AGD Diamonds celebrates 88 years since its foundation

On April 22, 1931, in Arkhangelsk the Northern Geological Prospecting Trust (SGT) was organized, the successor of which is AGD Diamonds.


Russian jewelry, precious metals and gemstones will be subject to marking in 2020

The Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation proposes to make the marking of jewelry, precious metals and precious stones mandatory from January 1, 2020.


Imperial provenance emerald will be auctioned off at Christie’s, Geneva

Christie’s said that at its “Magnificent Jewelry’’ auction, which will be held on May 15, 2019, it will sell a historically significant emerald, the provenance of which can be traced back to Catherine the Great.


Vast Resources raises £600k as it focuses on Zim diamonds, Romania

Vast Resources has raised £600,000 before costs through a placing and subscription of 444,4 million ordinary shares to fund exploration and mining of diamonds in Zimbabwe, maintain Baita Plai mine in Romania and for general corporate purposes.


Ministry of Finance to hold auction of diamonds from the State Fund of the Russian Federation

The Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation announced a public auction of polished diamonds from the State Fund of Russia.


The Top 8 Trends That Shaped the Luxury Industry of 2018 in China

23 january 2019
(Jing Daily) - The luxury industry in China moves fast. Aside from normal challenges like fickle customer tastes, 2018 saw new tax laws, growing consumer debt, and an unprecedented trade war in China, all of which had Western brands scrambling to make adjustments. But despite the doom and gloom, some marketing ideas and brand collaborations led to positive gains this year, and breakthrough technology is likely to help certain companies continue to dominate the luxury market in 2019 and beyond. Here, Jing Daily offers our year-end look at the 8 (traditionally a lucky number in China) top trends of the year.