Work hard and you will find success

Eduard Utkin, Director General of the “Jewellers’ Guild of Russia” Association, expert of the RF Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s Committee on Precious Metals and Precious Stones, told R&P about implementing the SIIS PMPS (State Integrated Information...


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

RJC reaches a milestone – over 500 Members

01 august 2014

In its ninth year, RJC reached a milestone this month with over 500 Members, 363 of which are certified against the RJC Code of Practices (COP), according to press release e-mailed to Rough&Polished.
Over the first six months of 2014, RJC has seen a healthy growth in membership applications to reach 511 Members today. The Jewellery Manufacturer and/or Wholesaler’s Fora saw the most significant uptake over the last two quarters with a net 18% growth.
“An increase of 9.2% in Membership in the first two quarters of 2014 shows the growing commitment to ethical, responsible business practices in the jewellery industry. Businesses operating across the industry are keen to learn more about supply chain issues and demonstrate to their stakeholders how they act diligently. The tangible value of RJC’s standards and Member support and the credibility it provides to businesses of all sizes in the jewellery supply chain is attested to in RJC’s continued growth since its inception in 2005,” says Catherine Sproule, Chief Executive Officer – Interim.
RJC Members’ have more than 5900 facilities covered by Certification in more than 53 countries.

Tatiana Alexandrova, Rough&Polished, Moscow