“Lab-Grown Diamonds is probably the biggest scam this industry has ever seen,”: Leibish Polnauer, Founder-President, Leibish & Co.

An interesting story from the Leibish & Co takes you way back to the year 1979 when young Leibish Polnauer, then a diamond polisher, was travelling to London, having just found out that the factory at which he worked had been shut down. He found an advertisement...


Botswana mining industry players speak on speculative exploration licences

Speculative mineral exploration licences was a recurring theme from presentations made by three players in Botswana mining industry at a conference convened in Gaborone. The country has issued thousands of exploration licences, across the mining industry...

17 june 2019

Design is the key to all markets

Besides being an astute businessman, Mumbai-born Laksh Pahuja is a designer par excellence known globally for his awe-inspiring unusual jewellery pieces. Trained at the Gemological Institute of India and Harrow College of Art England, Laksh combines...

10 june 2019

Mutual mass destruction will not serve anybody’s purposes

The recent moves by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC), including its letters urging some companies to abide to the revised edition of FTC Jewelry Guides and the explanations from FTC attorney Robert Frisby posted on the FTC website were...

03 june 2019

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...

27 may 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