The promise of more exhibitors, products and activities in the lead-up to the International Jewellery Fair appears to have paved the way for a well-attended...
Strong demand from New Zealand customers has prompted Tiffany & Co’s Australian subsidiary to expand across the Tasman.
A young jewellery apprentice who represented Australia at a major international skills competition has returned with a silver medal.
An Australian opal that is said to be extremely rare has attracted overseas media attention in the lead-up to its first public appearance.
Construction work has led to the discovery of a gold and silver jewellery-laden corpse that is believed to be an ancient noble female warrior.
The founders of one of Australia’s well-known jewellery suppliers have sold their business, releasing the reins to allow the brand to move in a new...
Pandora soars through the flames.
TWM Co says, “Checkmate”.
Miglio Designer Jewellery ups the ante on versatility.
Ikecho Pearl Company brings beauty to simplicity.
Stones & Silver achieves inner peace.
Bausele Australia encapsulates the moon.
Who will be the ‘next’ Pandora? COLEBY NICHOLSON says that 10 years on, there are too many unworthy jewellery businesses getting in the way of the next big mega-trend. [read...]
An Australian opal that is said to be extremely rare has attracted overseas media attention in the lead-up to its first public appearance. [read...]
The latest edition of Swarovski Gemstones’ annual forecast of design trends has been released. Gem Visions
is an attempt to look into a crystal ball and predict the hottest styles for jewellery lovers, designers and retailers. [read...]
In part one of a two-part look at profitable retailing, DAVID BROWN discusses the integral components of planning, purchasing and selling new products.
Who says jewellery-related tasks need to be completed in a traditional workshop? EMILY MOBBS speaks with one jeweller who has taken his passion to the streets.
If you thought a pink diamond was a pink diamond, think again! Sure, there’s a world of difference between a natural and synthetic stone, but did you realise there’s also a world of difference between an Australian pink diamond and all others?
Does the local jewellery industry really contribute to the illegal trade of one the world’s most contentious materials? NICHOLAS DE KLERK believes so and says it’s about time jewellers took responsibility.
When it comes to selling, it’s not enough just to be liked by the customer. ROSS SIMMONDS exposes this as well as other sales assumptions that don’t always turn out to be correct.
Geoffrey Munn is widely recognised for his work on Antiques Roadshow but as MEGAN AUSTIN discovers, there is far more to this antique jewellery specialist than what is seen on television.
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