Since the 15th century the diamond ring has been the celebrated symbol of faithfulness, love and commitment. Starting in 1975, when IGI was first established in Antwerp, the world capital…
The 71st Miss Universe competition occurs this evening in New Orleans, Louisiana. The event will showcase almost 90 women from around the world, vying for the job of Miss Universe. The champion of this year's event will wear a crown created by Lebanese Jeweler Fred Mouawad, valued at nearly $6 million.
The IGI Expressions™ Jewelry Design Competition will accept submissions through this Saturday December 31, 2022. All entries must be uploaded by the end of this calendar year to be considered for one of nine grand prizes of $500, design fabrication, press coverage and more.
On November 17 IGI honored Leysen with a diamond craftsmanship award, recognizing the jewelry Maison's 'Blue Flame Diamond.' The ceremony, attended by diplomats, industry principals and members of the press, took place at the Consulate General of the Kingdom of Belgium in Shanghai.
Chris Ploof specializes in unique, hand-forged pieces made with distinctive metals paired with the ancient art of Mokume Gane. Each of the rings he creates boasts its own unique pattern. His pendants, bracelets, earrings and other accessories represent an array of distinctive, sustainable choices for modern jewelry lovers.
IGI is again calling upon the world’s creatives to step forward and contribute. Starting next week submissions will be accepted for the 2022 IGI Expressions™ Jewelry Excellence Awards. Provided free of charge, this opportunity to share and celebrate talent is open to jewelers, designers, students, teachers, and fans alike.
Diamond Standard's coin, the world's only market-traded diamond commodity, is up 30% in the two years since launch, outperforming gold by almost 40% and the S&P 500 by 20%. Last week that commodity's first spot market was established, giving all investors in the product liquidity.
The IGI GemBlog has earned a top position among thousands of blogs and websites, ranked by traffic, social media followers, domain authority & freshness according to Feedspot, the internet's largest human-curated database of bloggers.
An emerald and diamond necklace created by Graff exceeded its presale estimate by more than five times at Bonhams' 2022 London Jewels auction. A pair of emerald and diamond earrings also smashed expectations, quadrupling their estimated value.
Earlier this month IGI participated in a presentation at the Antwerp Diamond Bourse. The session, staged in the heart of Antwerp's historic diamond district, was part of a 'diamond immersion tour,' arranged for a group of 60 jewelry enthusiasts.