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Volume 3 Issue 2 2016



JNA is excited to announce the 2017 award categories and the judging criteria for the sixth annual JNA Awards. Online registration is now open to allow sufficient time for all interested parties from the jewellery and gemstone industry to review and choose the appropriate categories to enter.

Two of the jewellery industry’s leading trade fairs are set to open in Hong Kong in late February to early March. Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), the 4th Hong Kong International Diamond, Gem & Pearl Show will take place


The state of Montana in the western United States has several nicknames due to a wealth of underground natural resources. It is most widely known as the Treasure State in honor of its rich mineral reserves.

A summit on sustainability and responsible sourcing for the international jewelry industry will take place in New York City from March 10-13, 2016. The proposed venue for the event is being provided by the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT).


GIA will offer its internationally recognised Graduate Diamonds (GD) Diploma program in Bengaluru, a major consumer market for gems and jewellery and home to many well-known jewellery brands. The seven week programme commences on June 16, and will be taught by experienced instructors.


Ethical Metalsmiths Jewelry Exhibition & Auction Barbara Wheat Lipatapanlop, CEO - Gemalytics LLC
Alethe Fatherly began her career as a gemologist working for Tiffany & co. grading and appraising diamonds and colored gemstones. Later she worked for other industry leaders including Lazare Kaplan International, David Yurman and H. Stern.