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Pandora signs deal to start distributing in India

Pandora signs deal to start distributing in India

Jewellery brand Pandora has announced that it has signed a letter of intent with Pan India Charms & Jewellery Private Limited (Pan India) about distribution of Pandora jewellery in India. Under the terms of the distribution agreement, Pan India will be granted exclusive distribution rights for Pandora jewellery in India, in which the firm currently

Zevar jewels chosen for British Museum shop

Silver jewellery brand Zevar will be stocked in the British Museum’s shop this year. Since the brand’s launch into the UK market in June 2015, Zevar products have been stocked by several online retailers including ASOS, Shopcade and Independent Boutique. Its debut into the British Museum shop represents Zevar’s first foray into a physical retail

UK the world’s third most popular destination for online shoppers

The UK is the world’s third most popular shopping destination for international online shoppers, according to new research from PayPal. PayPal’s research found an estimated 86.4 million of those from the 29 countries surveyed bought from the UK in the last 12 months, with people stating they were attracted by the variety, quality and authenticity

GIA notifies trade of invalidated grading reports

The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) has invalidated grading reports for 1,042 diamonds submitted primarily to its grading laboratory in India, after discovering an outside party had altered the reports. The list of invalidated reports is available here on the GIA’s website. GIA strongly requests that anyone in possession of any of these diamonds or

Global diamond demand rose by 3% in 2014

Global diamond jewellery demand rose by 3% to exceed $80 billion (£51bn) for the first time in 2014, according to the Diamond Insight Report published today by the De Beers Group of Companies. This represents the fifth year of consecutive growth since the global recession. Global rough diamond production rose by 6% to $19 billion (£12bn).

Ernie Blom addresses the World Diamond Conference

The WFDB president discusses diamond marketing and the Indian trade. President of the World Federation of Diamond Bourses, Ernie Blom, addressed the World Diamond Conference in India yesterday (December 11), speaking to the Russian president Vladimir Putin and Indian prime minister, Narendra Modi. Blom acknowledged and thanked the GJEPC, WDM and Alrosa for sponsoring the

Rio Tinto supports Indian initiative with TV ads

Rio Tinto has launched a diamond jewellery television campaign in India to support its flagship diamond jewellery initiative and brand, Nazraana. The traditional brand is inspired by royal gift-giving rituals and comprises collections of diamond jewellery gifts for special occasions. Rio Tinto diamond production up 22% in 2013 Rio Tinto Diamonds India office manager Vikram

Luxury jewellery market soars 25% in five years

Key trends in luxury goods market highlighted by Euromonitor report. Market research company Euromonitor International has released its round-up of the five key trends in the luxury goods market in 2014, citing a 25% growth in sales of luxury jewellery and timepieces. The findings can be viewed below: 1. US remains the largest luxury goods

Walpole: UK luxury sector value to hit £12.2bn

Sector to double in five years as brands approach new markets. The UK luxury sector is set to double in the next five years to a value of £12.2 billion, according to data released by Walpole British Luxury. This year alone the UK luxury sector is set to grow 12% to a value of £7.4 billion,