Get up to date with our Fairtrade focus, gem trends & LFW review.
The March issue of Professional Jeweller is available to read online now, packed with fresh features, trends analysis, industry interviews and new jewellery products.
This month’s issue takes a closer look at the demands and current market for Fairtrade Fairmined gold, two years since the official Fairtrade mark launch. We also hear from brands and designers about the potential of Fairtrade Fairmined silver and platinum, with feedback from the industry about how Faritrade metals need to be marketed to bring growth.
This month’s big interview is with Peter Mooney, the new head of Continental Jewellery, as he steps into his late father’s shoes with fresh ideas and new plans for the international fine jewellery business.
We also review last month’s trade events, including The Jewellery Show and London Fashion Week, where a wealth of fresh jewellery designs and gorgeous catwalk jewels marked out what’s to come in 2012.
March’s trends feature notes the increasing demand for cabochon gemstones, both precious and synthetic, as brands and fine jewellery designers discuss the benefits and beauty of this smootes of gemstone cuts.
The March issue also brings you this month’s must-have new products and a Book Club dedicated to jewellery from northern Europe
And don’t forget to check out the Social Lite page, as you might find you were papped at a jewellery event last month.