“The industry is under some pressure, and as we all know, diamonds are formed under great pressure!”, says Dr Martin Leake

A veteran in the field of precious stones, Dr Martin Leake a doctorate geologist had worked for 22 years with BHP Billiton; and also set up a world-class marketing unit for Grib Diamonds in Antwerp. Later, as an Independent Consultant, Dr Martin Leake...

09 september 2019

Recovery of diamond industry within a year if end-consumer demand holds – Zimnisky

An independent diamond industry analyst and consultant said the natural diamond industry will be in a better position within a year time if end-consumer demand holds. Paul Zimnisky, CFA told Rough & Polished’s Mathew Nyaungwa in an exclusive interview...

02 september 2019

Working according to one’s weaknesses and strengths

Canon Jhaveri grew up watching his diamond-dealer father and uncle working with diamonds. The sparkles of the diamonds fascinated the young boy, who became more intrigued every time he visited his father’s office. After graduating in 2002, Canon Jhaveri...

26 august 2019

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

Frederick Goldman launches new LGD facility

21 may 2019

Frederick Goldman, Inc. announced the launch of its Jewelry Solutions Group, as well as a new facility dedicated to manufacturing of lab grown diamond jewelry.
The new venture will offer customers its products with both natural and lab-grown diamonds with a quick delivery taking up to one week only.  

Image credit: Frederick Goldman

“We found that the market has a need for fast on-demand solutions that are not typically offered by suppliers. Our Jewelry Solutions Group has an array of services from design, manufacturing and the ability to drop-ship directly to the consumer. We offer a turn-key solution which is a tremendous benefit to our customers,” said Jonathan Goldman, CEO of Frederick Goldman, Inc.
The new business will comprise of two facilities - an existing factory specifically for mined diamonds, as well as a newly built separate facility for the handling of lab grown diamonds - both in Mexico.
Frederick Goldman, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of wedding, bridal and men’s jewelry.

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