JNA Trade Talk: Pulse of the Industry - Coloured Gemstones


JNA Trade Talk: Pulse of the Industry - Coloured Gemstones

Date: 2020-10-28

Industry veteran Clement Sabbagh identifies bright spots and challenges in the coloured gemstone sector amid market uncertainties arising from the coronavirus pandemic. This session also looks into emerging consumer trends as well as coloured gemstones rising in popularity among today's more sophisticated buyers.

See the webinar recording here.


Clement Sabbagh
President, International Colored Gemstone Association
Clement Sabbagh comes from a family of gemstone specialists who founded the Sabbagh Group in 1961 in the state of Minas Gerais in Brazil. A GIA graduate gemologist, Clement now runs the Sabbagh Group with his brother Samuel. As a second-generation gemstone expert, Clement was instrumental in taking the family business to greater heights, with the company's strong customer portfolios encompassing North America, Europe and Asia. He was named President of the International Colored Gemstone Association in 2017 where he has since been leading various initiatives on promoting and strengthening consumer demand for coloured gemstones.