Indian gem and jewellery manufacturers have the skill and capabilities to cater to any market in the world

Besides spearheading the “White Paper” last year, Colin Shah, Vice Chairman of the Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) has been actively involved in the initiatives of the Council like MyKYCBank and many more… A first generation...

11 february 2019

The Indian gems and jewellery industry was progressing in the past and will certainly progress in the future

Dinesh Navadiya, the Regional Chairman (Gujarat Region) of The Gems & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) of India, is also the representative of the Gujarat G&J sector at various organisations as well as government authorities...

04 february 2019

The Russian Diamond Line: We do not believe that gifted persons would win through on their own

The Russian Diamond Line, a Moscow international jewellery contest of jewellery design, has been held for a decade already. At the end of the year, the results of the jubilee RDL-2018 contest were summed up, and on December 14, the prizewinners of the...

28 january 2019

New lending will have to be fully asset-backed with true provenance and transparency in the flow of goods and monies

After handling Gem & Jewellery (G&J) industry financing as a banker for many years, Erik A Jens sees an opportunity now that numerous banks are withdrawing from the sector. He is exploring opportunities to establishing a financing firm focusing...

21 january 2019

The majority of women don’t care whether their diamonds are mined or lab grown - Alex Popov, CEO of Âme

Alex Popov, President of the Moscow Diamond Bourse and former Chairman of the World Diamond Mark Foundation (WDMF) launched a new jewelry brand under the name of Âme focused on design and using lab grown diamonds to produce jewelry meant to meet...

14 january 2019

Boaz Moldawsky elected Chairman of IDI

05 february 2019

Boaz Moldawsky, who has served as the Acting Chairman of the Israel Diamond Institute (IDI) for the past year, has been elected by IDI’s Board of Directors as its Chairman for a three-year term, according to a press release from IDI.
A second-generation diamantaire, Boaz Moldawsky is co-CEO of the Moldawsky Group, which specializes in diamonds, real estate and technology.
Moldawsky has served as Deputy President of the Israel Diamond Exchange, Chairman of the Finance Committee and a member of the board of the Israel Diamond Manufacturers Association. Moldawsky said, “I want to thank the members of the Board for putting their trust in me and I am committed to doing everything in my power to move the Israeli diamond industry forward, to strengthen it and to further position Israel as a leading world diamond center.”

Aruna Gaitonde, Editor in Chief of the Asian Bureau, Rough & Polished