International Jewelry Symposium was carried out in June from 16 till 19, 2008 in the conference hall of the “Angleter” Hotel in Saint-Petersburg. The Forum was devoted to pressing questions of jewelry manufacturing: high technologies, design, and marketing.
Symposium was actively supported by Russian Jewelers Guild, Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Saint-Petersburg), the World Gold Council (Great Britain), Santa Fe Symposium (USA), and Jewelery Technological Forum (Vicenza).
The Symposium program was traditionally parted into subject days. This year carried were days of Casting, Finishing, Design, and Marketing, High Technologies. Reports spoken showed the lines of further development of the jewelery sector.
Official agenda as well included excursions to jewellery factories; this year participants could also visit jewellery companies of Saint-Petersburg – Closed Company “Cast” and “Jewelry House Kaholong”. Such excursions are of outstanding importance for experience interchange, and arouse vast responses of participants.