GOLDNET.MARKET - “We want and are working to provide business with the opportunity to develop a lot of activity areas”

Today, almost all jewellery companies have their own wholesale websites, online stores, and social media pages. But a year ago, GOLDNET.MARKET, the first jewellery wholesale marketplace appeared in Russia, a new effective tool for the jewellery market...


Platinum’s rare nature gives it additional value and appeal

Huw Daniel is the CEO of Platinum Guild International, overseeing market development activities in China, Japan, India and the USA, on behalf of the platinum producers of South Africa. Before taking up this role in 2015, Huw ran PGI USA for 12 years...

13 september 2021

Marco Carniello: We want to continue to be the engine boosting the jewellery industry

Italian Exhibition Group (IEG) is a leader in Italy in the organisation of trade fairs and one of the main operators in the trade fair and conference sector at European level, with structures in Rimini and Vicenza, as well as further sites in...

06 september 2021

There is a significant need for smart and technological financial solutions in the diamond industry

MDPS, the Israeli start-up Fintech company from the Mazalit Group is gearing up to enter the diamond industry soon. Zeev Maimon, the CEO of MDPS is also the Founder / CEO of MAZALIT, a B2B payment platform designed and dedicated to the global diamond...

30 august 2021

The future for synthetics lies in that it has become possible to grow a stone you want and make what you want out of it

Alex Popov, President of the Moscow Diamond Exchange and head of the Âme jewelry brand, which uses lab-grown diamonds to produce jewelry, sat for an interview with Rough&Polished sharing his views on the coexistence of natural and man-made diamonds in...

23 august 2021

GJC to present “Manthan 2019” from 2 - 3 July in Mumbai

28 june 2019

logo_gjc.pngThe All India Gem & Jewellery Domestic Council (GJC), presents its flagship event promoting a common platform to share expertise & knowledge - Manthan Gems & Jewellery Conclave 2019 on 2-3 July at Hotel Sahara Star, Mumbai, says a press note from GJC. 
Manthan 2019, a GJC Initiative by GJC will be presented by NSE, Powered by World Gold Council, Logistics Partner BVC Logistics, Supported by Forevermark,  Laboratory Partner GIA, Jewellery Partner Shineshilpi, Software Partner Acme Infinity, Solitaire Partner Divine Solitaire, Retail Solutions Partner Virtual Diamond Boutique.
Manthan 2018 was the first-ever milestone event in the history of Indian gems and jewellery sector. In its second year, more than 27 industries will be present in Manthan 2019 with inspirational  leaders such as Sachin Jain, MD, Forevermark;  Sajjan Raj Kurup, Founder & Creative Chairman, Creativeland Asia Group; Somasundaram PR, MD, WGC and many more...
Anantha Padmanaban, Chairman, GJC, said, “ The timing for Manthan is apt as the churning of thoughts, vision and insights will result in a new mindset, mission and ethos. Manthan led to a lot of self-belief, self-confidence and self-worth amongst jewellers leading to believe in ‘Whatever It Takes’ motto for being successful in business despite all odds.”
Shankar Sen, Vice Chairman, GJC, added, “Manthan 2019 will add more value by generating significance for key drivers for growth towards stakeholders in their businesses in a disruptive environment. Everyone has high expectations from Manthan 2019 and we shall deliver like never before.” 
Manoj Kumar Jha, Convenor-Manthan, GJC, said, “Manthan, a thought-provoking initiative of GJC. The purpose of this powerful knowledge sharing platform is to promote learning and gain insights from industry professionals with diverse backgrounds and skill sets spread across different industries.”
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Aruna Gaitonde, Editor in Chief of the Asian Bureau, Rough & Polished