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Former Auction Executive To Head Business Development At Gembridge Digital Trading Platform December 28, 2020 (0 comments)


Singapore—Renowned gemologist Helen Molesworth, FGA, has joined Gembridge, a new regulated digital platform for trading in colored gemstones, pearls, and jewelry. She has been named head of business development.

Gembridge is pioneering the digital transformation of the certified coloured gemstone, pearls and jewellery trade by providing a marketplace for verified members to buy, sell and consign, via a secure and insured door-to-door service. Gembridge is a global digital marketplace for the certified colored gemstone, pearl, and jewelry market, where verified members can buy, sell, and consign via a secure and insured door-to-door service, allowing members to trade with trust.

Based in Geneva, Switzerland, Molesworth has a broad commercial, international and academic background in the industry in Europe and Asia. She is a Fellow of the Gemmological Associations of Great Britain and Hong Kong, a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries in London, and has published and lectured widely on gems, ancient through modern. She created the texts for the Gübelin Gem Portraits and is co-author of The Complete Content Cameos.

During a decade as a jewelry specialist for Sotheby’s and Christie’s in London and Geneva, Molesworth researched and valued many world-class gems and important collections and was the specialist in charge of valuing, researching, and selling the private jewelry collection of HRH the Princess Margaret in London in 2006.

In 2011, she became a professor of gem history in Geneva, then joined Gübelin as managing director to create, launch and run its colored gemstone Academy, writing all the courses and building the business in Switzerland, Hong Kong and China. 

“Talent like Helen will ensure that Gembridge is a centerpiece in the digital future of the industry,” said Nick Marrett, Gembridge CEO.

Gembridge is inviting members of the trade to register and to ‘live test’ its functionality, user experience, and systems. After verification, members will be able to view all prices, buy from the Gembridge Showcase and list their own precious stones and jewelry in their own exclusive Shopfront. Visit

For more information, contact Anthony Brooke,; or Nick Marrett,

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