CIBJO’s purpose is to encourage harmonisation, promote international cooperation in the jewellery industry, and to consider issues which concern the trade worldwide.
CIBJO covers the entire jewellery, gemstone and precious metals sectors, from mine to marketplace.
As the only jewellery organisation with special consultative status with ECOSOC, CIBJO is committed to the United Nation’s sustainable social, environmental and economic development programme.
CIBJO, The World Jewellery Confederation, represents the interests of all individuals, organisations and companies earning their livelihoods from jewellery, gemstones and precious metals, covering the entire industry from mine to marketplace in the various production, manufacturing, trading and retail centres.
Available both online and as downloadable PDFs, CIBJO’s Retailer’s Reference Guide is an indispensable information resource and sales tool for the staff of jewellery stores. It is being made available at no cost.
CIBJO set up the Jewellery Industry Measurement Initiative to help companies within the jewellery industry understand their environmental impact, reduce it, and protect themselves and the industry as a whole.
Enabling all members of the jewellery and gem sector to conduct responsible sourcing due diligence on their supply chains, the Toolkit is comprised of digital files of can be downloaded at no cost and adapted by the user.
The CIBJO Guide for Classifying Natural Pearls and Cultured Pearls is a 62-page illustrated document that provides an overarching view of natural and cultured pearls, from both seawater and freshwater sources.