Varvara Dmitrieva: The jewelry industry of Yakutia is distinguished by its creativity, unique cultural code and conservation of traditions

Varvara Dmitrieva, Associate Professor and Head of the Department of Precious Stones and Metals Processing Technologies of the North-Eastern Federal University, told Rough&Polished about the results of the Forum of jewelry Craftsmanship and the prospects...


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

KISNA Diamond and Gold Jewellery unveils India’s 16th exclusive brand showroom in Jharkhand

18 december 2023

KISNA, of the Hari Krishna Group, brings over 18 years of unrivaled expertise in diamond jewellery designing, manufacturing, and service, by opening its first exclusive brand showroom in Jharkhand. The grand opening of KISNA's showroom was graced by the distinguished presence of Ghanshyam Dholakia, Founder & Managing Director Hari Krishna Group.

Ghanshyam Dholakia said "We are elated to establish KISNA's first showroom in Deoghar for introduce our latest designs to the city, our goal is to make diamonds jewelry accessible to every woman in the country, and our expansion plans aim to reach every household across India. We want consumers to experience the expertise of the Hari Krishna Group, and provide them with a variety of diamond and gold jewelry collections suitable for every occasion."

Parag Shah, Director of KISNA, stated, " Our goal is to make our stunning range of diamond and gold jewelry more accessible to the discerning customers of Deoghar, and we are confident that our unique designs and exceptional craftsmanship will captivate their hearts."

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