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

Almod Diamonds gets initial confirmation as NDTC sightholder again

01 february 2012

Almod Diamonds, an affiliate of Diamonds International has received an initial confirmation from the Namibia Diamond Trading Company (NDTC) as a sight-holder in the 2012-2015 contract period.
NDTC is a 50/50 joint venture between Namibia and the Diamond Trading Company, a mining and sorting arm of De Beers.
Almod was a Sight in Namibia under the current contract period, which ends in March this year.
"We’ve taken great pride in working with local Namibians, training them to cut our premium diamond, the Crown of Light,” Almod president Albert Gad was quoted by Idex Online as saying. “A focus on branded goods is the way of the future.”
Reports say NDTC had completed the provisional qualification of 13 sightholders for the new contract period commencing March 31, an increase from the current 11.

Mathew Nyaungwa, Editor in Chief of the African Bureau, Rough&Polished