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

Antwerp hosted World Diamond Council and KP Chair for renewed ASM MoU

27 may 2014

In the presence of AWDC President Mr. Stéphane Fischler and AWDC CEO Mr. Ari Epstein, Mr. Edward Asscher, newly elected World Diamond Council President, the Chinese KP Chair Wei Chuanzhong and Angolan Vice-Chair Bernardo Campos renewed the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on the Kimberley Process Administrative Support Mechanism (ASM) which sets out the mutual expectations of the KP Chair and the ASM host organization, AWDC reorted.
In the framework of the meeting, AWDC requested the Chairman to initiate the written procedure to allow the participating countries to resume the import of rough diamonds from Ivory Coast. In terms of the highly worrying situation in the Central African Republic, AWDC urges the KP and all its participants to make sure that no diamonds from CAR are entering the legal flow, and that these illicit diamonds are not illegitimately certified in their countries.

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