THE PRESTIGIOUS 24 KARAT CLUB ANNOUNCES MEMBERSHIP OF DEBBIE AZAR, CO-FOUNDER AND PRESIDENT OF GEMOLOGICAL SCIENCE INTERNATIONAL (GSI)
Debbie Azar Joins the Most Elite Jewelry Industry Professionals in NYC
New York, New York – January 25, 2019 – Gemological Science International (GSI) announced today that Debbie Azar, Co-Founder and President, has become the newest member of the elite 24 Karat Club. Since 1902, The 24 Karat Club, located in Manhattan has fostered the interests of the jewelry industry. With a profound belief that values and integrity are found in creating lasting relationships, The 24 Karat Club aligns with GSI’s own value proposition. As the latest member, Ms. Azar will broaden her connections among the exclusive group of industry women and men who help shape the global conversation in the jewelry industry.
“I am honored to become a member of the 24 Karat Club,” said Debbie Azar, GSI Co-Founder and President. “As one of the world’s largest gemological organizations, we play an important part in ensuring transparency and confidence in the global diamond industry, and US markets specifically. Having the opportunity to develop deeper relationships with like-minded industry professionals is invaluable.”
With an unwavering dedication to reliable, efficient and accessible gemstone identification, grading services, research and more, GSI has amassed a loyal global customer base. All GSI gemological processes and reports are backed by a commitment to the highest ethical standards and practices and utilize leading-edge technologies and automated processes. GSI offers uncompromising accuracy, reliability, and consistency to all its clients. GSI actively shares its knowledge with both trade and consumer audiences and in doing so, can leverage its industry
relationships to promote learning, communication, and education programs.
About Gemological Science International (GSI)
GSI is the leading global gemological organization committed to combining state-of-the-art technology with proven industry expertise and ethical integrity for the modern era. GSI, since 2005 has been a trusted partner with an unwavering dedication to reliable, efficient, and accessible gemstone identification, grading services, and research. Not only does GSI address continually emerging and accelerating industry challenges, they are also a trusted partner from mine to showcase to ensure their partners and clients stay ahead of the rapidly evolving jewelry industry. GSI
leverages its industry knowledge and thought leadership to promote learning, unified communications, and ongoing education. For more information, please go to https://gemscience.net/
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.