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

India's Tata Group company Titan purchases additional stake in CaratLane

25 august 2023

Titan Company Limited announced on 19 Aug 2023 that it has signed a Share Purchase Agreement with the Founder of CaratLane Trading Private Limited and his family members to acquire all the shares held by them representing 27.18% of the total paid-up equity share capital of CaratLane, as per a press release.

CaratLane is an unlisted private company engaged in the manufacture and sale of jewellery and is a subsidiary of Titan. On acquisition, the Company would hold an aggregate of 98.28% of the equity share capital and voting rights in CaratLane.

Titan first invested in CaratLane in 2016 and over the past 8 years, in partnership with Tanishq, the brand has grown by leaps and bounds. CaratLane has expanded consumer purchase preferences offering beautiful fashionable jewellery for the contemporary woman of today's era. Titan today offers the widest choices to its jewellery consumers through the brands of Tanishq, Mia, Zoya and CaratLane.

C K Venkataraman, Managing Director, Titan, said: "We thank Mithun Sacheti, Founder and Managing Director of CaratLane for having jointly built a customer-centric brand that all of us in Tata Group can be proud of and wish him continued success in his future endeavours."

Mithun Sacheti, Founder and Managing Director, CaratLane, added: "I whole-heartedly thank Titan as well as extend my heartfelt gratitude to colleagues, partners and million+ customers whose support and love has paved the way to our success and made it India's largest digitally native omni-channel jewellery brand. I wish CaratLane and all those associated with it many more successes in times to come."

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