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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

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World's Sixth Largest Jewellery Retailer Malabar Gold & Diamonds opens a showroom in London

29 june 2023

Malabar Gold & Diamonds, the world's sixth-largest jewellery retailer, inaugurated its newest showroom at London's famous East Shopping Centre, marking its global presence with expansion into its 11th country of operation. Malabar Gold & Diamonds has an extensive retail presence in India, the Middle East, the Far East, the USA & the UK.

The showroom was inaugurated by Ms Lyn Brown, Member of Parliament for West Ham and Shadow Minister for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development affairs, in the presence of Abdul Salam K P, Vice Chairman of Malabar Group, Shamlal Ahamed, International Operations Managing Director and other team members.

The London showroom houses a wide collection of gold, diamond and precious gem jewellery suited for all occasions, along with an extensive bridal jewellery range. Globally renowned for customer-first and transparent policies, Malabar Gold & Diamonds brings 'Malabar Promise', which includes 10 promises such as transparent price tags and internationally certified diamonds.

"Over the years, we've served customers in the UK and Europe through our stores in India and the Middle East. Now to give our customers a more personalised shopping experience, we're expanding our presence into Europe," said Ahamed.

"We are proud to launch our first showroom in Europe in London. As we celebrate our 30th anniversary, we are one step closer to our dream of becoming the world's largest jewellery retailer."

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