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Friday, January 29, 2016
Jewellery & Gem Fair – Europe Offers Romance and Creativity
Jewellery & Gem Fair – Europe, being held March 19 – 22 at Messe Freiburg, Germany, will include new themes and seminars designed to encourage creative collaboration and business networking. One feature is simply called, “LOVE,” which will showcase fine jewelry relating to romance that goes beyond bridal jewels. Another is “DESIGN,” which is an international networking platform for European design students lead by the Hochschule Trier, Campus of Idar-Oberstein, and Hochschule Pforzheim. The event offers seminars, hosted by the trade fair organizer, UBM Asia, in cooperation with two jewelry associations. They are as follows: “Gemstones Seminar: A visit to the world’s largest ruby, emerald and amethyst mines.” Claudio C. Milisenda of DSEF German Gem Lab will discuss the gemstone mines of Gemfields, a mining company based in London. The company is known to own the world’s largest ruby, emerald and amethyst mines in Mozambique and Zambia. This seminar is hosted by the Deutsche Gemmologische Gesellschaft e.V. on 19 March. “The romantic wedding ring seminars.” Two seminar sessions hosted by USE Uhren Schmuck Edelsteine Bildungszentrum Pforzheim on wedding ring consultation will be held March 20. The seminar speaker, Kaju, is the creative head and founder of the platinum atelier and goldsmith Aurom from Worms, Germany. He specializes with bridal jewelry as well as customer psychology and behavior. Visitor pre-registration for the fair is available at this link. Pre-registration enables visitors to avoid long lines at the registration counters and save the admission fee of €30. The organizers are offering a free shuttle bus service from various points to Messe Freiburg throughout the fair’s four-day run. The timetable will be announced later. For updates, visit this link. In addition, Deutschen Bahn AG is offering a special concession on train tickets (from €99 and up) for visitors travelling from any German city to JGF Europe in Freiburg. Follow this link for booking details. The Fair's Official Airline, Lufthansa Group Partner Airlines, will offer special air fares and conditions to those flying to Germany from around the globe. To make a reservation, visit this link and enter the access code CNZZQGC in the "Access to Your Special Lufthansa Offer" area. Please join me on the Jewelry News Network Facebook Page, on Twitter @JewelryNewsNet, the Forbes website and on Instagram @JewelryNewsNetwork
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