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Independent jeweller behind car-boot diamond speaks out

Independent jeweller behind car-boot diamond speaks out

It has been revealed that the independent jeweller who discovered a ring bought at a car-boot sale was actually a 26ct diamond is L Guess Watchmaker & Jewellers. The ring in question made headlines yesterday as it was revealed a 26.27ct diamond was bought 30 years ago at a car boot sale for £10, as

Since 2001, H.Samuel stores have undergone a radical refurbishment programme to greatly enhance customer service; the programme is expected to be completed in 2010. The H.Samuel Dublin store shows the latest design.

Signet overtaken by Aurum in race for jewellery retail sales

Aurum Holdings was the biggest jewellery and watch retail group in the UK last year, surpassing Signet Jewelers for the very first time. Signet Jewelers has been growing steadily for the past three years, with group sales rising from £447 million in 2014 (FY 2015 ending January 31 2015) to £489 million last year. However, over


Biggest shareholder makes unconsolidated bid to takeover Gemfields

Leading supplier of responsibly sourced coloured gemstones, Gemfields, has received an unsolicited takeover offer from its largest shareholder, Pallinghurst Resources. As part of a restructuring of its group, the Guernsey–based private equity firm has made an offer which, if approved and implemented, will result in Pallinghurst acquiring the entire issued and to be issued share capital

ENGLEFIELD, ENGLAND - MAY 20: Pippa Middleton and James Matthews smile for the cameras after their wedding at St Mark's Church on May 20, 2017 in Englefield, England. Middleton, the sister of Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge married hedge fund manager James Matthews in a ceremony Saturday where her niece and nephew Prince George and Princess Charlotte was in the wedding party, along with sister Kate and princes Harry and William. (Photo by Kirsty Wigglesworth - Pool/Getty Images)

Pippa Middleton commissions British jewellery brand for aisle style

Pippa Middleton was adorned in pieces by British jewellery brand Robinson Pelham during her wedding to James Matthews on Saturday (May 20). The Middleton family has regularly commissioned Robinson Pelham for exclusive pieces, with many speculating that the British brand designed the bride’s art deco-style Asccher-cut diamond engagement ring. Whilst this has never been confirmed,

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GFG Jewellery secures two new stockists

London-based designer brand GFG Jewellery has added to new stockists to its ever-growing portfolio. GFG Jewellery has secured Marylebone-based Kabiri Jewellery as a stockist. Kabiri will stock the brand’s jewellery in store and online. “We believe that our collections are a great match for Kabiri Jewellery’s international clientele,” shares GFG Jewellery creative director Nilufer Kizilkaya.

Fairtrade gold miner Josephine Aguti went to the Birmingham Jewellery Quarter as part of a UK tour to meet business supporting gold miners and their families in East Africa. Aguti was joined by Fairtrade Africa’s gold project manager Gonzaga Mungai from Kenya, and Jon Walker from the UK’s Fairtrade Foundation. Together, they visited Hockley Mint and Johnsons Jewellers, discovering how Fairtrade gold is crafted into fine jewellery and sold in the UK and sharing their inspiring stories.

Shopper are avoiding unethical jewellery brands

Consumers are increasingly shunning brands they think have the “wrong values”, new research reveals. According to Real World Insight, two in five consumers say that they have either stopped using or never use a brand if they do not agree with their values or behaviour. In addition, the study which set out to highlight the