Galdus – The Institute

Artistic works and related articles. Unique jewellery course in Milan for students after eighth grade, it was founded in 2007 in collaboration with the Association Lombard Goldsmith to train professionals of artistic creativity, experts of traditional techniques of metalworking and ambassadors of the Made in Italy, with employment opportunities. This course trains jewellery designers, goldsmiths […]

Top Things To Keep In Mind Before Exchanging Gold

Gold, in all its forms, is the most precious of all metals, it adds a muted sparkle to every occasion with its untouched purity and spectacular designs. In a few traditions, an impeccable ornament of pure gold is considered as a family heritage which is proudly passed down to many generations. However, it is always […]


The 2017 CIBJO Congress will take place in Bangkok, Thailand, November 5-7, a special report of the Ethics Committee, released by Cecilia Gardner, President of the organisation’s Ethics Commission, examines the grassroots activism in the area promote sustainability. “The task of initiating proactive sustainability programs is complicated for the gem and jewelry business, where the […]


Investing in jewellery is something very delicate and buying is not always that easy. Here a simple list of points to always keep in mind when buying jewellery. 8 tips you need to know the do’s and dont’s of jewellery shopping. 1. Focus on what you are looking for: What and why ask your self […]

Renewal of collective agreement

Good news for industry insiders Goldsmith, silversmith and jewellery industry: the hypothesis of agreement has been signed for the renewal of their collective agreement. According to Federorafi President:’ the agreement is an important first step toward a new relationship and modern labor relations. The hypothesis of the agreement recognizes the necessary guarantees wages to workers […]

Legislative Decree 92/2017 on the buying and selling of used jewellery

Following the approval of the Legislative Decree 92/2017 on the buying and selling of used, were raised some controversy, in fact, the Ministry of economy and finance has provided some clarification. According to a note of Confindustria Federorafi and Federpreziosi Confcommercio, the last ministerial communication was reaffirmed that “all operators to 5 July 2017 prevailing […]