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.


Burberry’s Weird Chinese New Year Tribute Stirs Controversy

07 february 2019
(Jing Daily) - How creepy can a luxury brand’s tribute to Chinese New Year be? Burberry’s latest campaign has attracted a blitz of criticism on social media from Chinese netizens who liken the images to scary Asian horror movies. “Obviously, this is not about Chinese New Year,” sniped one, noting its downbeat tone, while another wrote, “such weird family portraits, it gives me goosebumps.” For some critics, the campaign, meant to celebrate China’s most revered holiday, is just another bad taste, tone-deaf instance of Western luxury brands completely missing the point in China.