The International Colored Gemstone Association (ICA), a non-profit organization, is the only worldwide body specifically created to benefit the global colored gemstone industry. ICA was founded in 1984 and is now comprised of over 700 gem industry leaders from mine to market, including miners, gem cutters, suppliers, retailers, trade associations, gemological laboratories, academia, museums, and more, from 47 countries who are devoted to advancing and promoting the knowledge and appreciation of colored gemstones.

The ICA's Board of Directors comprise an international array of distinguished gem professionals coming together to advance the gemstone industry. Their backgrounds span the gemstone chain supply from miners, cutters, wholesalers all the way to retailers.

The gemstone professionals that participate in ICA's committees share their business acumen and industry experience to help pursue the association's objectives. The committees are designed to make those objectives operational and implement the numerous initiatives that the ICA is proud to have lead around the globe.

Having members in more than 47 countries, the ICA strives to keep its international community engaged and connected. Country Ambassadors play a key role and represent the core of the association's international presence.

Each Ambassador is a leader not only in their country but also in the larger global gemstone community. They create stronger lines of communication between the members and the press and trade-related organizations. They are also ICA's official spokesperson in their respective countries.

At the heart of the ICA is the leadership that propels the association forward. Past Presidents are a unique set of individuals who are highly acclaimed in the industry and with a distinctive drive to direct and guide the association to pursue the greater good within the industry.

About Us

The ICA is a worldwide body specifically created to benefit the global colored gemstone industry by advancing and promoting the knowledge and appreciation of colored gemstones.
New York Office: 31 West 47th St., Suite 1103, New York, NY 10036
+1 (212) 620-0900
ica (at) gemstone.org
Hong Kong Office: Unit 311B, 3rd Floor, Heng Ngai Jewelry Centre No. 4 Hok Yuen Street East, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong
+852 2365-9318
ica (at) gemstone.org

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