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

“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

Russian jewelers will present their works at the Hong Kong Jewelery & Gem Fair 2019

10 september 2019

made_in_russia_logo.jpgRussian jewelry brands are preparing to showcase their products at the annual Hong Kong Jewelery & Gem Fair, which will be held in Hong Kong from September 18 to 22, 2019.
Manufacturers of jewelry, precious metals and equipment will participate in the exhibition, jewelry brands such as Efremov, KU&KU, ArgentoV, Sun Stone, Luxury, Pokrovsky Jewelry, Krastsvetmet will bring their collections with amber, jewelry with diamonds, designer jewelry made of gold and silver, chains and machine-made bracelets.
The company "Ruta Logistic" will present jewelry and gift wrapping, equipment and jewelry cosmetics of its own brand "ALLADIN".
The participation of Russian brands in the Hong Kong exhibition will be possible thanks to the ‘‘Made in Russia’’ project to promote Russian jewelry brands to foreign markets, organized with the support of the Russian Export Center (REC).
Exhibitors will be able to participate in a number of seminars, discussions and meetings.
Participation in an exhibition in Hong Kong will open the door for international brands to Russian brands, and will also help expand business ties.
More information about the event can be found at https://exhibitions.jewellerynet.com/9JGPages of the Russian pavilion of the Hong Kong Jewelery & Gem Fair 2019 exhibition: www.facebook.com/jewelryinru; Instagram: www.instagram.com/jewelryinru; Vkontakte: vk.com/jewelryinru.

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