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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

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11 april 2024

Paul Zimnisky: Natural diamonds face the risk of eroding their appeal if constantly discounted

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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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18 march 2024

Israel Diamond Exchange to Host International Diamond Week April 1 – 4, 2024

07 september 2023

The Israel Diamond Exchange will once again host a professional diamond conference and international diamond exhibition during International Diamond Week, to be held from April 1 – 4, 2024.

The events will include the second annual Israel Diamond Conference on April 2024, which will feature talks and panels by major international personalities in the diamond world, including key diamond producers, government officials, bankers, analysts, influencers, and others. Last year’s conference was deemed an overwhelming success by participants.

This will be followed by an International Diamond Exhibition, from April 2 – 4, 2024, which will offer a huge variety of diamonds, gems and jewellery goods by Israeli and international exhibitors.

IDE President Boaz Moldawsky said: “The Israel Diamond Exchange is happy to announce that we will again be hosting one of the major diamond happenings of the year in April 2024. We were thrilled by the success of last year’s events, and we are certain that this year will be at least as exciting. Please save the dates. We look forward to welcoming you.”

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