CIBJO releases Coral Special Report, focuses on global warming effects and conservationism

NOVEMBER 6, 2019:The report is dominated by environmental topics, and in particular the efforts by the industry to address the impact of global warming. It also reports on the worldwide effort to protect biodiversity and the various coral species.

CIBJO President presents options for jewellery sector sustainability at Brazilian industry seminar in Rio de Janeiro

OCTOBER 24, 2019:Sustainability in a luxury product industry like jewellery will not be achieved through a single undertaking, but rather through a multitude of acts, by people and companies working together or individually, Dr. Cavalieri said.

CIBJO releases Gemmological Special Report, considers process of separating measurable facts from opinion

OCTOBER 23, 2019:The report considers measures that should be taken to ensure that a person reading a laboratory report understands what information is measurable fact and what information represents the opinion of the gemmologist.

CIBJO releases Ethics Special Report, examines international frameworks and proper disclosure

OCTOBER 16, 2019:The report covers a variety of topics, including the increasing number of international conventions with which members of the jewellery industry are expected to comply, and recommended processes of disclosure.

CIBJO President discusses path of Russian and global jewellery industry at ‘The Art of Jewellery: Traditions and Trends’ exhibition in Moscow

OCTOBER 10, 2019:Gaetano Cavalieri paid tribute to the country’s historic contribution to the jewellery tradition, and discussed the path forward for the country’s industry in the international markets.

CIBJO releases Coloured Stone Special Report, looking at technology’s impact and challenge of variety names

OCTOBER 9, 2019:The report looks at opportunities provided by new technologies, and also at the vexing issue of gemstone variety names being used for marketing purposes, with few if any agreed to gemmological standards.

CIBJO releases Diamond Special Report examining issues at the faultline between natural and laboratory-grown stones

OCTOBER 2, 2019: In the report, the Diamond Commission President calls for the creation agree-to rules of engagement between the natural diamond and laboratory-grown diamond sectors in marketing their products, and warns about a readiness to pitch one as being more ethical or environmentally acceptable than the other.