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The Gem and Jewelry Industry in India: Looking Forward

India has long been known as the land of exquisite jewelry. According to the Gem and Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC), India’s gross exports of polished diamonds, colored gemstones and jewelry totaled $39.899 billion in the fiscal year that ended March 31, 2015. Polished diamonds made up the majority of that figure, with $23.16 billion [...]

By |2019-09-20T06:43:24+00:00October 12th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

J K Diamonds Institute of Gems & Jewelry

 This article was first published in 2009 in Heera Zaverat - IIJS special issue. The same is replicated here for digital presence. First Time J. K. DIAMONDS INSTITUTE has introduced 7 Cs and 7 S’ in their training system. The continuous upgrade in the training program has made J.K.D.I.G.J. popular in India and abroad. [...]

By |2019-09-20T06:43:24+00:00October 6th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments


This article was first published in 2006 and is replicated here to give it a digital presence. J K Diamonds Institute of Gems & Jewelry, Mumbai, has added girdle as a facet in Round Brilliant Cut ('RBC') Diamond. With this addition, the total number of facets become 59 (58+1). For the first time, girdle of a [...]

By |2019-09-20T06:43:25+00:00October 6th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Interview of Jaynil Ajmera in The New Jewelers Magazine

How important is education pertaining to the gems and jewellery industry in India and what is your take on the current education scenario in the countryThe current education system still follows the traditional way of imparting education. The education sector is in dire need of new thinking and introduction of some radical steps. The book-based [...]

By |2019-09-20T06:43:25+00:00August 22nd, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Thrust to Gems & Jewelry education: An essential to fill the skill gap By Jaynil Ajmera

The Gems and Jewelry sector in India plays a significant role in the Indian economy, contributing around 6-7 per cent of the country’s GDP. One of the fastest growing sectors, it is extremely export oriented and labour intensive. India is the world’s largest cutting and polishing centre for diamonds, with the cutting and polishing industry [...]

By |2019-09-20T06:43:25+00:00August 22nd, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments