ALMAR is a case in point that will serve to develop the process of funding junior companies and geological exploration in general

Arkticheskaya Gornaya Kompaniya (AGK, Arctic Mining Company) develops the diamond deposits in the Lena-Anabar diamondiferous sub-province of Yakutia under the ALMAR (Diamonds of the Arctic) brand. This company attracts investments for...

10 may 2021

Stephan Wolzok: When we’re all able to go back to our “normal” lives, then the market will do the same

Rubel & Ménasché, the well-known Paris-based diamond company, has been supplying the jewelry houses of Place Vendôme with high-end small goods for over 50 years. The company has been granted European Commission “Authorized Economic Operator” (AEO)...

03 may 2021

Advanced Diamond Online Academy - how Branko Deljanin raises awareness among industry professionals

The intercontinental diamond educational web series, launched by BrankoGems Advanced Diamond Online Academy, premiered on April 9, 2021. A special course, created for diamond professionals, aims to raise awareness among industry players on diamonds...

26 april 2021

Igor Kevchenkov - “The things that will survive us”

Igor Kevchenkov, Director General of ‘Russkaya Yuvelirnaya Kompaniya (Russian Jewellery Company) No. 1’, one of the seasoned professionals in the jewellery industry due to many years of experience, answered the questions about the state of the...

19 april 2021

Gold brings stability, acts as insurance, and generates higher risk-adjusted returns especially in times of heightened uncertainty

Somasundaram PR (Som) joined the World Gold Council in January 2013, as Managing Director, India. Based in Mumbai, Som is responsible for leading the World Gold Council's activities across the Indian gold market. Som has over 27 years of...

12 april 2021

The 2nd International competition of jewelers-designers started accepting applications

04 may 2021
The organizing committee of the International jewelry exhibition-congress J-1 announced the start of accepting applications for the second International professional competition of jewelry and applied arts to be held September 26-28 in Moscow.
The participants of the first competition, held in 2020, demonstrated a high level of skills and were appreciated by the professional community.
The competition is designed to promote the development of the industry, support modern Russian artists and companies that preserve the traditions in the field of decorative and applied arts.
The contest participants will be able to compete for awards in 12 categories. One of them - "Jewelry Creative" - was introduced this year in order to support innovative jewelers who prefer unusual combinations of materials and unconventional forms.
The works will be evaluated by a professional jury headed by the enamel artist Ilgiz Fazulzyanov, a two-time winner of the Grand Prix of the International Jewelry Design Excellence Award. The curator of the competition is the historian, art critic and jewelry stylist Irina Rybakova.
Participation in the contest is free of charge.

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