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F. Hinds valued Captain Jack Sparrow’s jewellery at £225,000

F. Hinds valued Captain Jack Sparrow’s jewellery at £225,000

Ahead of the new film release, Jack Sparrow’s complete jewellery collection from Pirates of Caribbean, has been valued by F. Hinds. The whole collection totals £224,615 with rings alone worth £19,000. The pirate’s stolen crown is the most valuable of his plunder at an estimated £200,000. Other highlights from the collection include the pirate piece

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Consumers could soon buy luxury jewellery brands through WhatsApp

Online luxury retailer Yoox Net-a-Porter has announced it is developing technology to allow consumers to buy products directly through WhatsApp. By becoming one of the first companies to use Whats App to sell directly to customers, Yoox Net-a-Porter (YNAP) is seeking a leg up on competitors like FarFetch (where Net-a-Porter’s founder has moved to), and


Non-charm sales now account for quarter of Pandora’s business

Pandora is on track with its ambitions to become a ‘full jewellery’ brand, its latest financial accounts reveal. Growth for the brand’s first quarter was primarily driven by rings (+42%), earrings (+57%) and necklaces and pendants (+56%), reflecting Pandora’s continued progress towards its goal to offer a full product range to consumers. Last year the

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OPINION: How can the jewellery industry keep up with fast-paced fashion?

In an environment of fast paced fashion, how does the jewellery industry need to react to keep up? Chris Colyer, vice president consumer goods & retail industry, Dassault Systèmes, reveals some answers… While trends come, and go, it is the speed at which they do so that is taking jewellers by storm. They need to

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Weston Beamor increases social media presence with creative posts

Over the past ten months, Weston Beamor, the Birmingham casting house, 3D printing and bespoke manufacturing company, has made a concerted effort to extend its reach across various forms of digital media. Since June 2016 Victoria Maher, a customer service administrator at Weston Beamor, has been managing the company’s social media in addition to her

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Drakenberg celebrates female solidarity with new collection

Sweden-based jewellery brand Drakenberg has unveiled its new collection titled Women Unite. As the name suggest, the minimalistic line takes inspiration from the sisterhood and solidarity seen by peaceful movements around the world. The  Women Unite range comprises bracelets and necklaces with a small female symbol or a pendant with the text ‘women unite’ on


INTERVIEW: Ti Sento MD outlines plans for UK market

Ti Sento – Milano managing director, Arjan van Zuylen, discusses with Professional Jeweller editor, Stacey Hailes, the brand’s plans for growth in the UK market, the launch of a partnership programme and what he looks for in a retail partner. Professional Jeweller: How has business been for TI SENTO – Milano so far this year?