New Delhi: To protect consumers and help ensure public trust in gems and jewellery, GIA India organised more than 30 education seminars for various associations during October and November across India.
More than 2,000 members of the gem and jewellery trade gained important information through educational seminars in Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Gujarat, Haryana, Uttarakhand and Maharashtra. The seminars covered topics including natural diamonds, lab-grown diamonds, diamond treatments, coloured gemstones and pearls.
Nirupa Bhatt, Managing Director of GIA India and the Middle East, said, “As a public-benefit institute, GIA works to create awareness and educate the trade through our educational seminars. Working closely with regional associations, GIA India has been able to reach out to trade members in Tier-II and Tier-III locations such as Buchireddypalem (Andhra Pradesh), Kannanalloor (Kerala), Panipat (Haryana), Karnal (Uttar Pradesh), Morbi (Gujarat) and many more.”
GIA India conducts trade seminars and workshops on a variety of current topics including diamond and gemstone basics, lab-grown diamonds, simulants and treatments. GIA also offers courses on diamonds, coloured stones, pearls, merchandising, jewellery design and more.