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Jaguar on board as London Jewellery Week sponsor

Jaguar on board as London Jewellery Week sponsor

Jaguar will ferry VIPs and co-host a Green Street exhibition. London Jewellery Week has signed Jaguar as its official sponsor and luxury transport partner. During the week-long celebration of the British jewellery industry, Jaguar will transport VIPs, including jewellery designers and celebrities, around London Jewellery Week parties and cornerstone events in its new Jaguar XJ


Trading Standards eyes Birmingham Asian jewellers

Council exposes failure to comply with UK hallmarking regulations. Trading Standards at Birmingham City Council have been making spot checks at Asian jewellers in the city to ensure hallmarking laws are being respected. As part of its visits to Birmingham jewellers, Trading Standards said it has found items of gold jewellery sold without a hallmark

Hallmarking falls in March as gold takes a hit

Silver, platinum and palladium strong but gold in doldrums. The total number of items hallmarked in the UK in March 2010 was down slightly on 2009 by 2.1 percent, with 9ct and 24ct gold taking the biggest hit showing drops of 18.1 percent and 62 percent. The total number of gold items hallmarked dropped 14.3

Jewels of Cobham raided twice in four days

Owner attacked as thieves enter store after earlier bungled raid. Surrey jeweller Jewels of Cobham has been attacked for the second time in four days, but after a failed attempt on Tuesday thieves succeeded in entering the shop on Friday and attacked the store’s owner. North Surrey Police said that two men on motorbikes smashed

Folli Follie to open two Selfridges concessions

Jewellery brand also planning launch of transactional website in May. Folli Follie is planning to open two new Selfridges concessions in the coming months and will make its website transactional in May. The Greek jewellery and watch brand will enter Selfridges Birmingham in May and Selfridges at the Trafford Centre in Manchester in June. The

Q&A: Andrew Coxon, De Beers

De Beers Diamond Institute president reminisces about a unique diamond As the first De Beers Millennium Blue diamond to go under the hammer since the collection was sold to private investors at the turn of the century sells for an above-estimate £4.1 million, De Beers Diamond Institute president Andrew Coxon talks about the stone that

Anna Lou & Alex Monroe make export award shortlist

Jewellery designers make UK Fashion & Textile Export Awards shortlist. Jewellery designers Anna Lou of London and Alex Monroe have been shortlisted for this year’s UK Fashion & Textile Export Awards. The designers have been shortlisted for the accessories category, which also includes sunglasses designer Linda Farrow. The jewellers beat off competition from a “landmark”