Platinum’s rare nature gives it additional value and appeal

Huw Daniel is the CEO of Platinum Guild International, overseeing market development activities in China, Japan, India and the USA, on behalf of the platinum producers of South Africa. Before taking up this role in 2015, Huw ran PGI USA for 12 years...

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Marco Carniello: We want to continue to be the engine boosting the jewellery industry

Italian Exhibition Group (IEG) is a leader in Italy in the organisation of trade fairs and one of the main operators in the trade fair and conference sector at European level, with structures in Rimini and Vicenza, as well as further sites in...

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There is a significant need for smart and technological financial solutions in the diamond industry

MDPS, the Israeli start-up Fintech company from the Mazalit Group is gearing up to enter the diamond industry soon. Zeev Maimon, the CEO of MDPS is also the Founder / CEO of MAZALIT, a B2B payment platform designed and dedicated to the global diamond...

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The future for synthetics lies in that it has become possible to grow a stone you want and make what you want out of it

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23 august 2021

De Beers’ GemFair ropes in more than 160 Sierra Leone artisanal miners

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International jewelery Estet Fashion Week concluded in Moscow

26 april 2016
11th edition of Russia's largest jewelry week Estet Fashion Week, which took place from 12 to 16 April 2016, concluded in Moscow. Estet jewelery house hosted the event.
Designer brands from Russia, France, Latvia, Italy, Japan, Bulgaria and Belarus presented their collections at the event.
The inaugural fashion presentation was conducted by a famous Russian fashion figure Slava Zaitsev (Slava Zaitsev Fashion House). Vivid presentation series was topped off by the famous French brand Hayari Couture Paris.
In accordance with the conceptual idea of the Estet Fashion Week, designer clothes were presented at the catwalk in tandem with jewelry collections, watches and accessories from various brands.
According to organizers, the Fashion Week has incorporated many genres and formats of art. During catwalk presentations, guests could also visit jewelery expositions, photo exhibitions, hairdressing workshops by Dikson, and book presentations.
In addition, on the closing day of the fashion week some of the best jewelery collections received awards. This year, the award for the best jewelery collection was granted to the brand Kierge from Yakutia.
Also, the event organizers announced date of the autumn edition of the fashion week. Estet Fashion Week: Fall 2016 will be held from 15 to 20 November this year.

Theodor Lisovoy, Rough&Polished, Moscow