Young people in China have become the main force of jewellery consumption

Armed with a Bachelor's degree from Beijing Normal University, Zhuhai, as well as majoring in Franchise Management, Wang was greatly influenced by his parents in the field of jewelry. This has resulted in his unique opinions about innovative design...


ZCDC re-orients diamond valuation plan as it seeks ‘right market price’

At some point experts claimed that the Marange diamond fields contained between 2 and 7 billion carats of raw diamonds and that Zimbabwe was sitting on over 25 percent of the known diamond deposits in the world. Others even put the value of the Marange...

12 march 2018

Art historian Valentin Skurlov: "Faberge, like all court jewelers, actively used diamonds"

Valentin Skurlov is a historian of jewelry art, a candidate of art history, an honorary academician of the Russian Academy of Arts, a scientific secretary and a herald master of the Faberge Memorial Foundation, and a research consultant for the Fabergé...

05 march 2018

Ari Epstein: The diamond trade is stable again

Ari Epstein, CEO of the Antwerp World Diamond Centre (AWDC), dwelled on the results of the past year and the current situation in the diamond market in his interview to Rough&Polished.

26 february 2018

Lucapa to become a niche diamond company, says Wetherall

Lucapa Diamond believes that it will become the only company in the world with multiple diamond mining operations whose average diamond value is in excess of $1,000 per carat, once the Mothae mine is commissioned this year. Company chief executive and...

19 february 2018

Russian government nominates ALROSA Supervisory Board members

13 march 2018
The Government of the Russian Federation has nominated 12 candidates to the Supervisory Board of ALROSA, including Alexey Moiseev, Deputy Finance Minister, who previously was not on the Board, the Kommersant Daily reports. Ilya Yelizarov, Assistant Director at the Federal Property Management Agency was nominated to the Board for the first time, as well as Leonid Petukhov, CEO of the Far East Investment and Export Promotion Agency. These nominations followed in line with the order published on the website of the Russian government.
Besides, the list of candidates includes Anton Siluanov, Russia’s Finance Minister; Kirill Dmitriev, CEO of the management company at the Russian Direct Investment Fund; Sergey Ivanov, CEO of ALROSA; Alexey Chekunkov, Head of the Development Fund of the Far East and the Baikal Region; Dmitry Konov, Chairman of the SIBUR Holding Board; Alexander Vasilchenko, Department Deputy Director at the Ministry of Economic Development of Russia; Dmitry Vladimirov, Department Head at the Federal Property Management Agency; Konstantin Pozdnyakov, Deputy Dean of the Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation; and Alexander Pshenichnikov, Department Head at the Ministry of Finance.


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