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

De Beers’ GemFair ropes in more than 160 Sierra Leone artisanal miners

De Beers inaugurated its GemFair pilot programme in Sierra Leone’s Kono District with 14-member mine sites in 2018 to create a secure route to market for ethically sourced artisanal and small-scale diamonds. GemFair programme manager Ruby Stocklin-Weinberg...

16 august 2021

Jewellex Africa 2012 slated for September

03 february 2012

This year, Jewellex Africa, a B2B platform showcasing the prime of South Africa’s gem and jewellery industry is slated between 1-3 September at the Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg. Some exhibitors believe the timing is aptly suited for the Christmas buying season, Diamond World reports.
Throughout the three days, the platform expects to host visitors from South Africa, African states and internationally. Exhibitors will showcase new merchandise lines, the best in the range of watches, clocks, fine jewellery, pearls and precious stones, jewellery, apart from packaging, machinery, accessories and services.
Jewellex is positioned to become the a single window for Africa’s gem and jewellery industry and to provide a secure trade platform for product distribution into and out of Africa.
In addition to business opportunities, the event also presents an atmosphere to interact through seminars and one-one meetings. The event has been shifted to Exhibition Hall 1of the Sandton Convention Centre, promising a fresh new atmosphere.