Sanjay Kothari, the vice chairman of the Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) discusses how the industry group is promoting India as an innovation and design destination for jewelry buyers. GJEPC is hosting the third India International Jewellery Week (IIJW) at the Grand Hyatt in Mumbai. Participants include more than 32 leading designers and jewelry brands showcasing some of the most spectacular jewelry pieces made by Indian designers.
The event will not only showcase established design houses and designers, but will also give an opportunity to new talented designers to showcase their skills. The GJEPC has a 5,500-strong membership and operates under the supervision of India's Ministry of Commerce & Industry.