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Wedds & Co targets millennials with ‘mix and match’ bridal collection

Wedds & Co targets millennials with ‘mix and match’ bridal collection

British bridal jewellery manufacturer Wedds & Co has launched a new ‘Mix and Match’ bridal collection aimed at the millennial market. The new range features a number of solitaires, halos and cluster rings, as well as a popular range of trilogies, which are designed to wed-fit the company’s ‘Simply Diamond’ wedding bands. Inspiration for the

GUEST COLUMN: Marketing jewellery to millenials as a 50+-year-old CEO

Words by Gary Ingram, chief executive officer, The Diamond Store Marketing to millennials is confusing. A headline in the Guardian in March 2017 proclaimed, Marrying millennials are giving the finger to diamond rings. Through the year, many big publications like The Economist, Huffington Post and Forbes echoed this message. Then last month the Financial Times published

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.

High demand sees Domino extend multi-stone range

Jewellery manufacturer and supplier Domino has revitalised and relaunched its current multi-stone rings collection, increasing the number of settings and styles now available. The decision to further improve the range was driven by a resurgence of demand for multi-stone settings, as consumers continue to defy traditional jewellery purchase stereotypes with multi-stone rings being chosen to

REVEALED: Opportunities UK companies are embracing in the bridal market

While Professional Jeweller recently reported the challenges retailers and suppliers are facing in the bridal jewellery sector, today’s market also provides ample opportunities. Some brands have been embracing the digital age to enhance the customer experience, while for others the weak pound has provided an opportunity to expand internationally. Charles Green managing director, Oli Sutton,

Brides-to-be expect engagement ring worth no more than £1,500, study claims

Goldsmiths has revealed that the amount women expect fiancees-to-be to spend on engagement stands at no more than £1,500. The Goldsmiths report, which questioned almost 2,000 brides and wedding guests, revealed the average UK bride-to-be expects their partners to pay no more than £1,500 on their engagement ring, While it is a long standing tradition

SPECIAL REPORT: Why retailers should say ‘I do’ to British-made bridal jewellery

When it comes to high quality home-grown products, the UK jewellery industry is in no short supply. Great Britain is home to many outstanding jewellery suppliers, from large manufacturers regularly churning out high volumes, to independent goldsmiths creating remarkable pieces on their work benches every day. One only needs to visit Hatton Garden and the

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Customer buys £7k diamond ring on JohnLewis.com at 1am

Shopping is now a 24 hour occupation, with consumers willing to drop big bucks in the early hours. In the fifth annual John Lewis Retail Report, which looks at how customers shop, live and look, the retailer reveals that in the last 12 months a diamond ring worth £6,995 was purchased from the company’s website

iKuria launches first engagement ring collection

London-based fine jewellery brand iKuria has launched its very first engagement ring collection. Ikuko Kurahone, the designer and founder of the brand, has named the collection “In Love Again”, reflecting how married couples can fall in love with each other again and again during the long journey of their marriage. The collection also introduces a

New online hub offers “largest edit” of unique engagement rings

An online hub claiming to offer the largest edit of unique engagement rings in one place has launched this week. Solely focusing on high-end, non-conventional engagement rings, The Cut London offers visitors quick and easy access to the best designers working in London today, as well as an extensive collection of images to provide inspiration for the

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