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GIA India to launch first remote jewellery design course

GIA India to launch first remote jewellery design course

The Gemological Institute of America India plans to launch its first-ever remote learning programme for jewellery design this June in response to feedback and the ongoing Covid-19 restrictions.
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Maharashtra CM agrees to join forces with industry to build jewellery park in Mumbai

Maharashtra CM agrees to join forces with industry to build jewellery park in Mumbai

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray gave his support to the Gem and Jewellery Export Promotion Council’s plan to build the ‘India Jewellery Park Mumbai’ designed to boost jewellery manufacturing.
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Lotus Organics collaborates with online retailer Exclusive Lane

Lotus Organics collaborates with online retailer Exclusive Lane

Lotus Organics has collaborated with online handicraft retailer Exclusive Lane to promote its eco-friendly products as part of the World Environment Day celebrations.
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GJEPC applauds USTR's temporary suspension of tariffs on Indian jewellery

GJEPC applauds USTR's temporary suspension of tariffs on Indian jewellery

The Gem and Jewellery Export Promotion Council has praised the United States Trade Representative decision to suspended tariffs on goods from countries including India for 180 days.
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Jewellers relieved as U.S. suspends additional tariffs on India

Jewellers relieved as U.S. suspends additional tariffs on India

​The gems and jewellery sector breathed a sigh of relief as the United States Trade Representative (USTR) decided to suspend taxes on certain services from India and other countries for up to six months.
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Rimowa x Chaos collab unveiled as travel is back on the agenda

Rimowa x Chaos collab unveiled as travel is back on the agenda

​LVMH-owned luggage brand Rimowa has launched a collab with London-based accessories label Chaos. The company said the two labels are “united by their common appreciation for luxurious design and innovative solutions”.
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International Woolmark Prize releases Solange Knowles' Saint Heron film

International Woolmark Prize releases Solange Knowles' Saint Heron film

​The International Woolmark Prize, which is one of fashion’s most prestigious awards, has ramped up its publicity drive with the release of a 2021 video campaign created by Solange Knowles' Saint Heron agency.
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Mehul Choksi makes habeas corpus petition in Dominica

Mehul Choksi makes habeas corpus petition in Dominica

Jewellery tycoon Mehul Choksi’s legal team has filed a habeas corpus petition in a court in Dominica, but the island’s government has told the court to reject it as he is accused of illegal entry into the country.
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Malabar Gold and Diamonds to provide 1 lakh Covid-19 vaccines to employees and others

Malabar Gold and Diamonds to provide 1 lakh Covid-19 vaccines to employees and others

Jewellery business Malabar Gold and Diamonds has contributed 1 lakh free Covid-19 vaccines and is holding a vaccination drive to help fight against the second wave of Covid-19.
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Shanti Banaras launches saree collection to promote NGO Akathya

Shanti Banaras launches saree collection to promote NGO Akathya

Clothing brand Shanti Banaras has launched a new collection of sarees titled ‘Akathya’ to promote the NGO of the same name and support transgender rights.  
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Could the USA be luxury's next El Dorado after China?

Could the USA be luxury's next El Dorado after China?

The stock market is bullish, the economy is recovering, consumer confidence is growing: all indicators are positive, fuelling luxury purchases on a North American market that is highly dynamic and promising for labels.
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Saint Laurent to stage show in Venice

Saint Laurent to stage show in Venice

Venice, with its Biennale exhibition, is the focus of a great deal of attention. Saint Laurent will show the summer 2022 menswear collection in the city on July 14, a day ahead of Valentino’s haute couture show.
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Cartier reveals Women’s Initiative 2021 laureates

Cartier reveals Women’s Initiative 2021 laureates

Cartier has unveiled the names of the eight laureates in this Cartier Women’s Initiative, revealed in an entirely digital ceremony, the climax of a three-day gathering evolving around the concept of a Ripple Effect.
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Jacquemus launches revved-up capsule with Mytheresa

Jacquemus launches revved-up capsule with Mytheresa

Jacquemus, pretty much the hottest French indie designer today, has launched a capsule collection with booming e-tailer Mytheresa, playing on his love of summer fun and the colors of his hometown.
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GJC seeks immediate financial assistance for jewellers

GJC seeks immediate financial assistance for jewellers

On behalf of India’s jewellery sector, the All India Gem and Jewellery Domestic Council has written to the Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and Reserve Bank of India to ask for financial assistance.
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BIS promises detailed guidelines for mandatory gold hallmarking

BIS promises detailed guidelines for mandatory gold hallmarking

The Bureau of Indian Standards assured a jewellery industry expert committee that it will create detailed guidelines for the implementation of mandatory gold jewellery hallmarking at a meeting on May 30.
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