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Gemfields to sponsor Gem-A conference and graduation ceremony

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

Gemfields unveils ‘Ruby Inspired Stories’ films

Leading supplier of responsibly sourced coloured gemstones, Gemfields, has unveiled ‘Ruby Inspired Stories’, a triptych of films featuring up-and-coming global female talent, each exploring the hidden meaning behind these captivating gemstones. A long-established part of myth and tradition, and true to Gemfields’ core belief that there is ‘A Story in Every Gemstone’, rubies are said

Chopard and Gemfields collaborate for Cannes 2016

Luxury jewellery company Chopard has partnered with Gemfields for this year’s Cannes Film Festival.  This collaboration marks a new milestone in Chopard’s ‘Journey to Sustainable Luxury’. Building on its successful partnership with the Alliance for Responsible Mining (ARM) in South America, supporting local artisanal gold mining communities and introducing products made from Fairmined gold, Chopard has

Hot 100 2015 BUSINESS BIG SHOTS: Ian Harebottle

“I have always believed in the adage – ‘success breeds success’ – and the saying has been so true within Gemfields over the past few years,” explains CEO Ian Harebottle. The last 12 months have been overwhelmingly positive for the global mining giant, including the successful completion of its first ruby auctions; the rebirth of

HOT 100 2015: Meet the Business Big Shots with Clogau

Mila Kunis stars in new Gemfields campaign video for global Mozambican rubies launch

To celebrate the global launch of Gemfields’ Mozambican rubies, the company has launched a new short film starring brand ambassador Mila Kunis and directed by renowned art photographer Jeff Burton. The film is said to explore “the mystery and allure of rubies” and features Mila Kunis wearing bespoke pieces of jewellery set with Mozambican rubies, created

Gemfields discovers rare 45ct ruby duo in Mozambique

Gemfields, the world’s leading supplier of responsibly sourced coloured gemstones, has discovered an exceptionally rare pair of matching Mozambican rubies, totalling 45 carats. The two rough rubies will now form one of the highlights at the company’s much-anticipated ruby auction in Singapore next week. This find follows the discovery of the 40 carat ‘Rhino Ruby’

Gemfields to sponsor annual ICA gemstone congress

Gathering in Sri Lanka to shine light on gemstone industry in 2015. Gemfields has announced it will sponsor the 16th annual International Colored Gemstone Association’s ICA Congress, due to be held in Sri Lanka in May 2015. The prestigious coloured gemstone conference is designed to bring together leaders and experts in the gem industry with

Price per carat rises 11% in Gemfields auction

Sales at latest auction of rough emerald hit £22m at £42 per carat. Gemfields has announced the results of its latest rough emerald and beryl auction, citing revenues of $34.9 million (£22.28m) – the second highest sales achieved at a higher quality rough auction. The auction of rough emerald and beryl from the Kagem emerald