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

U.S. Jewelry CPI +8% in Dec.

21 january 2009

The consumer price index (CPI) for jewelry in the U.S. rose 7.5 percent year on year during the month of December to 156.07 points, according to statistics provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), RAPAPORT reported. The rate – based upon a reference of average prices in 1986 set at 100 points – was more than one point higher than November's reading. The average monthly index for the year 2008 rose 7.9 percent compared with 2007 to 153.77 points.
For the watch and jewelry categories combined, the index for December was up 6.9 percent to 148.86 points, and their monthly average for the calendar year was up 6.9 percent to 146.52 points. The consumer price index across all products for the year, based upon prices set at 100 in 1984, rose 3.8 percent to 215.3 points.