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Jaipur, the pink city and color stone hub
Jaipur, the Pink city of India, is one of the best-planned cities in the world. It has now become the global color stone hub. Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh has built the city in the early 18th century. He had ensured best human resources from all over the world to come and reside in the city.
He invited renowned Jewelers and gemstone dealers from various parts of the country to ensure the growth of Gems and Jewelry business in Jaipur. Jargad, Surana, Choraria, Tank, Mookim and Malpani families are few to name.
Since then Jaipur is flourishing as a center of excellence in cutting and polishing precious and semi-precious gemstones.
Jaipur cut and polish Emerald, ruby, sapphire, coral, cat's eye, tanzanite, tsavorite, tourmaline, rhodolite, garnet, hessonite, aquamarine, blue topaz, citrine and amethyst, pink quartz, rock crystal, onyx and many other gemstones in beads, drops, cabochon and many other shapes. These stones are cut in oval, octagon (Emerald cut), square, round, marquise, pear, heart, and fancy or irregular shapes.
The artisans of Jaipur are well trained and skilled. In fact, they have mastered the art. They can cut rough gemstones in a way to take the best out of it. Very few gemstones are mined in India but most of the colored stones mined globally imported to Jaipur to cut and polish.
The artisans, in the able guidance of the local manufacturers, cut and polish rough stones to enhance its color, glitter, and beauty, thus the value. Jaipur gem manufacturers and dealers add value worth thousands of millions of rupees. Gemstones from Jaipur have a worldwide demand.
Beautiful Peridots of exclusive quality and size
Gemstones: Local and export business
The cut and polished colored gemstones are assorted for shape, size, color, clarity and quality. Prices are fixed up and the goods are given to the local brokers to sell in Jaipur or sent to indigenous markets. Sometimes, it is exported directly to overseas customers. America is the biggest overseas buyer since a long time. EU, Japan, China, Hong Kong, Italy, Germany, Thailand, Gulf countries, Canada etc are some of the major importers.
The local traders are high performers, ethical and have a sound knowledge base. The cost of production is low that results in an attraction to worldwide buyers. The Jaipur jewelers and gem dealers also sell their goods worldwide through their global business network.
Jaipur sells colored gemstones to local Indian buyers. India has been emerging as global economic power and that push up the sales of these expensive goods.
Emerald rough assorting at Vardhaman Gems, Jaipur
Jaipur, The Emerging Jewelry hub
Jaipur is traditionally known for colored gemstones especially emeralds. However, it is growing fast as a center of Jewelry manufacturing. Jewelers of Jaipur have now started manufacturing beautiful diamond and precious stone jewelry, silver jewelry, beaded jewelry and fashion jewelry. These are beside traditional Kundan Meena Jadau Jewelry.
Jaipur Kundan Meena Jadau is one of its kinds in the world. Beautifully enameled artistic gold jewelry studded with flat diamonds and colored gemstones are recognized as a sign of aristocracy since Mogul period. Gem and Jewelry industry of Jaipur provides dream jobs to many.
Besides gemstones, Jaipur produces a good amount of gold and silver jewelry and jewelry studded with precious / semi-precious stones and diamond. Much of them are exported especially silver jewelry with beads.
The government has facilitated by creating a special zone for jewelry manufacturing at Sitapura area in Jaipur. The Gem and Jewelry Export Promotion Council of India is the government body to promote and regulate export and import business in Jaipur.
Jaipur Jewellery Show 2009: Vimal Chand Surana
Heat treatment plant started In Jaipur
Treatments of gemstones to enhance their color, luster, and other properties are very popular nowadays. Treatments increase the value of the gemstones significantly. However, there was no modern treatment plant in Jaipur till recent past. Jaipur was in need of such center since a long time.
Gem and Jewelry export promotion council of India have started a treatment plant for color stones in Sitapura industrial area, Jaipur. Basant Mehta, Chairman of the council inaugurated the project and named it JJSR and T center (March 14, 2009). Jaipur Jewelry show has donated rupees 3.3 million for purchasing of equipment.
According to Rajeev Jain, vice president of the council, this center will perform heat treatment only at the initial stage. He added that radioactive treatment will be started in future with the cooperation of Bhabha atomic research center.
Gemological institute of America is also being consulted to start some treatments of gemstones. All treatments to gemstones will be available in Jaipur after completion of the project.
Gemstone polishing factory in Jaipur
Jaipur Jewellery Show 2009
Update, December 19, 2009
Jaipur Jewellery show is one of the most important business events for Jewelers and gemstones dealers of Jaipur. Jaipur Jewelry Show, 2009 has started from today December 19, 2009.
Hundreds of Jewelers and Gem dealers have participated in this shoe. MS. Varda Shine, Managing Director of Diamond Trading Corporation has inaugurated the show today morning. She told in her speech that Jaipur has a potential to become a diamond manufacturing center. Mr. Vimal Chand Surana delivered a welcome address as convener of Jaipur Jewelry show. He expressed hope that Jewellery show of this year will set a new trend in Gems and Jewelry business.
Jaipur Jewellery show and Gold Souk jointly organized cultural night and award giving ceremony. Mr. Ratan Chand Singhi and Mr. Gyan Chand Kothari of Jaipur received lifetime achievement awards. Some other Jewelers from all over India received awards in other categories.
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Shaping Gemstone at Vardhaman Gems, Jaipur
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Polishing Gemstone at Vardhaman Gems, Jaipur
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