Percy Marks owner Cameron Marks has joined forces with seven other “bridal experts” to provide up-to-the-minute wedding advice on the internet.
The Jewellers Association of Australia has warned jewellery retailers and suppliers to keep away from inaccurately graded diamonds.
Standards Australia has introduced two new standards for gold, silver, rolled gold and plated jewel-lery in Australia.
Developed to stamp out consumer confusion around claims and jewellery markings, the new Stan-dards will provide Australian jewellers,
Pandora plans to continue raising money for the National Breast Care Foundation by selling ‘pink ribbon’ beads.
Last year the company raised $70,762 for the NBCF from sales of two beads designed by Pandora designer Lone Frandsen.
A French professor specialising in opals and coloured diamonds, Australia’s leading colour gemstone expert and Asia’s top jade authority were the key speakers at the Gemmological Association of Australia’s national conference in Coober Pedy.
The Hearts On Fire company has begun closing 120 retail accounts in the US to “consolidate and strengthen its family of independent retail jewelers”.
Paspaley opened the doors to its first Asian flagship store, a 200 square-metre pearl emporium on Canton Road in Hong Kong, last week.