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

Hyderabad gets its 2nd showroom from KISNA of Hari Krishna Group

08 november 2023

KISNA, a subsidiary of Hari Krishna Group, has opened its second showroom in Hyderabad, India.

KISNA's journey in the jewelry industry has been nothing short of exceptional. Over nearly two decades, KISNA has earned the trust and loyalty of their customers. This approach enables KISNA to adapt swiftly to evolving consumer preferences, offering jewelry collections that cater to every occasion and segment of society.

The grand opening of KISNA's exclusive showroom in Inorbit Mall Hyderabad, was graced by the distinguished presence of Mr Ghanshyam Dholakia, Founder & Managing Director, and Mr Parag Shah, Director of Kisna. This auspicious occasion marks yet another milestone in KISNA's remarkable journey of offering exquisite jewelry to its customers.

On the new showroom launch, Mr Ghanshyam Dholakia said "We are elated to establish KISNA's second showroom in Hyderabad for introduce our latest designs to the city, our goal is to make diamonds accessible to every woman in the country, and our expansion plans aim to reach every household across India."

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