AGS - American Gem Society
8881 W. Sahara Avenue, Las Vegas, NV 89117
The American Gem Society was established in 1934 with the vision of creating an association dedicated to setting and maintaining
the highest possible standards of business ethics and professionalism in the jewelry industry.
AGTA - American Gem Trade Association
3030 LBJ Freeway, Ste. 840, Dallas, Texas
214-742-4367, 800-972-1162 Fax: 214-742-7334
The American Gem Trade Association (AGTA) is an association
of North American trade professionals dedicated to promoting the long term stability and integrity of the natural colored
gemstone, pearl, and cultured pearl industry.
American Watchmakers-Clockmakers Institute
513-367-9800 ext 310
The American Watchmakers-Clockmakers Institute is the premier international organization dedicated to preserving
and promoting the highest standards of workmanship in the horological crafts. It is the role of AWCI to set the standard of
excellence to be applied to the quality of instruction for both the restoration and repair practices that are taught worldwide.
BJA - British Jewellers` Association
The BJA is the voice of the manufacturing
jewellery industry in the UK. It has provided strong leadership for the industry for over 100 years and today, perhaps more
than ever before, is involved in taking those decisions, which will shape the industry`s future.
CIBJO - The World Jewellery Confederation
CH-3000 Bern 7
CIBJO is an international confederation of national jewellery trade organizations. CIBJO`s purpose is to encourage harmonisation,
promote international cooperation in the jewellery industry, and to consider issues which concern the trade worldwide.
CJA - Canadian Jewellers Association
27 Queen St.
East, Suite 600
Toronto, Ontario M5C 2M6
Tel: 416-368-7616 | Toll Free: 1-800-580-0942 | Fax: 416-368-1986
Our history begins in Toronto, November 15, 1884 with the formation of the Jewellers Security Alliance of Canada, the
forerunner Canadian Jewellers Association. Its purpose was to help jewellers strengthen their security measure generally discourage
jewellery store thefts.
The Cultured Pearl Association of America, Inc.
us at 888-31-PEARL
The Cultured Pearl Association of America, Inc is a non profit group founded in 1957, comprised of the finest manufacturers,
wholesalers, dealers and suppliers of Cultured Pearls in the United States.
Our intention is to "cultivate" awareness, interest, demand and successful marketability of Cultured Pearls
for the retail community and the consumer level. Through promotion, education, public relations and unwavering commitment
we aim to inspire an authentic passion for all Cultured Pearl varieties.
Diamond Council of America
3212 West End Avenue,
Nashville, TN 37203
615-385-5301(p) | 615-385-4955(f)
The Diamond Council of America (DCA)
was founded in 1944 as a forum to educate jewelry sales professionals about diamonds and gems. This not-for-profit organization
provides the professional jeweler with an opportunity to earn a certification in diamonds and gemstones through distance education,
and gives salespeople the knowledge and training necessary to make them successful. Today, the DCA represents more than 5,200
jewelry stores and leading suppliers of diamonds and gems across the country.
DDC - Diamond Dealer`s Club of New York
Avenue at 11 W47th Street
New York, NY 10036
[p] (212) 869-9777 | [f] (212) 869-5164
The DDC is the largest,
oldest and most respected diamond bourse, known throughout the world for its safe, secure environment for business transaction
as well as a neutral location where buyers feel comfortable doing business on their terms.
DMIA - Diamond Manufacturers And Importers Association Of America
580 Fifth Avenue Suite 2000
New York, New York 10036
Tel: (212) 944-2066 | Fax: (212) 202-7525
The DMIA Inc. is the Association of the leading diamond manufacturing and importing companies
in the United States, each of whom is dedicated to foster and promote high ethical standards and integrity amongst members
of the American Diamond Industry.
DPS - Diamond Promotion Service
466 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10017
The Diamond Promotion Service, a department of the J. Walter Thompson advertising agency, provides
marketing, merchandising and education support to the jewelry industry on behalf of the Diamond Trading Company.
The Ganoksin Project
The Ganoksin project provides a variety of quality services for the gem and jewelry
community. We work hard to maintain the high standards of our services for the benefit of our visitors. Our services are provided
free of charge and to the benefit to all.
Ganoksin is dedicated to serve the information needs of the world's jewelers.
It is our mission to educate, improve working conditions and facilitate sharing between goldsmiths globally. Ganoksin continues
improving access to information for productivity, safety, skills and education of all jewelers, professionals and hobbyists.
1400 Quail St. Suite 200
GemFind.net is the premier Internet destination uniting jewelry wholesalers and
wholesale diamond dealers across the globe with the professional services they need to stay competitive in the web-driven
jewelry marketplace. By using the GemFind Network you can connect with the most successful wholesale jewelry specialists to
share best business practices, take advantage of specialized sales and marketing services to promote your business, access
our comprehensive diamond exchange database, and utilize the most accurate online diamond appraisal system available anywhere.
GJEPC - Gem & Jewellery Promotion Council
5th Floor, Dr. Dadasaheb Bhadkamkar Marg,
Mumbai - 400 004.
Tel : +912243541800 | Fax : +91-22-2380
8752 / 2380 4958
Set up in 1966, the GJEPC is an all-India apex body
representing more than 7000 jewellers from India, and it operates under the supervision of the Ministry of Commerce, Government
of India, and elected representatives of the industry.
