15th May, 2019
Macroeconomic uncertainties may have dampened the spirits of jewellery industry players but Kent Wong, managing director of Chow Tai Fook Jewellery Group, is taking a different stance. In a talk with JNA, Wong said he remains optimistic about prospects in the business and cited embracing market changes as the key to tackling challenges.
18th June, 2018
Technological advancements are changing the way today’s retailers do business. In the jewellery sector, retailers are doubling efforts to give their clients not only top-quality products but also the best shopping experience through modern marketing and business strategies.
23rd October, 2017
Pino Aliprandini’s Orbit 1 machine is arguably the first desktop electroplater to be fully controlled by a mobile app. The machine will be made available through a crowdfunding campaign in November.
13th October, 2017
Quality and craftsmanship are the pillars of fine jewellery brands. As consumer knowledge and expectations grow, jewellers are increasingly showcasing the artistry and skills that go into their masterpieces. Renowned brands Van Cleef & Arpels and Tiffany & Co both recently held educational initiatives in Hong Kong to share their expertise with jewellery aficionados.
12th October, 2017
With synthetic diamond production becoming even more sophisticated, gemmological laboratories face the challenge of constantly upgrading their synthetic diamond detection capabilities. IIDGR is blazing a fresh trail in this arena with the launch of two state-of-the-art instruments.
26th January, 2017
Sarine Technologies Ltd appointed David Block as CEO, effective May 1, 2017. Sarine’s current CEO, Uzi Levami, will continue to serve as executive director of Sarine and director of all of its subsidiaries, the company announced recently.
19th January, 2017
De Beers Group CEO Bruce Cleaver highlighted the significance of working together to achieve collective progress in the global diamond industry, following economic uncertainties in 2016.
4th January, 2017
Flex Line Tech of Italy is presenting practical photography solutions that provide all-inclusive image-taking, editing and other multimedia services to both professional and up-and-coming jewellers in a bid to boost their online businesses.
21st November, 2016
The Swiss Gemmological Institute SSEF has introduced into its facility the GemTOF instrument, which conducts chemical analysis through laser ablation, thereby providing more information about the origin of a variety of gems, as well precisely identifying a range of other elements in coloured gemstones, diamonds and pearls.