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VDB and Co-host IGI raise over $35K for JFC With First-Ever Lab Grown Diamond Charity Auction

Virtual Diamond Boutique (VDB), together with its co-host International Gemological Institute (IGI) raised over $35,000 for Jewelers for Children with the first-ever international lab grown …

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Jewellery Industry Summit

Pushing ahead despite COVID challenges, the success of the recent Jewellery Industry Summit reminded participants of the strength of our community and provided opportunities for …

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The Tahitian Pearl Celebrates 60 Years

There’s just something special about pearls, and the most unique and beautiful pearl is without any doubt the black Tahitian pearl. Up until a few …

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Straight outta the lab: The Meteoric rise of lab grown diamonds.

Lab grown diamonds have fast become the hot topic in the industry. Whether it was De Beers launching their lab grown diamond fashion jewellery range …

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Creative craftspeople at the cutting edge of the green scene: AUSTRALIA’S ETHICAL JEWELLERY INDUSTRY

While some might consider the Australian jewellery industry as lagging behind other industries in terms of environmental, ethical and sustainable practices, there are some trailblazers …

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Chow Tai Fook joins CIBJO

Asia’s largest jewellery retailer, Chow Tai Fook, has joined the World Jewellery Confederation (CIBJO) as a new member. Founded in 1929, the Hong Kong-headquartered group’s …

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Merlin diamond mine in NT to sell for $8.5 million

It sounds like a bargain. A diamond mining company, Lucapa Diamonds, has agreed to purchase the Merlin diamond mine in the Northern Territory. The company …

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JEWELLER AWARDED ORDER OF AUSTRALIA

Long time industry member Karen Lindley has been made a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) in the Queen’s Birthday honours in June for …

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Lively colours and reasonable pricing make Australian sapphires the ‘Gen Z gemstone’

Aspiration and fashion go hand in hand for the youth today. In a social media-centric lifestyle, millennials and Gen Z in particular are extremely conscious …

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FURA Gems to transform the precious colored gemstone market.

FURA Marketing Council (FMC) will transform the precious colored gemstone market by connecting the supply chain from rough to retail. – Retail Jeweller – India …

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THE SHARP-DRESSED CONSERVATIVE-STYLED MAN: Dark, subtle choices still on trend for men’s jewellery

By Stefan Juengling Centuries ago, the wealthy and high-class men of society used to don themselves with ostentatious jewellery as a sign of status. But …

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JAA LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

This year the Jewellers Association of Australia has awarded Alfredo Salera, from Salera’s, the honourable JAA Lifetime Achievement Awards for his sustained contributions to the …

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Resumption of international fairs dependent on vaccinations

Messe München, the event company behind international jewellery fair Inhorgenta Munich, has received the go-ahead from the Bavarian State Government to resume trade fairs from …

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138-carat diamond unearthed in Angola

Lucapa Diamond Company Limited along with partners Empresa Nacional de Diamantes EP and Rosas & Petalas have announced the recovery of a 138-carat diamond from …

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Diamond mine reaches settlement amid claims of human rights abuses

Petra Diamonds Ltd has reached a $6 million settlement after claims of human rights abuses at the Williamson mine in Tanzania. The allegations came to …

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