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Showcase has announced support for the IJF

Showcase pledges support for Expertise Events jewellery fair

Showcase Jewellers has confirmed its support for the 2017 Sydney International Jewellery Fair (IJF) run by Expertise Events. Read more »
Security undoubtedly prevented a daylight robbery from taking place at a Holloway Diamonds store in Melbourne. Image courtesy: <em>Herald Sun</em>

Holloway Diamonds thwarts armed robbery with tight security

Security measures implemented at Holloway Diamonds in Brighton, Melbourne have undoubtedly prevented a daylight robbery from taking place, the third time armed thieves have targeted the business this year. Read more »
The reverse GST charge requires businesses buying gold, platinum and silver to pay the 10 per cent tax

New precious metal laws combat gold GST fraud

The Federal Government has introduced new goods and services tax (GST) law for precious metals in response to alleged fraud taking place in the gold trading industry. Read more »
The Nationwide Jewellers annual 2017 conference will focus on how to manage the ‘new normal’

Jewellery conference confronts ‘challenging’ landscape

The upcoming Nationwide Jewellers conference will focus on the ‘new normal’ retail environment and how jewellers can better manage business in this changing landscape. Read more »
Jyothi Forman’s piece was displayed after receiving the top prize in the Battle of the Benches contest. Image courtesy: <em>Mid-America Jewelry News</em>

Australian jeweller wins international contest

Jeweller Jyothi Forman has added another award to her stable, having been crowned the winner of a US-based jewellery competition. Read more »
The Pink Star, a 59.6-carat oval-cut pink diamond, fetched a record-breaking US$71.2 million at auction. Image courtesy: Sotheby's

Pink diamond reclaims auction record

The 59.60-carat Pink Star diamond has once again set a world record for the highest price paid at auction for a diamond or piece of jewellery. Read more »
A local jewellery designer has gained international recognition with her publication winning a book award

Jewellery supplier rewarded for pushing comfort zone

Local jewellery designer and supplier Renee Blackwell has received international recognition and illustrated how ‘thinking outside the box’ could boost awareness for other businesses after winning a publishing award. Read more »
For the 2016 financial year, Tiffany & Co recorded ‘soft’ performances across all jewellery categories. Image courtesy: <a href="" target="_blank">Facebook/Tiffany & Co</a>

Tiffany & Co sales at standstill

Tiffany & Co sales failed to make significant improvements in 2016 both from an international and Asia-Pacific perspective, with ‘soft’ performance across all jewellery categories recorded. Read more »
Despite mediocre financial results, Swatch anticipates ‘healthy’ figures in the year ahead. Image courtesy: <a href="" target="_blank">Facebook/Swatch AU</a>

Swatch sales continue to plunge

Although Swatch Group has released less than stellar financial results for 2016, ‘healthy’ figures were anticipated for the year ahead. Read more »
This year, Paspaley will be sponsoring the JDA's pearl category. Image courtesy: Paspaley

Paspaley revealed as Jewellery Design Awards sponsor

Renowned pearl company Paspaley has been confirmed as a sponsor for the inaugural Jewellery Design Awards (JDA), which now has a prize pool standing at more than $80,000. Read more »
Five 'rare' green diamonds have been found at the Merlin diamond mine in the Northern Territory

Australian mine yields ‘rare’ green diamonds

Merlin Diamonds has announced that five green stones have been found at the Merlin diamond mine located in the Northern Territory. Read more »
After this year's Baselworld, organisers announced they would reduce the duration of the 2018 show. Image courtesy: Baselworld

Baselworld format changes amid challenging market

This year’s Baselworld has drawn to a close; with organisers acknowledging the industry was in a ‘challenging phase’ and would reduce the duration of the 2018 show as a result. Read more »
Australian watch brand Christian Paul Sydney used this year's Baselworld to launch the Breakaway system

Aussie watch brand gains Baselworld attention

Following a swift rise in the Australian market, the founder of watch brand Christian Paul Sydney has used Baselworld as a launch pad for an innovative concept. Read more »

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