Professional Jeweller is delighted to announce the finalists in the Jewellery Industry Supplier of the Year category of the 2018 Professional Jeweller Awards.
This category is for jewellery industry suppliers operating in the UK that have demonstrated they have the best products, sales, support and service this year.
The finalists in the Professional Jeweller Awards Jewellery Industry Supplier of the Year category are:
Nominations came flood in for last year’s winner of the Jewellery Industry Supplier of the Year awards, landing Cooksongold with a space in the finalist list for the second consecutive year. Cooksongold has everything a jewellery maker might need, and works daily to constantly improve its already impressive offering. Last year Cooksongold added 1,100 new products to its range, from high-end professional tools to everyday jewellery making essentials.
Curteis has been serving the industry since 1975 and shows no signs of slowing down. The precious metal manufacturer has grown from small beginnings making chains, to a company employing a hundred people producing a wide range of jewellery for retailers, wholesalers and designers. With an excellent customer service, the trade keeps coming back for more. This year, Curteis has been updating its artwork and marketing, continuing to offer the most up to date, and high-quality, products to the trade.
Gecko is a leading supplier in the UK jewellery industry, equipping retailers with a wide selection of quality brands to sell in-store and online. From fine jewellery designs and bridal solutions, to on-trend silver pieces and a wide variety of options for men as well, Gecko has the trade covered by constantly launching new and innovative jewels, alongside striking campaigns, and attractive offers. New this year, Gecko has added Diamonfire to its portfolio.
When it comes to refitting a store with lights, the British jewellery industry constantly turns to one company for the job — Parify. Not only does Parify offer solutions which transform a store and its products instantly, the company also does so in a quick and efficient manner, with many commenting on the service as well as the final product. Latest store fits include Berry’s, Nicholas Wylde, and Chisholm Hunter, all of which have chosen Parify for its extended knowledge and understanding. Furthermore, the company does not stand still and regularly introduces new lighting solutions.
When it comes to surviving on today’s high street, every detail is key, which is why retailers up and down the country have been embracing Talbots’ luxury packaging offering. Not only does this company provide jewellers with striking, high-quality, bags and boxes, but it also offers a variety of personalisation options to allow each store to stand out from the next. In a nutshell, Talbots products add value to jewellery pieces and enhances the customer experience.
Birmingham casting house, 3D printing and bespoke manufacturing company Weston Beamor continues to innovate in the trade, offering new solutions, exceptional services, and leading the way in its field. With a new owner and business manager, 2018 has been a pivotal year for the company, and it has high hopes for the future.