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.

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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

Eduard Gorodetsky: Currently we see high demand for synthetic diamonds for use in technology segment rather than in jewelry

Director General of the Advanced Synthetic Research Center Eduard Gorodetsky told Rough&Polished about the current situation at the company, new exclusive technologies in the synthesis and production of lab-grown crystals, as well as the Research Center’s...

11 march 2024

Malabar Gold & Diamonds opens its Centralized Base of India Operations

09 october 2023

Malabar Gold & Diamonds opens its Centralized Base of India, which was inaugurated by Devendra Fadnavis, Deputy CM of Maharashtra.

Located at the Maharashtra Industrial Development Complex (MIDC) in Andheri East, Mumbai, the Malabar National Hub, a 50,000 sq ft centralized hub brings together retail, procurement supply chain, and B2B operations in India. The new facility will be the strategic foundation for the brand’s current and future business aspirations in India.

Malabar Gold & Diamonds, the 6th largest jewellery retailer globally with over 330 outlets across 11 countries, has launched Malabar National Hub (M-NH), its centralised base of India operations, at Andheri East in Mumbai. The state-of-the-art facility was inaugurated by Devendra Fadnavis, Deputy Chief Minister of Maharashtra in the presence of M.P Ahammed, Chairman, Malabar Group, Vijay Darda, former Member of Parliament and Chairman, Lokmat Media Group and other official dignitaries.

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