National Jeweler rounds up the full event calendar for the upcoming gem fairs.
The six planned gemological education sessions will now be held on Feb. 15 and 16.
The Jewelers Vigilance Committee and Jewelers Security Alliance annual luncheons are also postponed.
OSHA said it will hold back on issuing noncompliance citations due to the confusion surrounding the mandate.
The company donates 10 meals to the nonprofit for every piece of jewelry it sells.
As the Delta variant spreads rapidly, some retailers are reinstating mask mandates and requiring employees to get vaccinated.
It will include 5,000 members of the diamond trade in its first stage.
National Jeweler breaks down the results of its recent survey on people’s plans for the jewelry trade shows coming up in August.
The company is implementing a restructuring plan after struggling amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
The money will go toward vaccine rollout in Botswana and Namibia, as well as diamond industry response efforts in India.
Slated for mid-September, it’ll be Europe’s first major live jewelry trade show since the start of the pandemic.
But De Beers saw rough diamond sales stall as the COVID-19 crisis in India impacted manufacturing capacity.
They include temperature screenings, a “no handshakes, no hugs” policy, and more.
The “Diamond Aid” campaign calls on the industry to provide aid to India.
It was originally slated for June 12-15 at the Expo Centre in Arezzo, Italy.