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  • Pearl auction grows in scale, impact

    Rio Pearl’s latest auction offered a more diverse and meticulously sorted selection of South Sea and Tahitian pearls, with buyers favouring top-quality goods.

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  • Opal Opulence

    Priced for their rarity and fancied for their captivating colours and shapes, opals are steadily gaining ground as a gemstone of choice for today’s designers and traders.

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  • Vibrant Future For Coloured Gems

    The gemstone business landscape is constantly changing and with this come new challenges. Buyers are becoming partial to equivalently captivating coloured gems other than the so-called Big Three. Companies meanwhile should take advantage of a more open market by offering top-quality choices.

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  • Shaping the future of the luxury industry

    The global luxury goods industry remains on solid footing amid macroeconomic uncertainties. To sustain growth though, luxury industry players need to identify the right business strategies to face new challenges.

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  • Digital currency for token economy

    By commoditising diamonds as a financial investment tool and tapping new revenue streams, the CARAT digital currency is expected to bolster demand for diamonds and eventually strengthen prices.

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  • Clear lines of diamond demarcation

    De Beers Group is disrupting the disruptors with its new Lightbox brand of lab-grown diamond jewellery launching this September. Through its prices, products and positioning, the brand aims to provide consumers with greater clarity on the differences between natural and lab-grown diamonds.

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  • DANAT: A gemmological powerhouse

    The Bahrain Institute for Pearls and Gemstones (DANAT) successfully trumpeted its arrival in the gemmological world with its broad range of authentication and verification services for pearls, gemstones and finished jewellery.

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  • Van Gelder’s Indian inspiration

    The Netherlands-based Van Gelder Jewellery was born out of passion – a classic case of love at first sight for founder Bernadette van Gelder. Today, the company stands as one of the major collectors and traders of traditional Indian jewellery worldwide.

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  • Italian jewellers: Doing business in modern times

    Italy’s jewellery manufacturing prowess and inimitable artistry have continuously placed its jewellers in the international limelight. Amid an ever-changing global business landscape, Italian manufacturers are once again banking on their strong heritage and business flexibility to promote growth.

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  • Young Consumers, Bridal and Self-Purchasing Expected to Drive 2018
    Platinum Jewellery Market

    Platinum Guild International’s latest jewellery business review reveals fascinating developments as well as growth opportunities in the platinum jewellery sector.

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  • Taiwan Fair to highlight modern jewellery designs

    Contemporary jewellery designs will be among the highlights of the 2018 edition of the Taiwan Jewellery & Gem Fair when it opens on November 2 at the Taipei World Trade Centre.

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  • GIA symposium to highlight latest gem research

    The latest gemmological findings by industry leaders and researchers are taking centre stage at the 2018 Gemological Institute of America (GIA) symposium, scheduled for October 7 to 9 in Carlsbad, California.

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  • PGI® kicks off jewellery design campaign in China

    The Platinum Guild International (PGI®) successfully launched its “Dandelion Collection” campaign in December 2017. The dandelion-themed design competition was aimed at promoting platinum as the symbol of eternal love.

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  • Smart retailing: The future of jewellery business

    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.

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  • Alrosa eyes stronger presence in China

    Citing China’s solid demand for diamond jewellery and its thriving retail business, Russian diamond mining giant Alrosa is setting its sights on this emerging market.

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  • Titanium artistry

    While the precious metal triumvirate of platinum, gold and silver has long ruled the fine jewellery scene, titanium is coming into its own as a fresh and contemporary alternative. Jewellery brands and designers are increasingly recognising the metal’s suitability for artistic pieces given its lighter weight and high durability.

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