GST, cash flow issues take glow out of gem, jewellery sales

Sale of gem and jewellery is likely to drop 10-15 per cent in the current financial year due to Goods and Services Tax (GST), high gold price and cash flow issues, according to N Anantha Padmanaban, Chairman, All India Gem and Jewellery Domestic Council. In 2016-17, the sale of gem and jewellery was nearly ₹3.60 lakh … Read more GST, cash flow issues take glow out of gem, jewellery sales

Taiwan Jewellery & Gem Fair Ended on November 6

TAIPEI, Taiwan, Nov. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The “Taiwan Jewellery & Gem Fair 2017” has concluded on November 6 at Taipei World Trade Center, Hall 1.  Attracted more than 10,000 visits, the organiser estimated the total sales fetched up to 18 million US dollars.  Affected by the economic recession and new domestic monetary Act, the number of visitors remained … Read more Taiwan Jewellery & Gem Fair Ended on November 6

Gem and jewellery council eyes $60 bn exports by 2022

‘Vision Document’ suggesting reforms ready for submission The Gem & Jewellery Exports Promotion Council (GJEPC) has prepared a ‘Vision Document’ to achieve an exports target of $60 billion by 2022, said a top official. “I was asked by the Prime Minister to submit a ‘Vision Document’ to see to take the industry to a high … Read more Gem and jewellery council eyes $60 bn exports by 2022

Hidden gem: New York’s secret art jeweller uncovered

There’s something about a Taffin jewel that always makes you look twice. Not because you might like it but rather, because you’re not sure that you do. While the narrative drive of founder and designer James de Givenchy’s jewels is mostly obvious, as in a bird or a flower, they have a fine-art intrigue that’s … Read more Hidden gem: New York’s secret art jeweller uncovered