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Vegas to Host Panel on Colored Diamonds

Apr 30, 2018 5:14 AM   By Rapaport News
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RAPAPORT... The Natural Color Diamond Association (NCDIA) will hold a seminar during the upcoming JCK Las Vegas show, to be moderated by Rapaport Editor in Chief Sonia Esther Soltani.

The series, which will discuss the benefits of natural diamonds and natural colored diamonds, will feature a variety of panelists, including Andrew Coxon, president of the De Beers Institute of Diamonds; Andrew Bone, executive director of the Responsible Jewellery Council (RJC); Alethea Inns, director of gemology and education for the American Gem Society (AGS); Nilesh Sheth, president of the Indian Diamond and Colored Stone Association; and Thomas Gelb, director of education for the NCDIA.

The panel will evaluate and discuss the positive attributes of diamonds, as well as the benefits of transparency to the industry.

The seminar will take place on June 1 from 1:15 p.m. to 2:00 p.m., with a reception to be held on June 2.

Clockwise from left: Alethea Inns, Andrew Coxon, Andrew Bone, Sonia Esther Soltani, Thomas Gelb and Nilesh Sheth.
Tags: AGS, Alethea Inns, American Gem Society, Andrew bone, Andrew Coxon, colored stones, De Beers Institute of Diamonds, diamond, Indian Diamond and Colored Stone Association, JCK Las Vegas, natural color diamond association, NCDIA, Nilesh Sheth, Rapaport News, Responsible Jewellery Council, RJC, Sonia Esther Soltani , Thomas Gelb
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