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Mirka Janeckova opens online store

Mirka Janeckova opens online store

Kickstarter, Mirka Janeckova, has launched a brand new online shop to support the expansion of her business. Janeckova had a very successful International Jewellery London this year, not only was she part of the Kickstart initiative but she also won the Editor’s Choice Award for Innovation and secured seven new stockists including Johnny Rocket and

Swarovski unveils sea-inspired SS16 collection

Fashion jewellery brand Swarovski has unveiled its new under-the-sea inspired SS16 jewellery collection. Sparkling shades of turquoise, aquamarine and bold pinks are the dominant colours of Swarovski’s new pieces as the range takes inspiration from the sea. With dramatic hues and shapes emulating aquatic flora, the collection proves to be daring, colourful and energetic. Nathalie

CIBJO to unveil Coral Commission at May congress

The World Jewellery Confederation, also known as CIBJO, will release its special Coral Commission report at the 2015 CIBJO Congress in Brazil in May, with advice on how to preserve and develop trading in coral. The Coral Blue Book, which was prepared by the Coral Commission led by Vicenzo Liverino, will be presented to delegates

Luck be a lady with Van Cleef & Arpels’ Hina doll

A Japanese-inspired lucky amulet set with coral and black jade. This Japanese-inspired Hina clip is part of Van Cleef & Arpel’s latest Palais de la Chance collection, and references the traditional handmade dolls given to young girls to bring them health, happiness and protection in their latter years. The collection is designed around motifs of

CIBJO to relaunch Ethics Committee and coral group

2012 conference decides to revive Ethics Committee and launch others. The World Jewellery Confederation (CIBJO), concluded its annual conference held in Vicenza, Italy, over the weekend with several decisions made to establish “value-adding service bodies” for jewellery association members. CIBJO has decided to launch and re-establish a number of bodies that will be affiliated with

Company fined for trading endangered black coral

Company fined £1.5m for violation of Endangered Species Act. A jewellery manufacturer in the US Virgin Islands has been charged for the false labelling and importing of environmentally protected black coral. Gem Manufacturing knowingly accepted the coral from a Chinese company, Peng Chia, which supplied Gem Manufacturing with around 8,000 pounds of raw black coral. The

Jeweller to launch Alternative to Coral at IJL

Choo Yilin Artisan Jewellery raises awareness of coral’s destruction. Ethical brand Choo Yilin Artisan Jewellery is to launch its Alternative to Coral collection at IJL this year with non-profit group Too Precious To Wear (TPTW). The sustainable and multi-award winning jeweller is the first in Asia to sign TPTW’s pledge to stop using coral in