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Podcast: With Thomas Faerber and Ronny Totah

May 31, 2022 5:05 AM   By Rapaport News
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Fresh off the GemGenève show, founders Thomas Faerber and Ronny Totah join Rapaport’s Avi Krawitz to discuss the trends they saw there.

In this episode of the Rapaport Diamond Podcast, the executives also talk about the role of trade fairs in general, and share their impressions of the colored-gem and antique-jewelry markets amid the recent turbulence.

Listen to the podcast here:

Discussion points:

00:40 – Introduction
01:40 – Thomas and Ronny give their impressions of the GemGenève show.
04:00 – The panelists discuss the impact of show fatigue prior to the pandemic and the new normal in the trade-fair circuit.
07:00 – The two executives outline the market consolidation among trade fairs and the shift toward major regional events, and note opportunities in the Europe.
13:35 – Thomas on the colored-gemstone and high-end vintage-jewelry market.
15:50 – Impact of the Russia crisis on the high-end jewelry market.
19:30 – Ronny outlines plans for 2023.
22:00 – Avi asks the two about their favorite aspects of GemGenève 2022.

This episode of the Rapaport Diamond Podcast is sponsored by De Beers Group Ignite: Pioneering a new diamond world through innovation.
Tags: diamonds, GemGenève, gemstones, Jewelry, Rapaport News, Ronny Totah, Thomas Faerber
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