Part 1: KPCSC gives insight into illegal diamond mining, trading in Africa

Although the diamond watchdog Kimberley Process (KP) prides itself for significantly reducing the flow of conflict goods since its establishment in 2003, the Kimberley Process Civil Society Coalition (KPCSC) alleged that illegal diamond...


The jewelry industry in Russia needs to be upgraded in a serious way

Dina Nasyrova is a vice-president of the International Jewelry Exhibition-Congress J-1 recently hosted by the Atrium of Gostiny Dvor in Moscow. As a partner and the Muse of the famous jeweler Ilgiz Fazulzyanov, she actively participated in the preparation...

11 october 2021

Smiling Rocks, a philanthropic business model, inspires companies to work for betterment of the world

Zulu Ghevriya, the CEO and Co-Founder of Smiling Rocks, Founder of Vedantti Jewellery and Managing Director of Prism Group has been in the diamond and jewellery industry for over 20 years. Zulu started his business, Prism Group, as a natural diamond...

04 october 2021

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...

27 september 2021

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

Muzo emerald and diamond necklace to be auctioned on 29 November in Hong Kong

16 october 2020
Image credit: Christie’s

Christie’s will unveil the Muzo Emerald and Diamond Double Rivière by Edmond Chin for the House of Boghossian, to lead the flagship auction of Hong Kong Magnificent Jewels sale on 29 November, says a report in
This creation was borne out of the partnership between the world renowned designer, Edmond Chin and the illustrious House of Boghossian. The emeralds are sourced from the famed Muzo mines in Colombia, home to the greatest emeralds, known for their unsurpassed colour, lustre, clarity and size, which are mined to the highest ethical standards. 
Albert Boghossian, CEO of Boghossian Jewels personally selected the selection of 28 perfectly cut and matched no-oil stones. Weighing a combined 117.60 cts, the emeralds are of unsurpassed quality, with no clarity enhancement, and are as close to flawless as possible. 
The offering of this necklace, continues Christie’s tradition in presenting the finest emeralds at auction, which includes The Grand Muzo, a pair of emerald earrings which sold for almost $100,000 per carat in Spring 2019.

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