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

Richard Branson guest of honor in Antwerp

27 march 2012

On Sunday May 6, AWDC launches its first Antwerp Diamond Academy, AWDC spokeswoman told Rough&Polished.
Guest of honor that day is the illustrious Sir Richard Branson, arguably the most famous and remarkable businessman of our times.
On May 6, in the heart of Antwerp, the city’s ‘Stadsschouwburg will be the scene of the first ever Antwerp Diamond Academy. These Academies are targeted directly at the Antwerp diamond companies with the  goal is to provide them with hands-on knowledge and tools to enhance their position in an increasingly competitive business.
Each Academy is built around a specific topic; the first edition will be all about ‘innovation’. This initiative stems directly from the vision and ideas launched in the Antwerp Diamond Masterplan Project 2020.
To give the whole event that extra sparkle, the Antwerp diamond community invited Sir Richard Branson. During an interactive panel discussion, Branson – innovative entrepreneur par excellence – will share his very own recipe for success with the audience. Branson’s speaking fee will be donated to Virgin Unite, the independent charitable arm of the Virgin Group.

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