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

Tres-Or recovers 48 more microdiamonds from Guigues kimberlite

12 january 2021
tres-or_logo.pngTres-Or Resources Ltd. reported that 48 more microdiamonds have been recovered from new samples of the 100%-owned Guigues kimberlite pipe in southwestern Quebec by the Saskatchewan Research Council Geoanalytical Laboratories Diamond Services (SRC).
All but three of the recovered microdiamonds are described by SRC as white/colourless and transparent with no or minor inclusions. Only one microdiamond is described as having noticeable inclusions.
Recovered microdiamonds are well distributed throughout the pipe.
Tres-Or will be looking to identify potentially higher-grade kimberlite phases as additional sample data become available, notes.
Alex Shishlo for Rough&Polished