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...

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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

Correct adjustment of advertising is the major challenge

At the recent Amberforum held in the Baltic city of Svetlogorsk, Andrey Yanchevsky, Head of the trade representation of the LA VIVION jewelery company shared his opinion with the correspondent of Rough&Polished on the state and prospects of the jewellery...

05 august 2019

Small-scale diamond mining is the future in Botswana – Leon Daniels

Pangolin Diamonds, which is currently the most active diamond exploration company in Botswana, has called upon authorities in the southern African country to include diamonds into the minerals permit for small scale mining operations. Pangolin chief...

29 july 2019

“There has been a strict policy in Israel against LGDs; have been forbidden on IDE trading floor for years.”: Aviel Elia, Managing Director- IDI

Aviel Elia, an attorney by profession, has served as Legal Adviser and Company Secretary of IDI since 2013. As a key member of the Israel Diamond Institute (IDI) management team, he has been involved in developing company strategy and negotiating...

22 july 2019

GIA certified a $10 mn diamond jacket - report

22 july 2019

Fashion designer Farrah Gray and jeweler Peter Marco created a jacket featuring 460 flawless diamonds worth $10 mn, according to parade.com.
The report says that 99% of the diamonds were certified by GIA. 
In his interview with the agency Farrah Gray said, «It is sewn together with 99 percent GIA certified diamonds by Peter Marco. It is truly a one-of-a-kind art installation and jacket for the fashion extraordinaire with $10 million dollars to spare!»
The jacket is made of 100% black python leather. 
The viewing are available only by the appointment, the money from selling will go to charity organisations. 

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