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

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

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Jewelry Star generates strong Russian jewelry brands

10 december 2012

Top jewelry brands were certificated by Jewelry Star award, being the first professional award destined for promotion of jewelry brands in Russia. The ceremony took place at one of the most special historical halls of Moscow, namely at the Catherine Hall of the Grand Palace Tsaritsyno.
Among the nominees of award there were a number of modern jewelry brands: Marchak, Three-A-Gold, Ringo, Jewelry House of Kabarovskih, Diamonds Kostroma, Master Diamond, Lazurit&K, Monarch, Diamond, Aldzena, Trading House Elite, Consul, Eva Naumova.
Representatives of the jewelry industry, business elite, top managers, politicians, officials from embassies, artists, actors and musicians, TV broadcasting and online media got the opportunity to admire the best jewelry collections, unveiled at the venue with exclusive wine tasting in a warm and friendly atmosphere of the evening.
The guests also saw presentation of the historical jewelry master pieces of the late XIX - early XX century. Jewelry company Three A Gold presented a unique Easter egg "Presidential", made in a single copy in style Faberge and technique. According to experts’ opinion this jewellery item can be a subject of the first class collectibles.
The feeling of luxury kingdom, magnificence of jewelry masterpieces, chic dress in the sounds of jazz and champagne created a prolonged joyful mood of every guest. The ceremony was carried by the winners of the "Russian Beauty" award.
Last year the Award Jewelry Star was held for the first time, and even then it enjoyed popularity and recognition among the main players of the jewelry sector of Russia.

Veronica Novoselova, Rough&Polished