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...

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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

Jewellery Arabia Signs 550 Exhibitors for Oct. Show

10 september 2012

Organizers of Jewellery Arabia anticipate 550 exhibitors and more than 40,000 attendees for an upcoming show at the Bahrain International Exhibition & Convention Centre in October. Additionally, the eighth annual Middle East Watches, Jewellery & Pen Awards will be held on the sidelines of Jewellery Arabia at the Ritz-Carlton Bahrain Hotel on October 16, Rapaport reports.
Jewellery Arabia will run on October 16 to 19 during the hours of 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. On October 20, the show will open from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and again from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Jewellery Arabia has  evolved into an important exhibition in the Middle East since it launched 21 years ago, according to Fawzi Al Shehabi, the exhibition's director of sales and marketing. ''Its reputation, size and quality of exhibits and variety are unique in the region. The show is seen as an essential buying event for private collectors. We are looking forward in all confidence to yet another outstanding event.''
Organizers expect Audemars Piguet, Breguet, Chopard, Corum, Harry Winston, Hublot, Omega, Panerai, Patek Phillipe, Piaget and Vacheron Constant as well as numerous independent luxury jewelers to participate in this show.