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SAVE THE DATE: The Professional Jeweller Awards 2017

SAVE THE DATE: The Professional Jeweller Awards 2017

There is only one place you need to be on the second night of International Jewellery London, and that’s at our sparkling Professional Jeweller Awards. Taking place on Monday, September 4, we will be hosting our first Professional Jeweller Awards, which will celebrate the achievements of the UK jewellery industry over the last 12 months.

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IJL highlights its commitment to the trade with new campaign

International Jewellery London (IJL) has announced a new marketing campaign – #withyou – inspired by its industry leading initiatives and designed to showcase its continuing commitment to the UK and international jewellery sector. The #withyou campaign will build on IJL’s experience as one of the UK’s premier jewellery industry event, focusing on the many ways

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Consumer media experts set to select IJL Bright Young Gems 2017

A panel of consumer media experts, together with the British luxury fine jewellery designer, Shaun Leane, are set to select International Jewellery London’s 2017 Bright Young Gems. Alice Edwards, jewellery editor for Sunday Times Style and The Times LUXX magazine, and Charlie Boyd, executive fashion and jewellery editor at both Harper’s Bazaar and Town & Country,


IJL launches KickStart initiative for 2017

Trade show International Jewellery London has opened applications for its KickStart mentoring programme, where ten of the most promising designers are chosen to show at the 2017 event. The KickStart initiative is supported by the National Association of Jewellers and has helped 80 young designers since its launch in 2009. Up-and-coming British jewellery designers are


Editor’s View: Celebrating the best in the jewellery business

Flick through any edition of Professional Jeweller this year or browse the pages of our website and it quickly becomes apparent that the jewellery industry is blessed with individuals and companies at the forefront of British business. Innovation, creativity and originality lie at the very heart of this industry, and the ways in which brands


EXCLUSIVE: Lucy Quartermaine creates catwalk videos to showcase jewels online

With the internet presenting vast competition for jewellery brands, British designer Lucy Quartermaine knew she needed to make her offering stand out from the on screen crowd. Here she shares her London Fashion Week inspired idea with Professional Jeweller… They say a picture paints a thousand words, but when it comes to jewellery, images can


Nikki Lissoni secures 10 new accounts at IJL

Fashion jewellery brand Nikki Lissoni has reported huge success at the recent International Jewellery London (IJL) trade show, opening a total of 10 new accounts across the UK and Ireland. The three-day trade event, which opened on Sunday September 4, saw the brand relocate to a prime stand position by the show entrance this year.

Desiree Pringle, creative director, Gecko

Sterling good show for Gecko as it smashes sales targets

Leading jewellery supplier, Gecko’s, newly launched Orla Kiely Sterling Silver range surpassed brand sales targets for this year’s International Jewellery London.   Gecko unveiled a record number of nine new collections at the show. The new season ranges arrived from best-selling brands Fiorelli, Fred Bennett, D for diamond & not to be missed collections from


IJL 2016 receives positive feedback from visitors and exhibitors

International Jewellery London (IJL) has closed its door for another year following a successful 61st edition of the show. Early feedback includes many exhibitors reporting a record number of orders taken on the opening day, and an increase in attendance by senior, quality international retailers, buyers and suppliers. This, combined with 167 new exhibitors from

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INTERVIEW: Alan Hart, chief executive officer, Gem-A

New Gem-A chief executive officer, Alan Hart, will be taking part in a ‘In Conversation With…’ seminar today (Sunday, Sept 4), 11-12. Professional Jeweller caught up with Hart to find out what people can expect from the talk and what the future holds for Gem-A in his leadership… What can visitors expect from ‘In a