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...

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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?

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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

Kristall to sell its diamond goods within on-site trading session at its representative office in Moscow

11 october 2019
kristall_logo_news.pngThe Kristall Production Association will hold an on-site trading session offering diamonds of various cuts and sizes as part of its integration process with PJSC ALROSA, according to a press release distributed by the diamond manufacturer.
The trading session will be held on October 22 to October 25, 2019 at the General Representative Office of Kristall in Moscow.
Applications for participation in the event are accepted by phone or e-mail.

Image credit: Kristall

Earlier, it was reported that Russia’s Federal Property Management Agency signed an agreement under which 100% of Kristall’s shares owned by the federal government were transferred to ALROSA.
Kristall is the largest diamond manufacturer in Russia and Europe, as well as the major exporter of polished diamonds in the country.

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