Guinea, the resource-rich West African nation, is ready to offer Indian firms farmland and mineral resources on lease for development. Guinea holds nearly two-thirds of the world's bauxite reserves and has huge deposits of gold and diamonds.
The diamond industry in Surat, Gujarat, is reporting steady growth, thanks to the increasing production of of solitaire diamonds. However, diamond traders claim that the government is not supporting the industry in any way.
JewelsNext.com, a jewellery e-commerce website based on market place concept, has recently launched ‘Virtual Jewellery Experience Lounge’ in the Indian e-commerce landscape, to encourage browsing among the conservative Indian customers, who have a preference for the family jewellers, by making the online experience more personalized.
Archduke Joseph, one of the rarest and most famous diamonds in the world, with its origin traced to ancient Golconda mines of Andhra Pradesh, is all set to be auctioned on Tuesday.
Direct exports of diamonds, colour gemstones and diamond jewellery from Surat, Gujarat, to Pakistan are all set to become easier, reports The Times of India. This comes in the wake of the high-level delegation of 13 diamantaires from Surat visiting Pakistan for the Gems and Jewellery Exhibition, from June 7 to 10.
Sixty five leading Indian jewellery exporters are showcasing works incorporating a seamless blend of the best international quality and workmanship with Indian design making at the jewellery's industry's premier event in the American desert city of Las Vegas.
Diamond trading operations in the city of Surat, Gujarat, were closed for a day on April 2, as a mark of protest against the government’s Union Budget customs and excise duty proposals. The strike has been called for by the Surat Diamond Association (SDA).
Project, estimated to cost INR20 crore, will showcase the entire process of polishing diamonds.
The who’s who of the Russian diamond industry will meet 15 selected diamond manufacturers.