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Gemfields launches new campaign to raise awareness of responsible sourcing

Gemfields has launched a global advertising campaign to raise awareness of responsible sourcing in the coloured gemstone industry and promote Zambian emeralds and Mozambican rubies. Gemfields believes that coloured gemstones should be mined and marketed by championing three key values – transparency, integrity and legitimacy – and seeks to challenge itself and the sector by

PJ Awards 2018 Precious Metals and Gemstone Supplier of the Year finalists announced

Professional Jeweller is delighted to announce the finalists of the Precious Metals and Gemstone Supplier of the Year category of the 2018 Professional Jeweller Awards. This category was added following an influx of nominations for suppliers in this sector of the industry. The finalists in the Professional Jeweller Awards Precious Metals and Gemstone Supplier of the Year category are: Baird

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

FEATURE: Fair luxury puts big brands on the hot seat

This year’s Fair Luxury conference gathered together representatives from four large jewellery companies to discuss what their businesses are doing to advance responsible sourcing and fairness in their supply chains. Fair Luxury is a conference which Flux, an independent group of jewellery industry ethics champions, launched last year to encourage a dynamic platform for debate.

THE BIG DEBATE: What are large companies doing to advance responsible sourcing?

Fair Luxury is a conference which Flux, an independent group of jewellery industry ethics champions, launched last year to encourage a dynamic platform for debate. Building on the inaugural event, the 2017 conference took place at the Birmingham Assay Office over the course of two days. In attendance were key figures from the UK jewellery

Read the June 2017 issue of Professional Jeweller online now

The June 2017 edition of Professional Jeweller is available to read online now, featuring a striking cover image from Links of London’s Ascot jewellery campaign. In this month’s issue of Professional Jeweller we caught up with the head of the FF group for the UK & Ireland, Martin Byrne, to find out how Links of London has been performing

Biggest shareholder makes unconsolidated bid to takeover Gemfields

Leading supplier of responsibly sourced coloured gemstones, Gemfields, has received an unsolicited takeover offer from its largest shareholder, Pallinghurst Resources. As part of a restructuring of its group, the Guernsey–based private equity firm has made an offer which, if approved and implemented, will result in Pallinghurst acquiring the entire issued and to be issued share capital

Shoppers are avoiding unethical jewellery brands

Consumers are increasingly shunning brands they think have the “wrong values”, new research reveals. According to Real World Insight, two in five consumers say that they have either stopped using or never use a brand if they do not agree with their values or behaviour. In addition, the study which set out to highlight the

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