Kim Ridley

Jeweller Profile Kim Ridley Q Report JAA Member National Sales Manager of JAA Member Q Report, Kim Ridley, has been connecting with jewellers and jewellery

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Stones and Silver

Monaco Collection Part of Stones and Silver new Monaco Collection this elegant 4 layer .925 sterling silver and rose gold layer bracelet 17.5cm +3cm extension.

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Francisca Rendic

Jeweller Profile Francisca Rendic Francisca Rendic Jewellery JAA Member Francisca Rendic has always been in love with jewellery since her early childhood. “I have always

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Gerrim

Springtime Collection A touch of serenity, with the coolness of green agate and pearl beautifully crafted in 9ct rose, yellow and white gold… Cherished for

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Matthew Ely

Jeweller Profile Matthew Ely Matthew Ely Jewellery JAA Member Matthew Ely grew up in a little town west of Sydney. His family owned a well

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Lapis Lazuli

Rock of Ages One of the oldest known gemstones, lapis lazuli has been mined from the same location in the Badakhshan Province of Afghanistan for

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Worth & Douglas

ZiRO Collection Roman numerals and skulls engraved in black zirconium are just a few of the latest epic designs to invigorate the ZiRO collection.  

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Stones and Silver

Hoops and Bangle Two Tone Hoops .925 sterling silver and black rhodium or rose gold plated two tone hoop earrings 60mm     Spin Bangle 

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Kunzite

Pretty in Pink Oozing femininity and grace, pink stones have always had an alluring quality. You don’t need to be a girly-girl to appreciate something

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Gerrim

Citrine and Diamond Stunning teardrop citrine and diamond ring, enhancer and earrings, perfect autumn colours for the cooler months. Beautifully crafted in 9ct rose, yellow

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Mary O’Reilly

Jeweller Profile Mary O’Reilly O’Reilly’s Jewellery JAA Member Mary O’Reilly and her husband Peter started their own family business in 1999 inspired by the shared

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Avstev Group – Raymond Weil

Freelancer Chronograph Watch Redesigned to combine sophistication with a powerful look, Raymond Weil’s newest edition of its best-seller, the Raymond Weil Freelancer chronograph, will begin

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Ikecho Pearls

Cage Pendant   Sterling silver white 7.5-8mm round freshwater pearl cubic zirconia cage pendant with chain 45cm. Product code: IP498NS-CAGE   www.ikecho.com.au +61 2 9266

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Stones and Silver

Black Rhodium and Turquoise Lariat Bracelet The perfect combination of black rhodium and turquoise lariat bracelet creating a striking and elegant statement piece. We stock

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Ian Brookes

Jeweller Profile Ian Brookes EverettBrookes JAA Member JAA Member Ian Brookes was fortunate to fall into the industry over 30 years ago after receiving an

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Ikecho Pearls

Ikecho Pearls Sterling silver white round 7-8mm freshwater pearl hook earrings. Product code: IP398-ESS www.Ikecho.com +61 2 9266 0636

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Larry Sher

Jeweller Profile Larry Sher Chemgold JAA Member When entering the realm of precious metals, let Larry Sher be your technical guide and specialist. Larry Sher

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New Distributor for BAUME & MERCIER

Duraflex Group Australia (DGA) is proud to officially announce that DGA is the NEW exclusive distributor for the luxury Swiss watch brand Baume & Mercier (in Australia and New Zealand) – effective 1st June 2019. DGA will be working closely in partnership with Baume & Mercier during the handover period to ensure every aspect of …

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Silver Promotion Service Announcement

Silver Promotion Service Announces Participant Expansion in Savor Silver Program ‘International Designer of Distinction’ Classification Introduced with brands from China and the U.K. New York, NY – The Silver Promotion Service (SPS) today announced that it has introduced a new designation for selected participants in its Savor Silver program. The brands chosen will be identified …

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Second World Emerald Symposium Announces High-Stakes Participants

  2015 Emerald SymposiumLeft to right: Jean Claude Michelou (ICA), Kenneth Scarratt (ICA Lab), Dr. Thomas Hainschwang (GGTL Lab), Sean Gilbertson (Gemfields), Dr. Adolf Peretti (GRS Gemlab), and German Sanchez (emerald dealer, Colombia) The Second World Emerald Symposium follows in 2018 after the overwhelming success of the world’s first World Emerald Symposium held in Bogotá …

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Provenance Proof Blockchain to be rolled out and open to the entire industry by February 2019

The first coloured gemstone blockchain, announced earlier this year, is taking shape. Initiated by the Gübelin Gem Lab, in cooperation with technology provider Everledger, the Provenance Proof Blockchain is a true industry solution, free for all, and open to every participant of the global gemstone and jewellery sector. The primary purpose of the Provenance Proof …

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Kim Ridley

Jeweller Profile Kim Ridley Q Report JAA Member National Sales Manager of JAA Member Q Report, Kim Ridley, has been connecting with jewellers and jewellery retailers across Australia for over 10 years. An established member of the Association for 8 years, Q Report jewellery insurance was created by a jeweller for the industry, lending the …

