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.


Rolex rumoured to be considering buying Patek Philippe

13 february 2019

(WatchPro) - At the risk of propagating fake news based on nothing more than gossip at SIHH, WatchPro cannot resist sharing the gossip that a well-placed Swiss banking analyst thinks that Patek Philippe is up for sale. The industry has had 24 hours to come up with concrete evidence of the news since Bloomberg broke the story, but the only additional speculation that seems to be gaining currency is that the best buyer for Patek Philippe would be Rolex. Whether it is this reasonably obvious suitability for a marriage that has seen Rolex inserted into the story (which may be groundless in the first place), or whether it has any basis in truth is pure speculation.