Memorial Foundation of Carl Fabergé continues to fulfill its tasks

Valentin Skurlov, Ph. D., who is an Honorary Academician of the Russian Academy of Arts, professor, scientific secretary of the Fabergé Memorial Foundation, consulting researcher studying the Fabergé heritage at the Russian department of the Christie's...

30 march 2020

Gaetano Cavalieri: We need to protect the long-term health of our industry

The World Jewellery Confederation (CIBJO) represents the entire jewelry industry embracing a whole variety of companies, from those mining precious metals and gems to those, which are manufacturing and selling final products. The confederation...

23 march 2020

Sierra Leone mulls setting up entity to buy diamonds from artisanal miners

Sierra Leone will revise its Mines and Minerals Act that will, among other issues, pave way for the establishment of a State entity that can buy diamonds from artisanal miners, an official has said. The National Minerals Agency of Sierra Leone director-general...

16 march 2020

David Block, CEO of Sarine Technologies believes that AI will play a bigger role in the industry in the next few years

Armed with an MBA degree from the Kellogg-Recanati School of Business, and a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science from the Tel Aviv-Jaffo Academic College in Israel, David Block is the present CEO of Sarine Technologies, a worldwide leader in the...

10 march 2020

Botswana wants to fully participate in research and development led by De Beers

Although the government of Botswana has refused to review its latest demands from the ongoing negotiations for a new sales and marketing deal with De Beers, it has indicated its desire to fully participate in research and development led by the diamond...

02 march 2020

DPA and Lakme Fashion Week to promote natural diamonds on their platform

26 december 2019

news_261202019_dpa.pngThe Diamond Producers Association (DPA) has joined forces with Lakme Fashion Week to promote jewellery with natural stones during Season 3 of The Real Cut at Lakme Fashion Week, says gjepc.org.
The initiative is meant to help young and emerging diamond jewellery designers reach the fashion industry globally. 'The Real Cut' is a platform for diamond jewellery designers to collaborate with the best of contemporary fashion. 
According to the report, the jury will accept the applications from designers who have been practicing in jewellery designing for a minimum of three years and a maximum of eight years with one or more Indian jewellery retailer.
The works will be selected by a special jury. The selected designers will have an opportunity to showcase their sets during the event.
The applications should be submitted by January 5, 2020.

Victoria Quiri, Correspondent of the European Bureau, Rough&Polished, Strasbourg