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Tivon Jewellery scoops 2018 Gem Empathy Award

Gem-A has announced the owner of Tivon Fine Jewellery and International Jewellery London (IJL) exhibitor, Ariel Tivon, as the winner of the 2018 Gem Empathy Award. In a change to previous years, the long-standing Gem Empathy Competition, which is organised by the Gemmological Association of Great Britain and hosted by IJL, welcomed entries from the

World-renowned jewellery artist to speak at this year’s Gem-A Conference

Hong Kong-based jewellery artist, Wallace Chan, will showcase his innovations on the opening day of the Gem-A Conference in November. Gem-A, the Gemmological Association of Great Britain, will welcome the internationally-recognised jewellery artist to its annual Gem-A Conference opening on November 3. Chan will be the inaugural speaker at the two-day Conference, which invites leaders

IJL 2018 sparkles with return of Gem Empathy Competition

International Jewellery London (IJL) has rebooted one of its exhibitor competitions for this year’s event. Show organisers have announced that next month’s show will see the return of Gem-A’s Gem Empathy Competition, which gives IJL 2018 exhibitors the chance to win a fancy-cut gemstone for a bespoke jewellery design. In a change to previous years,

Turkish designer scoops 2017 Gem Empathy Award

Gem-A has announced Turkish jewellery designer and International Jewellery London (IJL) Design Gallery exhibitor, Özlem Tuna, as the winner of the 2017 Gem Empathy Award. This year, IJL exhibitors from across the globe were tasked with creating a hand-drawn or CAD rendered design based around a fancy-cut gemstone sourced from award-winning gem-cutter, John Dyer. The

Gem-A revives ties with Canadian Gemmological Association

The Gemmological Association of Great Britain (Gem-A) has renewed its historic partnership with the Canadian Gemmological Association (CGA) to offer students and graduates at both institutions the very best in gemmological education. Taking inspiration from a previous agreement between the two associations, the new Gem-A and CGA educational partnership aims to create a stronger international

Gemfields to sponsor Gem-A conference and graduation ceremony

The Gemmological Association of Great Britain (Gem-A) has announced Gemfields as a silver sponsor of its upcoming conference and an exclusive ruby sponsor of Gem-A’s annual graduation ceremony and presentation awards – a prestigious new sponsorship package created exclusively for the London-based company. Gemfields chief executive officer, Ian Harebottle, is featuring in the line-up of

JTV renews sponsorship with Gem-A conference

The Gemmological Association of Great Britain (Gem-A) has announced that American jewellery TV giant, Jewelry Television (JTV), will be the Platinum Sponsor for its upcoming Conference 2016. Welcoming speakers from around the globe, the Gem-A Conference has a reputation for tackling the most innovative and contemporary gem-related topics, whilst bringing together some of the leaders

INTERVIEW: Alan Hart, chief executive officer, Gem-A

New Gem-A chief executive officer, Alan Hart, will be taking part in a ‘In Conversation With…’ seminar today (Sunday, Sept 4), 11-12. Professional Jeweller caught up with Hart to find out what people can expect from the talk and what the future holds for Gem-A in his leadership… What can visitors expect from ‘In a

Gem-A updates criteria for 2016 Gem Empathy Award

Gem-A has announced the relaunch of the Gem Empathy Award, in partnership with International Jewellery London (IJL) for 2016. In previous years the award has been presented to the Design Gallery IJL exhibitor displaying, in the opinion of the judges, a single piece or collection of jewellery that makes captivating use of one or more