Laboratory-grown diamonds, coloured gemstone treatments, and nephrite jade are just a sampling of the topics explored at the Canadian Gemmological Association’s (CGA’s) 31st Annual Gem Conference in Vancouver.
Trend-wise, the entries for this year's AGTA Spectrum Awards included more tourmalines and spinel, yellow gold jewellery, and step-cut gemstones, while kornerupine and dumortierite were among the rarest and most unusual gems
With the holiday shopping season fast approaching, retailers might find Canuck consumers are keen to tighten the purse strings this year, according to a survey of more than 1000 Canadians, conducted by Equifax Canada.
More than 350 buyers from 25 countries gathered in Dubai for the second edition of the International Gem & Jewellery Show (IGJS), organized by the Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) of India.
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