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

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23 august 2021

Southstone Minerals recovers 145 diamonds at Oena Mine

09 october 2020
Image credit: Southstone Minerals

Southstone Minerals says it recovered 145 diamonds weighing 479.9 carats during the period 1 June to 31 August 2020 at its Oena Diamond Mine, in South Africa.
The diamonds were sold for $772,194 or at an average price of $1,988 per carat.
It said operations at the mine were normal during the period and the diamonds recovered included a 63.88 carat stone, which is the largest diamond recovered by the company.
The stone was sold for $256,111 or at an average price of $4,009 per carat.
Also, a 42.06 carat and 31.14-carat diamond were recovered and sold. 
The 42.06-carat diamond was sold for $338,583 or at an average price of $8,050 per carat, while the 31.14 carat stone raked in $60, 160, or at an average price of $1, 932 per carat.
Southstone said there was one mining contractor on-site using eight pan plants to process run of mine material and one Bourevestnik unit used for diamond recovery.

Mathew Nyaungwa, Editor in Chief of the African Bureau, Rough&Polished