Monthly Archives: January 2015

VicenzaOro January 2015 Fair Ends with 13 Percent More Buyers

The VicenzaOro January fair ended yesterday, having hosted more than 1,500 firms and 18,532 buyers. Those from foreign countries numbered 8,361 (from 122 different nations), with domestic attendance totaling 10,171 persons. 

The re-designed fair offered easy-to-follow, color-coded sections of exhibitors and increases in attendance from nations that were formerly part of the Soviet Union.

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Former Alrosa President Dies

Fyodor Andreev, former president of Alrosa, the Russian diamond-mining giant, died Jan. 30 at age 48.

He resigned his post in September due to medical reasons.

Andreev was a vice president of Alrosa from 2002 to 2003. He then moved on to Russian Railways, where he stayed until 2009, when he returned to Alrosa as president.

“The management of the company on behalf of all employees expresses deep condolences to the family of Fyodor Andreev,” said an Alrosa statement.

Fyodor Andreev, former president of Alrosa, the Russian diamond-mining giant, died Jan. 30 at age 48.

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Former Alrosa President Dies

Fyodor Andreev, former president of Alrosa, the Russian diamond-mining giant, died Jan. 30 at age 48.

He resigned his post in September due to medical reasons.

Andreev was a vice president of Alrosa from 2002 to 2003. He then moved on to Russian Railways, where he stayed until 2009, when he returned to Alrosa as president.

“The management of the company on behalf of all employees expresses deep condolences to the family of Fyodor Andreev,” said an Alrosa statement.

Fyodor Andreev, former president of Alrosa, the Russian diamond-mining giant, died Jan. 30 at age 48.

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Sotheby’s Sees Record Jewelry Sales

In 2014, the Sotheby’s worldwide jewelry auctions hit a record $ 604 million, the third consecutive year its jewelry sales have hit new heights. 

In 2014, the Sotheby’s worldwide jewelry auctions hit a record $ 604 million, the third consecutive year its jewelry sales have hit new heights.

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How a Super Bowl Ring Gets Made

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1995 Dallas Cowboys Super Bowl ring, designed by Diamond Cutters International

Fred Cuellar of Diamond Cutters International in Houston always wanted to be on a team of superstar athletes. “There was one thing that kept me from it,” he tells JCK. “I had no athletic ability whatsoever! But as my father said, there is more than one way up the mountain.”

Fred Cuellar of Diamond Cutters International in Houston, Texas explains how he came to design four Super Bowl rings, and how he is throwing his hat in the ring for Super Bowl XLIX on Sunday.

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