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ijl 2016

IJL launches complementary summer programme to support exhibitors

IJL launches complementary summer programme to support exhibitors

International Jewellery London (IJL) 2017 is launching a special complementary support programme for all exhibitors to ensure they maximise their experience and commercial success at this year’s show. A comprehensive programme of pre-show support includes online assistance, tailored blog content and webinars on exhibiting guidelines. The initiative comes together in a one day, free-to-attend, Summer

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Bespoke sales soar for Charles Green following positive trade shows

Birmingham-based wedding ring and jewellery manufacturer Charles Green has reported a rise of just over 100% in bespoke jewellery sales in Q1 compared to the same period in 2016. Charles Green launched its ‘bespoke’ service in 2014 and has seen it grow consistently year on year, but since exhibiting at Baselworld and moving on the

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SPECIAL REPORT: Bath boasts of independent jewellers offering competitive customer experiences

The United Kingdom is bursting with cities, each one more unique than the next, but precious few compare to Bath. Known for its natural hot springs and 18th century Georgian architecture, it has a cultural and historical worth so rich that the entire city became a World Heritage Site in 1987. First founded by the

Baselworld 2016

Baselworld cuts down days amid challenging market

Switzerland-based trade show Baselworld has reduced the duration of next year’s event. Commenting on the outcome of this year’s show, Sylvie Ritter, managing director of Baselworld, said that the industry is currently going through a challenging phase, which particularly affects smaller companies. Listening to its exhibitors and in agreement with the members of the show’s

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IJL’s KickStart initiative deadline one week away

Emerging British jewellery designers have just one week left to apply for International Jewellery London’s (IJL) KickStart programme. Supported by the National Association of Jewellers, this initiative has now helped seventy young designers since it was set up in 2009. Potential Kickstarters are invited to apply online and ten of the most talented entries will

Baselworld 2016

Top three jewellery trends spotted at Baselworld

Following three days perusing the halls of Baselworld, Professional Jeweller editor Stacey Hailes has identified three jewellery trends from this year’s show. While the list of jewellery trends emerging from this year’s Switzerland-based trade show is quite a large one, here are three highlights: PANTONE-INFLUENCE This year global authority on colour, Pantone, announced ‘Greenery’ at

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BASEL Q&A: Michele Battaglioli, sales director, Chimento

Chimento’s sales director, Michele Battagiloli shares the brand’s vision for the UK market and focus this year. How has business been for Chimento in the last 12 months? Both challenging and satisfying. Chimento as a company have spent the last 12 months re-shaping the business to make sure the organisation has the best structure to

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