 Introduction : Gems and Jewellery Are a Part of Many Cultures and Customs Around the World. for Ages, People Have Been Using Gems and Jewellery as Ornaments, Gifts, and for Investment Purposes. the Major Segments of

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 INTRODUCTION :
Gems and jewellery are a part of many cultures and customs around the world. For ages, people have been using gems and jewellery as ornaments, gifts, and for investment purposes. The major segments of the Gems and Jewellery industry are Gold Jewellery, Silver Jewellery, Platinum Jewellery, Diamond Jewellery, Costume Jewellery, and Other Gemstone Jewellery. Jewellery is mainly associated with women in many regions across the globe. In many customs, it is used to depict wealth in society. The global gem and jewelry industry over the past decade has witnessed significant changes and exhibited growth, on account of increasing income as well as demand from the emerging economies across the world. Among the various types of jewellery, plain diamond jewelry accounted for the largest share of the global jewelry market, followed by plain gold jewellery.

Gems and jewellery industry- India
Evolution
India has been one of the most important countries for the production of Gems and Jewellery.One of the highlights is the production of Studded Jewllery. Studded Jewellery trading in India is age old as it is established by the fact that in 1650 A.D., sources report the employment of more than 60,000 workers in the Eluru mines, where they dug and washed the precious stones. Today though India has almost no raw Studded Jewllery left within her own soil still we produce 70%of the World gems in terms of quantity and 45% in terms of value. India is the original country which discovered gems and initiated gem craft. The gems produced here gave birth to a fabulous industry and global trade. Looking at the evolution of the Indian Gold Market, India was never in dearth of Gold Reserves. History had been a witness of the fact that India was always self sufficient in all its natural resources and more so in case of gold. But it was due to this abundance in…...

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