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

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Why it's expensive to cut and polish diamonds in Africa? ADMA president António Oliveira has the answer

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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...

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GJC launches India’s largest Jewellery Shopping Festival 2023

16 october 2023

The All India Gem and Jewellery Domestic Council (GJC), announced the launch of the India Jewellery Shopping Festival (IJSF) in Delhi. The launch will be held across the country in 300 cities from 15th October to 22nd November.

The festival will offer benefits to both the B2B and the B2C segment wherein business owners can be a part of the festival by paying an enrolment fee and choosing from one of the several subscription plans that are available to them.

Saiyam Mehra, Chairman, Chairman GJC, said that, “IJSF is a potential pool for all jewellery traders, and significant interest has been demonstrated by important industry players. The event is advantageous to both consumers and manufacturers. The chance for the jewelers to grow and boost sales has arrived. Shoppers discover these pieces in the meantime and keep them for important events like weddings and other celebrations."

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