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

“We welcome the mandatory hallmarking in the interest of consumers, but it is also essential to have proper and evenly spread infrastructure across India,” asserts Ashish Pethe, Chairman, GJC

Ashish Pethe, Chairman of All India Gem and Jewellery Domestic Council (GJC), formerly known as All India Gems & Jewellery Trade Federation (GJF) is based in Mumbai. As the third-generation heir of M/s Waman Hari Pethe Jewellers established...

17 may 2021

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

UAE retailer Jawhara Jewellery partners with Forevermark

10 june 2021
Award-winning jewellery retail brand Jawhara Jewellery has announced that it has been appointed as an authorised Forevermark Jeweller in the Middle East, according to a report in Khaleej Times. 
The recently signed partnership will see classic Forevermark collections being showcased across 10 key stores of Jawhara Jewellery in the UAE, including premium locations such as The Dubai Mall and Mall of the Emirates. The 'Jawhara - Forevermark' network will also see 17 new stores by the end of June, making it a total of 27 locations.
The two brands' shared desire to create jewellery with impeccable craftsmanship and exceptional quality forms an ideal partnership and hopes to give customers in the UAE access to some of the world's most beautiful, rare and responsibly sourced natural diamonds.
The new stores will also showcase a selection of the brand's exquisite jewellery designs, including the Forevermark Tribute, Forevermark Icon and Forevermark Cornerstones collection.

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