Pavel Sokolov: Every stone has its beauty

THE ‘GEMSTONES BY SOKOLOV’ brand has been popular for over 25 years. The aim of this company is to supply any kind of gem studs to the Russian market including the unique ones except diamonds of any cut. The product range by the SOKOLOV Company is very...

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“We are building a new state-of-the-art tender facility,” says Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Executive Chairman, DMCC

Ahmed Bin Sulayem certainly needs no introduction being widely popular globally as one of the leaders of modern Dubai. As the Executive Chairman of DMCC, Ahmed Bin Sulayem has played and continues to play a key role in establishing and positioning DMCC...

20 may 2019

De Beers scaling up Tracr ahead of formal launch

De Beers tracked 100 high-value diamonds along the value chain during the pilot of Tracr™, its industry blockchain platform, for the first time in May last year. A De Beers spokesperson Bianca Ruakere told Rough & Polished in an exclusive interview that...

13 may 2019

The perfect couple - platinum and diamonds

The Jewelry House of Leon Megé located in New York has long been firmly established in the jewelry market as a source of magnificent jewelry, in which platinum and diamonds often sparkle being married together and attracting everyone’s eyes, but are...

06 may 2019

The technology of growing single-crystal diamonds has now become industrial in nature

It is believed that the reserves of natural diamonds will be exhausted by the middle of the century, and therefore production of synthetic diamonds is rapidly gaining relevance. According to Business Insider India’s estimates, the global synthetic diamond...

29 april 2019

ZCDC senior officials arrested – report

15 may 2019

zcdc_logo.pngZimbabwe Consolidated Diamond Company (ZCDC) chief executive Morris Bekezela Mpofu and finance director Charles Gambe have been arrested by police, according to the local media.
Bulawayo24 quoted police spokesperson assistant commissioner Paul Nyathi as saying Mpofu was picked up for questioning, although he didn’t provide any further details.
He said Gambe was arrested for criminal abuse of office after he allegedly bought 1 200 bags of cement for personal use using the company's account.
The finance director was expected to appear in court on Tuesday.

Mathew Nyaungwa, Editor in Chief of the African Bureau, Rough&Polished