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Cooksongold to launch revamped store to mark 100 years in business in Birmingham

Cooksongold to launch revamped store to mark 100 years in business in Birmingham

Cooksongold is commemorating 100 years in business in Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter with the launch of a new revamped store. The UK-based jewellery-making supplier, which was first established in 1918, will officially open the doors to its new-look Birmingham retail unit on August 13, as the company bids to help the jewellery industry ‘prosper for many

Goldsmiths re-opens doors in Birmingham following £1m investment

Goldsmiths has re-opened its showroom in Birmingham’s Bullring shopping centre following a £1 million investment. The re-design sees the store get a summer makeover and introduce a dedicated luxury watch showroom. The Birmingham boutique offers an extensive fine jewellery line, including pieces by Mappin & Webb, Jenny Packham, Messika, Fope and Birks. On the watch

Jewellery & Watch snaps up ‘never seen before’ brands for 2018 edition

Birmingham-base trade show Jewellery & Watch has ramped up its line-up for its 2018 edition, with “never-before seen” brands set to showcase this weekend. The event is set to boast around 70 brands from across the globe, including Hong Kong, Italy, India, Turkey and New Zealand joining the line-up of 39 new UK labels. Jewellery

Tiffany & Co to sparkle in Birmingham before Christmas

Iconic jewellery brand Tiffany & Co will be opening its first Birmingham doors before the Christmas trading period. Tiffany & Co has announced the launch of a boutique in Birmingham’s Selfridges department store. The branded-space, which will be located on the store’s fourth floor, will open to the public on October 27 and will stock

Birmingham jewellery professor recognised for his services to the industry

The Goldsmiths’ Company has recognised the head of Birmingham City University’s School of Jewellery’s 25 years of service to jewellery education with an award to become a Freeman. Professor Stephen Bottomley will officially have the honour bestowed on him at a special event at the London Guildhall later this year, after a selection committee at

Charles Green responds to high bespoke demands with purpose built design suite

Birmingham-based wedding ring and jewellery manufacturer Charles Green has invested in  a new purpose-built design suite due to an increase in bespoke jewellery demand. Following a rapid growth in its bespoke jewellery department, Charles Green has invested £50,000 into redeveloping a whole area of its factory into a new, purpose-built design suite. According to the

Jewellery Quarter BID wins second term

Birmingham Jewellery Quarter Business Improvement District (BID) has secured  a second term after receiving backing from local businesses. In a ballot held to determine whether it would return 90% of voters opted for the BID to serve another five-year stint. Talking to The Birmingham Post Jewellery Quarter BID chairman, Nicola Ridler, comments: “I am delighted

Birmingham Jewellery Quarter BID urges businesses to support second term

Businesses located in Birmingham’s famed Jewellery Quarter are being encouraged to vote in support of a £2.9m investment, which would see improvements take place over the next five years. Improvements into the area include expanding the cleaning team, improvements to recycling facilities for businesses and free public Wi-Fi The Jewellery Quarter Business Improvement District (BID)

Signet rings ‘back in fashion’ as Millennials head sales rush

Jewellery retailers are being offered a new opportunity as Millennials are start to fuel a new demand for signet rings. Young women in particular are seeking the age-old staple of the jewellery industry as the demand for personalised products among Millennials continues. According to jewellery manufacturer Domino, younger buyers appreciate the opportunities that signet rings

NAJ take-over at J&W to give tips on making and saving money in jewellery industry

The first ever NAJ Live event takes place at Jewellery & Watch today, offering visitors at the NEC insight into making and saving money in the jewellery industry. The jewellery industry association will take to the stage in hall 17 and provide a full day of curated content focusing on the theme: Concrete ways on