If real gems are replaced by artificial stones, it is not the difference in value that sellers may cheat you out, but the very idea that you are to obtain along with a jewelry piece made from a genuine stone

Elena Titova is the Director of the All-Russian Decorative Art Museum. The museum, which she heads, was founded fairly recently (less than 40 years ago), but it is one of the most popular and stylish museums of Moscow, famous, among other things...

12 november 2018

“We'll only work with mines and suppliers that can prove full and unquestionable traceability”, assures David Zabinsky, CEO, TRIGEM

Armed with a Bachelor of Science in Government & Legal Studies, and Spanish from Bowdoin College (Maine, USA), a multi-faceted professional, David Zabinsky has both international public and private sector experience, most recently managing an...

06 november 2018

The diamond market sentiment is cautious at the moment, especially in Europe

Born in Switzerland, Angelika Mavridou relocated to Thessaloniki (Greece) with her family, only to establish her own business JEWELLS GALLERY LTD, which was later transformed to S.A. Prior to venturing into her own business, she studied Gemology...

29 october 2018

Zimnisky talks about pink diamonds, De Beers’ Lightbox

An independent diamond industry analyst and consultant said although exceptional and ‘one-off’ diamonds are hard to assign a value to them, the Pink Legacy will likely fetch $2.64 million per carat when it goes under the hammer next month in Geneva...

22 october 2018

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

XI IJA Conference to gather the leaders of jewellery sector in Moscow

21 august 2018
news_21082018.pngXI International Jewellery Academy Conference (IJA), the biggest business event for the heads of jewellery companies, will be held on September 24 in Moscow at the "Kosmos" Concert Hall.
The event will gather more than 500 participants – the owners and heads of jewellery companies, marketers, specialists of the jewellery firms and networks - in order to exchange the experience in business and address current issues regarding the jewellery sector, while 22 speakers will share their real practice and their experience in doing business.
The participants of the Conference will be able to pick one program out of five – jewellery business, marketing, production, management or design, it will be possible to see other presentations in record.
On top of that, during the conference 25 leading jewellery producers will showcase their new fashion jewellery.
XI International Jewellery Academy Conference will be open from 10 a.m. till 7 p.m. at 150, Prospect Mira, Moscow, Russia.

Victoria Quiri, Rough&Polished