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

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

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>

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="" target="_blank">Instagram/Cartier</a>

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 »
As well as releasing a study on global diamond demand, De Beers has announced a series of new ventures. Image courtesy: <a href="" target="_blank">Facebook/De Beers</a>

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

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

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 »
Victoria Police and the JAA have vowed to protect the trade from jewellery attacks

Vic Police, JAA pledge clampdown on Melbourne jewellery attacks

With the spate of jewellery store armed robberies continuing across Melbourne, Victoria Police and the Jewellers Association of Australia (JAA) have reiterated a commitment to protecting the trade. Read more »
This year, the International Jewellery Fair will co-host skilled-based competitions with WorldSkills Australia. Image courtesy: WorldSkills Australia

Sydney jewellery fair supports young jewellers

The 2017 International Jewellery Fair (IJF) will include several new features designed to support and showcase jewellery education, training and learning. Read more »
Nordic Jewellery will be "leading the launch" of the Les Georgettes Australian subsidiary. Image courtesy: <a href="" target="_blank">Facebook/Les Georgettes</a>

Les Georgettes finds new home in Australia

Following news that Duraflex Group Australia (DGA) ceased distribution of Les Georgettes, it has been announced that Nordic Jewellery will represent the French jewellery range in Australia and New Zealand. Read more »
The GIA's new service traces a diamond's origin, and includes an app for consumers

New GIA service traces diamond’s origin

The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) has introduced a program that allows retailers to track the origin of select polished diamonds, potentially providing a unique selling opportunity and improved consumer confidence. Read more »
ABC Bullion has received global recognition from a renowned trade association

ABC Bullion receives global acknowledgement

In a “significant step” for Australia’s precious metals industry, ABC Bullion has been accredited by the internationally-recognised London Bullion Market Association (LBMA). Read more »

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