Gems, jewellery sector turnover to double by 2015: Assocham

July 22nd, 2011 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, July 21 (IANS) The gems and jewellery industry in India is expected to record a turnover of Rs.2.13 lakh crore by 2015, the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry ... Read more...

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Kate Hudson to create jewellery line

April 29th, 2011 - 7:32 am ICT by IANS
London, April 29 (IANS) Actress Kate Hudson is collaborating with Chrome Hearts to create a bohemian jewellery line.Hudson is the first actress to partner with the company on a ... Read more...

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Gems industry worried at smuggling, poor facilities

December 24th, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Dec 24 (IANS) The illegal trade of gemstones and lack of infrastructure marred the prospects of gems and jewellery industries in the northeast India, Gem and Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) ... Read more...

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Farm-reliant Ethiopia is fertile for India Inc: Dy Prime Minister (Interview)

December 5th, 2010 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
By Lakshmi Krishnakumar New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) Ethiopia not only seeks Indian investment but also offers itself as a base for import of farm and industrial goods produced there for a partnership ... Read more...

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Becks, Posh are devotees of ‘healing crystals’

December 3rd, 2010 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 3 (ANI): David Beckham and wife Victoria have become devotees of 'healing crystals' since moving to California.The former England captain and his wife keep the colorful stones in their ... Read more...

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Worst Investments Ever Made By Common Man

October 25th, 2010 - 8:04 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The common man seldom relaxes with money, he is often worried with inflation and the rising prices of various goods and commodities. His lack of expertise ... Read more...

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Sotheby’s Auction Offers Rare Pink $38M Diamond

October 6th, 2010 - 12:32 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Sotheby’s Auction House which is located in Geneva stated today that it will offer up a very rare pink diamond for sale next month, which weighs 24.78 ... Read more...

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Supermodel Christie Brinkley Launches Jewellry Designs For QVC

August 2nd, 2010 - 1:50 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 2, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): American supermodel Christie Brinkley has launched her fine jewellery collection for QVC on Sunday, August 1. QVC is a multinational corporation, which specializes in televised ... Read more...

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Gladys Knight Launches New Jewelry Line

July 5th, 2010 - 7:18 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar July 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) R&B icon Gladys Knight launched her own jewelry line at the Essence Music Festival in New Orleans on the Independence Day eve. The line features three ... Read more...

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International diamond grading facility launched at Surat

April 15th, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Surat, April 15 (IANS) A state-of-the art laboratory to test and grade gemstones and fine jewellery was launched here Thursday. "The intent is to come closer to the manufacturers and polishers and extend ... Read more...

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A Rare Blue Diamond Fetches a Record Price

May 14th, 2009 - 12:33 am ICT by GD
A rare, flawless and a vividly blue diamond that weighed approximately 7.03 carats was sold on 12th May at a record 10.5 million Swiss francs(around 6.2 million pounds). According to the Sotheby's ... Read more...

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Small revival of Surat diamond industry brings smile back to workers

April 27th, 2009 - 6:38 pm ICT by ANI
By DharmeshSurat, Apr 27 (ANI): After a lull, diamond market in Surat was abuzz with activity following slight spurt in demand for high quality diamond.Reportedly, over a hundred thousands of workers ... Read more...

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Treasure hunter discovers 7th century pure gold cross, worth 25,000 pounds

August 7th, 2008 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 7 (ANI): A treasure hunter, using a metal detector, has discovered a pure gold cross dating from the 7th century, which is worth at least 25,000 pounds.The anonymous finder ... Read more...

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2,200-year-old gemstones unearthed in Iran

April 28th, 2008 - 3:44 pm ICT by admin
Tehran, April 28 (ANI): Archeologists have discovered 2,200-year-old gemstones and jewels belonging to postdated Achaemenid era in Iran's southern province of Fars.Over 20 pieces of bracelets, necklaces and earrings adorned ... Read more...

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Tata Chemicals to set up soda ash plant in Tanzania

March 25th, 2008 - 2:12 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, March 25 (IANS) Tata Chemicals will soon be setting up a $500 million soda ash manufacturing plant in Tanzania, says the country's Minister for Industries, Trade and Marketing Mary Nagu. Most ... Read more...

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