10th June, 2019
Over the last six years, Belpearl Auctions Ltd has expanded its presence in Hong Kong by effectively building connections between pearl farmers and global buyers.
5th June, 2019
According to 2018 export figures from the Marine and Mining Resources Department of French Polynesia, Hong Kong continues to be the largest importer of Tahitian pearls, commanding a 63 percent share in total export weight and 57 percent in export value.
3rd June, 2019
Rio Pearl’s latest auction saw a slight drop in sales but high-quality pearls enjoyed strong demand.
29th May, 2019
Majority of customers no longer buy for stock and are spending cautiously but diamond traders are not complaining as this dynamic change in buying behaviour is bringing about new areas of growth.
27th May, 2019
Hardly a major auction goes by these days without gemstones breaking world records. Prices have gone through the roof for rare and untreated Kashmir sapphires, Burmese rubies and Colombian emeralds, not to mention top prices fetched by fancy colour diamonds. Here’s a peek into various developments in the global gem market.
22nd May, 2019
For a jewellery retailer, capturing the attention of passersby is visual merchandising. That crucial second when people see a display window determines if they would stop and look, or walk on by. What is the secret to creating captivating jewellery window displays?
20th May, 2019
Robert Wan, renowned as the pearl emperor of Tahiti and founder of the Robert Wan Group, looks at a bright future with plans to further strengthen his company’s existing operations.
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.
13th May, 2019
Diamond specialist Mikisa Gems introduces UltraBrights, a curated selection of melees featuring an innovative cut that optimally enhances a diamond’s brilliance, fire and scintillation.
8th May, 2019
The pure, rare and eternal qualities of platinum have been highly treasured by nobles for centuries. To established European jewellers, platinum represents their image and value. Recently, the Platinum Guild International (PGI®) and Han Tang Culture talked to four legendary jewellery brands about their love affair with platinum.
22nd April, 2019
French jewellery house Van Cleef & Arpels is known for its iconic collections and high-quality craftsmanship. JNA spoke with Van Cleef CEO Nicolas Bos about the company’s competitive advantages and its thriving business model.
17th April, 2019
Top platinum industry leaders, innovators, experts and partners discussed the latest developments, challenges and opportunities in the Chinese platinum market at the Platinum Guild International (PGI®) China Platinum Jewellery Forum held in Shenzhen in December 2018. Forum participants also identified potential drivers of growth.
10th April, 2019
Belpearl Auctions reinforces its role as a reliable source of top-quality pearls in Hong Kong as it underscores the importance of transparency in doing business.
8th April, 2019
Two relatively new gemstones have been making the rounds in the global gem and jewellery community, offering buyers variety and an opportunity to market unique, gem-centric jewellery pieces.
3rd April, 2019
German gemstone trader Paul Wild aims to fortify its digital presence in 2019 as a way to engage more effectively with an increasingly tech-savvy market.
1st April, 2019
Hearts On Fire President Caryl Capeci sits down with JNA to talk about combatting challenges in the ever-evolving diamond jewellery industry, the company’s role in promoting women empowerment and offering products that resonate with today’s forward-looking consumers.