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East Sussex jeweller relocates to a more high-profile retail hotspot

East Sussex jeweller relocates to a more high-profile retail hotspot

An East Sussex-based jewellery retailer has move to a more high-profile retail hotspot and officially opened the doors for business. Family run George Moss Independent Jewellers has relocated its store to a larger space on the high street in Uckfield. With the move, the jeweller has taken the opportunity to update its visual merchandising and

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

Chopard pledges 100% ethical gold across all jewellery by July

Swiss luxury watchmaker and jeweller Chopard has made ethically sourcing a top priority as it announces a rapid strategy to champion ethical practices. The brand, which was recently ranked ‘Weak’ by the Human Rights Watch in an ethics report, has revealed it is planning to transition to 100% ethically-sourced jewellery and watches by July this

Azza Fahmy makes physical retail debut in Europe as it touches down in London

Luxury jewellery design house Azza Fahmy expanded its international operations with the launch of its first concept store in Europe. The Egyptian design house, which has collaborated with Julien Macdonald, Preen by Thornton Bregazzi, Matthew Williamson and created bespoke collections for The British Museum, opened its first standalone store in the UK on March 20. The

COLLECTIONS: Chlobo embraces Devon’s healing sound vibrations for SS18

Fashion jewellery brand Chlobo has pulled inspiration from nature and positive energy in the south of England to create its SS18 collection. ChloBo’s SS18 range, Cherabella, was inspired by the founder’s uplifting healing sound vibration experience in coastal Devon. The new collection includes seven brand new individual chakra charms which stack alongside complimentary charms such

GUEST COLUMN: The path to responsible sourcing in the jewellery sector

Juliane Kippenberg, an associate director in the Children’s Rights Division of Human Rights Watch shares how jewellers can ensure responsible and conscientious gold mining. These days, jewellers use many terms to describe their efforts to ensure that their products aren’t the result of abusive mining practices: “Responsible sourcing,” “ethical sourcing,” “responsible business conduct,” and “sustainable

Pandora dresses flagship with 3,000 paper flowers as it blooms into SS18

Not a brand to do things by halves, Pandora has dressed its UK flagship with 3,000 paper flowers as it jumps into SS18. This March, the jewellery giant’s Oxford Street store is blooming as Pandora unveiled a striking floral installations by renowned paper artist, Zoe Bradley, yesterday (March 15). The bespoke 3D sculpture transforms the

Signet secures sales boost in Q4 despite ‘challenging year’

Signet, one of the world’s largest retailers of diamond jewellery, has confirmed a rise in sales for the last 12-month period amid ‘challenging’ market conditions. The jeweller has announced its results for the 14 weeks and 53 weeks ended February 3, 2018, with total sales of $2.3 (£1.63) billion. The company attributed the total sales

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

High demand sees Sif Jakobs Jewellery extend rainbow-hued range

Danish jewellery brand Sif Jakobs Jewellery has reported a strong demand for the vibrant rainbow colour palette showcased in its Valiano collection, which has been extended for spring/summer 2018. The Valiano collection, which features heavily on the jeweller’s new advertising material and model imagery, has impressed buyers by introducing colour to the brand’s designs while