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...


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. Feb. Jewelry CPI +4%

19 march 2009

The consumer price index (CPI) for jewelry in the U.S. rose 3.6 percent year-on-year during the month of February to 155.69 points, according to statistics provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), RAPAPORT reported. While the index was two points higher than in January, the month of February also finished 13 consecutive monthly readings higher than 150 points. Prior to this run, the index had not touched 150 points since February 1998. The monthly index is based upon the reference point of average prices in 1986, which is set at 100 points.
For the watch and jewelry categories combined, the index for February increased 3.7 percent to 147.91 points. This was 2.3 points higher than January's reading. The index for all products is based upon the reference point of average prices in 1982 through 1984, which is also set at 100 points.