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Voting opens for the Professional Jeweller Awards 2017

Voting opens for the Professional Jeweller Awards 2017

The voting process for the 2017 Professional Jeweller Awards is officially open. For the first time ever, members of the UK jewellery sector will get to have their say on which brands and retailers win the ultimate industry accolade. The Professional Jeweller Awards, which take place on Monday 4 September 2017, will honour the leading

Collections of the Year 2016 nominations now open

Professional Jeweller is excited to announce the opening of the third annual Collections of the Year awards, showcasing the best ranges launched in 2016 across 10 exciting categories. Collections of the Year is open to all jewellery brands operating at a wholesale level in the UK, welcoming nominations for this year’s best-selling or most inspiring

BCU to host summer courses for budding designers

Birmingham City University’s School of Jewellery is set to host a series of short courses and workshops over the summer for budding designers and those wanting to master their craft skills. From June 27 and throughout the whole of July, over 20 short courses will run at the School of Jewellery. Courses are available at

Weston Beamor unveils design contest shortlist

Birmingham casting house and 3D printing specialist Weston Beamor has announced the shortlist for its annual design competition in conjunction with the School of Jewellery at Birmingham City University. Stephanie Holt, Mahroz Mirzahekmati and Katie Shirt have been unveiled as this year’s competition’s finalists, with all three designs being described by the judges as the “highest

Fairtrade gold from East Africa launches in the UK

FACETS PR held a press conference and jewellery showcase in central London yesterday (Oct 15), focusing on the arrival of Fairtrade gold from East Africa. The inspiring event highlighted to retailers, jewellery designers and the press, the increased availability of Fairtrade gold and called on them to help campaign and support the mining communities across

Swarovski partners with British Fashion Awards for second year

The British Fashion Council (BFC) has announced Swarovski as the official partner of the 2015 British Fashion Awards for a second consecutive year. Last year’s ceremony saw over 400 VIPs and industry heavyweights in attendance, alongside a sold out auditorium of over 2000 guests, with attendees including Alexa Chung, Anna Wintour OBE, Cara Delevingne, David Beckham

Goldsmiths’ Fair welcomes over 9,000 visitors

The 33rd edition of Goldsmiths’ Fair, the UK’s showcase of fine contemporary jewellery and silver, closed its doors Sunday evening after another successful year. During the two weeks over 9,00O people visited the event and sales were robust. Staged in the sumptuous interiors of Goldsmiths’ Hall, the Fair unveiled the latest collections from 168 leading

Collections of the Year 2015 nominations now open

Following the success of last years debut, Professional Jeweller is pleased to announce the opening of the second annual Collections of the Year awards, showcasing the best ranges launched in 2015 across 10 exciting categories. Collections of the Year is open to all jewellery brands operating at a wholesale level in the UK, welcoming nominations

PJ Hot 100 2015 commemorative book available to read online NOW

The digital edition of Professional Jeweller‘s Hot 100 2015 souvenir book is now available to read online. The Professional Jeweller Hot 100 2015 was unveiled on Monday September 7, in association with Diamond Partner International Jewellery London, Technology Partner Bransom and Gold Partners Clogau, Curteis and FACETS PR. The list of 100 UK jewellery industry movers and shakers was

FEATURE: What to expect from the upcoming Goldsmiths’ Fair

Stacey Hailes catches up with the Goldsmiths’ fair’s head of communications, David Mills, to see what visitors can expect from this year’s event. The 2015 edition of the Goldsmiths’ Fair will kick off on September 22, and hopes are high that it can top last year’s revamped and rebranded showcase that welcomed nearly 10,000 visitors to

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