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Hockley Mint design competition reaches final stage

Hockley Mint design competition reaches final stage

Birmingham-based jewellery manufacturer Hockley Mint has revealed the six finalists in its 25th anniversary design competition. The finalists are Anna Carter, Yasmin Everley, Roxanne Gilbert, Angela Gillies, Yvonne Knights and Jessica Mead, all of whom have been applauded by the judges for their creativity and vision. Gary Wroe, managing director of Hockley Mint, said: “We were overwhelmed


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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TJDC makes IJL return after four-year hiatus

After a four-year absence, retail display company TJDC will return to International Jewellery London this September. The business decided to takee break from trade shows to focus on rolling out a rebrand, as well as investing in new in-house technology and website. In the years since it last exhibited at IJL, the company has changed

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Sam Willoughby to step down after this year’s IJL

International Jewellery London (IJL) will bid farewell to event director Sam Willoughby in October, after eight years at the helm and more than 13 years working for Reed Exhibitions. Willoughby and her team have developed many unique and market-leading features at IJL, including the VIP Diamond Club programme and an innovative 365-day strategy across content

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Henryka unveils major brand overhaul

Silver and gemstone jewellery specialist Henryka has unveil its major rebrand at the Company of Master Jewellers trade event. The brand overhaul offers independent retailers a more focused sales support package that includes contemporary point-of-sale and marketing material and a tailored sales support programme. Henryka’s new marketing material reflects the brand’s new focus, featuring atmospheric

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EXCLUSIVE: New men’s jewellery brand to launch at IJL

Oscar Graves, a new men’s jewellery brand, will be launching at International Jewellery London next month with a unique offering of bespoke luxury rings and cufflinks. Founded by Pearse Curran, who has developed the brand after 25 years in the international jewellery business, Oscar Graves has launched to fill a gap in the market for

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Astra prepares to tackle UK market after securing distribution

New Zealand jewellery brand Astra is getting set to officially launch in the UK and Ireland this autumn after securing a distributor.  After acquiring distribution with Jos Von Arx (UK) Ltd, Astra will officially be launching into the UK at the upcoming Company of Master Jewellers Trade Event taking place this week. Astra is becoming New Zealand’s fastest

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IJL revamps awards system in event countdown

This year at International Jewellery London for the first time media editors will have their say in judging for four categories for the annual awards.  Earlier this year, IJL announced that its long-standing exhibitor awards, Editors’ Choice, had been given a makeover with a range of new categories designed to celebrate innovation, creativity and technical


IJL unveils SS18 trends set to adorn this year’s catwalk

International Jewellery London has unveiled the trends that will be appearing on the show’s catwalk this September. Curated by IJL trend editor, Rachael Taylor, the catwalk looks highlight four key concepts to inspire retailers. The IJL catwalk will take place every day at 11.00, 13.00 and 15.00 along with the trade show’s very own bridal


Yoko London returns to IJL after six years

Luxury pearl jeweller Yoko London by Euro Pearls has announced its return to International Jewellery London this year for the first time in six years. The return to the show is part of a re-invigorated strategy focused towards the UK market, which includes the appointment of two new UK sales agents – Travis Burne and