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Melee malaise: Is marketing the only solution for the diamond industry?

Does anyone have the answer to rectify the current malaise in the diamond industry? Before you can fix something you need to know the exact cause of the problem.  Read more »

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US Army General Stormin' Norman was right

What is going on? I don’t think I have ever seen a more confusing economic climate than the one in which we find ourselves today. Are we in a recession? No, technically Australia is not in a recession. In fact, we have had the longest run of economic growth in history... of all countries. Read more »
Argyle Muse and Argyle Alpha, the largest vivid pink and red diamonds ever shown in the collection. Image credit: Rio Tinto

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Thinking Pink: Sunset versus sunrise

One of the world’s most amazing diamond mines is set to close at the same time the diamond industry is in upheaval. Read more »

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Pandora - the charm before the storm?

Pandora has announced another round of sackings, and this time the job losses will be at its Australian distribution centre. Read more »

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Selling on price is a costly mistake

On reading this month’s Selling column, I was reminded of an experience I had many years ago when I decided to buy a watch. I visited a jewellery store and after greeting me, the salesperson began to ask a few questions about the type of watch that I might prefer – classic or sports, mechanical or quartz, etc. Read more »

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Buying groups are right to unite

In what can only be described as a big step forward, both Showcase Jewellers and Leading Edge Jewellers have decided to collaborate with Expertise Events and incorporate their annual conferences and buying days into the International Jewellery & Watch Fair (IJWF). Read more »
Pure Grown Diamonds' (Gemesis Corporation) Chemical Vapor Deposition (CVD) Facilities in the USA Source: Half Acre Construction

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Truth behind lab-created diamonds starts to be exposed

There’s great deal of confusion about synthetic or lab-grown diamonds, and COLEBY NICHOLSON believes that the US Federal Trade Commission and the GIA could well be adding to consumer uncertainty. Read more »

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Synthetic headlines just grow confusion

I don’t know about you, but I’m totally confused. Regular readers will know that more often these days, I don’t know whether I’m Arthur or Martha – or in this age of gender equality, just ‘Ar’! Read more »

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Can a new broom sweep clean at the JAA?

What does a new year hold in store for the Jewellers Association Australia? COLEBY NICHOLSON hopes a new president will mean dramatic changes, including the association talking to people!  Read more »

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Innovation Vs Disruption: Spectators don’t win games

There are plenty of questions and theories concerning De Beers’ decision to enter the synthetic diamond market. Some believe synthetics are simply a logical extension of its existing business while others view it as monopolistic behaviour aimed at controlling the industry. Read more »

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Would you propose with a synthetic diamond?

Can anyone really predict the future of synthetic diamonds? COLEBY NICHOLSON asks: Do lab-created diamonds carry the same romantic notions of a natural diamond, or are they shrouded in stigma? Read more »

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Common sense for common purpose, please!

Another International Jewellery Fair (IJF) has come and gone and the ‘buzz’ on the first day caught many by surprise; the atmosphere among the retailers and exhibitors was certainly upbeat. Read more »

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Chance for breath of fresh air in 2019

The industry politics of the past few years has certainly quietened down. In fact, there’s far less controversy in general, particularly surrounding the JAA; however, this doesn’t mean dissatisfaction has subsided. Read more »

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Slow decline of Baselworld: what a shame!

It’s a real shame to see the decline of Baselworld. Its status as the world’s number one watch and jewellery fair has been in decline for many years, but the news that Swatch Group had quit the show sent shockwaves throughout the industry, most notably in Switzerland. Read more »

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For Pandora, arrogance is a two-edged sword

There’s an old adage: “Be nice to people on your way up because you’ll meet them on your way down”.  Read more »

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