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IJL announces line-up for 2018 seminar programme

IJL announces line-up for 2018 seminar programme

UK jewellery trade show International Jewellery London (IJL) has announced the line-up for its 2018 seminar programme. The show itself takes place on 2-4 September at Olympia, with the Professional Jeweller Awards being hosted on the evening of 3 September at Bloomsbury Ballroom, London. Some of the highlights of the seminar schedule include, but are


FIRST LOOK: Unique & Co to launch gold jewellery line at IJL

Jewellery supplier Unique & Co is well known in the industry for supplying retailers with high-quality, affordable sterling silver designs for women, and fashion pieces for men. Now, as the supplier celebrates its 20th anniversary at International Jewellery London, its gearing up to unveil something truly special at the show – its very first gold

River Mounts backs multiple luxury jewellers at PJ Awards

River Mounts has been confirmed as the sponsor of the Multiple Luxury Jewellery Retailer of the Year of the Year category at the 2018 Professional Jeweller Awards. The Awards, which will take place on Monday, September 3, at London’s Bloomsbury Ballroom, will celebrate the best the jewellery industry has to offer. UK-based River Mounts already

SPECIAL REPORT: Bristol jewellers battle with a scattered retail scene, but consumer spending remains high

Packed with history and a lively character to boot, Bristol is a city on the rise in the UK. It is a city for all, with a welcoming nature that invites anybody to call it home. In fact, over the last five years house prices have risen faster than any other major British city, highlighting

IJL unveils SS19 trends set to light up this year’s catwalk

International Jewellery London has outlined key SS19 jewellery trends, which will be highlighted at this year’s show. Curated by IJL trend editor and jewellery expert, Paola de Luca, the trade show will place the spotlight on six key themes to inspire retailers. These will be presented on IJL’s SS19 Trends Catwalk where de Luca will

FEATURE: How an international brand is changing the way consumers buy bridal jewellery

As Insignety lands in its first UK stores, we met with sales and marketing manager, Amber Saunders, to find out how the new brand on the block is shaking up the luxury jewellery market. Insignety launched into the UK with a bang, pulling out all the stops to attract trade professionals to its stand at

IJL unveils Bright Young Gems 2018 line-up

In celebration of emerging jewellery designers International Jewellery London has selected four upcoming jewellers to showcase at the 2018 show.  This year’s Bright Young Gems have been named as Katharina Kraus, Zeemou Zeng, Daisy Grice and Yayun Fang. Now in its fourteenth year, the Bright Young Gems project provides the winners with the opportunity to

SPECIAL REPORT: How stores survive in the UK’s most competitive city for jewellers

It’s an exceptionally sunny day in Glasgow and our editor is raring to meet the jewellers in the city — although this time she knows she will never make it round to all of them in 24 hours, as it is home to over thirty independent and national jewellery retailers, many of which are located

SPECIAL REPORT: Preston jewellers upbeat and confident about trading in the city

At long last, spring is in the air. Many jewellery retailers have now graced their windows with floral displays, while brands are adding vibrant colours for the (hopefully) warmer months. In Preston, spring means capitalising on the all-important wedding season and getting consumers kitted out in the perfect jewellery to match sun-kissed skin and SS18