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

De Beers’ GemFair ropes in more than 160 Sierra Leone artisanal miners

De Beers inaugurated its GemFair pilot programme in Sierra Leone’s Kono District with 14-member mine sites in 2018 to create a secure route to market for ethically sourced artisanal and small-scale diamonds. GemFair programme manager Ruby Stocklin-Weinberg...

16 august 2021

The first jewelry exhibition of the EAEU "J-1 Kazakhstan" will be held in Nur-Sultan

06 may 2021
The International Jewelry Exhibition-Congress "J-1 Kazakhstan" will be held from June 30 to July 2 in Nur-Sultan. The event will take place within the framework of the annual financial conference "Astana Finance Days".
According to the organizing committee, "J-1 Kazakhstan" will be the first official jewelry exhibition of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) with the participation of leading jewelry manufacturers, suppliers of precious metals and stones, as well as politicians and industry experts from different countries.
The program of the event will include a premium exhibition of precious products and a jewelry congress to discuss key issues of the industry, international exchange of experience and the promotion of promising initiatives.
One of the main agenda of "J-1 Kazakhstan" will be the launch of the Eurasian Jewelry Export Bureau: the signing of its charter documents is scheduled for one of the days of the "Astana Finance Days" conference. The new organization will be designed to expand the sales channels of jewelry products of the EAEU member states and ensure the competitiveness of manufacturers and sellers on the world market.

Alex Shishlo for Rough&Polished