An alliance between a diamond producer and a diamond manufacturer in Russia is simply inevitable and necessary

What is a diamond manufacturer’s margin composed of? What is the profession of diamond processing engineer about? How much time does it take to become a diamond cutter? How does a polishing factory work? The Russian Cut, is it alive? Lightbox from De...

15 october 2018

High technologies make it possible to create a product that can be obtained in natural stones only for very big money

Andrey Zharkov, having left the position of President at diamond mining company Alrosa, has established and headed the Ultra C company, which will be engaged in the production of diamonds from the reactor. In this interview with industry news agency...

08 october 2018

The once unorganised domestic jewellery sector in India is now growing

A veteran businessman, former Chairman of Gem & Jewellery Council (GJC), Bullion Expert, a third-generation jeweller born with a silver spoon (or was it gold?) in his mouth, a perpetual optimist … yes, the list could go on. As the first...

01 october 2018

India is poised to become a major fine jewellery market in the near future - Pramod Agrawal, Chairman GJEPC

Pramod Kumar Agrawal, the current Chairman of the Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) of India is a successful entrepreneur in his own right. Despite belonging to a jewellery business family, with his father dealing in gemstones...

24 september 2018

Color diamonds are more valuable and desirable and a better investment

In 1993, Eyal Cohen started his career as a diamond cutter, sitting by his father’s side as an apprentice. 4 years later, he was recruited by a jewelry firm, where he learned to appreciate natural colored diamonds. In 2003, Eyal opened his own company...

17 september 2018

DDI highlights continued partnership with Rubel & Ménasché

31 july 2018

The Diamond Development Initiative (DDI) said that they would continue its partnership with Rubel  & Ménasché, the Paris-based diamantaire. DDI has worked with Rubel & Ménasché since 2012, says the press note from DDI.
"We're thrilled for the continued partnership as 2018 is a big year for us," says Dorothée Gizenga, Executive Director of DDI. "With their support of our core programs, Rubel & Ménasché are helping make a difference for artisinal diamond miners around the world."
Rubel & Ménasché is providing core funding for different programs launched by DDI such as outreach and education. With their assistance, DDI helps improve the working and living conditions of artisanal diamond miners and their communities to become more self-sustaining.
Rubel & Ménasché also supports DDI through DDI's Goodwill Ambassador program. Élodie Daguzan, Head of Communication and Industry Relations for the diamantaire, was named DDI's first Goodwill Ambassador earlier this year.

Victoria Quiri, Rough&Polished