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EXCLUSIVE: Thomas Sabo UK boss steps down

EXCLUSIVE: Thomas Sabo UK boss steps down

The managing director of Thomas Sabo in the UK and Ireland has announced his resignation. After five years at the helm, Jon Crossick, has decided to leave his role with effect from October 18, 2018. Crossick will remain on gardening leave in the interim. Thomas Sabo Group chief executive officer, Dr. Gunnar Binder, says: “At

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Claudia Bradby Jewellery reports strong first quarter growth

Claudia Bradby Jewellery has enjoyed a positive start to the year, reporting a 45% growth in wholesale sales figures for the first quarter of 2018 compared with the same period last year. The pearl jewellery specialist credits the buoyant figures to the popularity of two new collections; the Signature Hearts collection, which was launched in

David Morris targets younger demographic with playful new collection

London jeweller David Morris has unveiled a brand new collection designed to attract a younger demographic of consumers. Launching in David Morris stores from May 2018, the new range, which has been named ‘Berry’, targets a more discerning fashion conscious client, one who seeks affordable pieces with qualities only found in high jewellery. Berry has

Domino reacts to growing stackable bridal rings trend

Domino has responded to a growing trend for stackable engagement and wedding ring set with the introductions of a collection titled ‘Identity’. In the annual Etsy Wedding Trend Guide, the online market place revealed the term ‘stacking rings’ currently yields over 131,000 search results, and view for these pieces are up 68% on last year.

Couture London provides platform for luxury jewellery brands to meet influential press and buyers

Couture London, a one day VIP buyers and press event showcasing fine jewellery brands, will be taking place in Bond Street on June 12 2018. Now in its third year, the invitation-only one day exhibition will take place at a discreet luxury showroom on London’s Old Bond Street. Fine jewellery collections and one-of-a-kind jewels from

Tiffany’s first female design director joins Louis Vuitton

Former Tiffany & Co design director, Francesca Amfitheatrof, has joined Louis Vuitton as artistic director of watches and jewellery. Amfitheatrof will be charged with creating jewellery and high jewellery collections, alongside overseeing all of Louis Vuitton’s watch designs. Talking to fashion industry trade journal, WWD, about the move Amfitheatrof says: “It is with great excitement

GUEST COLUMN: How Bonhams uses social media to engage the next generation of jewellery buyers

In a relatively short space of time, social media has dramatically changed the way companies do business, auction houses included. Platforms such as Twitter, Facebook and Instagram allow companies to reach a much broader audience geographically than ever before and to communicate with them directly, in real-time.   This has proven to be hugely beneficial to auction

Kiki McDonough secures deal with Bloomingdale’s as brand eyes international expansion

British jewellery designer Kiki McDonough has secured a deal with American department store Bloomingdale’s to be stocked on its website, and inside the Newport Beach and White Plains New York boutiques. America is Kiki McDonough second biggest market, with the designer brand seeing a significant growth in sales from Americans both online and in its

COLLECTION: Meaningful motifs shine for Pandora SS18

Jewellery giant Pandora has unveiled its second SS18 jewellery drop. For the latest launch, hearts shine alongside bows, which represent bonds of love. Elsewhere, new classic charm designs have been added, including ‘Best Bridesmaid’, the ‘Harmonious Hearts Pacifier’, and a ‘Hug Me’ bear, and new stacking rings take a ‘V’ shape form. View the range

Tessa Packard to explore the relationship between art and jewellery during London Craft Week

Once again, Tessa Packard will be hosting an exclusive event as part of the annual London Craft Week, this time opening the doors to her showroom in Chelsea to explore the relationship between art and jewellery, alongside afternoon tea. Taking place Wednesday May 9, the award-winning jewellery designer will be conducting a panel discussion entitled ‘Art

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