GSI’s is sponsoring a free jewelry design workshop presented by Raja Gondkar – Education Head GSI. Gemological Science International is a leading gemological body that provides reliable gemstone identification and grading services.
At this workshop, Mr. Raj Gondkar, Education Head GSI (B.F.A) Applied, will help explore students’ innate creativity and how one can sketch and define various designs.
GSI’s objective to move around cities and conduct design workshop is to help students all across India to develop this innate skill. The workshop will be held on 24th October at Pune University, Maharashtra at 10 AM— 4 PM. This workshop is open to university students and it will be carried by a one-hour presentation, followed by Q and A, and giving away several handouts of the exercises book.
This workshop is part of the continuing student’s outreach and partnership of GSI with city universities to promote Jewelry Design as a career option as they can work to bring better understanding, acceptance, and inclusion of those on the spectrum with industry professionals.
About Gemological Science International
Gemological Science International (GSI) is the only major gemological body established in the 21st century. Founded in 2005 in New York City, it provides reliable gemstone identification and grading services, is engaged in Gemological research, and also offers a variety of educational programs to help prepare the new generation of professional graders. GSI is proud to offer gemological services that are reliable, efficient, and convenient on a global scale by working in close proximity to our clients. Therefore, it has grown to become one of the largest gemological entities in the world with offices spanning four continents
Debbie Azar is an experienced executive with extensive knowledge of the jewelry and gem lab industries. Her entrepreneurial skills and clarity of vision have helped GSI achieve rapid and continuous growth worldwide.
She began her industry career by starting her own successful costume jewelry business. She then expanded her knowledge of the industry with sales, marketing and business development roles at several companies. In 2005, she joined Mark Gershburg to establish GSI. Ms. Azar is an active member of myriad industry organizations and charities; she currently serves as a Board Member of Jewelers for Children. She is also a Forbes Business Council member.
Her strengths include working directly with retail chains and stores to help build their business and brands. She is widely known in the industry for her commitment to meeting customer needs.