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

Blue Nile sees improvement in rest of 2009

13 august 2009

Internet jewellery retailer Blue Nile Inc reported a profit for the second quarter, AWDC reports. 
The company, which sells jewellery online in more than 40 countries, said profit fell to $2.8 million in the second quarter from $3.2 million a year earlier.Blue Nile said it passed on to customers the lower prices achieved by a 15-20 percent fall in diamond prices in the second quarter.
Blue Nile cheered analysts with a sales forecast of $288 million-$295 million this year.
"While we remain cautious about the economy and the consumer environment, we see clear signs that we are gaining market share in this environment at an accelerated rate," Blue Nile said.

Alex Shishlo, Editor of the Rough&Polished European Bureau in Brussels