The 38th World Diamond Congress, the biennial meeting of the World Federation of Diamond Bourses (WFDB) and the International Diamond Manufacturers Association (IDMA), began on Tuesday (October 23) in Mumbai.
Assay Office Birmingham (AOB) chief executive and assay master Stella Layton presented the AOB’s annual hallmarking review at its new building on Moreton Street, Birmingham B1 3AX on Friday January 22.
Consumers will love opal lore. Arabic legend says the gem falls from the heavens in lightning. The ancient Greeks believed opals gave the gift of prophecy and guarded against disease. The gem is also a symbol of hope, purity and truth.