GIA India Organises Diamonds and Coloured Stones Seminar for FICCI FLO members in Indore


20th January 2023

GIA India organised an education seminar, “Introduction to Diamonds and Gemstones”, for the members of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) Ladies Organisation (FLO) – Indore Chapter to help them gain knowledge and confidence in their gemstone purchases. Zevar by Sethis, an Indore-based diamond jewellery boutique, facilitated organising the event. Nearly 140 diamond connoisseurs and diamond jewellery buyers attended the seminar.

In the seminar, Arjun Pansari, Manager – Instruction, GIA India elaborated on various diamond characteristics and provided an overview of coloured stones. He covered various topics related to diamonds and coloured stones and addressed several audience questions.

Neha Sethi, Co-founder, Zevar by Sethis, Indore, said, “Through GIA, we believe in providing the right knowledge to customers. This seminar gave confidence to women and will create a never-ending story of belief and faith in their gem and jewellery purchase.”

Payal Agarwal, Chairperson and Team FLO Indore 22-23 added, “It was an extremely fruitful session presented by GIA India. The topic, ‘Introduction to Diamonds and Gemstones,’ covered so many things we knew little about in a brilliant manner! Thanks to GIA India for the knowledge, we gained today, and thanks to Zevar by Sethis for organising the session.”

Apoorva Deshingkar, Senior Director – Education and Market Development, GIA India, said, “GIA takes every step that helps the Institute further its mission of ensuring public trust in gems and jewellery.” He added, “I’m grateful to FLO – Indore Chapter for giving GIA India the opportunity to share knowledge with its members and thankful to Ms. Sethi for facilitating this education seminar.”

About GIA India

GIA India Laboratory Private Limited (‘GIA India’) is an independent subsidiary of the Gemological Institute of America, Inc. (‘GIA’). Established in 1931, GIA is recognised as the world’s foremost authority in gemology. GIA invented the famous 4Cs of Color, Clarity, Cut and Carat Weight and, in 1953, created the International Diamond Grading System™ which is recognised around the world as the standard for diamond quality.

Through research, education, gemological laboratory services and instrument development, the Institute is dedicated to ensuring the public trust in gems and jewellery by upholding the highest standards of integrity, academics, science and professionalism. All of GIA’s activities are governed by its mission to serve the public. Visit GIA.edu or GIAindia.in.