An alliance between a diamond producer and a diamond manufacturer in Russia is simply inevitable and necessary

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High technologies make it possible to create a product that can be obtained in natural stones only for very big money

Andrey Zharkov, having left the position of President at diamond mining company Alrosa, has established and headed the Ultra C company, which will be engaged in the production of diamonds from the reactor. In this interview with industry news agency...

08 october 2018

The once unorganised domestic jewellery sector in India is now growing

A veteran businessman, former Chairman of Gem & Jewellery Council (GJC), Bullion Expert, a third-generation jeweller born with a silver spoon (or was it gold?) in his mouth, a perpetual optimist … yes, the list could go on. As the first...

01 october 2018

India is poised to become a major fine jewellery market in the near future - Pramod Agrawal, Chairman GJEPC

Pramod Kumar Agrawal, the current Chairman of the Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) of India is a successful entrepreneur in his own right. Despite belonging to a jewellery business family, with his father dealing in gemstones...

24 september 2018

Color diamonds are more valuable and desirable and a better investment

In 1993, Eyal Cohen started his career as a diamond cutter, sitting by his father’s side as an apprentice. 4 years later, he was recruited by a jewelry firm, where he learned to appreciate natural colored diamonds. In 2003, Eyal opened his own company...

17 september 2018

Yakutia produced 10.8% more diamonds in H1

10 july 2015
( – Diamond mining in Yakutia (almost the entire production of ALROSA) in the first half of 2015 increased by 10.8%, said the president of the republic Egor Borisov at a meeting on the preliminary results of socio-economic development.
It was reported earlier that in the first half of 2014 ALROSA produced 15.9 million carats of diamonds, over 98% of which were Yakutian assets of the company.
According to the socio-economic development data of Yakutia in 2015-2019, the republic plans to produce $4.2 billion worth of diamonds in 2019.
In 2014, the ALROSA Group produced 36.2 million carats of diamonds (1.64 million of which come from the Arkhangelsk region). ALROSA's operations are in the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) and the Arkhangelsk region (JSC Severalmaz), the company develops 11 kimberlite pipes and 16 alluvial deposits.