GOLDNET.MARKET - “We want and are working to provide business with the opportunity to develop a lot of activity areas”

Today, almost all jewellery companies have their own wholesale websites, online stores, and social media pages. But a year ago, GOLDNET.MARKET, the first jewellery wholesale marketplace appeared in Russia, a new effective tool for the jewellery market...


Platinum’s rare nature gives it additional value and appeal

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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

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30 august 2021

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

Alex Popov, President of the Moscow Diamond Exchange and head of the Âme jewelry brand, which uses lab-grown diamonds to produce jewelry, sat for an interview with Rough&Polished sharing his views on the coexistence of natural and man-made diamonds in...

23 august 2021

U.S. Polished Diamond Imports Rise in May

11 july 2016
U.S. polished diamond imports increased 2.3 percent year on year to $3.09 billion in May, according to the latest government figures cited by Rapaport. The month is frequently the strongest of the year for inbound shipments as goods arrive for the Las Vegas shows in June.
Polished imports by weight advanced 1.3 percent to 1.4 million carats, while the average price grew 1 percent to $2,263 per carat.
Polished exports declined 1.1 percent to $1.37 billion, leaving net polished imports 5.1 percent higher at $1.72 billion.
Rough imports increased more than sixfold to $132 million, while rough exports doubled to $36 million. Net rough imports stood at $96 million, compared with $1 million a year ago.
The country’s net diamond account, calculated as rough and polished imports minus exports, jumped 11 percent to $1.82 billion.
During the first five months of the year, polished imports dipped 0.4 percent to $10.49 billion and polished exports declined 1.2 percent to $7.4 billion. Net polished imports increased 1.5 percent to $3.09 billion.