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Family is the Secret to Good Business

Luxe jewellery retailer, Secrets Shhh, reopened at the weekend (August 4-5) at Westfield Garden City (Brisbane). It’s the sister store to Secrets Chermside, which has been successfully run by franchisees, John and Jen McPherson, for the past 12 years. It takes the tally of Secrets Brisbane stores to five alongside North Lakes (opened June 2018), …

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Stones and Silver

Monaco Collection Part of Stones and Silver new Monaco Collection this elegant 4 layer .925 sterling silver and rose gold layer bracelet 17.5cm +3cm extension. Is just stunning to wear. Also in the collection, these classic .925 sterling silver and rose gold brushed hoop earrings 35x25mm are the prefect statement piece. www.stonesandsilver.com.au +61 3 9587 …

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Francisca Rendic

Jeweller Profile Francisca Rendic Francisca Rendic Jewellery JAA Member Francisca Rendic has always been in love with jewellery since her early childhood. “I have always loved and worn jewellery all my life,” she says, “I have always looked for interesting jewellery everywhere I have travelled.” Miss Rendic is trained in architecture and attained a masters …

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First Direct Precious Metal 3D Printing System for Jewellery

IJL to Showcase First Direct Precious Metal 3D Printing System for Jewellery, Developed by Cooksongold and EOS GmBH London, July 2018: International Jewellery London (IJL), the UK’s leading trade event for the international jewellery industry, will showcase latest innovations in 3D printing on the show floor. Cooksongold are exhibiting their PRECIOUS M 080 system – …

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Gerrim

Springtime Collection A touch of serenity, with the coolness of green agate and pearl beautifully crafted in 9ct rose, yellow and white gold… Cherished for generations. www.gerrim.com.au 1-800-GERRIM

Shining With a White-Hot Sparkle

Join us along with two platinumsmiths for a fresh look at platinum and platinum jewellery.    Platinum jewellery doesn’t attract anywhere near the amount of attention of its cousins yellow gold, white gold, or even silver. However, platinum is the metal France’s King Louis XVI once declared the only metal fit for kings, and as …

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Chupi Founder Wins Entrepreneurship Accolade at UK Jewellery Awards

Chupi Sweetman, founder of Irish jewellery brand Chupi, has won the Entrepreneurial Spirit award at the prestigious UK Jewellery Awards 2018. The annual UK Jewellery Awards took place at London’s Artillery Gardens on Wednesday 4 July, seeing more than 700 members of the watch and jewellery world come together to celebrate the industry’s achievements over …

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Matthew Ely

Jeweller Profile Matthew Ely Matthew Ely Jewellery JAA Member Matthew Ely grew up in a little town west of Sydney. His family owned a well – established jewellery business in Penrith, where he grew up within his father’s boutique surrounded by precious stones. At the age of 12, Matthew wrote an application to his parents …

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Lapis Lazuli

Rock of Ages One of the oldest known gemstones, lapis lazuli has been mined from the same location in the Badakhshan Province of Afghanistan for over 6000 years. Coloured an electric blue by the mineral lazurite, lapis has had a wide variety of uses over the centuries including carvings, jewellery, inlays, sculptures and pigments. A …

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Worth & Douglas

ZiRO Collection Roman numerals and skulls engraved in black zirconium are just a few of the latest epic designs to invigorate the ZiRO collection.   ZiRO point of sale includes displays, brochures, counter cards and social media assets. www.worthdouglas.com +64 9 303 4666

Countdown Begins to VICENZAORO

  Countdown begins to VICENZAORO September, Italian Exhibition Group’s preview of trends in gold and jewellery Scheduled to take place from September, 22 to 26 at the Vicenza’s Exhibition Centre, the show provides a stage for the wonderful world of jewellery. Vicenza, 3rd July 2018 – Preparations are moving into high gear for one of …

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Stones and Silver

Hoops and Bangle Two Tone Hoops .925 sterling silver and black rhodium or rose gold plated two tone hoop earrings 60mm     Spin Bangle  .925 sterling silver with brass/copper spin bangle 14mm www.stonesandsilver.com.au +61 3 9587 1215

Jewellery Business Management Course Announced

Nationwide Jewellers have created a business management Course, specifically for retail jewellers. The course comprises ten modules which are designed to encompass the essential business skills required to successfully manage a retail jewellery business in a difficult economic environment. The modules are : Business Ownership Sales Training and Knowledge Store Design and Layout Visual Merchandise …

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Kunzite

Pretty in Pink Oozing femininity and grace, pink stones have always had an alluring quality. You don’t need to be a girly-girl to appreciate something as magical as a brilliant pink gemstone. Named in honour of pioneering gemmologist Dr. George Frederick Kunz (1856 – 1932), Kunzite is the prettiest of the spodumene crystals in delicate …

