Vladimir Zboykov: New times have come for jewelers

How a personal collection of minerals was thrown on the scrap-heap, who is behind the destruction of gemstone consumption culture in Russia and why jewelers will soon have to choose between business and prison – all this was told to Rough & Polished...


Changing preconceptions in the diamond and financial markets

Eli Avidar is a man on the move…literally. In April, the former Israeli diplomat stepped away from the CEO’s office at the Israel Diamond Exchange, a position he had held for more than two years, and from the Israel Diamond Institute, where he had been...

13 august 2018

Chasing a dream…

Elina Chan, MD of Shenzhen Shi Qing Yu Zhubao Ltd completed her higher education from Xiamen University and Master’s degree from Hong Kong University. To achieve her dream to start a business, Elina gave up numerous job opportunities in Hong Kong and...

06 august 2018

Pangolin Diamonds using termites to find kimberlite indicators in Botswana

It is not a secret that the rate of kimberlite discovery in Botswana has dropped considerably and research has shown that termites can help diamond explorers have an understanding of the transport mechanism of kimberlite indicator minerals from the kimberlite...

30 july 2018

In another fifty years, we’ll have a different scale of valuation, and all those items of natural origin – including diamonds – will sharply increase in price

Within the framework of the Qatar-Russia 2018 Year of Culture, the World Diamond Museum hosts an exhibition of the Qatar Museums at the State Historical Museum in Moscow – "Pearls: Treasures of the Seas and the Rivers," that opened on 11 July...

24 july 2018

ALROSA Supervisory Board recommended to pay dividends for 2017 in the amount of RUB 5.24 per share

04 may 2018
PJSC ALROSA Supervisory Board considered a number of issues related to the preparation for the shareholders' annual general meeting at the meeting on April 28.
In particular, the Supervisory Board recommended the payment of dividends for 2017 in the amount of RUB 5.24 per share.
The shareholders are recommended to pay RUB 38.592 billion as dividends for 2017, which is about 50 % of ALROSA net profit under IFRS.
During the meeting, the date of PJSC ALROSA shareholders' annual meeting was also fixed on June 26, 2018. The list of people who are entitled to vote is made according to the register's information as of June 1, 2018.