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Istanbul Jewellery Show sees 22% spike in visitor numbers as exhibition proves lucrative

Istanbul Jewellery Show sees 22% spike in visitor numbers as exhibition proves lucrative

This year, the 47th edition of the Istanbul Jewellery Show saw a 22% increase in visitor numbers, proving its worth as a lucrative buying event for its 800 exhibitors. The exhibition, which ran from Thursday 11th October to Sunday 14th October, hosted 18,953 sector professionals from 119 countries, a notable rise on the number of

Christie’s partners with Brioni to present diamond exhibition

Christie’s Private Sales has teamed up with Italian menswear brand Brioni to present a diamond exhibition later this month. Taking place from October 29-31, the exhibition called ‘The diamond Affair’ will showcase an array of exceptional diamond jewels and unmounted gems. Standout pieces set to be presented include a 100-carat diamond tiara and a rare

IJL announces line-up for 2018 seminar programme

UK jewellery trade show International Jewellery London (IJL) has announced the line-up for its 2018 seminar programme. The show itself takes place on 2-4 September at Olympia, with the Professional Jeweller Awards being hosted on the evening of 3 September at Bloomsbury Ballroom, London. Some of the highlights of the seminar schedule include, but are

The Goldsmiths’ Centre presents Pamela Rawnsley exhibition

The Goldsmiths’ Centre has announced it will be hosting a Pamela Rawnsley exhibition from March 15-May 4 2016. The exhibit will present a retrospective of the career of the late leading artist, silversmith and jeweller Pamela Rawnsley (1952-2014). Originally held at the Ruthin Craft Centre in Wales last year, this solo exhibition visits London for

The Biscuit Factory collaborates with Craft Scotland

Newcastle-based commercial art gallery The Biscuit Factory has partnered with Craft Scotland to bring the work of eight Scottish designer-makers to Newcastle for the next three months. Throughout the duration of its winter exhibition the Biscuit Factory has a dedicated Craft Scotland space within its SHOP, giving eight hand-picked designer-makers the chance to showcase their

Inhorgenta Munich redesigns Hall B1 for 2016

The munich trade show, Inhorgenta, has announced that for next year’s 2016 show Hall B1 will be a presentation space for luxury jewellery brands. The redesigned hall structure will make Inhorgenta more manageable and transparent for visitors and offers exhibitors an ideal ambiance for presenting their jewellery collections. From February 12-15 2016, the Fine Jewellery

BCU transforms 600kg of old jewellery into new pieces

The Birmingham City University School of Jewellery will transform over 600kg of old jewellery into a series of new pieces of art. The project, titled ‘JUNK: Rubbish to Gold’, has been created by university academic Professor Jivan Astfalck with the help of leading jewellers Laura Bradshaw-Heap and Rachel Darbourne and will see the old pieces

Jewellery & Watch introduces the Cornerstone project

Founded and designed by Soweto born jeweller Nqobile Nkosi and UK-based goldsmith Paul Spurgeon in 2009, the Cornerstone project is aimed at empowering disadvantaged and marginalised people of all persuasions, primarily from the African continent. Plans were made to initiate a training and employment programme based on giving individuals the skills, dignity and income to