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Raw Pearls enjoys growing demand for its jewellery

Raw Pearls enjoys growing demand for its jewellery

Somerset wholesaler takes stand at IJL to promote its pearls. Raw Pearls, which has been supplying jewellers in the UK since 1980, will make a debut appearance at International Jewellery London in September. The company is ramping up its trade promotion this year with its exhibit at IJL, plus becoming a sponsor of the Goldsmiths’

CMJ raises over £2000 for motor neurone charity

Pandora VP Peter Anderson wins priceless charity auction prize. Peter Anderson, Pandora’s vice president for Western Europe, paid £2000 for a Welsh scarf in a charity auction held at The Company of Master Jeweller’s Spring Trade Event on Sunday. The money will be donated to the Motor Neurone Disease Association (MNDA), which was CMJ’s chosen

Tina Lilienthal to appear in Paul Smith boutiques

Hot 100 Trendsetter selected for stores in London and Paris. The Pow Wow collection by Tinalilienthal has been selected to be stocked in Paul Smith stores in London and Paris. The brand’s German-born creative director Tina Liliethal was selected as a Trendsetter in Professional Jeweller’s 2012 Hot 100. She believes the Pow Wow collection’s rich

Bering and Green+Benz win awards from the CMJ

Award winning retailer and watch brand scoop prizes at CMJ conference. Green+Benz has been crowned as Retail of the Year at The Company of Master Jeweller’s UK Jewellery Conference. Watch brand Bering won CMJ supplier of the year. Helen Dimmick, owner of Green+Benz said she was “thrilled” by the award. “The support of CMJ suppliers

Aurum automates store design with CAD solution

StoreSpace optimises use of space across group’s retail portfolio. Aurum Holdings, the parent group of Goldsmiths, Mappin & Webb and Watches of Switzerland, hopes to improve customer service by linking together data sources from across its companies and systems. The group says it needs to better understand existing data to increase efficiency, highlight opportunity and

Rarepink.com creates customised engagement rings

Online retailer taps into growing demand for personalised services. Fledgling online jeweller Rarepink.com believes that growing demand for bespoke products and services will drive business for its customisable engagement rings. The team behind the start up hopes to capitalise on a trend for young people moving away from grand gesture purchases, and focussing more on

World’s rarest gems and jewellery head to auction

Christies Geneva set to raise millions from Magnificent Jewels sale. Christies is promising that some of the world’s rarest gems and period pieces of jewellery will go under the hammer at its November 12 Magnificent Jewels auction in Geneva. Centrepiece of the sale will be The Orange, the largest fancy vivid orange diamond ever to

Pandora picking rates improve by up to 90 percent

Company implements new warehouse management system at Hamburg hub. Pandora is reporting that its pan-European distribution centre has improved productivity by up to 90% over last year. A new warehouse management system from BalloonOne is being credited with the improvement related to the number of items that picked per hour at the jewellery brand’s state-of-the-art

Debenhams rolls out Van Peterson to 102 stores

London-based silver jewellery designer’s collection goes nationwide. Debenhams has added Chelsea Jewellery designer Eric Van Petersons Van Peterson 925 collection to 80 of its department stores across the UK, taking the total number of outlets stocking the range to 102. The broader range of 66 pieces is crafted from sterling silver or gold plated sterling