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...


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

Gembridge signs deal with Chinastone to drive digital sales of machine-cut gemstones globally

18 may 2021
Digital coloured gemstone trading platform Gembridge has signed an agreement with Chinastone to exclusively deliver digital sales of high-precision, machine-cut natural gemstones, which is expected to boost e-commerce to the global small and medium enterprise market.
Chinastone is a leading global manufacturer of high-precision cut natural gemstones. Its clients include the world’s most admired luxury jewellery and watch brands, independent line jewellers and watch manufacturers. 
Gembridge will be sole manager of Chinastone’s digital marketing and sales channel, focused on the global SME market, which currently accounts for a significant portion of Chinastone’s $59.2 mn annual turnover.
“We’re excited to collaborate with Gembridge and provide exclusive promotions. The platform will enable customers easy access to a consistent supply of high-calibrated gemstones that are colour- and quality-assured by our professionals,” said Chinastone Founder Li Chongjie.
Gembridge CEO Nick Marrett said: “Chinastone has chosen Gembridge as its exclusive digital marketing and sales channel partner worldwide on the strength of Gembridge’s Shopfront service, which delivers an end-to-end e-commerce solution tailor-made for the coloured gemstone market.” 

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