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Local jewellery designers will be able to show off their skills in several competitions. Image courtesy: <a href= "http://bit.ly/2rVFi7k" target="_blank">Flickr/Nico Oved</a>

News
New jewellery comp reaches ‘record’ entry levels

The Jewellery Design Awards (JDA) has achieved a “record” number of entries, signalling demand for the competition and support of local manufacturing and design. Read more »
One diamond company has recently objected to natural diamonds being mixed with synthetics. Image courtesy: Ada Diamonds

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Undisclosed natural diamonds now ‘infiltrating’ synthetics

While there have been numerous reports of synthetic diamonds fraudulently appearing in parcels of natural stones, one business has reported the opposite – “undisclosed mined diamonds” mixed with “lab-grown melee diamonds”. Read more »
A recently discovered Fabergé flower 'brooch' may be worth over £1 million. Image courtesy: <em>Birmingham Mail</em>

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Fabergé flower makes Antiques Roadshow jewellery history

A floral ‘brooch’ with an expected value of about £1 million (AU$1.7 m) has been discovered on BBC lifestyle program Antiques Roadshow, making it one of the most expensive items to be unearthed on the show. Read more »
Diamond jewellery allegedly given to Australian model Miranda Kerr is at the centre of a billion-dollar investigation. Image courtesy: <a href="http://bit.ly/2tetqRJ" target="_blank">Instagram/Cartier</a>

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Miranda Kerr jewellery thrust into billion-dollar political scam

An international financial scandal involving embezzled money, diamonds and an Australian supermodel has pushed jewellery into the political news spotlight. Read more »
Image courtesy: Fervor Montreal

Monthly Overview
Tips for navigating today’s branded jewellery market

Although the stream of jewellery brands entering the local market is relentless and often overwhelming, there are strategies to help ensure retailers successfully ride the brand wave. Read more »
As well as releasing a study on global diamond demand, De Beers has announced a series of new ventures. Image courtesy: <a href="http://bit.ly/2d6D9QQ" target="_blank">Facebook/De Beers</a>

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De Beers announces string of insights and ventures

Global consumer demand for diamond jewellery increased 0.3 per cent to US$80 billion (AU$105 b) in 2016, recent industry data has found, with demand primarily driven by sales in the US. Read more »
A new report provides insight for retailers looking to increase bridal sales. Image courtesy: L2

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Report shows keys to increasing Millennial bridal sales

It is widely accepted that having a bricks-and-mortar store is crucial to securing bridal jewellery sales but a new industry report suggests there are certain digital strategies retailers should utilise to improve business. Read more »
An emerald ring that once belonged to America's richest family has sold for a record price

News
Rockefeller emerald sets world auction record

While diamonds regularly make auction headlines, coloured gemstones appear to be an increasingly favoured sector, with an 18-carat emerald once owned by a renowned American dynasty selling for US$5.5 million (AU$7.2 m). Read more »

Gemstones
Colour investigation: Opal

The quality of colour can be dissected into vibrancy, evenness, pattern and, in some cases, uniqueness; however, what on earth causes it? This series is dedicated to exploring the different causes of colour in gemstone minerals. STACEY LIM reports. Read more »

Feature Stories
Children's jewellery: Big business for tiny tots

Kids are fast becoming a decisive bunch when it comes to accessorising so it’s just as well that suppliers are listening. TALIA PAZ reports. Read more »

Tips on Selling
Win big when customers are furious

Ever had to deal with a customer who was really angry? It generally takes a lot for people to get red-in-the-face mad but JEANNIE WALTERS says staff who get to the root cause of the issue will learn from the experience. Read more »
Image courtesy: Fervor Montréal

Feature Stories
Sailing the high seas of branded jewellery

The stream of brands entering the local market is relentless. EMILY MOBBS investigates how jewellers can best navigate the sea that is branded jewellery. Read more »


 


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