Valery Budny: There is no strategy and legislation in Russia enabling the full cycle processing of precious raw materials within the country

Valery Budny, Head of the Jewelry Russia program and CEO of the JUNWEX media holding, told Rough&Polished about the results of the meeting and pressing issues in the precious metals and precious stones (PMPS) and the jewelry sectors.

11 april 2024

Paul Zimnisky: Natural diamonds face the risk of eroding their appeal if constantly discounted

New York-based independent diamond and jewellery analyst and consultant Paul Zimnisky told Rough & Polished’s Mathew Nyaungwa in an exclusive interview that the industry should do away with discounts. He said the industry should treat natural diamonds...

01 april 2024

Edahn Golan: Lab-grown diamond prices to continue declining

In an exclusive interview with Rough&Polished's Mathew Nyaungwa, Edahn Golan, proprietor of the eponymous Edahn Golan Diamond Research and Data, predicted that the prices of lab-grown diamonds would continue to decline, especially at the retail and...

25 march 2024

ADPA’s Ellah Muchemwa: G7 restrictions to bring extra costs from diamond mining to retail

The African Diamond Producers Association (ADPA), which has openly registered its disdain for the G7’s rough diamond trade restrictions, is of the opinion that the move will bring extra costs on all stages, from mining to retail. ADPA executive...

18 march 2024

Eduard Gorodetsky: Currently we see high demand for synthetic diamonds for use in technology segment rather than in jewelry

Director General of the Advanced Synthetic Research Center Eduard Gorodetsky told Rough&Polished about the current situation at the company, new exclusive technologies in the synthesis and production of lab-grown crystals, as well as the Research Center’s...

11 march 2024

'Jewels of the Emirates' Show opens on June 1, 2023

01 june 2023
The much-awaited 'Jewels of the Emirates' show, the first Emirati exhibition specializing in diamond jewellery, gold, silver, and luxury watches,  will commence tomorrow 1 June 2023 at Expo Centre Sharjah, captivating visitors from June 1 to 4.
Organized by the Centre with the backing of the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI), the prestigious event, now in its fourth edition, will showcase the artistry of some of the best Emirati jewellery and gold designers, along with over 100 exhibitors from top-tier local brands specializing in the gold, silver, and diamond trade and industry.
The expo coincides with a festive period, offering visitors a unique opportunity to acquire the most exquisite Emirati heritage pieces of jewellery, including exclusive pieces adorned with natural pearls, diamonds, and precious stones.
With numerous offers and discounts available, shoppers can enjoy the event's competitive prices, while also having the opportunity to take part in various draws organized by the centre, standing a chance to win an array of precious prizes, including gold and diamonds.
Additionally, the show will provide a dynamic platform for emerging gold and jewellery ventures, fostering opportunities for young Emirati talents to engage deeply in the gold trade, as well as in the artistry and production of exquisite pieces of jewellery. Moreover, the event will enhance the calibre and competitiveness of domestic products within both local and regional markets.

Aruna Gaitonde, Editor in Chief of the Asian Bureau, Rough&Polished