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Diamnet teams up with leading mount makers

Diamnet teams up with leading mount makers

Diamond trading platform Diamnet has partnered with some of the UK’s leading mount makers to boost its services this year. Diamnet, which was founded by Howard Levine last year, already works with most of the loose diamond suppliers in the UK, and now it can add mounts to its portfolio. Mount partners include Domino, Hockley

Editor’s View: “Give consumers a reason to shop in store rather than make instant online purchases”

A recent conversation with the chief executive officer of CARAT* London, Scott Thompson, got me thinking, can the jewellery industry move as fast as fashion? Obviously, this question relates more to fashion jewellery, because fine pieces hold a much more timeless appeal, but as an industry, are we keeping up with the world around us?

EXCLUSIVE: Chalfen of London builds brand awareness and boosts website traffic

Chalfen of London’s website traffic grows every month as the company builds brand awareness and the media chooses its jewels to highlight to readers. Last month saw a Chalfen of London pendant selected by the prestigious Tatler for its Christmas gift guide in its December issue, and a diamond ring shine in the pages of

HOT 100 BUSINESS BIG SHOTS: Howard Levine, Managing Director, Chalfen of London

Every business reaches a milestone moment in their journey at one point or another and for Chalfen of London that duly came when it reached the conclusion that selling diamonds as a pure commodity was no longer a sustainable long-term prospect for it or its retail partners. While that may sound like a difficult pill

Chalfen releases new diamond training dates

British diamond jewellery manufacturer Chalfen London has released the latest set of dates available for its new diamond sales training course. The first diamond sales training sessions held by Chalfen of London proved to be a great success, with lots of positive feedback from retailers. Whittles of Preston assistant manager, John Baxendale, said: “Howard is

Chalfen diamond training aims to increase retailers’ sales

British diamond jewellery manufacturer Chalfen London has launched a diamond training day aimed at retailers.  Led by managing director of Chalfen, Howard Levine, the objectives of the course are; to understand where diamonds come from and how they reach the market place; to ascertain what makes a good diamond and understand what affects a diamond’s

Jewellery retailers offered free diamond training sessions

Chalfen of London is offering retailers from around the country a unique chance to send sales staff on a one-day training course to boost their diamond knowledge. The company, which changed hands last year and subsequently rebranded from H. Chalfen, has put together the programme after opening a new training facility in Hatton Garden. It

HOT 100 2015 BUSINESS BIG SHOTS: Jonathan Pressley

This year Jonathan Pressley earns his place in the Hot 100 as a Business Big Shot in recognition of both his retail success with Pressleys and for his fledgling venture to revive the once great diamond company H Chalfen as the UK’s next big contemporary diamond jewellery brand. “This year I have embarked on numerous

HOT 100 2015: Meet the Business Big Shots with Clogau