

The collection encapsulates this glamorous art form at its best using figurative representation of Persian, Oriental & architectural motifs distilled in rudimentary geometric essence and sharply defined outlines yet adding the hints of Indian glints.

Bullion India: Lights, Prayers and Investments

  • - 07 November 2015 4:52 PM

Bullion India allows you to purchase gold for Diwali and other auspicious occasions with door to door delivery available for the smallest quantities purchased, I.e. 0.1gms.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launches Gold monetisation scheme

  • - 05 November 2015 2:55 PM

PM launched gold sovereign bonds, the gold monetisation scheme, and the Indian gold coin.

Kalyan Jewellers unveils Mudhra collection with first family of Indian cinema

  • - 03 November 2015 9:29 AM

Jaya Bachchan to feature with Amitabh Bachchan in new TVC

Latest Diamond Jewellery for Men by Amarkosh

  • - 21 October 2015 10:37 AM

The new collection by AmarKosh Jewels has a range of Men's wear western styles Cuff-links and tie pins and to add more glamour to the Indian wear they have buttons for Kurta's as well as Sherwanis.

Shri Hari Diagems for Tarun Tahiliani’s Grand Finale at The Amazon India Fashion Week SS 16

  • - 21 October 2015 10:32 AM

Shri Hari Diagems has a wide range of spectacular antique and modern jewellery.

PC Jeweller to launch new showroom in Chhattisgarh

  • - 16 October 2015 10:08 AM

With the new store, the company will have total 55 showrooms under the 'PC Jeweller' brand located across 46 cities in India.

Shri Hari Diagems for Tarun Tahiliani’s Grand Finale at The Amazon India Fashion Week SS 16

  • - 15 October 2015 1:31 PM

Shri Hari Diagems has a wide-range of spectacular antique and modern jewellery. They offer contemporary pieces of jewellery that are as exquisite as the estate jewels of Royal Lineage.

Quality Control Is A Must

  • - 06 October 2015 5:09 PM

Developing Indian Hallmarking – A Roadmap for Future Growth A national hallmarking system is a crucial component of a successful gold monetisation scheme in India according to the World Gold Council, says their recently released report. Indian Jeweller