Read this month’s big interviews, industry news and jewellery trends.
The May issue of Professional Jeweller is now available to read online, featuring our Basel review, a focus on jewellers designing for the high street and this month’s must-have jewellery trends and products.
We hear from T H Baker’s Phil Higgs who gives us the rundown on the business’ success as it celebrates its 125th anniversary, sharing his views on Pandora and branded jewellery and plans for T H Baker as it looks to the future.
The lure of working with the high street is another focus this month. We go in-depth to meet the designers and small jewellery brands teaming with high street retailers such as John Lewis, Monsoon and even Amazon to create exclusive collections, and their experience of working to the beat of a different drum.
Get your marketing up to scratch with our Ask the Expert feature written by strategist Rohit Arora, who offers his 8 Ps of Luxury Marketing and how brands can ensure they are hitting the right notes and the right audience.
With 2013 the Year of the Snake Professional Jeweller gets to grips with the burgeoning trend for serpentine jewels as designers, fashion and fine jewellery brands launch fresh collections featuring snakes or snakeskin motifs.
Finally don’t forget to check out this month’s gorgeous array of new products including stacking charm rings, a stellar-inspired gold necklace and nautical earrings.