APRIL 22, 2021:The Toolkit supports the CIBJO Responsible Sourcing Book, which provides companies in the jewellery supply chain with a framework and guidance for due diligence for the responsible sourcing of gem materials and precious metals.
MARCH 29, 2021:Representing around 460 members or more than 90 percent of Swiss firms active in the production and sale of watches, clocks and components, the Federation of the Swiss Watch Industry FH was established in 1982. It represents almost 150 years of association activity within the Swiss watch industry.
MARCH 23, 2021:Serving for years as President of CIBJO’s Marketing & Education Commission President, Mr. Kendall produced a series of guides on responsible business practices, advertising and human resource management in the jewellery industry, was a driving force behind the creation of CIBJO’s Retailer’s Reference Guide and established CIBJO’s Jewellery Industry’s Greenhouse Gas Measurement Initiative.
MARCH 9, 2021:Called "What is a Diamond?" it uses the CIBJO Diamond Blue Book as its primary reference, its definitions also comply with ISO Standard 18323 of the International Organisation for Standardisation.
FEBRUARY 18, 2021:The 62-page illustrated document provides an overarching view of natural and cultured pearls, from both seawater and freshwater sources, and highlights the important parameters by which their appearance can be described and assessed in terms of physical dimensions and quality.
FEBRUARY 10, 2021:CIBJO, the World Jewellery Confederation, pays tribute to Jose Hess, the world-renowned jewellery designer and beloved industry leader, who served as the organisation’s first American President from 1997 through 2000.
DECEMBER 8, 2020:'This is a profoundly important development in what is a concerted campaign to normalise on a global basis unambiguous terminology that clearly differentiates between natural diamonds, laboratory-grown diamonds and imitations of diamonds, enabling consumers to make informed purchasing decisions,' Dr. Cavalieri said.
DECEMBER 7, 2020:The special session of the United Nations General Assembly took place in New York on December 3 and 4, 2020, looking at the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on people, societies and economies.