Aim is to expand its “Authenticity Guarantee” service to include fine jewelry from high-end brands like Bulgari, Van Cleef & Arpels and Cartier.
EBAY is collaborating with the GIA to expand its “Authenticity Guarantee” service to include fine jewelry from high-end brands like Bulgari, Van Cleef & Arpels and Cartier. EBay has authenticated more than 2 million items since introducing Authenticity Guarantee in 2020, and the program is expected to surpass 5 million items over the next two years. ebay.com/authenticjewelry
The GEMOLOGICAL INSTITUTE OF AMERICA (GIA) is adding a new service, GIA Source Verify. Still in development, it will verify where natural diamonds were mined and laboratory-grown diamonds produced by leveraging existing processes based on third-party verified documents, including Kimberley Process certificates and invoices from entities in the supply chain. gia.edu
The INTERNATIONAL GEMOLOGICAL INSTITUTE (IGI) has launched on-demand IGI eLearning Courses, which provide fundamental gemological education while emphasizing key information of interest to buyers and retailers. Learners who pass all courses will receive an IGI Certificate of Completion. igi.org
High Tech Tenders
GET-DIAMONDS, the world’s largest B2B online platform for listing polished diamonds, is launching innovative online tenders for polished diamonds. For the first time, suppliers of all sizes will have the opportunity to buy and sell diamonds through targeted sales events. get-diamonds.com
The NATURAL DIAMOND COUNCIL (NDC) has announced the launch of its new global advertising campaign with the sentiment: “To Treasure, Now and Forever,” featuring the freshly appointed NDC Global Ambassador, actress Lily James. The campaign features diamond jewelry styles from independent designers, brands, and NDC’s official retail partners. naturaldiamonds.com