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

Trans Hex gains $17,5 mln from Angola diamond sales

11 september 2014
Trans Hex, which holds a 33% stake in Angola’s Somiluana Mine, said it sold  $17,5 million for the five months ended 31 August 2014.
The company sold 32,545 carats at an average price of $538 per carat during the period under review.   
“These sales reflect continued positive momentum in the rough diamond market and strong demand for Trans Hex's production,” it said in a statement.
Somiluana conducted monthly sales.
Meanwhile, Trans Hex said production at its South African operations amounted to 23,872 carats for the five months ended 31 August 2014.
Its tender sales of diamonds produced in South Africa also helped the group to gain $32 mln, with 22, 033 ct sold at an average $1,497/ct.
Twenty-two single stones were sold for more than $10,000 per carat, including one exceptional pink stone of 3.2 carats from Baken Mine, which sold for $54,750 per carat.
A 132-carat stone, also from Baken Mine, was sold for  $1.28 million, it said.  

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