Alumni Chapter

Manhattan Chapter: Canadian Diamonds with Jon C. Phillips


Rough Diamonds from the Diavik and Ekati Diamond Mines. Copyright © 2017 Dominion Diamond Corporation

Presenter: Jon C. Phillips

Canada is the world’s third largest producer of rough diamonds. If you would like to learn more about Canadian diamonds, this presentation is for you. Jon C. Phillips will give an update on current production and future mine prospects. He will also cover how diamond origin can be leveraged when selling diamonds.

Jon has been in the jewelry business for over 35 years and worked in all of its “facets”. He is currently the Divisional Manager for Canadian Diamonds at Corona Jewellery Company Ltd. in Toronto, Canada. Jon also currently sits on the Accreditation and Certification committee of the Responsible Jewellery Council (RJC) and is a past member of the Standards Committee. Jon is a Certified Gemologist (CG) from the American Gem Society (AGS) and a Graduate Gemologist® (GG™) from the Gemological Institute of America (GIA).


For More Information

Purchase tickets for $59 in advance or $69 at the door (cash or check), based on space availability. Limited to 50. No refunds can be made.
As a courtesy to our alumni and the speaker there will be no admittance after 7 p.m.