Demand will pick up once the season starts

N Anantha Padmanaban took charge as the Chairman of the All India Gem & Jewellery Domestic Council (GJC) in January 2019. He has immense hopes and confidence in the Indian jewellery sector. His motto is to ‘ensure that after the day’s business...

14 october 2019

Prospects for discovering new diamond deposits in the Arkhangelsk Province are far from exhausted

ALMAZINTECH is engaged in technical auditing and comprehensive assessment of activities performed by exploration, diamond mining and gold mining businesses in Russia and other countries, as well as carries out research and development. It employs highly...

07 october 2019

Botswana Diamonds eyes expansion of Thorny River to include Marsfontein – Campbell

Botswana Diamonds, which has a 40% stake in Thorny River, through Vutomi, said there are plans to expand the project located in South Africa to include Marsfontein once a mining permit for the latter has been awarded. Company managing director James...

30 september 2019

Diamond knife and tender system: The tight-fisted paying twice?

LLC Kristalin is the only company in Russia that manufactures microsurgical diamond blades for domestic healthcare that meet international requirements and are used in ophthalmology, neurosurgery and plastic surgery. Mikhail Zhiltsov, the company’s Deputy...

23 september 2019

Didier Giard: Stiff competition among the diamantaires is one of the factors of the price war

On September 9, 2019, the French Association of Gemmology (l’Association Française de Gemmologie, AFG) held its regular Paris Gemmological Rendez-Vous. Its organizer, Didier Giar, the head of the AFG kindly agreed to answer questions from Rough&Polished...

16 september 2019

Masterpiece London 2019 started at the Royal Hospital Chelsea

01 july 2019

Masterpiece London, which started on 27 June and will run to 3 July 2019, is an art fair at which visitors can view and buy the finest works of art, design, furniture and jewellery - from antiquity to the present day, according to the official site of the fair.
More than 150 international exhibitors are showcasing their masterpieces across every major market discipline.
The highlights of the 2019’s edition are Tudor Rose Diamond Edwardian Tiara studded with diamonds featuring five Tudor roses as well as the Second Empire Coral and Gold Diadem, as per a report in 

          Image credit: Moussaieff

Moussaieff Jewellers, which collections also exhibit some of the most unique, exceptional coloured gemstones, is presented at stand D20.
Van Cleef & Arpels will showcase its Heritage collection and contemporary High Jewelry at the Masterpiece London Art Fair. The company will take part in the show for the fifth consecutive year.
The visitors will be able to appreciate the works of Robert Phillips and Carlo Giuliano at Bentley & Skinner’s stand as well as recent works by Verdura Jewellery and Herz-Belperron.

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