April Is Diamond Month

What is a diamond? "The diamond has been always esteemed the rarest stone, and the most precious of all: among the ancients it was called the stone of reconciliation."— Lewis Vertoman Both beautiful and rare, diamonds have been an eternal focus of fascination (see Jack Ogden’s Diamonds: An Early History of the King of Gems). For a visual tour de force, explore the Natural Diamond

April Is Diamond Month2023-04-14T15:56:33-04:00

“From Antique to Art” — Sharon Berman’s Jewelry Journey podcast

IAC’s Lisa Koenigsberg recently had the opportunity to be a guest on Sharon Berman’s (@artsandjewelry) Jewelry Journey podcast, "From Antique to Art." Among the topics discussed were: what jewelry can tell us about the aesthetics and values of a particular era, why sustainability in the jewelry industry is essential and why the definition of “sustainable” is much broader than we might think, why maintaining purpose

“From Antique to Art” — Sharon Berman’s Jewelry Journey podcast2023-04-17T16:04:06-04:00

2023 GEM Awards

Happy to have been able to attend the 2023 GEM Awards in New York City! The GEM Awards aims to raise the visibility of the fine jewelry and watch industry by honoring the work of leaders, creators and luminaries. #GEMAwards #JewelersofAmerica #Goldanddiamonds #initiativesinartandculture #gold #gems #diamonds #awards #gala #iac #initiativesinartandculture

2023 GEM Awards2023-04-14T11:00:07-04:00

Jewelers Vigilance Committee Luncheon

Delighted to have attended the JVC's annual Luncheon Event to connect with like-minded members of the jewelry community and listen to JVC’s announcements of  several new initiatives to support the industry’s success into 2023 and beyond. #JVC #Jewelersvigilancecommittee #initiativesinartandculture #iac #gold #diamonds #gems

Jewelers Vigilance Committee Luncheon2023-04-14T11:31:45-04:00


Delighted to share Kyle Roderick’s piece on Vicenzaoro in Forbes. Grateful to her for highlighting the CIBJO Initiatives in Art and Culture panel on succession. A link to her article can be found here: https://www.forbes.com/sites/kyleroderick/2023/02/02/vicenzaoro-january-2023-showcases-the-best-jewelry-and-watches-made-in-italy-and-elsewhere/?sh=6dc174037033 To watch all of the incredible sessions visit: https://visits.vicenzaoro.com/live-events


AGTA GemFair in Tucson!

AGTA GemFair™ January 31 – February 5, 2023 Tucson, AZ IAC looks forward to the AGTA GemFair in Tucson!  These are two program highlights we'll be attending: Friday, February 3: 9:00 – 9:55 AM A report on Sri Lanka mining, supply challenges, and market forecast from this important country and peoples, as they endure hardship and recovery Panelists: Tiffany Steven, JVC, and John Bradshaw, Gemcutter,

AGTA GemFair in Tucson!2023-04-14T10:02:20-04:00

Sustainability Through Successful Succession — January 22, 2023 | 11:15 am – 12.15 pm (GMT+1)

Initiatives in Arts and Culture & CIBJO’s Jewellery Industry Voices jointly present: Sustainability Through Successful Succession January 22, 2023 — 11:15AM-12:15PM (GMT+1) Speakers: Alice Cicolini, London, a jewelry designer who has worked with one of the last Jaipuri meenakari trained in the great enamel traditions of Persia Enzo Liverino, Torre del Greco, owner of a family-owned coral company who preserves the historic legacy of his

Sustainability Through Successful Succession — January 22, 2023 | 11:15 am – 12.15 pm (GMT+1)2023-04-14T16:19:03-04:00

Creatives and Community: Perceptions of Mining — Friday, January 13 | 9:00 – 10:30 EST

IAC was pleased to be involved in this meeting of People and Mining, in which panelists considered iconic historic and contemporary artistic works relating to mining in a wide range of media and discussed how artworks have powerfully influenced and continue to shape perceptions of and attitudes toward mining practice and communities: art is an important vehicle for valorization or vilification of mining. Lisa was

Creatives and Community: Perceptions of Mining — Friday, January 13 | 9:00 – 10:30 EST2023-04-14T15:02:33-04:00
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