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

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


REVEALED: What are jewellers in the luxury market doing to evolve and innovate?

In a season of uncertainty for the UK jewellery industry, luxury jewellers are staying in the fast lane and not letting national circumstances slow them down. While sales may be impacted, although latest reports filed by Companies House reveal top jewellers dealing with luxury items are actually posting an increase in turnover, this sector of

‘No room’ for new jewellers to set up shop in Lancaster, claims the city’s independents

Independent jewellers in Lancaster have boxed out future competitors by collectively fulfilling every customer’s needs. The city’s jewellery offering, which includes high-end Banks Lyon, family-owned Firths, fashion jewellers Silver Tree and Down to Earth, manages to target a different selection of customers. On Professional Jeweller’s recent trip for its monthly cityscape, it was apparent that

COLLECTION: Links of London unveils bold new Ovals range

Links of London has launched a brand new collection, which presents a bold new offering for the brand. Dubbed ‘Ovals’, the range centres around the motif it is named after, with pieces available in a gold vermeil or black rhodium finish. The Ovals collection is designed to celebrate ‘the simple aesthetics of connecting shapes’ and

De Beers Group enters deal to acquire Peregrine Diamonds

De Beers Group has confirmed that its Canadian mining business, De Beers Canada, has entered into an agreement to acquire 100% of the outstanding securities of Peregrine Diamonds. Peregrine, the owner of high-quality Chidliak diamond resource, is located in Canada’s Nunavut Territory and had a purchase price of C$0.24 (£0.13) per share, for a total

FEATURE: Discover how Rox has mastered the art of hospitality

Independent jewellery retailer Rox was founded on a foundation which now embodies the key to survival for any jeweller on today’s high street — ‘Diamonds & Thrills’. When co-founders Kyron Keogh and Grant Mitchell decided to open a store in Glasgow’s prestigious Argyll Arcade, which is lined end-to-end with jewellery retailers and nothing else, the

Gems of the World adds new lustre to sales team

Pearl jewellery specialists Gems of the World (Europe) Limited has added lustre to its global sales team with new managerial appointments. The pearl jewellery manufacturer has welcomed Benjamin Caplan and Gary Djanogly to its expanding global sales team. Between them they bring more than 40 years of jewellery knowledge and customer service experience. Caplan has

Kit Heath is going for gold as industry heads into party season

Award winning British sterling silver jewellery brand Kit Heath is set to lead its AW18 launch with a focus on the growing trend of demi-fine jewellery and the yellow gold look. Expanding on its well-established collection of core, sterling silver designs, the seasonal launch includes two distinctly new stories, both covering off aspects of the demi-fine

COLLECTION: Emporio Armani presents delicate and feminine pieces for AW18

Fashion house Emporio Armani has introduced new feminine and versatile designs for AW18. Named the Modern Garden, the new collection has been inspired by the shapes of flowers and petals, reworked with a contemporary touch. From statement earrings to delicate necklaces, pieces have been designed to fit the increasingly popular stacking and layering trend. Hero

Aurum Holdings records surge in sales to £685m for FY 2018

Aurum Holdings has reported a 21.2% surge in sales to £685.2 million for the financial year ended April 30, 2018. The group overtook Signet Jewelers to become the UK’s largest multi-store operator last year, and pushed into the North American market with the acquisition of Mayors in Florida and Atlanta in October, followed by the