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

Alex Popov, President of the Moscow Diamond Exchange and head of the Âme jewelry brand, which uses lab-grown diamonds to produce jewelry, sat for an interview with Rough&Polished sharing his views on the coexistence of natural and man-made diamonds in...

23 august 2021

Deep yellow diamond to be the Star at Hong Kong auction

05 november 2020
Image credit: Tiancheng international

A 6.70-carat natural fancy deep yellow diamond of “intense colour and vivacity” is the highlight of Tiancheng international’s upcoming jewellery and jadeite auction scheduled for November 28 in Hong Kong, says a report in
The diamond of VS1 clarity grade, which has a pre-sale estimate of around $450,000 to $705,000, originated from the Zimmi mine in Sierra Leone, West Africa.
According to the auction house, diamonds from Zimmi are highly sought after for their colour, with an extremely rare tangerine tinge. Sizeable yellow diamonds of over five carats from Zimmi mine are exceedingly rare.
Another star lot is a pair of earrings adorned with 3.03-carat and 3.01-carat natural fancy deep yellow diamonds, also from Zimmi.
Other highlights of the sale are a 10.18-carat D-colour IF Type IIA diamond; a pair of double-hoop jadeite and diamond earrings; a “Guanyin” jadeite pendant; and a line-up of diamond and fancy coloured gemstone jewellery pieces.
A preview of the lots will be held from November 25 to 27.

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