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

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

Franco-Israeli diamond fraud network uncovered

23 july 2021
The criminal police of France have stopped the activities of a Franco-Israeli network of scammers with investments in diamonds, capital.fr writes.
During the investigation, which began in 2017, it was found that a criminal group led from Israel specialized in creating Internet platforms offering virtual investments in diamonds.
A total of 27 people were brought to criminal responsibility, more than 1,200 victims of the actions of fraudsters were identified. The scale of the damage caused by them to individuals and legal entities is estimated at more than 30 million euros.
During the investigation, one of the accused was found to have more than 800 diamonds with a market value of up to one million euros under his bed in an apartment in Israel.
The found stones will be returned to the owners. As for the funds invested by the clients of the scammers, 4.5 million euros of cash and funds in bank accounts have been seized at the moment.

Alex Shishlo for Rough&Polished