ICA Newsletter - March 2018
The latest on the state of the Brazilian gemstone market by the ICA Ambassador to Brazil, Andre Luis da Silva. READ MORE
Gemfields sells 95% of emerald offer at its February auction in Jaipur at an average price of US$3.05 per carat. READ MORE
Mustang Resources implements new ruby sales and marketing strategy and establishes a sales and marketing office in Chanthaburi, Thailand. READ MORE.
The well-attended ICA reception in Tucson during the gem shows was a good opportunity for networking for ICA members and their guests. READ MORE
Highlights from the Tucson Gem Shows, featuring gems, minerals and jewelry, this past January and February 2018. READ MORE
A number of ICA members exhibited at the recent Inhorgenta show in Munich and enjoyed getting together during the event. READ MORE
The Nirav Modi scandal continues to grow; affiliated companies file for bankruptcy; synthetics are found in Modi Jewelry. READ MORE
ICA and Guangdong Gems & Jade Exchange sign MOU for strategic cooperation during the March Hong Kong International Diamond, Gem & Pearl Show. READ MORE
During the Hong Kong March fair, the ICA GemLab organized a reception on March 1, attended by hundreds of ICA members and their guests.
The prestigious JNA Awards is now accepting entries for its 7th edition. The deadline is April 30 at midnight, Hong Kong time. READ MORE
GemGenève announces its May show, that will feature fine gems and antique jewelry, to take place May 10-13, 2108 in Geneva's Palexpo convention center. READ MORE
Focusing on "Gold, Silver, and Fashion in New York City," the Association for the Study of Jewelry & Related Arts (ASJRA) will hold its annual event May 18-19, 2018. READ MORE
According to a report in 'AllAfrica,' Nigeria contributes about 10% to Thailand's US$12 Billion gemstone market. READ MORE
The 910-carat "Lesotho Legend" is the fifth largest gem quality diamond ever mined and it recently sold for US$40 million. READ MORE