Varvara Dmitrieva: The jewelry industry of Yakutia is distinguished by its creativity, unique cultural code and conservation of traditions

Varvara Dmitrieva, Associate Professor and Head of the Department of Precious Stones and Metals Processing Technologies of the North-Eastern Federal University, told Rough&Polished about the results of the Forum of jewelry Craftsmanship and the prospects...


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

PGI unveils the new collection named 'Men of Platinum'

11 august 2023

Platinum Guild International (PGI) India's 'Men of Platinum' proudly continues to celebrate the indomitable spirit of men of character. 'Men of Platinum' Collection boasts a design language that is both unique and meaningful.

Each intricate element is thoughtfully embedded with significance, reflecting the values and qualities of the exceptional men it represents.

From distinct patterns to symbolic motifs, every piece is woven around the narrative of character, resilience, courage, compassion & inclusivity making it more than just a statement of style, but a powerful expression of identity and purpose.

Elements such as colour, diamonds, and bold disruptions in form speak to these values. The new Men of Platinum collection offers a wide range of versatile platinum pieces for men, including chains, pendants, and wristwear.

Platinum, with its inherent values, instantly elevates the wearer's style, making a subtle yet distinct statement.

The Men of Platinum jewellery range showcases intricate designs that effortlessly transition from leisure Sunday brunch to curated business dinner settings.

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