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CIBJO sets up industry-wide working committee to formulate Responsible Sourcing Guidance for gem and jewellery sectors

MAY 8, 2018: CIBJO has announced the establishment of an industry-wide working committee, which will be charged with formulating Responsible Sourcing Guidelines specifically for the jewellery, gem and precious metals sectors.

CIBJO honours the memory of Friedrich Schwarzer, President of the World Jewellery Confederation, 1993-1996

APRIL 26, 2018: CIBJO is paying tribute to the memory of a former president, Friedrich (Fritz) Schwarzer, who died recently in Austria, after decades of public service in the jewellery industry.

CIBJO President visits Bahrain as guest of DANAT, Arabian Gulf country’s official pearl and gemstone institute

APRIL 10, 2018: CIBJO President Gaetano Cavalieri has concluded a week-long visit to the Kingdom of Bahrain, as the guest of DANAT, the Bahrain Institute for Pearls & Gemstones, during which he met with the leadership of the country’s fast-developing gemstone and jewellery centre.

CIBJO President promotes international acceptance of CIBJO Blue Books as the common frame of reference for jewellery standards and nomenclature

MARCH 6, 2018: Speaking at an industry seminar in Hong Kong, CIBJO President Gaetano Cavalieri has urged both government authorities and jewellery and gemstone associations to incorporate the standards and nomenclature contained in the CIBJO Blue Books into their respective national guidelines.

Diamond and jewellery organisations present ‘Diamond Terminology Guideline,’ setting universal standard for communicating about diamonds and synthetic diamonds

JANUARY 30, 2018: Nine of the leading diamond and jewellery industry organisations jointly released guidelines to encourage full, fair and effective use of a clear and accessible terminology for diamonds and synthetics diamonds by all sector bodies, organisations, traders and retailers.

Russian government signs MOU with CIBJO and AWDC, aims to harmonize Russian diamond classification system with international standard

JANUARY 25, 2018: The agreement was signed on January 24, 2018, in the Russian capital by Alexei Vladmirovich Moiseev, Deputy Finance Minister of the Russian Federation, Gaetano Cavalieri, President of CIBJO, and Stephane Fischler, President of AWDC.

Precious objects sourced from the sea could be beacons of sustainability, ‘Green and Blue’ seminar attendees discover in Vicenza

JANUARY 23, 2018: In a planet threatened by uncontrolled climate change, the jewellery industry could come to be recognized as a beacon of sustainability and positive environmentalism. This was the message emanating from a seminar co-organized by CIBJO and the Italian Exhibition Group (IEG).

Pearls and coral to be placed in the spotlight at CIBJO/IEG seminar on environmentally, socially and economically sustainable jewellery

JANUARY 10, 2018: Titled “Green and Blue Jewellery, Environmentally Sustainable Luxury,” it is being organised by CIBJO, the World Jewellery Confederation, and the Italian Exhibition Group, and will take place on January 22.