ADTF is good source for European jewellery manufacturers

ADTF is good source for European jewellery manufacturers

Andrew Morton, Managing Director of WB The Creative Jewellery Group, visited the Antwerp Diamond Trade Fair in 2014 and noted the extensive variety of showcased diamonds.  “Although we are not in the market for large and fancy cut stones, I was impressed by the range that was available,” he said.  “This is clearly a great, local facility for European producers enabling them to see a wide selection of suppliers in one place and providing them with the chance to source special diamonds close to home.” Meanwhile, Domino Jewellery, part of WB The Creative Jewellery Group, is expanding its “Rosabella” diamond jewellery range to create an extraordinary variety of pieces to […]

Buddha diamond cut to be exhibited at 2015 Antwerp Diamond Trade Fair 2015.

Buddha diamond cut to be exhibited at 2015 Antwerp Diamond Trade Fair 2015.

Diamond manufacturers are always looking for ways to innovate and bring new and better products onto the market. One of the roads well-travelled toward innovation is the introduction of a new diamond shape or cut. But while Antwerp has seen its share of newly introduced modified cuts, it is not often that we encounter something unusual such as the “Buddha Cut,” a diamond polished in the shape of a meditating Buddha. Conceived and designed by a Belgian diamond polisher with Buddhist beliefs, the cut stone+ features 33 crown facets, 21 pavilion facets in addition to the culet, and a polished girdle. The Buddha-shaped diamonds are produced in three different versions, […]

Three bourses – three presidents – an interview

Three bourses – three presidents – an interview

“Get me the three presidents into a room and I’ll talk to them!” In any other scenario this would have demanded a major effort, but in this case, the presidents of the Antwerp Diamond Bourse, the Diamond Club of Antwerp and the Antwerp Rough Diamond Bourse (the ‘Kring’), proved they were more than willing to sit down with the editors of the ADTF Newsletter for a quick preview of the sixth edition of the Antwerp Diamond Trade Fair that will be held February 1-3, 2015. Freddy Inzlicht is not only president of the Antwerpsche DiamantKring (ADK), but also vice president of the Antwerp Diamond World Centre.  Why does your bourse […]