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...

20 september 2021

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...

13 september 2021

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...

06 september 2021

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...

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

Botswana has world’s third largest diamond reserves – report

04 august 2016

Research and Markets said Botswana had the world's third-largest diamond reserves at the end of 2014, with 130 million carats or 17.8 percent of the global total.
It said the country’s significant diamond reserves were found in the Central and Kgalagadi districts.
Botswana’s diamond mining industry was export oriented and rough diamonds contributed about 70 percent of the country's total exports revenue, valued around $1.7 billion in the first six months of 2015, it said.
Apart from diamonds, Botswana had deposits of copper, nickel and silver.
Mining plays an important role in the country's economy, accounting for 22.9 percent of GDP in 2014.

Mathew Nyaungwa, Editor in Chief of the African Bureau, Rough&Polished