Sunday , February 25 2018

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JAA Launches New Consumer Jewellery Insurance Product

PRESS RELEASE The Jewellers Association of Australia (JAA) is excited to announce the launch of a new consumer jewellery insurance product – JewelCover. “For too long our members have expressed their frustrations in dealing with domestic insurers who redirect their customers to the insurer’s preferred jeweller at the expense of …

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Handcrafted by Cerrone Jewellers: The Everest Trophy

The Everest trophy, handcrafted by Cerrone Jewellers in collaboration with Racing NSW, featuring more than 8000 individual diamonds was presented at the exclusive G’Day USA event in Los Angeles. Oscar-nominee and Australian icon Margot Robbie stopped to admire the diamond encrusted trophy while walking the red carpet. Seen pictured here with Cerrone …

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Russian Government Signs MOU with CIBJO and AWDC

Russian Government Signs MOU with CIBJO and AWDC, Aims to Harmonize Russian Diamond Classification System with International Standard MOSCOW, RUSSIAN FEDERATION: JANUARY 25, 2018 – The Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation has concluded a Memorandum of Understanding with CIBJO, the World Jewellery Confederation, and the Antwerp World Diamond …

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Pearls and Coral Placed in the Spotlight at CIBJO/IEG Seminar

Vicenza, 23rd January 2018. Environmental, as well as social and economic responsibility in the jewellery sector were the focus of a seminar scheduled for Monday, January 22, 2018, during the VICENZAORO January 2018 jewellery trade show in Vicenza, Italy. Titled “Green and Blue Jewellery, Environmentally Sustainable Luxury,” the seminar was …

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Kashmir Sapphire Stolen

Zals reported one of their Kashmir Sapphires was stolen. According to a spokesperson for Zals, the 10.17 karat Kashmir Sapphire was on consignment when the client was robbed in Taiwan. The police were informed of the robbery, however Zals is asking anyone that sees or get an inquiry regarding the …

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Nationwide Announces 2018 Apprentice Assistance Scheme

Nationwide have now been providing financial support to young people who have chosen a career in jewellery for fifteen years. Initially, Nationwide awarded several annual scholarships to students undertaking the Bachelor of Arts (Jewellery) course at Sturt University. In 2009 the total financial support provided was substantially increased and re …

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CIBJO President Supports De Beers Development of Diamond Traceability

CIBJO President Expresses Support for De Beers Plan to Develop Diamond Traceability System Based on Blockchain Technology MILAN, ITALY: DECEMBER 7, 2017 – CIBJO President Gaetano Cavalieri has voiced the World Jewellery Confederation’s support for a De Beers development project that employs blockchain technology, which was announced on December 4 …

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Employee Recruitment, Motivation and Retention Guide for Jewellery Industry

Employee recruitment, motivation and retention guide for jewellery industry now available for downloading via CIBJO website  MILAN, ITALY: DECEMBER 13, 2017 – “People: Our Greatest Asset,” an employee recruitment, motivation and retention guide prepared specifically for the jewellery industry is now available for downloading on the CIBJO website. Authored by Jonathan …

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Edward Johnson Joins The Responsible Jewellery Council

LONDON, UK – Wednesday 22 November 2017 – Edward Johnson joins the Responsible Jewellery Council (RJC) as Director of Business Development to expand its expertise and drive growth for the organisation, strengthening its influence and reputation across the jewellery industry. Edward joins the team at the RJC from the Gemological …

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Roqaya’s Rocks Launches New Collection

To the delight of the London press, VIPs, style influencers, and fashionistas everywhere, Roqaya’s Rocks debuts a new collection at the Four Seasons, Mayfair. The inspiration for the new Roqaya’s Rocks collection comes from the ocean’s colours and movement and showcases uncommon pearls, crystals, and gems. Each piece gains its …

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Georgia Piggott Takes Gold for Wallace Bishop

  Georgia Piggott Takes Gold for Wallace Bishop Wallace Bishop Jeweller’s apprentice, Georgia Piggott, has won Apprentice of the Year at the Southbank Brisbane TAFE awards evening. In addition, Georgia was also presented with the State QLD medal for the World Skills competition. Georgia started her apprenticeship with Wallace Bishop …

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Local Jeweller Creates World’s Rarest Strand of Pearls

World renowned Brisbane jeweller, Margot McKinney, is the proud and passionate designer of what is believed to be the world’s rarest strand of South Sea Pearls, valued at approximately $3.8 million. The strand will be a key feature of Mercedes Benz Fashion Festival on Wednesday 30th August, accentuating a bridal …

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Inimitable a Curated Collection

Jewellery that is truly one of a kind – a curated collection at e.g.etal, launches 13 November 2017. Unique is an oft abused term in the world of jewellery, where a much-admired piece may be repeated or replicated by the maker, or even copied by another party. Leading Melbourne contemporary …

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Pandora Inspires Women to Celebrate Everyday Triumphs

PANDORA Jewelry today unveils a new campaign set to inspire women to see the wonderful in themselves and their everyday. Launched as part of PANDORA’s new collection launching in-stores nationwide, the new ‘DO See The Wonderful’ campaign is supported by a compelling TV campaign, and a series of campaign imagery …

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T Mark Guarantees Quality Jewelry from Thailand

T Mark Guarantees Quality Jewelry from Thailand The Department of International Trade Promotion (DITP), Ministry of Commerce, guarantees the quality and craftsmanship of Thai jewelry brands with the Thailand Trust Mark or T Mark, a symbol of trusted quality and excellence, while preparing to host the 60th edition of the …

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Cudworth Signs Exclusive Deal

Cudworth signs exclusive deal to distribute Tateossian – London jewellery in Australia, New Zealand and South Pacific Tateossian signed Cudworth Enterprises last month in an exclusive deal to distribute its unique, refined and meticulously crafted jewellery for men in Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific. Cudworth will launch the …

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Pablo Picasso and a Ring of Love

On the 21 June 2017, the special memento of a dramatic love affair between an artist and his muse went under the hammer at Sotheby’s London. As history tells it, Pablo Picasso designed a ring to appease Dora Maar, after a lover’s quarrel.  An art historian, James Lord, in his …

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Luxe Jewellery Retailer Secrets Set to Open Two New Stores

More ‘Secrets’ revealed… Luxe Jewellery Retailer Set to Open Two New Queensland Stores True to its word, Secrets is expanding its retail operations in Queensland opening two company stores at Westfield Carindale, Brisbane, (June) and Caneland Central, Mackay, (July). The Australian-owned luxe jewellery brand publicly announced its expansion plans in …

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An Important Announcement from the Board of the JAA

It is with regret that the JAA Board must advise members that Amanda Hunter has submitted a request to step down from her current role as Executive Director. In her time as Executive Director Amanda has worked with the genuine desire to further the interests of the Australian jewellery industry. …

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