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Ethical jewellers plan to drive Fairtrade jewellery into mainstream US market

Ethical jewellers plan to drive Fairtrade jewellery into mainstream US market

Marc Choyt and Greg Valerio are formally joining together with the hope of driving fairtrade jewellery into the mainstream US market, it has been announced. Valerio will be the ambassador for Reflective Images, who will be the only exclusively fair-trade jewellery collection offered by an American jewellery company for the US market. Choyt, president of

LucyQ rebrands as Lucy Quartermaine

British jewellery designer Lucy Quartermaine has decided to rebrand from LucyQ to Lucy Quartermaine. Quartermaine will unveil her new brand name and logo at the forthcoming Jewellery & Watch, after deciding to use her unusual and memorable name in full from this month. The designer’s stand at the show will bear the new logo with

Signet strengthens Pandora partnership

Signet Jewelers has announced plans to extend its already well-established partnership with Pandora with its US jewellery chain Jared. As part of this effort, Jared will upgrade more than 200 of its established stores to include new Pandora boutiques. Mark Light, chief executive officer of Signet Jewelers, says: “For more than seven years, Jared Guests

Fairtrade Gold launches in the US with Reflective Images Jewelry

Fairtrade International has announced that Reflective Images Jewelry is the first certified Fairtrade Gold American jeweller.  The company has worked as the US commercial liaison with Fairtrade International to launch the certification program while pioneering their own traceable and transparent sourcing practices in precious metal and gems. Reflective Images Jewelry has begun adding the Fairtrade Gold hallmark on its designer bridal and two-tone

Q&A: Jock Hovsepian, owner and designer, Danhov

The bridal and fine jewellery specialist discusses his unique style. Nearing 30-years in business Danhov is an industry-leading designer of handcrafted rings in the bridal segment we asked the owner and designer, Jack Hovsepian, to tell us more about his company and his uniquely handmade designs. Profesisonal Jeweller: When and where was Danhov established? Jack

Hoover & Strong boost US’ Fairmined gold offer

Jeweller will support ethical mining and community development. By Hallie Engel For the first time, the Alliance for Responsible Mining has authorised a US-based company to trade Fairmined gold. Hoover and Strong, the eco-friendly refiner and manufacturer, will offer the ethical product. More than 20 American jewellers have signed on as licensees for Fairmined gold,