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IGI Celebrates Delhi Jewelry Design Graduates

Oct 4, 2013 11:31 AM   By IGI
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Press Release: The International Gemological Institute (IGI) School of Gemology in Delhi hosted it’s graduation ceremony for the professional jewelry design graduates on September 30, 2013 for six students with a lot of joy and pride at their IGI office at Karol Baugh.

Tehmasp Printer, the managing director of IGI India who was the guest of honor at the event, presented diplomas to the students that were issued from the IGI headquarters in Antwerp, Belgium and shared a few words of experience and insights. jewelry graduates

The IGI School of Gemology has been instrumental in conducting professional grading courses across India since 1999. The team of instructors at IGI has successfully trained over 10,000 students under international standards.

The students come from various fields -- ranging from recent college graduates and children of diamantaires who are planning to join the business to  freelance designers seeking to upgrade skills. 

New students are introduced to the latest trends of designing in the domestic as well as international markets. The portfolios that the students create during their training reflect a mix of ideas taken from nature, history, man-made materials, gemstones, metals etc., thus bringing out the creativity in every student. They have first hand exposure to practical jewelry making, budgeting and gaining an understanding of consumer psychology in shopping for jewelry -- all aspects that give one confidence to face the markets independently.

Printer said, “It has been our objective to provide young professionals with international education and training to equip them with an edge in the marketplace. At IGI School of Gemology we understand the pulse of the industry and, accordingly, impart expertise to every student, adding value to their future careers. I am very happy to present these diplomas to the students who have excelled in the program and are now ready to apply this education in their careers and see the benefits unfold.”

Sweta Ranka, a newly appointed instructor at IGI Delhi, specializes in jewelry design and comes with seven years of rich experience in the  field. After graduating from the Delhi University and gaining knowledge in jewelry design from reputable universities,  has been an active contributor to the jewelry industry and brings to IGI her insights and experience for the  students to benefit.

On this occasion she said, "Being a part of IGI is an opportunity and honor to take education in the field of jewelry designing to a different level. The jewelry design course at IGI is a comprehensive course that provides a platform for its students to channel their creativity. The technical knowledge gained at IGI gives its designers a step forward in the industry. We look forward to seeing our design graduates turn gems into jewels."

IGI’s School of Gemology has campuses around the world and offers a variety of in-depth courses – ranging from polished and rough diamonds, colored stones and pearls to jewelry design and retail sales development programs. The school is open to professionals and consumer enthusiasts alike.

About International Gemological Institute

The International Gemological Institute (IGI),  was established in Antwerp in 1975 and is the largest independent gem certification and appraisal institute worldwide, with offices in Antwerp, New York, Hong Kong, India, Bangkok, Tokyo, Dubai, Tel Aviv, Cavelese, Toronto, Los Angeles and Shanghai. In India, IGI has three laboratories in Mumbai and one each in Kolkata, New Delhi, Thrissur, Surat, Chennai, Ahmedabad and Hyderabad. IGI is ISO (International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 9001: 2000) certified in four countries.

Around the world, IGI certificates bring confidence when buying or selling diamonds, gemstones and jewelry. Total commitment to understanding consumer concerns has motivated IGI to develop comprehensive analysis and clear documentation for consumers. A certificate from IGI represents the all-important ''5th C'' that no one should be without: Confidence. As the world's largest independent gem certification and appraisal institute for diamonds, colored gemstones and jewelry, IGI is a standard of excellence for industry professionals and consumers around the globe.

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