Jewelry Trade Associations

There are many jewelry trade associations located throughout the world. This list is not comprehensive. Many regional groups will be found under their main association like Jewelers of America or the World Federation of Diamond Bourses.

The following list is for information purposes only and does not imply endorsement by GIA.


24 Karat Club of the City of New York (U.S. only)

Accredited Gemologists Association (U.S. only)

All India Gem and Jewellery Domestic Council (India only)

American Craft Council (U.S. only)

American Gem Society (U.S. and International)

American Gem Trade Association (U.S. and Canada)

American Society of Jewelry Historians (U.S. only)

American Watch Association (U.S. only)

American Watchmakers-Clockmakers Institute (U.S. only)

Armenian Jewellers Association (Armenia and International)

Association for the Study of Jewelry and Related Arts

Association of Silver & Goldsmiths of Athens (Greece only)

Black In Jewelry Coalition (U.S. and International)

BV Schmuck + Uhren (Germany only)

Canadian Gemmological Association (Canada only)

Canadian Jewellers Association (Canada only)

CIBJO – The World Jewellery Confederation (U.S. and International)

Cultured Pearl Association of America (U.S. and International)

Diamond Council of America (U.S., Canada, U.K., Australia, New Zealand)

Diamond Manufacturers and Importers Association of America (U.S. only)

Dubai Gold & Jewellery Group (UAE only)

Fashion Jewelry and Accessories Trade Association (U.S. only)

Federation Gold & Silver (Netherlands only)

Federation of Goldsmiths and Jewellers Associations of Malaysia (Malaysia only)

Federation of the Swiss Watch Industry (Switzerland only)

Gem Jewellery Export Promotion Council India (GJEPC) (India only)

Gem and Jewelry Institute of Thailand (Public Organization) (GIT) (Thailand only)

Gems and Jewelry Trade Association of China (GAC) (China only)

Gold & Silver Italian Group (Italy only)

Goldsmiths’ Company (U.K. only)

Hong Kong Gemstone Manufacturers’ Association Ltd. (Hong Kong only)

Hong Kong Jewellery & Jade Manufacturers Association (Hong Kong only)

Hong Kong Jewelry Manufacturers’ Association (Hong Kong only)

Independent Jewelers Organization (U.S. and International)

India Bullion and Jewellers Association Ltd. (India only)

Indian Arts and Crafts Association [American Indian] (U.S. only)

Indian Diamond & Colorstone [sic] Association (U.S. only)

Industrial Diamond Association of America, Inc. (U.S. only)

Instituto Brasileiro de Gemas & Metais Preciosos (Brazil only)

International Colored Gemstone Association (ICA) (U.S. and International)

International Precious Metals Institute (U.S. and Europe)

International Watch & Jewelry Guild (U.S. and International)

Irish Jewellers’ Association (Ireland only)

Israel Diamond Manufacturers Association (Israel only)

Israel Jewelers Association (Israel only)

Italian Jewelry Center (division of the Italian Trade Commission) (U.S. only)

Japan Jewellery Association (Japan only)

Japan Jewellery Designers Association (Japan only)

Japan Pearl Exporters Association (Japan only)

Jewelers 24 Karat Club of Southern California (U.S. only)

Jewelers Board of Trade (U.S. and International)

Jewelers of America (U.S. only)

Jewelers’ Security Alliance (U.S. only)

Jewelers Vigilance Committee (U.S. only)

Jewellers & Watchmakers of New Zealand (JWNZ) (New Zealand only)

Jewellers and Metalsmiths Group of Queensland (JMGQ) (Australia only)

Jewellers and Metalsmiths Group of Australia (JMGA NSW) (New South Wales, Australia only)

Jewellers Association of Australia (Australia only)

Jewellers Association of New Zealand (JANZ) (New Zealand only)

Jewellers Vigilance Canada (Canada only)

Jewellery Council of South Africa (South Africa only)

Jewellery Industry Registration Board of New Zealand (JIRBNZ) (New Zealand only)

Jewelry Design Professionals’ Network (U.S. only)

Jewelry Industry Distributors Association (U.S. only)

JTR Jewellery Exporters’ Association (Turkey only)

Leading Jewelers Guild (U.S. only)

MJSA (Manufacturing Jewelers & Suppliers of America) (U.S. only)

National Association of Jewellers (U.K. only)

National Association of Watch & Clock Collectors (U.S. only)

National Chinese American Jewelry Association (NCAJA) (U.S. and International)

Natural Color Diamond Association (NCDIA) (U.S. and International)

National Council of Jewellery Valuers (Australia only)

National Gem & Jewellery Authority (Sri Lanka)

Platinum Guild International (U.S., China, India, Japan)

Plumb Club (U.S. and International) 

Precious Metals Association of North America (U.S. only)

Responsible Jewellery Council (U.S. and International)

RJO, Inc. (Retail Jewelers Organization) (U.S. only)

Shanghai Gold & Jewellery Trade Association (Shanghai only)

Silver Institute (U.S. and International)

Singapore Jewellers Association (Singapore only)

Society of American Silversmiths (U.S. and International)

Society of Jewellery Historians (U.K. and International)

Society of North American Goldsmiths (U.S. and International)

Sri Lanka Gem & Jewellery Association (Sri Lanka only)

Suomen Kultaseppeine Liitto [Union of Finnish Goldsmiths) (Finland only)

Taiwan Jewelry Design & Metalsmithing Association (Taiwan only)

Thai Gem and Jewellery Traders Association (Thailand only)

Women’s Jewelry Association (U.S. and International)

World Federation of Diamond Bourses (U.S. and International)

World Gold Council (U.S. and International)