MIUZ Diamonds - diamonds with a century of history

Moscow Jewellery Factory (MIUZ) has always been famous for its craftsmen winning prizes and obtaining the diplomas of “the best enterprise in the jewellery trade”. One of the oldest factories in Russia has two interesting news: about its recent...

21 june 2021

Lab-grown diamonds and jewellery are the future, says Liu

As the founder of the Diamond Little Star® brand, Liu Jiangjiang is actively involved in various business activities. He founded the Lab Grown Diamond Research Centre and the Lab Grown Diamond Club in China. At the same time, he is also the General Counsel...

14 june 2021

Pandora’s endorsement of lab-grown stones will not devalue natural diamonds – Zimnisky

Jewellery retailer Pandora recently announced that it will no longer purchase natural diamonds as it had switched to lab-grown diamonds. However, diamond market analyst Paul Zimnisky told Rough&Polished’s Mathew Nyaungwa in an exclusive interview that...

07 june 2021

“The volume of Forevermark diamonds that we drive through Indian partners is much higher than in other parts of the world,” says Sachin Jain

Sachin Jain has been a part of the Indian arm of De Beers that dates back to 2010 when he came on board as Head of Retail. In year 2014 he took over as President of Forevermark and today he is the Managing Director of De Beers, India. His single-minded...

31 may 2021

GSI's new Jaipur office to specialize in colored gemstones

Gemological Science International (GSI) has opened a new laboratory in Jaipur, India. Since this state is the capital of colored gemstones, the laboratory will have a dedicated division specializing in colored gemstone geographical origin and...

24 may 2021

Boaz Moldawsky elected President of the Israel Diamond Exchange

23 february 2021
news_23022021_boaz_moldawsky.pngYesterday, Boaz Moldawsky was declared the new President of the Israel Diamond Exchange (IDE). Moldawsky served as IDE Vice President and IDI Chairman.
Boaz Moldawsky, a second-generation diamantaire, whose family was among the founders of the Israeli diamond industry, is the joint CEO of the Moldawsky Group. He has served as Vice President of the Israel Diamond Exchange and Chairman of the Israel Diamond Institute.
Moldawsky (54) replaces Yoram Dvash, who served as IDE President. The elections also voted in 16 members of the IDE Board of Directors.
Boaz Moldawsky said: “The members of the Diamond Exchange have chosen an experienced and responsible management. It is an honor and privilege for me to lead the exchange in the coming years, and especially during such a complex and challenging period for the industry. The Diamond Exchange represents a key sector of the Israeli economy and I am convinced that we will bring it to renewed growth.”

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