Gokhran sells $30 million worth of diamonds every year. The unique precious stones mined in Russia are kept for the State. Gohan has diamond cutting facilities. Some diamond industry professionals working here are Viktor Nikolayev, Vladimir Sitnikov and Boris Ivanov. These names are known to jewellers worldwide.
State Depository of Valuables diamond manufacturing. The footage shows the whole process of the diamond manufacturing business, from examining the crystalline structure of rough diamonds until cutting. Then polishing by an electric motor, finally rounding—different views of diamonds and jewellery reflecting light—some interviews with experts.
Other Russian State Valuables stock footage include filming of Amber Room located in Petersburg Royal Palace,
This footage was filmed at a private Russia’s State Depository of Valuables known as Gokhran. Being a division of the Finance Ministry, Gokhran buys diamonds at fixed prices to sell them to Russian diamond-cutting factories at public auctions.
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Related footage Russian History in Jewellery, The Kremlin Armoury, the oldest museum in Moscow