The diamond business is yet bright and has a good future in the coming days

Hitesh Patel, Managing Director of Dharmanandan Diamonds Pvt. Ltd., joined the family business in 1997 to help his father Laljibhai Patel, the founder of Dharmanandan Diamonds Pvt. Ltd. Egged on by its success, Hitesh set up the overseas presence of...

19 august 2019

The talk around LGDs is all hype

As a teenager, Luca Luterbacher began to design and manufacture single pieces and individual items for wealthy private family friends from Switzerland and Lichtenstein. In 2017, he finally invested in his own luxury trademark "Luterbacher."...

12 august 2019

Correct adjustment of advertising is the major challenge

At the recent Amberforum held in the Baltic city of Svetlogorsk, Andrey Yanchevsky, Head of the trade representation of the LA VIVION jewelery company shared his opinion with the correspondent of Rough&Polished on the state and prospects of the jewellery...

05 august 2019

Small-scale diamond mining is the future in Botswana – Leon Daniels

Pangolin Diamonds, which is currently the most active diamond exploration company in Botswana, has called upon authorities in the southern African country to include diamonds into the minerals permit for small scale mining operations. Pangolin chief...

29 july 2019

“There has been a strict policy in Israel against LGDs; have been forbidden on IDE trading floor for years.”: Aviel Elia, Managing Director- IDI

Aviel Elia, an attorney by profession, has served as Legal Adviser and Company Secretary of IDI since 2013. As a key member of the Israel Diamond Institute (IDI) management team, he has been involved in developing company strategy and negotiating...

22 july 2019

WP Diamonds launches its first e-commerce platform

11 february 2019

WP Diamonds, a division of the largest recycled diamond buyer in the US and Europe, has launched its firs e-commerce website enabling its clients to buy luxury jewellery goods that are in stock online, says citing the company.
The e-commerce platform, Gemma, offers loose diamonds, diamond jewellery and watches for prices up to 80 percent off retail, the company was quoted as saying. 

Image credit: WP Diamonds

“Having helped to grow and legitimize the market for secondhand diamonds, designer jewelry and watches through WP Diamonds over the past seven years, we are excited to continue our direct-to-consumer drive with the launch of Gemma. Our new e-commerce site offers authenticated, luxury goods to consumers at significant discounts to retail prices set by the brands, while also providing a Concierge service for custom engagement rings and those hard to find unique pieces. We are excited to introduce this new offering and we look forward to providing customers with this differentiated experience,” the agency quoted Andrew Brown, President of WP Diamonds.
WP Diamonds resells goods from such recognised brands as Rolex, Cartier, Tiffany & Co., David Yurman, and others.
As per the company, there are no fees associated with selling the jewellery and the sellers receive all of the money they are quoted.

Victoria Quiri, Correspondent of the European Bureau, Rough&Polished, Strasbourg