HKJMA - Hong Kong Jewelry Manufacturers` Association
G, 2/F., Kaiser Estate Phase 2, 51 Man Yue Street,
Hunghom, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Tel: (852) 2766 3002 | Fax:(852) 2362 3647
HKJMA works closely with Hong Kong SAR Government and other local
and overseas trade associations to voice out the local industry`s needs as well as strive for Hong Kong jeweler`s rights,
develope commercial and trading relationships and advance mutual interests.
HRD - Antwerp Diamond High Council
BE-2018 Antwerp, Belgium
Tel.: +32 3 222 06 11 | Fax: +32 3 222 06 99
The Antwerp Diamond High Council
(HRD) wants to further develop Antwerp as a world diamond centre, by representing and supporting the image of the sector in
Belgium and abroad.
ICA - International Colored Gemstone Association
West 21st Street, Suite 705
New York, N.Y. 10010-6805
Tel: 212-620-0900 | Fax: 212-352-9054
The International Colored Gemstone
Association is a nonprofit association founded in 1983 to represent the international gemstone industry. The ICA is the first
and only organization working to increase the understanding, appreciation, and sales of colored gemstones worldwide.
IJMA - Israel Jewelry Manufacturers` Association
618 Shimshon Bldg.
Israeli Diamond Exchange
3 Jabotinski Blvd.
Ramat Gan 52130 Israel
+972 54 3974881
IJMA is a non profit national organization. Its main objective
is to provide the industry skilled manpower, and to create the infrastructure for the manufacture and marketing of high quality
jewelry for exports and for the Israeli market.
Indian Diamond & Colorstone Association 56W 45th Street, # 705 New York, NY 10036
212-921-4488 Fax: 212-768-7935
IDCA is a Not-For-Profit Organization and is incorporated at New York. The organization
was formed with 65 existing companies for the sole purpose of providing information to the Gem, Diamonds and Jewelry community
at-large in order to help them further their business interests in the USA.
Italian Trade Commission1801 Avenue Of The Stars, Suite 700
Los Angeles, CA 90067
323-879-0950 (p) | 310-203-8335 (f)
The Italian Jewelry Center is a division of the Los Angeles Office of the Italian Trade Commission. The aim of the Center
is to open new markets and establish greater awareness of the quality and value of the Italian jewelry trade. www.itcjewelry.com
JA - Jewelers of America
52 Vanderbilt Ave, 19th
New York, NY 10017
US: (800) 223-0673 | NY: (646) 658-0246 | By fax (646) 658-0256
By Email: email@example.com
Jewelers of America (JA) is the national association for
the retail jeweler. JA is both a center of knowledge for the jeweler and an advocate for professionalism and high social,
ethical, and environmental standards in the jewelry trade.
JBT - The Jewelers Board of Trade
95 Jefferson Boulevard
Warwick, RI 02888
401-467-0055 T | 401-467-6070 F
New York Office
22 West 48th Street, Suite 401
New York, NY 10036-1803
212-869-5333 T | 212-354-2595
The Jewelers Board of Trade (JBT) is the only association
providing credit, collection and marketing services geared specifically to the jewelry industry.
Our objective is to create a real-time
forum where dealers can post personal experiences with specific companies or individuals who have either been Slow Paying
or Non-Responsive. These are early warnings of a Scammer or a company on the verge of going Bankrupt
Jewelers for Children
Jewelers for Children, formerly known as the Jewelers Charity Fund for Children, is a 501
(c) 3 non-profit organization that raises money in the fine jewelry and watch industries that is used to help children who
are the victims of catastrophic illness or life-threatening abuse and neglect.
JIC Jewelry Information Center
52 Vanderbilt Avenue,
New York, NY 10017
Phone: NY: 646-658-0246 | US: 800-223-0673 | Fax: 646-658-0256
JIC.org is the online home of Jewelry Information Center (JIC), the consumer education arm
of Jewelers of America, which is the national trade association for businesses serving the fine jewelry retail marketplace.
JSA - Jewelers` Security Alliance
A non-profit trade association with 21,000 members that has been providing crime information and
assistance to the jewelry industry and law enforcement since 1883. JSA fulfills its mission of informing and alerting jewelers
about crime through frequent E-Mail Crime Alerts and print publication, a web site, seminars and consulting activities.
JVC - Jewelers Vigilance Committee
25 West 45th Street
New York, NY 10036
Tel: (212) 997-2002 | Fax: (212) 997-9148
Jewelers Vigilance Committee (JVC) is a not-for-profit trade association whose mission is
to maintain the jewelry industry`s highest ethical standards. Since we opened our doors in 1912, we have served as a resource
for both trade and consumers.
KP Secretariat - Israel
of Industry, Trade and Labor
5 Bank Israel St.
Jerusalem 91036 Israel
Tel: +972-2-666-2667/71 | Fax: +972-2-666-2941
The Kimberley Process (KP) is a joint governments, industry and civil society initiative
to stem the flow of conflict diamonds – rough diamonds used by rebel movements to finance wars against legitimate governments.
The trade in these illicit stones has fuelled decades of devastating conflicts in countries such as Angola, Cote d'Ivoire,
the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Sierra Leone.
The Kimberley Process Certification
Scheme (KPCS) imposes extensive requirements on its members to enable them to certify shipments of rough diamonds as ‘conflict-free’.
As of December 2009, the KP has 49 members, representing 75 countries, with the European Community and its Member States counting
as an individual participant.