ALROSA unearths a yellow 17.4 ct diamond at its new Verkhne-Munskoye deposit

ALROSA has recovered a 17.44-carat diamond at the Verkhne-Munskoye deposit for the first time since the beginning of its operations.


Star Diamond provides update regarding option to JV with Rio Tinto Exploration Canada Inc.

Star Diamond Corporation announced that, following a review conducted by Star Diamond’s special committee with assistance from the special committee’s independent legal counsel, Star Diamond has notified Rio Tinto Exploration Canada Inc. (RTEC)...


Sergey Eroshkin appointed new CEO of Bourevestnik

Sergey Eroshkin will become the new CEO of the Bourevestnik Innovation Center, ALROSA subsidiary, effective from February 15, 2020.


Star Rays aspires to become India’s first carbon-neutral diamond company

Indian diamond manufacturer Star Rays may be the first India’s first carbon-neutral diamond company in the country, because of its commitment to sustainable business practices.


Young Indians embrace platinum as a symbol of modern love and self-expression

While traditionally a market for gold jewellery, India has developed a strong appetite for platinum over the past decade.


More Hopeful: The 2020 Outlook for the Watch and Clock Market

29 january 2020

( - The HKTDC Hong Kong Watch & Clock Fair is the largest timepiece event in the world. The HKTDC conducted face-to-face interviews with 501 buyers and 338 exhibitors at the 2019 Fair (held on 3-7 September 2019) in order to obtain the industry’s view of future market prospects, new product trends and the latest developments in e-tailing. The survey results showed that industry players are more hopeful about sales prospects over the next 12 months. Despite a list of widely shared concerns such as the subdued global economic growth, the slowing Chinese economy and the increasing operating costs, the industry are confident about the potential of smart watches in driving sales and the product development strategy of “going smart – interactable with smart devices” as a trump card in the year ahead.