Work hard and you will find success

Eduard Utkin, Director General of the “Jewellers’ Guild of Russia” Association, expert of the RF Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s Committee on Precious Metals and Precious Stones, told R&P about implementing the SIIS PMPS (State Integrated Information...


GOLDNET.MARKET - “We want and are working to provide business with the opportunity to develop a lot of activity areas”

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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

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30 august 2021

Christie’s first-ever online-only dedicated diamond auction under way

24 august 2020
International auction house Christie’s is currently holding its first-ever dedicated diamond sale that is taking place online only, according to the auction house’s website.
The company, founded in Britain in 1766, opened bidding in the ‘Jewels Online: Summer Sparkle’ on 12 August.
The last bids will be taken on 27 August, beginning at 10 am ET. The auctioneer reports that the top lot of the collection is estimated at $300,000-400,000.

Image credit: Christie's

It is a 20.21-carat pear-shaped yellow-brown diamond mounted in a necklace framed by round diamonds and suspended from a graduated diamond necklace by Graff.
Each category of jewellery is represented, Christie’s said, including diamond rings, statement chandelier earrings, and impressive necklaces.

Aruna Gaitonde, Editor in Chief of the Asian Bureau, Rough&Polished