COVID-19 Resources for ICA Members

Founding Members

In 1983, a group of visionaries got together to create the ICA which became a globally recognized and respected organization in the jewelry trade worldwide.

The founding members wanted to respond to the changing reality of the gemstone business, address industry problems and challenges and improve communication and understanding within the trade.

Alan Jobbins: Alan Jobbins

Ali Ansari: Ultraco S.A.

Amu Laxman: Collectors Den

Avraham Eshed: Eshed Diam - Gemstar

Bart Curren: Glyptic Illusions

Bill Jewell: Opalart Pty Ltd.

Chi Chan Leung: Tai Yip Trading Company

Chi Wai Yau Yau’s: Gems Limited

Claude Barguirdjian: Claude Barguirdjian

Con Lenan: The Brick Development Association

Didier Frediani: SARL Frediani

Eckehard Julius Petsch: Julius Petsch Jr.

Eugene Naftule (deceased): Naftule Fils S.A.

Gerard Grospiron: Etablissements Grospiron

Gerhard Becker: Friedrich August Becker

Glenn Lehrer: Lehrer Designs Inc

Hanoh Stark: H. Stark & Co Ltd

Hans-Werner Wild: Paul Wild OHG

Haridas Kotahwala: Royal India USA Inc

Hidetaka Kato: Kashikey Co, Ltd.

Hiroshi Komatsu: Pearl Science Laboratory

Hisao Kato: Kashikey Co Ltd

Israel Z. Eliezri: Coldiam Ltd

J.F. de Ceballos Romay: Instituto Mexicano de Gemologia

John G. Bares: John G. Bares Inc.

John M. Saul: ORYX

Karl Egon Wild: Wild & Petsch Ltd Lapidaries

Karl Heinz Meng: Karl Heinz Meng O.H.G.

Konrad Wild (deceased): Johann Philipp Wild

Kunihiko Miwa: Mitsuwa Co Ltd

Manuel Freyermuth: Instituto Mexicano de Gemologia

Maurice Shire, (deceased): Maurice Shire, Inc.

Menahem Sevdermish: Advanced Quality ACC Ltd/ Gem e Wizard

Michael D. Roman (deceased): Jewelers of America

Mohamed Saleem M. Fazli: Saleems Ltd.

Morakot Maneepairoj: Sawang Export Public Co Ltd

N.R. Barot: Ruby Centre (Kenya) Ltd.

Narendra Kothari: Universal Gems

Nilesh Shah: Ramanlal M Shah Ltd

Nobutaka Imanishi: Imayo & Co Ltd

Paolo Valentini: Valentini SRL

Prof. Dr. Edward J. Gubelin (deceased): Gübelin Gemological Laboratory

Rashmikant Durlabhji (deceased): MIS R.Y. Durlabhji

Ray Zajicek: Equatorian Imports Inc

Reginald C. Miller: Reginald C. Miller LLC.

Richard T. Liddicoat Jr. (deceased): Gemological Institute of America

Roland Naftule: Nafco Gems Limited

Rolf Goerlitz: Rolf Goerlitz e.K.

Rudolf Biehler: Ernst Farber

Rudolph Biehler: Ernst Farber

Serena Tanaka: Serena Trading Co

Stuart Robinson: Barnett Robinson, Inc.

Cecilia Gardner: Jewelers Vigilance Committee (JVC)

Timothy M. Roark: Tim Roark Inc

William F. Larson: Pala International

Yasukazu Suwa: Suwa & Son Inc.

Yip Kun Poon: Cogent Trading Co, Ltd.

Yoshiko Doi: AGT Gem Laboratory Inc

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