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NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 12:  A flag for a Tiffany & Co. store hangs along Wall Street in Manhattan on January 12, 2015 in New York City. Shares in the luxury jewelry chain fell on news of weaker than expected holiday sales. Sales in November and December dropped 1 percent to $1.02 billion worldwide.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

American painters take over Tiffany & Co’s London flagship windows

American painters take over Tiffany & Co’s London flagship windows

American painters, Robert Rauschenberg and Jasper Johns, will be taking over Tiffany & Co’s London flagship store windows next week. The collaboration between Tiffany & Co and the famous painters, also referred to as Matson Jones Custom Display, began over 60 years ago when  Tiffany window designer Gene Moore commissioned Robert Rauschenberg and Jasper Johns

Ralph Lauren adds new Chunky Chain styles for 2017.

COLLECTION: Ralph Lauren adds new Chunky Chain pieces

Ralph Lauren has added new designs to the Chunky Chain fine jewellery collection. New chains to the range, which spans 18 pieces, include a cuff, available in 18ct rose gold, new single-bangles, designed for stacking with the ranges ID wrap bracelets, and three-chain necklaces. The brand has also added hoops, which echo the shape of the

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EXCLUSIVE: Trollbeads moves UK headquarters to London

Danish jewellery brand Trollbeads has moved its UK headquarters to London. In a bid to meet changing consumer demands, Trollbeads has relocated its UK headquarters from a unit in Bristol to Clerkenwell, London. The Bristol UK team were alerted of the move just before Christmas, with the London headquarters officially opening for business on Monday


Launch sales exceed expectations for graduate-founded jewellery brand

Initial sales for luxury jewellery brand Órama London surpassed the company’s inital goals in the first two weeks of launching online. Graduates from Imperial College Business School set up Órama London as an affordable luxury jewellery brand with an ethos of giving back to women in struggling communities. Founders Joelle Fuchs, Yolanda Zoma and Ilaria


Domino adds exclusive alloy to wedding band offering

Jewellery manufacturer and supplier Domino has announced that from February 2017 all its platinum wedding bands will be created and crafted in a new alloy – ‘platinum gold’. Platinum gold mixes platinum with pure gold, rather than other platinum group metals, to create an alloy that has 97.3% precious metal content. Domino has the exclusive


IJL launches KickStart initiative for 2017

Trade show International Jewellery London has opened applications for its KickStart mentoring programme, where ten of the most promising designers are chosen to show at the 2017 event. The KickStart initiative is supported by the National Association of Jewellers and has helped 80 young designers since its launch in 2009. Up-and-coming British jewellery designers are

Olivia Burton launches SS17 collection 'Flower Show', following the brand's successful debut into the jewellery market.

COLLECTION: Olivia Burton blooms for spring

Following the strength of its debut jewellery collection at the end of last year, Olivia Burton has introduced new styles for January 2017 For SS17, the British label has launched the Flower Show range, showcasing poppy trinket pendants, statement bouquet necklaces and dainty daisy bracelets all complete with Olivia Burton’s feminine flair. The bee motif


Swarovski targets millennials this Valentine’s with digital dating quiz

Swarovski has partnered with its brand ambassador Karlie Kloss to offer consumers the first-ever Swarovski dating quiz. For the quiz, Swarovski has partnered with the ambassador’s coding initative Karlie’s Kode with Klossy, to reinforce its roots in innovation and technology. Vice president digital communication, PR & events at Swarovski, Yelena Aschbergerm explains: “While the Valentine’s


Period jewellery value soars 80% in last decade, according to new findings

New research has revealed the most rare and sought-after pieces of vintage jewellery have soared in value by over 80% during the past ten years, outperforming the housing market. Average house prices in England have risen in value by just 47% over the same period of time, according to ONS figures. Art Deco (1920s and


EXCLUSIVE: Thomas Sabo founder lays out strategy for boosting UK market share

Thomas Sabo, founder of the eponymous jewellery brand, has said his focus for the UK market over the next 12 months is to ensure Thomas Sabo is presented as “best in class” across all of its channels. Outside of the brand’s hometown, Germany, the UK is Thomas Sabo’s biggest market and one that continues to