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

De Beers’ Forevermark inks multi-year partnership with DEF

15 january 2014

De Beers diamond brand, Forevermark has entered into a multi-year partnership with the Diamond Empowerment Fund (DEF).
Forevermark chief executive Stephen Lussier said with an aligned mission of bringing sustainable benefits to the people and communities in diamond producing nations in Africa, their partnership with DEF would help them further deliver on the company’s commitment to responsible sourcing.
DEF president Phyllis Bergman said the partnership was also an effective way for Forevermark and her organization to provide scholarships to young emerging leaders exemplifying the good that diamonds can do.
Forevermark and DEF would launch the Forevermark Promise Scholars Programme this year. Students from DEF’s three beneficiaries, African Leadership Academy, Botswana Top Achievers Programme and CIDA City Campus, would be supported through their academic journey through the Forevermark Promise Scholars Programme.

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