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

Industry Think Tank World Diamond and Jewellery Forum is being established - press release

10 september 2014
A new international ‘Think Tank’ called the World Diamond and Jewellery Forum (WDJF) is being established, with the primary goal of providing the diamond and jewellery sectors with the broadest possible view and understanding of the challenges that face them, and to consider and propose alternative strategies for dealing with such challenges. It will operate under the auspices of Fiera di Vicenza, the leading Italian business platform, trade show organiser and service provider, says a press release received by Rough&Polished.
The announcement was made by Matteo Marzotto, President of Fiera di Vicenza, during before the start of the VICENZAORO Fall trade show in Vicenza. He also introduced the leadership of the new forum: Eli Izhakoff, Honorary Life President of the World Diamond Council, the World Federation of Diamond Bourses (WFDB) and CIBJO, will be WDJF Chairman; Gaetano Cavalieri, President of CIBJO, the World Jewellery Confederation, who will be WDJC President; and Corrado Facco, Managing Director of Fiera di Vicenza, who will be WDJF Managing Director.
Eli Izhakoff, Honorary Life President of the World Diamond Council, the World Federation of Diamond Bourses (WFDB) and CIBJO, will be WDJF Chairman;
Gaetano Cavalieri, President of CIBJO, the World Jewellery Confederation, who will be WDJC President;
Corrado Facco, Managing Director of Fiera di Vicenza, who will be WDJF Managing Director.
"We envision an organisation that will serve our industry much like the World Economic Forum does at Davos, in the service of the larger financial community," said Mr. Marzotto Over the coming months, WDJF will introduce its operating structure and schedule. The new organisation plans to conduct its first public forum for the industry in conjunction with the premiere edition of the VICENZAORO DUBAI show, which will take place in Dubai, April 23-26, 2015.

Aruna Gaitonde, Rough&Polished correspondent in India