Five years after its launch as a pearl wholesaler, WA-based Allure South Sea Pearls has just opened its first retail outlet in Broome – and is planning to launch an online boutique too.
Showcase Jewellers has celebrated the Breast Cancer Network Australia’s 15 year anniversary with a donation of $32,530.
A Sydney jeweller is offering engaged couples the chance to watch him melt the gold for their wedding rings in a unique in-store event.
More than 40 years after Steve McQueen starred in the race classic Le Mans with a Heuer Monaco chronograph on his wrist, TAG Heuer has signed a long-term partnership with actor/race driver Patrick Dempsey to ensure ‘the asphalt once again belongs to TAG Heuer and Hollywood’.
Sydney’s JF Farren-Price, is currently home to ‘the most valuable watch for sale in Australia’ – the $1.01 million Greubel Forsey Tourbillon 24 Secondes Contemporain GF01C.
Sydney-based personalised silver and gold jewellery company, Uberkate, has appointed its first ‘Uber Ambassador’ after an extensive search on social media.
Michael Mishevski, the CEO of Showcase Jewellers for over 10 years, has been asked to stand aside while an investigation is conducted into matters relating to the buying group’s operations.
Rio Tinto Diamonds brought “the mine to the marketplace” with virtual technology at the JCK Luxury Show in Las Vegas this week.
The Jewellers Association of Australia has appointed Amanda Hunter as its new executive director.
The 13th Australian Opal Exhibition on Queensland’s Gold Coast is shaping up to be “the best exhibition for many years”.
After 48 years manufacturing wedding rings for retailers, Melbourne-based TWM Co has launched a “bespoke engagement ring service”.
CIBJO – The World Jewellery Confederation – is totally committed to responsible business practices and corporate social responsibility, according to president Gaetano Cavalieri.
One of the world’s largest natural pearls has been sold for £811,000′ ($1.46 million) – more than three times its pre-auction estimate.
US-based jewellery Harry Winston paid a record US$23.8m for the largest vivid blue diamond in the world at Christie’s Magnificent Jewels auction on May 14
Forevermark, the diamond brand from the De Beers group of companies, has celebrated its “1 millionth inscription” at the Forevermak Diamond Institute in Antwerp.
A&E Metals has launched Argentium, a new ‘higher quality’ silver alloy, in Australia.
Elie Bernheim has taken over the reins of the Swiss watch company founded by his grandfather Raymond Weil.
The 2014 JAA Australasian Jewellery Awards ceremony will be held at the new home of the International Jewellery Fair on September 1.
Showcase Jewellers is on a mission to increase its digital footprint in 2014 with a range of new initiatives for its members.
Swarovski unveiled its Fall Collection, Facets of Light, to its global audience on the runway at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia in Sydney last week.
Dracakis Jewellers has been named Champion Jewellery Store at the 2014 Australian Small Business Champion Gala Dinner and Awards Ceremony.
Curtis Australia, a manufacturer of handmade luxury pens, jewellery and accessories in rural Victoria, has opened an office in the heart of Melbourne’s CBD.
Five months after the launch of its retail website, www.wsiwatches.com.au, watch and jewellery wholesaler, Fossil Group, has opened its first WSI retail store in Australia.
Graff Diamonds has unveiled the US$55 million ‘Hallucination’– a multicoloured diamond timepiece which it believes is “the most valuable watch ever created”.
Michael Hill International has reached a $6 million settlement with the Australian Tax Office.
Queensland jeweller Carolyn Barker has created a stunning window display of precious metal leaves at the artisan gallery in Fortitude Valley.
The JAA’s two-day Australian Jewellery Fair on the Gold Coast has been hailed a success.
After “several months of discussions”, Australian Jewellers Supplies and House of Jewellery have announced the merger of their business operations.
The Jewellers Association of Australia has announced ‘historic’ changes to its structure that include the formation of a 14-person National Council – and a reduction in the number of JAA board members.
The newly found ‘lost’ Third Imperial Easter Egg by Carl Faberg, which has just been sold for US$33 million, will go on public display next month.
Six years after launching Piccolo Children’s Jewellery Collection in Australia, Oro Bello Jewellery has begun exporting the brand to South East Asia and North America.
Swarovski will unveil the new Facets of Light collection to its global audience on the runway at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia in April.
After seven years as CEO of the JAA Ian Hadassin will be leaving his role at the end of his contract period in June.
De Beers’ five-year-old diamond brand, Forevermark, has reported ‘a strong year of growth’ driven predominantly by continued consumer demand in China, the US, India and Japan.
Domino Jewellery’s diamond bridal suite ‘Treasured Moments’has won the Bridal Design of the Year 2014 award at Jewellery and Watch Birmingham.
The HKTDC’s decision to split the Hong Kong International Jewellery Show into ‘2 Shows 2 Venues’ has paid off with the new-look Fair attracting a record-breaking 3850 exhibitors.
Panama president Ricardo Martinelli will be the guest of honour at this month’s launch of Latin America’s first diamond trading centre.
Swiss watchmaker JeanRichard has become the global partner as well as ‘Official Watch’ of English Premier League football club Arsenal FC.
Bremont Watch Company has joined forces with Boeing to develop a range of mechanical watches that feature the company’s advanced aeroplane materials.
Pandora earned a record 9 billion Danish kroner in profits in 2013 – a 35.4 percent over its 6.6 billion Danish kroner profits in 2012 – and is expecting to earn even more this year.