Award-winning Thai jewelry to be showcased at International Chanthaburi G&J Festival 2019

After The Gem and Jewelry Institute of Thailand (GIT) announced eight finalists of the GIT 13th World Jewelry Design Award, Thai artisans are transforming these intricate designs into beautiful and wearable jewelry pieces, which will be seen...


AGD report recognized best at Micromine International Conference

AGD DIAMONDS received the highest award at the VIII Conference of Micromine Users held last week at the Minex Russia mining and geological forum, the largest international symposium in the Russian Federation on topical issues of exploration, mining and...


The VIIIth Ecological Forum will be held in Moscow on October 17-18

VIIIth Ecological Forum “Corporate Responsibility to the Future. Technology for Society and Nature” will be held in Moscow on October 17-18, 2019.


Petra revenue down 6% to $463mln as diamond prices weaken

Petra Diamonds’ revenue for the fiscal year 2019 decreased by 6% to $463.6 million from $495.3 million, a year earlier, reflecting the weaker diamond market.


ALROSA's profit under RAS for 9 months decreased by 35% compared to last year

ALROSA's profit under RAS for 9 months of 2019 decreased by 35% compared to the previous year, to RUB 119.8 billion, due to problems faced by the global diamond industry.


Snapshot of the modern jeweller

20 september 2019
( - We have all heard the saying, ‘Things aren’t the same as they were 20 years ago.’ That’s largely because of the Internet; not only is there competition between local jewellers, businesses are also competing with the rest of the world. Yet it’s essential for jewellers to embrace the technology available to them or be left behind. The way people shop for their jewellery has changed. Frequently, customers – especially those in the 20- to 40-year-old bracket – will look online prior to making a purchase. Their online research can prompt them to look for savings by either purchasing online or using their research to request discounts or matched prices from their local jeweller.