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Baselworld organisers say footfall was up 8% on first two days of show

Baselworld organisers say footfall was up 8% on first two days of show

The amount of industry experts and specialists walking the Baselworld show floor has seen a healthy increase from last year, event statistics have revealed. The first figures to be reported from the Switzerland-based trade show claim that it saw an 8% increase in footfall during the first two days, compared to the same period for

WJN’s celebration of women in jewellery sparks ‘crucial discussions’

The Women’s Jewellery Network (WJN), the UK-wide organisation designed to connect, grow and inspire women working in the jewellery trade, has highlighted a number of ‘crucial discussions’ that it hosted in support of International Women’s Day. International Women’s Day, which is on March 8 every year, commemorates the movement for women’s rights. This year, the

Goldsmiths’ Centre helps jewellers up the ladder with business growth programme

London-based goldsmith training facility Goldsmiths’ Centre has announced it is launching a programme designed to boost fine jewellers and contemporary silversmiths’ skills. The Goldsmiths’ Centre’s Business Growth Programme, designed to offer business skills short courses and inspirational talks tailored to the fine jewellery and contemporary silversmithing sectors, officially launches this month. The course will be

CMJ board introduces new director role to support suppliers

The Company of Master Jewellers (CMJ) has appointed Barrie Dobson, head of sales for Lawrence Blunt, as a non-executive supplier director to the group. The CMJ board made the decision to take action to increase the level of engagement and augment the partnership with their approved suppliers by introducing the role of supplier director on

Contemporary British Silversmiths and the Goldsmiths’ Centre join forces to train next generation

Two of Britain’s jewellery industry leading associations have united in a bid to help the next generation of silversmiths up the ladder. The Contemporary British Silversmiths and the Goldsmiths’ Centre have announced they will be working in partnership this month to launch an innovative skills training programme that will protect and promote excellence in British

Leading lights of jewellery sector to speak at industry ‘Women’s Day’ event

Specialist jewellery PR agency Facets PR has announced its plans to empower women within the jewellery sector with a special event. The company, which is an all-female business, is set to host an event on International Women’s Day designed to highlight female entrepreneurs across the world who are making waves in the jeweller sector. The

Final stint of PJ Awards voting gets underway ahead of ballot lockdown

Members of the jewellery trade have just over 48 hours to enters their votes and decide the inaugural PJ Awards winners. The voting platform, which will close at 5pm on Friday 18, has been designed so that brands and suppliers vote on the outcome of the retailer categories, while retailers vote on the outcome of

FEATURE: Helping women up the career ladder

British jewellery designer Harriet Kelsall gives Professional Jeweller a glimpse of the uphill struggle women face in the jewellery industry and how she looks to empower those women. Kelsall’s jewellery career has grown from humble beginnings working at the kitchen table 19 years ago, to now heading up a team of 32 and sitting on

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