Month: July 2017

HATTON GARDEN: LONDON`S HISTORIC JEWELLERY QUARTER

Hatton Garden is a street and area that can be found in the Holborn district of the London Borough of Camden. Though the area is known as London’s jewellery quarter and centre of the UK diamond trade, it is also famous for a wide range of media and creative businesses. History of Jewellery Throughout human …

5 Staple Jewelry Items Every Girl Should Have

Little black dresses, crisp white button downs, black pumps; we are all aware of closet staples, but what about jewelry? When it comes to jewelry, we tend to just go ahead and buy jewelry that is trending or in season. Every girl should have a collection of must-haves accessories for any day. Here is our …

The World’s Most Expensive Diamonds

Preserving a big chunk of rock gives a convinced sense of smugness to some. The complex the price, the more precious and more valuable it becomes. Women strive to own at least one of the most precious and highly valued gems of the world, diamonds. There are those pieces that really stand out from the …

How to Buy Diamonds Using The 4 C’s

We like to think that the jewelry we purchase are a good buy. Quality is an important factor for us jewelry shoppers, but how could we make sure we are getting quality when buying diamonds? First introduced in the mid-20th century, “the 4 C’s” is universally acknowledged as the main way to determine the quality …

‘Energetic Escalation’ In Swiss Watch Exports So Far In 2017

Finally, Some Encouraging numbers from the Embattled Watch Industry. In a Short Release from the Federation of the Swiss Watch Industry (FH) titled “Strong Growth, ” The Non-Profit Trade Association reported an overall 9% rise in Exports in May 2017 over the same period in 2016. And it follows a couple months of consistently positive …

The Future of the Diamond Industry: Man versus Nature

Whether out of thrift or ethics, more and more consumers are opting for synthetic, man-made diamonds over the real thing. While the establishment maintains that man-made stones are nothing more than low-grade fakes that won’t ever be serious contenders, industry observers aren’t so sure. It’s initial to look like man’s genius has finally coordinated nature’s …

Antwerp: Are We Witnessing World’s Biggest Diamond Market Crash?

Antwerp Diamond Capital

Antwerp’s position as the world’s diamond capital is being challenged by emerging markets in Israel, Dubai, India and Botswana – and three high-profile European heists have netted $188m (£110m) this year. It’s a good day at the Antwerp diamond bourse. The board where bereft traders post notices for missing stones is completely bare, each precious …

All about The Diamond District New York City Market

New York City’s Diamond District, also known as Diamond and Jewelry Way, is located on 47th Street between 5th and 6th Avenues. The United States is the largest consumer market for diamonds, and over 90% of the diamonds that enter the United States come through New York, many of them through dealers in the Diamond …

PM Modi’s Israel visit may sparkle Surat Diamonds!

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s assurance to Surat’s diamond traders that he was going to Israel to represent their interests could prove to be a shot in the arm for the city’s industry. Additional certainly, this could be erect bulletin for the Surat Diamond Bourse (SDB), a two-year-old trading platform looking to take the shine away …

GST on Gold, Silver and Processed Diamonds!

The Goods and Services Tax (GST) on Gold, which was minor than Industry Prospects of around 5 percent, will substitute a number of Federal and State Levies. “In the case of Gold, keeping various factors in mind, because there was an extensive debate … We finally reached a consensus of taxing gold at 3 percent,” …

Diamond Trade: A Big Talking Point For India & Israel

The Diamond trade and investments may attest to be larger conversation points for India rather than defense during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Israel. The three day stay starting Wednesday is the first ever by an Indian Prime Minister and is widely anticipated to axis on greater collaboration in joint defense ties owing to …

US Jewelry Retail Market Overview!

Record Spending on Jewellery In 2014, jewellery and watch sales totalled $78.08 billion, up 1.5% from 2013, according to preliminary figures. Specialty jewellery retailers posted a 1.1% increase in sales, to a record $33.61 billion in 2014. In 2014, overall fine jewellery sales in the US totalled $68.8 billion, rising 1.4% year-over year. Watch sales …

Best Minimalist Luxury Watches for Men!

Sending you to other blogs, again? You must think we’re mad. Well, we are. Mad about style. Mad about gear. And today we’re mad about watches. A good watch isn’t just an extension of style; it’s an extension of you. So it pays to know what your watch says about you, right. That’s why we’ve …