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.

11 april 2024

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

GJC organizes Preferred Manufacturers of India event in Bengaluru

29 november 2023

All India Gems and Jewellery Domestic Council (GJC)’s ultimate fusion of business and leisure networking event – Preferred Manufacturers of India (PMI) received a roaring start with approximately 200 leading jewellers from across the country congregated together for networking in Bengaluru on the 24th November 2023.

This grand networking meet and exhibition formerly commenced at Leela Bhartiya City, Bengaluru, with lighting of lamp by GJC Chairman Mr. Saiyam Mehra, Convener Mr. Madan Kothari and others. The PMI Bengaluru has yet once again set a new benchmark this year for the industry experiencing must-to-attend growth in future business.

Saiyam Mehra, Chairman of GJC, stated, “I congratulate the entire GJC and PMI team who worked day and night to make this event a grand success. GJC takes various promotional activities to further the retail businesses as well as manufacturing segments through various dedicated platforms. Organizing PMI is a unique opportunity for GJC and a promotional experience for participants. Jewellers can reap immense benefits through participating in PMI.”

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