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10 things the jewellery industry learned in 2017

As we pull the party poppers and jump into a new year, it’s time to reflect on the most important trends and stories of 2017 and think about how these will shape the next 12 months… 1. Retailers are returning to gold The branded boutique boom is fading, and now retailers are reflecting on which

COLLECTIONS OF THE YEAR 2017: Ethical Jewellery

From jewellery crafted in fairtrade gold, to ethically sourced gemstones, all these collections are helping make the world a better place one piece of jewellery at a time. Click on the links to see the products: WINNER: Floral Fragments by Natalie Perry Fine Jewellery Highly Commended: Engraved in my Heart by Arabel Lebrusan Highly Commended:

Ethical Jewellery Highly Commended: Syanyonja by Cred Jewellery

Cred Jewellery has always been a leader in ethical jewellery, and this year the brand launched the ‘ultimate’ ethical engagement ring collection. Cred was the first brand to bring Fairtrade wedding bands to the market, and now it’s going one step further in its mission to only provide ethical jewels. The Syanyonja collection, which has

EXCLUSIVE: Ethical jeweller convinced that lab-grown diamonds are the future

Leading ethical jewellery brand Cred has weighed in on the natural versus lab-grown diamonds debate, arguing that synthetic pieces are more sustainable than mined counterparts. Brand owner, Alan Frampton, introduced synthetic, lab-grown diamonds into the Cred jewellery range two months due to the added sustainability they offer. He told Professional Jeweller: “At Cred, we started

Cred founder calls time on retail jewellery career

The founder of Cred Jewellery, Greg Valerio, has announced his retirement from jewellery retail, working his last day on August 31. Valerio, who was awarded an MBE for services to Fairtrade gold and artisanal gold mining communities in South America and Africa in the 2016 Honours List, is exiting the trade due to “corporate greed.”