DiaMondaine Diamantaires Club mulls diamond safari tours in southern Africa

DiaMondaine Diamantaires Club (DDC) is set to organise diamond safari tours in southern Africa, home to major diamond-producing countries. DDC founder Agnes Abdulahu told Rough&Polished’s Mathew Nyaungwa that the launch of the first diamond safari...

15 july 2024

Vladislav Zhdanov: Questions of efficiency and investment potential of diamond mining versus diamond growing pique keen interest

Vladislav Zhdanov is Professor at the National Research University Higher School of Economics (HSE). He told Rough&Polished about new researches into the effectiveness of diamond production methods.

02 july 2024

Why it's expensive to cut and polish diamonds in Africa? ADMA president António Oliveira has the answer

The African Diamond Manufacturers Association (ADMA) president António Oliveira told Rough&Polished’s Mathew Nyaungwa in an exclusive interview that the lack of a robust infrastructure in Africa fails to accelerate and encourage manufacturing...

24 june 2024

Edahn Golan: IPO feasible but not Anglo’s preferred way to sell De Beers

Edahn Golan, owner of the eponymous Edahn Golan Diamond Research and Data, told Rough&Polished's Mathew Nyaungwa in an exclusive interview that while an IPO of De Beers is “feasible,"  he does not think this is a route Anglo American...

17 june 2024

GemsCouture- avant-garde by Victor Moiseikin

Jewelry items and precious souvenirs of the MOISEIKIN jewelry brand are in the museums and private collections of world celebrities, representatives of the political and cultural elite - from Xi Jinping to the British Windsors, from Angela Merkel to...

05 june 2024

PGI India's 6th edition of the Platinum Buyer-Seller Meet slated for 6-7 of July 2023

13 june 2023
Platinum Guild International-India has announced the highly anticipated 6th edition of its prestigious flagship event, the Platinum Buyer-Seller Meet.
The event will be held on 6th and 7th of July 2023 and will bring together official platinum jewellery manufacturers and retailers under the PGI programme to facilitate business growth and networking opportunities.
As platinum jewellery continues its aggressive growth trajectory, PGI India is all set to unlock new opportunities for the metal and further bolster the category at the Platinum Buyer-Seller Meet in 2023. The aim of the meet is to foster collaboration and drive growth for the platinum jewellery industry.
Participants will have the opportunity to network with potential partners, exchange ideas, and discuss innovative strategies for advancing the market. Attendees will also have the chance to network with industry leaders, gain valuable insights on industry development and growth, and participate in one-on-one meetings with potential buyers and sellers.
This exclusive gathering serves as an annual rendezvous for manufacturers and retailers to also interlude on the latest designs and statement pieces that captivate customers and elevate the allure of this celestial metal.
The event will also celebrate the performance of platinum retailers during its flagship retail initiative “Platinum Season of Love” by recognizing key contributions by partners.

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