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Pakistani miners unearth a multi million dollar crystal specimen

A 206 kilogram aquamarine specimen with quartz crystals was unearthed in the mountains of Pakistan in September has brought a lot of excitement from the mineral collectors and gemstone admirers. The hexagonal aqua blue beryls striking out from the matrix base and surrounded with some beautiful quartz crystals. A well known Pakistani gem collector and […]

ICA launches a charitable fund for ASM

ICA (International Colored Gemstone Association) has launched – Gems Keep Giving – a charitable fund for the Artisanal and Small Scale Miners (ASM) in the industry. The objective is to help improve the livelihoods of the many artisanal miners and their communities who account for over 80% in the industry. Monies raised in the fund […]

The late Campbell Bridges feted at the ICA Gala

The late Campbell Bridges was honored the Lifetime Achievement Award presented at the ICA Congress 2019 dinner gala that was held in Bangkok, Thailand. Campbell Bridges was a Kenyan based gem miner, gemologist and geologist born in Scotland. He was the discoverer and marketer of the tsavorite garnet in the 1960s and also a consultant […]

Gem Testing Laboratory And eBay Sign A Certification Program MoU

In a strategic initiative, Global e-commerce giant eBay has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with GJEPC’s India Lab, Gem Testing Laboratory (GTL) based in Jaipur on the 3rd January 2020, that will offer discounts on gemstones certified by GTL. The MOU was signed by Sanjay Singh, Regional Director of GJEPC and Vidmay Naini, Country […]

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