Platinum’s rare nature gives it additional value and appeal

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Marco Carniello: We want to continue to be the engine boosting the jewellery industry

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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

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23 august 2021

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

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16 august 2021

Registration for the online broadcast of the jewelry congress J-1 Kazakhstan is open

14 june 2021
The international jewelry exhibition-congress J-1 Kazakhstan will be held on June 30-July 2 in Nur-Sultan.
According to the organizers, everyone will be able to see the speakers' speeches by a live broadcast organized jointly with the online university Skillbox. The online format will allow you to join the event from anywhere in the world.
The program of the event includes a discussion of key industry issues, international exchange of experience, and promotion of promising initiatives. The business event will be held within the framework of the «Astana Finance Days» conference with the support of the Astana international financial center (AIFC), the League of jewelers of Kazakhstan, and the participation of the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC).
On June 30, the main topic of the speeches will be the promotion of jewelry companies. Industry experts will tell you why you need to follow the trends of the industry, how to "hook" the audience to the brand and how to use digital tools for effective positioning.
On July 1, the opening ceremony will be held, which will be dedicated to the landmark events of the Eurasian jewelry industry - the launch of the common jewelry market of the EAEU from May this year and the announcement of the establishment of the Eurasian jewelry export bureau on the basis of the Astana international financial center.
The congress will continue with a panel discussion "From the Eurasian jewelry market to the world. Global trends in the development of the jewelry industry and the export potential of the EAEU". Participants will consider such important aspects of the industry as the prospects for the development of the common Eurasian jewelry market, the system of marking and traceability of jewelry, the expansion of intra-union markets for precious metals in the EAEU, and many others.
On July 2, the main part of the program will be devoted to education: technologies of design training, prospects of online formats, features of gem cutting, and restoration of products will be considered. In addition, on this day, speakers will share their experience in building relationships with the media, practical cases of brand promotion, including in the luxury segment.

Alex Shishlo для Rough&Polished