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“It’s business as usual” for Orla Kiely’s jewellery arm

Fashion and lifestyle brand Orla Kiely went into administration on Monday, but the brand’s jewellery distributor Gecko says it will be “business as usual”. Orla Kiely ceased trading last week after its parent company, Kiely Rowan collapsed. The brand’s stores in London and Ireland closed immediately, alongside the Orla Kiely retail website. However, the company

Gecko taps into a wide selection of buying needs with seven new collections

Jewellery supplier Gecko is exhibiting at International Jewellery London in full force, with an abundance of new products launching across seven lines. This is the first IJL where Gecko has presented Diamonfire, since taking over the distribution of the brand from the CMJ. Diamonfire’s USP is that every CZ stone has been cut with 57

TOP FIVE: Discover men’s jewellery trends pulling in sales for retailers across the UK

As the men’s jewellery market continues to gain more share, Professional Jeweller discovers the trends translating into sales… Easy Layering When it comes to men’s jewellery, stacking and layering is an increasing trend, but unlike women who like to create their own unique style, guys like to have help in this department. As such, pre-packed

FIRST LOOK: Fiorelli plays with metal hues for latest silver collection

Fashion-led jewellery brand Fiorelli has embraced multi-tone metals for its latest collection. The new Fiorelli Silver collection offers 150 styles, including 65 brand new lines across necklaces, bracelets, earrings and rings many of which mix and match for add on sales. The collection is made from sterling silver and highlighted with yellow and rose gold

Jewellery Industry Supplier of the Year finalists announced for 2018 PJ Awards

Professional Jeweller is delighted to announce the finalists in the Jewellery Industry Supplier of the Year category of the 2018 Professional Jeweller Awards. This category is for jewellery industry suppliers operating in the UK that have demonstrated they have the best products, sales, support and service this year. The finalists in the Professional Jeweller Awards Jewellery Industry Supplier of the Year

IN DEPTH: An analysis of the gold jewellery market in the UK

In 2017 a modest Q4 growth set the seal on a positive year for global gold jewellery demand, but the UK still remained troubled by Brexit concerns. Furthermore, hallmarking figures for the annual year recorded a 16.7% dip in the number of gold articles hallmarked, with 9ct and 18ct both taking a hit. However, things

IN DEPTH: An analysis of the silver jewellery market in the UK

To date, the hallmarking figures compiled by the four UK assay offices reveal a strong performance from silver so far this year. In January 2018, silver was the only metal to record an increase in the amount of articles hallmarked, citing a 29% lift, while in February the precious metal continued to outperform the rest,

INTERVIEW: Why the only way is ethics for WB the Creative Jewellery Group

WB The Creative Jewellery Group (WBTCJG) prides itself on its focus on ethical jewellery manufacture and supply chains, but what sits behind this focus and success? And why is it important? Fiona Pluck, WBTCJG’s head of quality control and quality assurance, explains why the only way is ethics for the UK fine jewellery manufacturer. How

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