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

Motapa's Mothae Results Include a Number of Stones +20cts

28 april 2009

Motapa Diamonds and its joint venture partner Lucara Diamond completed diamond recovery work on their 100,000 metric ton (110,231 ton) bulk sample program at the Mothae in Lesotho, RAPAPORT reported. One 15,390 metric ton (16,965 ton) sample yielded 1,519 stones totaling 715.79 carats, for a sample grade of 4.65 carats per hundred dry metric tons. There were 48 stones greater than 2 carats, 13 stones greater than 5 carats and 1 stone greater than 20 carats. The average size of the stones recovered was 0.47 carat. The largest three diamonds recovered were 24.60, 14.39 and 14.24 carats.
Total diamonds recovered from tailings and the bulk sampling combined included 217 stones greater than 2 carats, 63 stones greater than 5 carats, 13 stones greater that 10 carats and 5 stones greater than 20 carats. The five largest diamonds weighed 24.60, 23.39, 22.71, 22.62 and 20.04 carats.