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IIDGR launches world-first synthetic diamond detection course

IIDGR launches world-first synthetic diamond detection course

The International Institute of Diamond Grading & Research (IIDGR), part of De Beers Group, has announced the launch of a world-first Synthetic Diamond Detection training course. The two-day lab-based course will be unveiled in the US towards the end of the JCK trade show in Las Vegas, and in India at the IIDGR Facility in

DPA targets millennials with ‘Real is Rare’ campaign

The Diamond Producers Association (DPA) unveiled a new marketing platform for diamonds during a special presentation to members of the jewellery industry at the recent JCK show. The DPA team, led by chief executive officer, Jean-Marc Lieberherr, outlined plans for the first category marketing campaign in over five years and the very first from the

Rio Tinto launches six collaborative jewellery collections

Ri Tinto has unveiled a range of jewellery collections in collaboration with six US designers at the Las Vegas trade show JCK. Focusing its global diamond sales and marketing initiatives on tracked jewellery collections with a clear and transparent chain of custody from mine to the market, Rio Tinto launched the 2016-2017 Diamonds with a

EnvisionTEC unveils cDLM at JCK

Global manufacturer of professional grade 3D printing solutions, EnvisionTEC, unveiled its patented new breakthrough technology Continuous Digital Light Manufacturing (cDLM) at the JCK Las Vegas tradeshow. cDLM is the first 3D printer to print 3D models for direct investment casting for the jewellery industry in minutes rather than hours. The Micro Plus cDLM has been

Diamond Producers Association announces changes to marketing team

The Diamond Producers Association (DPA) has announced that Sally Morrison, managing director of marketing, will leave the organisation in May to pursue another professional opportunity. To ensure continuity of momentum in the DPA’s marketing activities, Michael Pace will join the organisation at the end of March as interim managing director of marketing, until a permanent

FEATURE: Endless showcases its training tactics in Mallorca

Professional Jeweller travels to Mallorca to discover one of Endless Jewelry’s sunshine soaked training weekends; honing in on business growth, marketing strategies and retailer reactions to new AW15 product lines. The Endless Jewelry Castle, also known as founder Jesper Nielsen’s sunshine home, is perched on the edge of the ocean just outside of Palma, Mallorca.

James Courage quizzed on issues of RJC certification and transparency

An interview with James Courage, chairman of the Responsible Jewellery Council, has put the organisation’s certification process under the spotlight, highlighting the fact that RJC certification only applies to a part of a company and not the company as a whole. According to the interview in JCK, Courage comments: “If you look at the certification

Company grows record breaking 10.02ct synthetic diamond

New Diamond Technology has set a new benchmark for the size of lab-grown synthetic diamonds by creating a 10.02ct square emerald-cut using the high pressure high temperature method. The International Gemological Institute Hong Kong believes this to be the world’s largest HPHT-grown colourless diamond to date. According to an original report from JCK, IGI Hong Kong

Pursuit aims to attract American market at JCK Las Vegas

Software house Pursuit hope to attract the American market at the JCK Las Vegas trade show this week. The company dipped into the US market last year at the Nevada event and have since been researching the North American market needs, the offerings of established US vendors and the potential for doing business. Pursuit believes

Endless Jewelry expands product offer with debut necklace range

Danish jewellery brand Endless Jewelry has announced it will be expanding its product offer with the launch of its debut necklace collection at JCK Las Vegas. The previously bracelet-driven brand has unveiled necklace designs for AW15, alongside new triple-strand bracelets and fresh leather colours. The new collection is set to launch in the UK market at