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CIBJO releases Gemmological Special Report, discusses determining criteria for gem variety names

OCTOBER 20, 2021:The report focuses on two issues, namely the establishment of criteria for defining gem variety names, and the creation of an international set of standards, practices and nomenclature for the mainly jade and jadeite gem materials referred to as Fei Cui.

CIBJO President extols jewellery industry’s role as a catalyst for sustainable development, at high-level summit in Italy

OCTOBER 11, 2021:Speaking during a panel discussion that considered ideas for a global recovery from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, Dr. Cavalieri pointed to the jewellery industry’s ability to empower societies and economies.

CIBJO releases Technology Special Report, looks at how data is transforming jewellery trade

OCTOBER 6, 2021:"Standards need to be created for how [data] is handled. How should it be securely stored, analysed and ultimately used? These are discussions taking place across the tech-world, and issues of controversy confounding the industry, the public and government regulators,” the Technology Committee Chair writes.

CIBJO releases Diamond Special Report, describes 3-part process of ISO standardisation

SEPTEMBER 29, 2021:“When International Standard 6893 is eventually published by ISO, a complete set of standards for the diamond industry will have been achieved, a truly historic accomplishment,” the Diamond Commission President writes in the report.

CIBJO releases Precious Metals Special Report, says 2021 defined by recovering markets and savvy marketing

SEPTEMBER 22, 2021:In general, all four precious metal markets experienced robust sales, with prices rebounding from the lows they had experienced during the disruptive turmoil of 2020.

CIBJO releases Responsible Sourcing Special Report, notes demand for supply chain integrity increased with COVID

SEPTEMBER 15, 2021:The report focuses extensively on environmental responsibility. “Already today we are witnessing the devastating impacts of increasingly unstable climates. The consequences of even more extreme temperature increases are difficult to contemplate,” commission president Jonathan Mr. Kendall writes.

CIBJO to launch third season of Jewellery Industry Voices with hybrid in-person/streamed seminar at VICENZAORO

SEPTEMBER 9, 2021:The two-hour, two-part seminar/webinar is a featured event during the second day of the VICENZAORO September jewellery show. It is entitled 'Sustainable Development Goals: Meeting Their Challenge.'

CIBJO releases Marketing & Education Special Report, looking at impacts of COVID pandemic on jewellery industry

SEPTEMBER 8, 2021:The report focuses extensively on environmental responsibility. “Already today we are witnessing the devastating impacts of increasingly unstable climates. The consequences of even more extreme temperature increases are difficult to contemplate,” commission president Jonathan Mr. Kendall writes.