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

Lukfook Group opens its First Green Concept Store in The Wai

04 august 2023

Luk Fook Holdings (International) Limited is opening a new eco-concept shop in The Wai, a new shopping mall set to become a new landmark in Tai Wai, with green elements in its design.

In line with the shop's eco-friendly theme, Lukfook has partnered with Friends of the Earth (Hong Kong) Charity Ltd to launch the "Carbon Reduction in Green Forests" programme to support the sustainable development of greening efforts in Hong Kong.

During the campaign period from now to 31 July 2024, Lukfook Jewellery will donate for every "Love is Beauty" diamond jewellery purchased, and the donation will be used for tree planting and conservation purposes to make an effort to craft a low-carbon future.

Wong Wai Sheung, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Group, said, "Over the years, we have always been placing great emphasis on sustainable development and recognising the importance of environmental protection and climate change. To address this, we strive to reduce the carbon footprint of our business, by implementing a range of energy-saving and emission-reduction measures in our operations and production processes, to enhance Lukfook's contribution to environmental protection. We are delighted to team up with FoE(HK) to promote the sustainable development of the industry and achieve the goal of greening Hong Kong."

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