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Gerrim

Citrine and Diamond Stunning teardrop citrine and diamond ring, enhancer and earrings, perfect autumn colours for the cooler months. Beautifully crafted in 9ct rose, yellow and white gold. www.gerrim.com 1800 GERRIM

Lustrous Spheres of Wonder

  Pearls have their unique place in history, being the item of jewellery with the longest demonstrable historical use. With input from Kailis Pearls, we explore the way pearls have risen from historic acclaim, fading to mid-20th century obscurity before surging to modern prominence. Pearls have the longest demonstrable history of any jewel, but the …

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Mary O’Reilly

Jeweller Profile Mary O’Reilly O’Reilly’s Jewellery JAA Member Mary O’Reilly and her husband Peter started their own family business in 1999 inspired by the shared longstanding love for jewellery. At the time, Mr. O’Reilly already had thirty-five years of experience in the trade and Mary had acquired three years of invaluable training with Hardy Brothers …

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Avstev Group – Raymond Weil

Freelancer Chronograph Watch Redesigned to combine sophistication with a powerful look, Raymond Weil’s newest edition of its best-seller, the Raymond Weil Freelancer chronograph, will begin to be delivered at the end of September. AUD retail: $3,895. www.avstev.com.au

JNA 2018 Record Number Entries

JNA Awards 2018 draws record number of entries 127 submissions across 12 categories from 16 countries and regions   HONG KONG, 24 May 2018 – The seventh edition of the JNA Awards, one of the most rigorous and prestigious awards programmes in the international jewellery and gemstone industry, is proud to announce that a record-breaking …

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Ikecho Pearls

Cage Pendant   Sterling silver white 7.5-8mm round freshwater pearl cubic zirconia cage pendant with chain 45cm. Product code: IP498NS-CAGE   www.ikecho.com.au +61 2 9266 0636

Stones and Silver

Black Rhodium and Turquoise Lariat Bracelet The perfect combination of black rhodium and turquoise lariat bracelet creating a striking and elegant statement piece. We stock many different designs and also available in silver and turquoise. www.stonesandsilver.com.au +61 3 9587 1215

Originality from Discarded Waste

Craig Arnold Re:vision   Upcycling is a growing part of our everyday lives. We reinvent everything from food, to clothing, to household goods and furniture. However, a previously uncharted area of repurposing is gaining popularity. Waste materials such as architectural leftovers, paper, glass, ceramic and plastic waste find themselves in unique jewellery creations. Upcycling gives …

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Ian Brookes

Jeweller Profile Ian Brookes EverettBrookes JAA Member JAA Member Ian Brookes was fortunate to fall into the industry over 30 years ago after receiving an SOS call from an Adelaide chain making company. “A friend needed staff in a hurry and when I got the call and started working at the company, I instantly knew …

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CIBJO’s Special Consultative Status

Press Release UN’s Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) Confirms CIBJO’s Special Consultative Status for Four More Years MILAN, ITALY: MAY 15, 2018 – The United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) has confirmed the Special Consultative Status held by CIBJO, the World Jewellery Confederation, for the coming four years. The decision follows CIBJO’s successful submission …

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Avstev Group – Girard Perregauk

Laureato 34mm Royalty The intensely feminine Laureato 34 mm Royalty is available in pink gold or steel with a diamond-set bezel. www.avstev.com.au  

Jade – Jadeite and Nephrite

      “…a symbol of prosperity, success and good luck…”         Throughout history gem minerals have been associated with different cultures and religions, admired for their beauty and prized for their protective and healing properties. Jade has a long lineage with prehistoric artefacts found in Asia, Europe, North and Central American …

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Ikecho Pearls

Ikecho Pearls Sterling silver white round 7-8mm freshwater pearl hook earrings. Product code: IP398-ESS www.Ikecho.com +61 2 9266 0636

Kallis – Art Deco Charleston Collection

Art Deco Charleston Collection Roaring back to the 1920s with Kailis’ Art Deco Charleston Collection, these sumptuous earrings feature Australian South Sea pearls and also have a matching pendant. www.kailisjewellery.com.au +61 8 6245 5213

Larry Sher

Jeweller Profile Larry Sher Chemgold JAA Member When entering the realm of precious metals, let Larry Sher be your technical guide and specialist. Larry Sher was first acquainted with the world of fine jewellery over 30 years ago, where his passion for precious metal manufacturing and design grew. Starting Tafe in 1993 in the Inner …

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Avstev Group – Girard Perregaux

Cats Eye Collection The aesthetic of the Cat’s Eye collection, which Girard-Perregaux has dedicated exclusively to women, displays a spectacular blending of watchmaking and high jewellery.   www.avstev.com.au

King-Size Counterfeits

Lightning Ridge   Monarch Opals are a new type synthetic opal that have hit the market this year. Here we examine what they are and the impact they’re having on the opal industry.   Our national gemstone has been given a shakeup recently with the introduction of a synthetic opal called Monarch Opal. They appear …

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