Young Diamantaires: We create initiatives for the benefit of diamond communities worldwide

The World Federation of Diamond Bourses recently launched its Young Diamantaires website. The organization has worked for the past four years with young members of the diamond community all over the world to create a platform through which they can express...

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Those who implement the right anti-crisis strategies have more chances

It is not surprising that because of the pandemic and the crisis, the most heated debate in the jewellery industry is about what is happening and the possible ways of survival. Irina Slesareva, an expert, art director of the Russian Diamond Line contest...

22 june 2020

The secondary diamond market in Russia is not mature although its prospects are huge

Pavel Barannik, the founder and head of the Moscow Gemological Laboratory, the founder of the Gemological Institute and President of the Moscow Diamond Club, graduated from the Gemological Institute of America (GIA). He is an expert and consultant...

15 june 2020

Johan Erikson: The industry needs to spend more on advertising and marketing

First Element is a fully independent Diamond Services Company registered in Belgium, Botswana, South Africa and Dubai. First Element is committed to providing a world class diamond service aimed at adding value to the entire supply chain, from the daily...

08 june 2020

African diamond firms on COVID-19 response, recent developments

Rough & Polished recently contacted several diamond producers and exploration companies with operations in Africa to establish how their operations were affected by the Covid-19 pandemic and what they are doing to alleviate the impact. We also sought...

01 june 2020

Jewelry exhibition JUNWEX New Russian Style to be held in Moscow in May

12 march 2020

The largest exhibition of jewelry and watch brands JUNWEX New Russian Style will be held in Moscow from May 20 to May 24, 2020.
According to the organizers of the event, jewelry and watch companies will be able to demonstrate the the capabilities of the domestic jewelry industry in the processing of rich reserves of precious stones and its willingness to actively integrate into the global jewelry market. 

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Annually, the exhibition is visited by representatives of wholesale and retail companies, leaders in the jewelry market, major federal chains and regional retailers who monitor the latest trends in the jewelry market, purchase new items in accordance with the sophisticated demand of consumers, and are actively involved in solving industry problems.
The exhibition will be held in Moscow, VDNH, Pavilion 75.

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