Why participate in a trade fair? In recent years an increasing number of companies have wanted to participate in trade fairs. This is a result of the new DTC politics and because those that are not sightholders wish to create a profile for themselves on the international market.
The 9th European Precious Stones Conference was a tremendous success. The typical surroundings of Marrakech warmed by a spring sun, at the feet of the Atlas mountains under the snow, was the ideal place to put together more than 160 experts, gemmologists, wholesalers of diamonds and precious stones and jewellers from Tunisia, Algeria, Lebanon, Italy, France, Spain, India, Belgium and of course from Morocco.
La 9ième Conférence Européenne des Pierres Précieuses s’est à nouveau terminée avec un grand succès. Le cadre typique de Marrakech baigné par un soleil printanier, aux pieds des Monts Atlas enneigés fut l’endroit rêvé pour réunir plus de 150 spécialistes, gemmologues, grossistes en pierres précieuses et bijoutiers venus de Tunisie, Algérie, Liban, Italie, France, Espagne, Inde, Belgique et naturellement du Maroc.
Our association is still growing and we regularly have new members. We took new initiatives such as contacts with foreign professional organisations. For this reason we created contact commissions for economical, scientific and cultural exchange. Contacts to help you with the expansion of your business to new markets were initiated...
C’est en septembre 2003 que la presse généraliste annonçait, la production, à partir de gaz méthane, de diamants de taille suffisante pour un emploi en joaillerie, et ce, par une méthode entièrement nouvelle appelée CVD (Chemical Vapor Deposition) ou déposition à partir de vapeur chimique.
The Federation of Diamond and Precious Stones of Antwerp has decided to respond to this situation of synthetic and manipulation of diamonds and against accusations, real or otherwise, from ONG’s and the international press. The creation of the ‘Bureau of Mineral and Gemmology’ independent of the Federation will issue a ‘quality label’ to its members after a thorough investigation.
International Conference organised by the Belgium/Luxemburg Chamber of Commerce, the French Association of Gemmologists, the Federation of Diamond and Precious Stones and the Union of French Jewellers, Goldsmiths, Precious Stones and Pearls. It is with pleasure that we announce an international conference followed by a gala dinner in Paris on June 23rd., 2004.