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Original Miami Beach Antique Show to Host Special Events

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MIAMI – Trade show organization U.S. Antique Shows will host several special events surrounding and during the 2016 Original Miami Beach Antique Show, to be held at the Miami Beach Convention Center from Thursday, Jan. 28 through Monday, Feb. 1.
For a third year, The Original Miami Beach Antique Show will kick off the festivities by sponsoring the well-attended Art Deco Weekend from Jan. 15-17. All attendees will have the opportunity to get a sneak peek of the Miami Beach Antique Show by visiting a wide array of antique dealers showcasing their pieces during the three day festival. Also, the show has also created a signature cocktail, Antiques on the Beach, for purchase at the bar located on the 10th block of Ocean Drive in Lummus Park.

“January will be a great time for those with an interest in antiques to explore a variety of unique merchandise and get to know our internationally recognized dealers at these exceptional events," says Dan Darby, Emerald Expositions vice president and U.S. Antique Shows general manager. "Plus, Appraisal Day will provide the opportunity for those with a treasured piece or family heirloom to uncover more information on its historical background and worth."

In partnership with Skinner Auctioneers & Appraisers, Appraisal Day will again be held at The Original Miami Beach Antique Show on Saturday, Jan. 30 from 12-5 p.m. All attendees with a valid ticket to the show are invited to bring one item to be appraised by one of Skinner’s experienced appraisers. Each appraiser will provide an unbiased, expert opinion of the attendee’s collectible or antique, including a verbal estimated range of its fair market value. No written valuations will be given.

Appraisal Day will be held on the second floor of the Miami Beach Convention Center in room C-223. Appraisals will be given on a first-come, first-served basis. All participating attendees are encouraged to complete the form at www.miamibeachantiqueshow.com to assist the appraisers with the research of their items prior to the event.

During the show on Saturday, Jan. 30 and Sunday, Jan. 31, several top dealers will speak on their area of expertise, from their booth, to interested attendees on the show floor. The booth talks will cover a wide range of topics such as silver, antique canes, fine art, antique enamel and more, with each talk running approximately 15-20 minutes long. These talks are a way for attendees to learn more about the world of antiques and for dealers to garner interest from potential buyers.

The Original Miami Beach Antique Show showcases 1,000 established dealers from across the globe, featuring Renaissance to Art Deco era collections. This includes such items as fine art, American and European silver, antique jewelry, 17th-19th century furniture, porcelain and more. Over the five-day show period, more than 20,000 people with a strong interest in antiques and antique jewelry are expected to attend.

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Show times are Thursday, Jan. 28 to Sunday, Jan. 31 from 12-8 p.m. and Monday, Feb. 1 from 12- 5 p.m. Admission is $20 to attend all five days. For more information about the show or to purchase tickets, call 239.732.6642 or visit www.miamibeachantiqueshow.com.

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Stuller Now Certified Member of Responsible Jewelry Council

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(PRESS RELEASE) LAFAYETTE, LA – Prime manufacturer, Stuller, announces that it is now a certified member of the Responsible Jewelry Council (RJC), the foremost standard setting and certification organization for the jewelry industry.

“Ethical sourcing, supply chain transparency, workplace safety and other similar issues, are of increasing concern to more and more consumers and businesses,” says Stanley Zale, vice president of diamond and gemstone procurement. “The RJC Code of Practices helps the jewelry industry meet these challenges, and we knew we needed to be a part of it.”

RJC Executive Director Iris Van der Veken said, “It is with great pleasure to announce that Stuller has achieved certification against the RJC Code of Practices. We are proud that our membership continues to reflect companies of all sizes from across the supply chain. We commend their commitment to responsible business practices and the positive impact this has on the jewelry industry.”

“Stuller is committed to responsible jewelry practices,” says founder and CEO Matt Stuller. “When joining the RJC in 2016 our ultimate goal was to show our unwavering commitment to our customers and employees. It is truly an honor to be a part of such an important organization in this industry.”

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Bharat Diamond Bourse Announces 2019 Bharat Diamond Week

It will be on October 14-16, 2019.

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(PRESS RELEASE) MUMBAI, INDIA – Bharat Diamond Bourse (BDB) in Mumbai, India, has announced to host the 2019 edition of its Bharat Diamond Week from October 14-16, 2019. Thus, BDB will be building on the huge success of the two Bharat Diamond Week events held in 2018.

The second edition of 2018 saw more than 1,000 visitors from India and across the world who did business with 125 Indian exhibitors of polished diamonds.

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Bharat Diamond Bourse Vice-President Mehul Shah, who heads the Bharat Diamond Week, said: “We are looking forward towards the launch of 2019 edition of the Bharat Diamond Week, 14 to 16 October. BDW invites buyers across the globe as well as within India. Selected buyers will be allotted complimentary hotel accommodation. Members of Bourses affiliated to WFDB will be always at a priority. This is also an inter-bourse show which proved to be such a successful concept last year. We are building on those first two shows to take it to the next level with higher numbers of exhibitors and many more buyers. As with the 2018 shows, we want to create maximum coverage for our small and medium-size companies.”

Above all the guest of honor to BDW 2019 is the vice president of WFDB and president of Shanghai Diamond Exchange Lin Qiang with the Members of SDE.

BDB President Anoop Mehta said: “The inaugural shows and the high level of demand from visitors and exhibitors alike showed that we had to stage a show in 2019. The exhibitors will again be treated to typical warm and welcoming Indian hospitality as we show them that our diamond companies can supply them with absolutely any diamond they need in any shape, size or color.

“Each Indian company that wins the right to display at the Bharat Diamond Week is entitled for one booth only. Trading of Synthetic or Lab Grown Diamonds are banned in BDB, therefore there is no room for synthetics or lab grown diamonds in BDW.”

Mr Mehta added: “These inter-bourse events have proven their value at other diamond exchanges also, and it is only right that India, as the world’s primary cutting and polishing centre, should hold a fair to showcase the diamonds that we have available for sale. The Bharat Diamond Week puts buyers directly in touch with suppliers in a convenient setting, saving time and expenses as the exhibitors and their goods can be easily and quickly found, thus making the fair an efficient visit. We will be announcing further details in coming weeks.”

The biggest attraction for the show is that being a pre Diwali time, it’s the perfect opportunity for best buying deals.

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NCDIA Appoints Advisory Board 2019

It will support and guide the executive board and contribute to the success of NCDIA’s endeavors through their experience and knowledge.

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(PRESS RELEASE) NCDIA announces the formation of its Advisory Board 2019, a strategic committee of esteemed advisors, comprising of trusted leaders in our industry.

The primary focus of the association is to educate the trade from retailers to the end consumer on natural color diamonds. As ambassadors of NCDIA, this group will support and guide the executive board and contribute to the success of NCDIA’s endeavors through their experience and knowledge.

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The Advisory board members for 2019 are:

1. Henry Ho, Founder & Chairman Emeritus, Asian Institute of Gemological Sciences
Henry Ho, established the AIGS in 1978 and operates a gemological school and laboratory in the Jewelry Trade Center in Bangkok.

2. Matthew Tratner, Director Global Business Development, GIA (Gemological Institute of America)
Matthew joined GIA in January 2018. He had served as Director of membership and sales at Jewelers of America from 2013 and a publisher of National Jeweler since 2015 when JA took over the publication.

3. Cecilia Wun, US Branch Manager, UBM LLC
Cecilia has been with UBM since 2015 in charge of all the Hong Kong show’s North American exhibitors.

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