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Forevermark seeks more retailers as it enters 2000th store

De Beers’ diamond brand, Forevermark, has indicated it wants to expand further through its licensee model in Western Europe, as it announces entering its 2000th retail store. CEO Stephen Lussier expressed a desire to grow the firm’s network following the opening of the Zen Diamond Anatolium in Turkey. It builds on a strong year last

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Bangkok jewellery fair expects to see £382m in trade deals

The 59th Bangkok Gems & Jewelry Fair has projected it will generate in excess of £382 million worth of trade deals. Thailand’s Ministry of Commerce has confirmed that major importers and buyers from key export markets of gems and jewellery will attend the show next month. It expects to see 20,000 international visitors, bringing together

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Forevermark secures three new stockists

The De Beers Group of Companies’ diamond jewellery brand Forevermark has secured three new accounts in the UK & Ireland. Forevermark has partnered with UK based Green + Benz in Chesterfield and Johnson Jewellers in Nuneaton. The brand has also secured its first stockist in Ireland – Matthew Stephens Jewellers. Green + Benz managing director,


De Beers reports optimistic rough diamond sales performance

The De Beers Group of Companies has announced the value of rough diamond sales for the first cycle of 2017. The provisional sales values for cycle 1, which include global sight-holder sales and auction sales, is $720 million (£575 million). This figure represents sales as of 23 January 2017, and is £298 million lower than the

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London Diamond Bourse opens doors to non-members

The London Diamond Bourse has announced its next open day will be held on Monday January 23. The Bourse launched its first open day event in 2015, where non-member visitors benefited from visiting the London Diamond Bourse and discovering what it has to offer the industry. The upcoming open day will feature diamonds from melee to


Crown-inspired stacking rings shine for Annoushka

Fine jewellery designer Annoushka Ducas has unveiled her new Crown collection. Launching in February 2017, Crown has been born out of the designer’s desire to evolve the popular ring stack into a more treasured, feminine form. The collection consists of five intricate crown-shaped rings in the following permutations – white gold with white diamonds; yellow


Q&A: Lorna Haddon discusses bridal jewellery trends

Lorna Haddon, diamond ring and jewellery buyer at Beaverbrooks, talks to Professional Jeweller about the bridal jewellery market. What bridal trends exceeded your expectations this year? Diamonds, sparkles and pearls are still the most popular choice when it comes to bridal jewellery, but brides are now beginning to add colour to their accessories by introducing


Israeli diamond industry reaches major tax agreement

The Israeli diamond industry has finalised the terms of an agreement with the Israeli Tax Authority after 10 months of intensive negotiations. Yesterday (Dec 18), the boards of directors of the Israel Diamond Exchange (IDE) and the Israel Diamond Manufacturers Association (IsDA) unanimously ratified the agreement. The new tax agreement sets out terms for the