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Kohatu + Petros to close its doors after 10 years in the trade

Kohatu + Petros to close its doors after 10 years in the trade

Independent retailer Kohatu + Petros has announced it will be closing its boutique on Chiltern Street, London, by the end of September 2015.  The business, owned and operated by Varney Polydor and Joanna Salmond, has been operating for 10 years, focusing on semi precious gemstone jewels and collections by a handful of guest designers and

Problems force Tanzanite Foundation to close

Economic issues and production problems force shutdown after 11 years. The New York City-based office of the Tanzanite Foundation – created to promote the origins, benefits and uses of tanzanite – is closing its doors after 11-years due to a combination of economic and production factors. First reported in JCK, Tanzanite Foundation executive director Hayley

Independent retailer Brufords of Exeter to close

Increased rent prices have forced the 115-year-old business to shut. Independent jewellery retailer Brufords of Exeter is to close down after 115 years of trading. The company owners have decided to close the store due to a planned £7million refurbishment of the Guildhall shopping centre, which threatens to increase rent prices. Relocating has also been

Leblas closes store as founders part ways

Design-led sustainable jeweller to close London’s Sloane Street shop. Leblas, the design-led sustainable jewellery brand, will close its single boutique tomorrow after its co-founders made the decision to move on to new projects. The brand was founded in 2007 by Spanish jewellery designer Arabel Lebrusan and Clare Winfield, who oversaw the business side of the company.