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Two weeks to nominate for Collections of the Year 2018

Two weeks to nominate for Collections of the Year 2018

The UK jewellery industry has two weeks left to nominate for the Collections of the Year 2018, which recognises the best-selling ranges in the UK from the past 12 months. Nominations have already been flooding in with retailers, brands and designers telling Professional Jeweller which collections they feel need to be recognised in the second annual Collections

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Beaverbrooks forecasts engagement ring trends for 2019

With proposal season soon to be upon us, national jewellery retailer Beaverbrooks has revealed the engagement ring trends it believes will sweep the nation in 2019. The family-run business says while a classic solitaire diamond ring will always be a firm favourite, retailers should prepare to see coloured stones, vintage settings and unique twists take

COLLECTION: Chupi creates line for stargazers and daydreamers

Award-winning Irish jewellery brand Chupi has launched ‘Stars in the Sky’, a new collection for AW18. Inspired by the words of legendary American pianist Frances Clark, “There wouldn’t be a sky full of stars if we were all meant to wish on the same one,” Chupi’s latest collection includes sparkling new engagement rings, personalised solid

Sarah Kitley-Spencer bids farewell to International Jewellery London

International Jewellery London event manager, Sarah Kitley-Spencer, has announced she will be leaving the show next month. After 8 years at IJL, Sarah Kitley-Spencer is moving on to a corporate communications role within the Reed Exhibitions family. Kitley-Spencer was promoted to event manager of IJL last year after Sam Willoughby departed. Prior to that she

COLLECTION: Garrard celebrates 15 years of iconic Wings offering

British jewellery house Garrard is celebrating the 15th anniversary of its Wings collection with the introduction of a fourth design. Since its first appearance in 2003, Wings has had added resonance through its associations with peace, protection and purity. These connections have made it a popular choice of gift and they are now enhanced with

Jewellery designers unite to raise money for refugee charity

Auction for Aid, an annual auction of jewellery in aid of the charity Help Refugees, launches this weekend. Founded by Ghazal Saremi of Leeds-based jewellery brand, Soremi, Auction for Aid launched three years ago and to date has raised over £80k for the charity. This year the designer is hoping to smash last year’s auction

Three weeks to nominate for Collections of the Year 2018

The UK jewellery industry has three weeks left to nominate for the Collections of the Year 2018, which recognises the best-selling ranges in the UK from the past 12 months. Nominations have already been flooding in with retailers, brands and designers telling Professional Jeweller which collections they feel need to be recognised in the second annual Collections

Museum of the Jewellery Quarter names first jeweller in residence

The Museum of the Jewellery Quarter in Birmingham has announced its first jeweller in residence. The initiative, in partnership with Birmingham City University’s School of Jewellery, aims to support emerging talent by providing a unique opportunity for budding jewellery designers to work from the Museum of the Jewellery Quarter’s perfectly preserved workshop and have pieces

Cartier sues iconic department store as renovation reduces consumer traffic

The past 18 months has seen British department stores Harrods, Harvey Nichols and Selfridges undergo major refurbishments of their prestige watch and jewellery spaces, with brands shifted around, shipped out and stymied as builders have moved in. This is an important part of rejuvenating retail space in a highly competitive landscape, but the dangers of

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