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...

20 september 2021

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

DPA raises consumers’ awareness about diamonds

30 september 2019

dpa_logo.pngDiamond Producers Association announced that it launched several initiatives to address misconceptions about natural diamonds. 
For this purpose DPA has partnered with WWD, Bloomberg and In Store Magazine, which will feature articles and brochures with material about the diamond sector’s progress -  WWD has also produced «The Diamond Dossier» and In Store has issued «Total Clarity: How Diamonds Impact People and the Planet» to help consumers address the problem of conflict diamonds and the environmental footprint of diamond mining.
The Association also simplified the FTC Terminology Guidelines for natural and lab-grown diamonds. A 3-minute video made by Jewelers Vigilance Committee provides a full range of explications connected to this topic. 
To promote the rarity and value of natural stones DPA is launching its latest «Real is Rare. Real is a Diamond» campaign telling the natural diamond story. 
«The campaign showcases the genesis of a natural diamond, taking the viewer through its remarkable journey, ultimately becoming a piece of finished jewelry that will live on as an heirloom piece through countless generations.»
In addition to that, DPA offers free assets to download, share, order and customize on its portal
Moreover the association has introduced a research and insights corner to provide statistics on diamonds. 

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