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A world-leading marketplace for jewellery, gemstones, and industry-related design, manufacturing and retail solutions, the June Hong Kong Jewellery & Gem Fair is offering its exceptional brand of sourcing experience to thousands of buyers starting from today.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.