GAIN INSIGHTS INTO THE JEWELLERY INDUSTRY


Interested to learn more about how your jewellery piece came to be? For a deeper understanding into the mechanics of the jewellery industry, SJGF2018 will be inviting industry professionals to share their insights. Find out more on our programme synopsis below and register your interest now as seats are limited!

JewelTalk Registration & Lineup


*Registration for JewelTalk does not signify registration into SJGF2018. Please pre-register for your Visitor badge separately here

JewelTalk Seminars & Workshops are complimentary unless otherwise stated. 
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FRI, 26 October


The Art of Investment
 
Facilitated by Art Works
Speaker: Mr. Troy Sadler, Managing Director
Time: 1-2pm | Venue: Jewels Arena

Calling all art investors seeking to capitalise on the fast-appreciating art market! Find out more about art investments from Asia’s leading contemporary art investment gallery, Art Works Singapore. The seminar will offer an overview into the trends of the Global and Asian art markets especially focused on Chinese Contemporary artists.


Appreciation of Jade 
Facilitated by Crystal Creations
Speaker: Mr. Wang Jingguan
Time: 5-6pm | Venue: Diamonds Arena

There is a saying that jade brings good luck to its wearer. Where does this belief come from? For more than 3,000 years of world history, jade has been used in healing, protection, and design of precious jewelry.  Without an agreed standard for jade appreciation, how should a collector understand this mineral? How do we classify jade? What is the process of creating jade items from its ore to the finished product? Join us for this Jade Appreciation session to find out more!

 

SAT, 27 October
 

Update on Ruby and Sapphire Treatment 
Facilitated by The Gem and Jewelry Institute of Thailand (Public Organization)
Speaker: Mr. Thanapong Lhuamporn, GIT Gemologist
Time: 12-1pm | Venue: Diamonds Arena

Get a glimpse into the current gem market trade and learn more about the latest ruby and sapphire treatment within the industry.


Painting Diamonds Workshop 
Facilitated by On Cheong Jewellery
Time: 1-3pm | Venue: Jewels Arena
Cost: $50 (U.P. $68)

Come and join the designers from On Cheong in this introductory workshop as they share with you the different types of diamond cuts available in the market and paint a canvas of your favourite diamond. Participants will get to bring the canvas home.
Max: 20 pax


Gem Rendezvous
Co-organised by The Gem Museum
Time: 2-5pm | Venue: Diamonds Arena
Gem Rendezvous serves to bring together like-minded gem lovers (minerals included!) to come and share about their passion and experiences. Programme lineup will be as follows:

2:00 - 2:15pm - Opening Speech
2:15  -2:40pm - 
Topic 1: Gem Identification Instrument - Its usefulness and role in the trade 
                            Speaker: Mr. Sim Hwa San | Head of R&D, Presidium Pte Ltd. 
2:40 - 3:05pm - Topic 2: Diamonds from Southeast Asia - Kalimantan Diamonds
                            Speaker 2: Mr. Tay Thye Sun | Founder & Director of Far East Gem Lab & Far East Gem Institute 
3:05 - 3:30pm - Topic 3:  Diamond Mining in Australia - New source for Fancy Yellow Diamonds

                            Speaker: Mr. Jim Richards | Executive Chairman, POZ Minerals Limited  
3:30 - 4:15pm - Panel Discussion + Q&A
4:30 - 5:00pm - Networking


The Art of Investment 
Facilitated by Art Works
Speaker: Mr. Troy Sadler, Managing Director
Time: 4-5pm | Venue: Jewels Arena

Calling all art investors seeking to capitalise on the fast-appreciating art market! Find out more about art investments from Asia’s leading contemporary art investment gallery, Art Works Singapore. The seminar will offer an overview into the trends of the Global and Asian art markets especially focused on Chinese Contemporary artists.

The Evolution of Jadeite Processing Methods 
Facilitated by Asia Gemological Laboratory
Speaker: Mr. Kim, Xian
Time: 6.30-7.30pm | Venue: Diamonds Arena

"The Evolution of Jadeite Processing Methods" will cover two main points:

 -  How improved material will become the influencing factor in jadeite processing methods.
 -  The impact of improved material in jadeite processing methods on gem testing.


 

SUN, 28 October


Step by Step Identification of Synthetic Diamond 
Facilitated by The Gem and Jewelry Institute of Thailand (Public Organization)
Speaker: Mr. Thanapong Lhuamporn, GIT Gemologist
Time: 12-1pm | Venue: Diamonds Arena

Pick up simple tips on how to distinguish a synthetic diamond from its natural counterparts!

 

Using Jewellery To Enhance Your Image
Facilitated by FSWM Academy
Time: 1-2pm | Venue: Diamonds Arena

Ever wondered what type of jewellery looks best on you and how to go about selecting one that brings out your best style and personality?  Join us for this Styling Consultation session where you will develop a better understanding on fashion and jewellery pairing depending on:

-  your neckline, face shape and body frame
-  skin tone
-  colour of clothes
-  special events/occasions

 

Artist Collaboration Talk: "Journey through Hidden Geometry"
Facilitated by On Cheong Jewellery
Speaker: Mr. David Chan
Time: 2-4pm | Venue: Jewels Arena

An exclusive event for On Cheong Jewellery's invited guests, the artist will explain his journey and concept through this collaboration. The talk will be followed by a networking session.

 

Appreciation of Jade 
Facilitated by Crystal Creations
Speaker: Mr. Wang Jingguan
Time: 5-6pm | Venue: Diamonds Arena

There is a saying that jade brings good luck to its wearer. Where does this belief come from? For more than 3,000 years of world history, jade has been used in healing, protection, and design of precious jewelry.  Without an agreed standard for jade appreciation, how should a collector understand this mineral? How do we classify jade? What is the process of creating jade items from its ore to the finished product? Join us for this Jade Appreciation session to find out more!