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.


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

Jewellery & Watch Show Abu Dhabi to showcase different diamond cuts from Nov 1-5, 2023

18 october 2023

The Jewellery & Watch Show Abu Dhabi has continuously pushed the frontiers of style and creativity thanks to its unmatched prestige as the region's finest luxury jewellery and watch exhibition.

This year's event looks to be no different, providing a rare chance for attendees to explore the creativity and attractiveness of different marvellous creations and numerous diamond cuts, each of which showcases the expertise of the world's top jewellery designers.

Visitors can experience the world of the finest jewellery and diamonds on November 1-5, 2023, and immerse yourself in the spotlight, unveiling the various diamond cuts and boundless creativity in crafting exceptional jewellery pieces.

Among the distinguished exhibitors at the upcoming Jewellery & Watch Show Abu Dhabi this November, Amarkosh Jewels LLP, is set to be a highlight. Moreover, to discover the dazzling collections of other renowned exhibitors like Blue Diamond, Haya’s Diamond, Jawhara Jewellery LLC, Luxury Gems, Diamond Trading DMCC/ Nsouli, and more as they highlight their stunning diamond jewellery, and exquisite watch designs.

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