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BAFTA AWARDS: Stars opt for subtle jewels to accompany solidarity dress code

BAFTA AWARDS: Stars opt for subtle jewels to accompany solidarity dress code

Continuity to stand against Hollywood’s sexual abuse scandal, stars wore subtle diamond to accompany their black attire at this year’s British Academy Film Awards. On the red carpet at the Royal Albert Hall, the majority of guests wore diamond jewellery to allow their black outfits to do the talking at the 71st edition of the awards

Pandora UK boss rates first year in charge as a ‘six or seven out of 10’

Jewellery giant Pandora has unveiled its full-year company results for 2017, citing an 8% revenue growth in local currency for the UK. The report attributes the UK’s growth to a strong performance by its eStore, the expansion of the network, and the acquisition of concept stores. When Professional Jeweller spoke to the brand’s UK managing

Hatton Garden heist ringleader dies in prison

The ringleader of the ‘largest burglary in English legal history’, Terry Perkins, has died in prison. Perkins, aged 69, was serving a seven year jail term in HMP Belmarsh for the Hatton Garden Safe Deposit heist which took place on Easter weekend 2015. As one of the four ringleaders, Perkins received a court order last

Family of Leicester jeweller brutally murdered issue video appeal

Leicestershire Police is appealing for information that will assist in its investigation into the murder of a 74-year-old jeweller, as the victim’s family today paid their tributes and urged anybody who can help to come forward. Ramniklal Jogiya, who worked at Vama Collections, failed to return home after leaving his shop in Belgrave Road, Leicester,

Waterford celebrates landmark trading anniversary

2018 marks 235 years in business for crystal brand Waterford. This year, the brand is celebrating the significant milestone, with the UK team telling Professional Jeweller they are extremely proud and honoured to be representing a brand which has truly stood the test of time. Throughout 2018, Waterford will be celebrating the landmark year with

Gecko offers Jewellery & Watch visitors Valentine’s deal

Jewellery supplier Gecko is offering visitors to Jewellery & Watch an exclusive deal as retailers still have time to receive stock before Valentine’s Day. The supplier, which has over seven brands, has an exclusive show offer at its stand at the NEC for retailers who are still looking for gifting jewels suitable for the most

EXCLUSIVE: Radley London expands into jewellery

British brand Radley London has partnered with its watch distributor Peers Hardy to expand into jewellery. Building on Peers Hardy’s hugely successful watch license with Radley London, the distributor has extended its partnership with the British brand to launch jewellery into the UK market. For Peers Hardy, a watch distributor which has had a licensing

Success in retail boils down to the ‘holy trinity’, claims Jacobs the Jewellers

70-year-old Jacobs the Jewellers has lifted the lid and revealed what business techniques have helped the Reading-based retailer weather the last seven decades of retail. Third generation owner, Adam Jacobs, says that while there are many things retailers can be doing to ensure their businesses are successful, the ‘holy trinity’ is a core foundation. Jacobs

Charles Green reveals plans to launch branded jewellery

Birmingham-based jewellery manufacturer Charles Green has revealed its ambitious plans for strategic growth in over the next business year. Inspired by fellow Birmingham based manufacturer Deakin & Francis, Charles Green will be launching a branded range of jewellery based on the company’s history and heritage. Over the last two years the team has been working