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Bespoke sales soar for Charles Green following positive trade shows

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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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

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

BASEL Q&A: Henry and James Deakin, Deakin & Francis

Why is Basel such an important date in the Deakin & Francis calendar? Basel is an important date not just for Deakin & Francis but for the whole jewellery and watch industry. It’s a great exhibition, covering a vast array of products and attracting customers from all over the world. It’s the perfect opportunity for

BASEL Q&A: John Watson, managing director, PJ Watson

A Q&A with PJ Watson managing director, John Watson, on what visitors can expect from the Picchiotti stand this year. What will Picchiotti be launching at the show? The Basel show is the most important show for Picchiotti. Picchiotti always create many special items of jewellery to be unveiled here often featuring some of the

Must see jewellery stands at Baselworld 2017

Adore Swarovski Group brand Adore will showcase its contemporary and vibrant SS17 collection to Basel visitors. The new range features classic pieces for consumers looking for an understated look, alongside on trend ear jackets, easy-to-wear statement pieces. Turquoise and pastel pink are two key colours for the brand’s SS17 additions which offers rose, gold and

BASEL Q&A: Edward Ferris, managing director, Burrells Jewellers

Burrells Jewellers managing director, Edward Ferris, discusses his plans for Basel and what wowed him last year. Why is Baselworld an important date for your calendar? We get to see what our key watch brand partners are launching for the year ahead. How did you find last year’s show? Fantastic, there seemed to be a

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