Uniform gemmological principles create common language for jewellery trade, CIBJO President tells symposium in Copenhagen

MARCH 27, 2019: Transparency in business is enabled when all terminology and metrics are accepted and understood by all participants, CIBJO President Gaetano Cavalieri has told a gemmological conference in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Harmonisation of standards, terminology and testing methods critical for Chinese trade’s development, CIBJO President tells Hong Kong seminars

MARCH 5, 2019:Strict adherence to agreed-to grading standards, nomenclature and methods of testing are prerequisites for the development of the gemstone and jewellery industries in China, CIBJO President Gaetano Cavalieri told audiences in Hong Kong.

Vice President Eli Avidar to leave position at CIBJO, to run for political office in Israeli parliamentary election in April

FEBRUARY 7, 2019: In addition to his position at CIBJO, until 2018 Mr. Avidar and served as Executive Director of the Israel Diamond Exchange and Managing Director of the Israel Diamond Institute.

CIBJO seminar in Vicenza focuses on responsible sourcing, presents the precious coral sector as a case study for sustainability

JANUARY 22, 2019: 'Today, and for about 20 years already, it has become increasingly apparent that the ways in which we, the members of the jewellery industry, behave and impact society and the environment are also fundamental components of consumer confidence. We do not operate in a moral vacuum, where the value of the products we handle are no way connected to the businesses we run," said the CIBJO President.

CIBJO and Federation for European Education in Gemmology to focus on responsible sourcing and gemmology at conference in Vicenza

JANUARY 16, 2019: For CIBJO, the event is the latest in a series of seminars and workshops presented at VICENZAORO shows, in cooperation with IEG, focusing on issues relating to responsible business practices and sustainability in the jewellery sector.

CIBJO Board of Directors approves newest Blue Book, providing guidance for responsible sourcing in the jewellery sector

JANUARY 14, 2019: It becomes the latest in CIBJO’s Blue Book series of definitive industry guides for standards and nomenclature, joining the Blue Books for diamonds, coloured gemstones, pearls, precious coral, precious metals and gemmological laboratories.