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Chrysalis founders launch new fashion jewellery brand

Chrysalis founders launch new fashion jewellery brand

The founders of Chrysalis will be launching a brand new fashion brand called Ania Haie in the New Year. Andy and Dave Maine, who launched Chrysalis in 2007 and have seen the brand go from strength to strength, will be unveiling a new affordable, trend-led jewellery brand in 2018. Ania Haie is a stylish new

Floris by Astley Clarke.

COLLECTION: Astley Clarke nods to Victorian era for SS18

British jewellery brand Astley Clarke has unveiled two new collections for SS18. Floris is a colourful collection, which draws inspirations from jewellery of the Victorian era – with the brand reinterpreting the decorative technique of millegrain to enrich detail and present intricate metalwork in each piece. With Floria, Astley Clarke continues o incorporate striking colour


Sotheby’s appoints Dior exec to drive jewellery division

Global auction house Sotheby’s has appointed Laurence Nicolas, the chief executive of timepieces and fine jewellery at Christian Dior Couture, as executive vice president and global managing director of jewellery and watches. This is a newly created position, with the auction house saying in a statement that jewellery and watches are “of Sotheby’s fastest growing

Shaun Leane guest edited the first issue of Professional Jeweller in 2011.

Shaun Leane’s personal archive commands £1.94m at auction

A dedicated sale of pieces from British jewellery designer Shaun Leane’s personal archive raised $2.6m (£1.94m) at Sotheby’s New York last night (Nov 4). Entitled ‘Couture Fashion Jewellery: The Personal Archive of Shaun Leane’, the dedicated auction of over 40 works created by the British designer offered collectors and enthusiasts a unique opportunity to acquire pieces

Since 2001, H.Samuel stores have undergone a radical refurbishment programme to greatly enhance customer service; the programme is expected to be completed in 2010. The H.Samuel Dublin store shows the latest design.

H.Samuel heralds the start of Christmas with first ever digital campaign

National jewellery retailer H Samuel has launched an online advent calendar for Christmas as it aims to become a more digital-savvy business. This is the retailer’s first ever digital campaign, and it sees H Samuel adapt offline traditions for online to further increase its digital presence and brand visibility throughout the peak Christmas trading period.

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Meghan Markle wears Birks jewellery for official engagement announcement

Meghan Markle chose to support Canadian fine jewellery brand Birks for her official engagement photo-call with the Royal Highness, Prince Harry. For her first appearance as Prince Harry’s fiancé, Meghan Markle wore a pair of 18ct yellow gold and opal earrings from Birks. Markle had been living in Canada while she filmed for TV show

Christmas shoppers walk through the streets of Chester, north west England on December 14, 2014. AFP PHOTO/PAUL ELLIS        (Photo credit should read PAUL ELLIS/AFP/Getty Images)

Retailer confidence sky-high for festive season

UK jewellery retailers have funnelled funds into bumper marketing campaigns for the festive season, as Christmas confidence strengthens, according to a new report. The Barclays Christmas Confidence Survey has revealed that a third (34%) of UK retailers have increased their marketing spend, despite rising cost pressures, while 43% predict that increased marketing across the industry

SAN ANSELMO, CA - MAY 09:  The Facebook website is displayed on a laptop computer on May 9, 2011 in San Anselmo, California.  An investigation by The Pew Research Center found that Facebook has become a player in the news industry as the popular social media site is driving an increasing amount of traffic to news web sites.  (Photo Illustration by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

TOP FIVE: Jewellery industry social media observations

How do the top industry players harness the power of social media? Professional Jeweller explores… Consistency Brands with the highest social media reach offer followers across all platforms consistency. Whether that’s by sharing the same video and images on each, but with different accompanying wording, or having the same profile image, cover picture and background


Ethical jewellery brand launches ‘choose what you pay’ sale

Conscious designer jewellery brand Sacet will be introducing a unique Black Friday initiative which aims to promote a “fair deal for all”. As a business which places ethics at the centre, it hopes to use the renowned discounting day to engage consumers and show them where the money they spend on a piece of jewellery