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Marcia Lanyon announces retirement plans

Marcia Lanyon announces retirement plans

Marcia Lanyon, founder of wholesale coloured gemstone company, has announced she will be retiring from the company at the end of the year. Lanyon started her career in London’s Hatton Garden, working for the gemstone dealer George Lindley Ltd and becoming responsible for stock and grading gemstones. In the evenings she studied for her Fellowship of the Gemmological Association, which

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Sarah Ho unveils second chapter of Hidden Gems

Award winning jewellery designer Sarah Ho has added a second chapter to her Hidden Gems collection. Named the Wisteria Suite, new designs are bursting with vibrant colours and playful shapes. As the name suggests, the collection takes inspiration from the wisteria that graces London townhouses in the summer, transforming the brickwork into rich spectacles with

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Sunshine Exim supports retailers with new website tools

Jewellery trade supplier Sunshine Exim has introduced new functions to its website to further support retailers. New functions include a tool which retailers can use to create complimentary personalised marketing materials and a gemstone weight calculator application. Retailers can access the new bespoke marketing tool via their trade log-in area, where a selection of pre-defined

LONDON - DECEMBER 07:   A jeweler examines a brilliant cut 1.01 carat diamond on December 7, 2006 in London, England.  The  UN General Assembly passed a resolution on December 4, 2006 backing the Kimberley Process, a global initiative aimed at preventing "conflict diamonds" from funding warfare and civil unrest.  The issue will be highlighted by the forthcoming release of the new Leonardo Di Caprio film "Blood Diamonds"  (Photo by Bruno Vincent/Getty Images)

London Diamond Bourse appoints ethical issues advisor

The London Diamond Bourse (LDB) has announced the appointment of Katherine Chappell as its special advisor for ethical issues to its council of management. Chappell is a longstanding member of the LDB and a specialist in fairtrade principles. Her appointment has been made to help enhance conversations around responsible sourcing and strengthen the Bourse’s understanding

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Firm’s traceability tech to instil ‘confidence and trust’ for jewellers

The Gübelin Gem Lab, one of the world’s leaders in the analysis of precious gemstones has launched a new technology to trace emeralds back to their origins. The Emerald Paternity Test is designed to offer jewellery brands a new level of transparency when sourcing emeralds, aiming to instil confidence and trust, so says the company.

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Amore targets jewellery retailers with new PoS offering

Jewellery brand Amore is pushing a new display and packaging offering which it hopes will improve sales of its pieces for retail partners. Its new point of sale and packaging are designed to drive brand development in stores and will be offered to progressive retailers who want to offer Amore Oro as a quality, mid-market,

LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 22:  Shoppers walk along New Bond Street in Mayfair which is the most expensive avenue in Europe for retail rents on September 22, 2010 in London, England. Findings from retail estate agents claim that over the past year rents on New Bond Street have risen to 536 GBP per square foot, exceeding that of the Champs-?lys?es in Paris. In comparison, New York's Fifth Avenue, which is the world's most expensive shopping street, has rents of approximately 1180 GBP per square foot.  (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Industry experts discuss how the luxury jewellery market will evolve this year

Jewellery industry experts reveal how they believe the luxury jewellery market will evolve this year. Significant factors will include Brexit, and consequently the Pound, and the way consumers shop online. Frost of London founder, Dino D’Auria, predicts a very good year for luxury jewellery. He explains: “I envisage a very good year ahead largely due to

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COLLECTION: Unicorns and rainbows shine for Jana Reinhardt

Award-winning jewellery brand Jana Reinhardt has launched a brand new collection called Rainbows & Unicorns. Just as the name suggests, the new handmade range features colourful and playful rainbows and unicorns. Tapping into the current trend for jewellery which makes consumers joyful, this unique collection features unicorn pendants, rings and earrings, alongside gemstone-adorned rainbow designs.

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