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

France Jewelry Sales Decrease in 2008

13 march 2009

65 million of jewelry pieces were sold in France during the year of 2008 which is 1 million less than appropriate figures of previous year, as Professional committee on stimulation of watches, gold and silver jewelry production of France told Rough&Polished.
According to experts reports, total annual sales figures for watches and jewelry categories reached 5.3 bln euros which is 2% decrease compared to appropriate figures of 2007 the average price per item being 60 euros (compared to 59 euros in 2007).
Gold jewelry trade is reported to curtail by 5%, silver jewelry trade conversely increased by 5%.
Sales of watches which account for 23% of total trade in the above category showed slight increase in volume by 1% compared with appropriate figures of the year 2007.

Alex Shishlo, Rough&Polished European Bureau Editor in Brussels