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

GIA Offers New Low-Cost Diamond ID Service

11 july 2012

The Gemological Institute of America is now offering a new service to ascertain whether small stones are in fact real diamonds or whether they are synthetic imitations, Diamond World reports cited by As of today, the GIA will allow jewelers to verify small diamonds of up to and including 0.20 carats for a relatively low fee.
The new GIA service will test both for possible synthetic origins of diamonds and for the possible color treatments that the stones may have been subjected to. The new service is currently being priced at only $12 per stone and applies to stones of colors ranging from D to Z. The 0.20 carat limit applies to all stones with the exception of black diamonds, in which case the upper limit for the service is 0.50 carats. Both loose stones and stones that are already embedded in jewelry qualify for the new service.