Month: August 2017

Overview of Diamond Industry Market Report 2017

The global diamond industry has arrived a sluggish period as specialty jewellery retailers go on vacation. Although a cyclical occurrence, this year traders are expressing deep concern over the levels of demands. Pressure on polished diamond prices are mounting. One trader summed up the condition: “what we probably need is a different business approach,” he …

IJL – International Jewellery London 2017

IJL – International Jewellery London is one of the best and most renowned Jewellery trade shows in the world. The International Jewellery London is a meet where the most talented, innovative British and international jewellery designers, wholesalers and manufacturers come on one platform. The IJL showcases the hottest inspirational jewellery assemblages, with fashionable and classic …

MLK Jr. Day Watch Blowout Savings Just For You…

Martin Luther King Day is a federal holiday held on the third Monday of January. This relatively new holiday was officially signed into office in 1983 by President Ronald Reagan and has been an official national holiday in all states throughout the nation since 2000. Dr. King is best remembered for his work in the Civil …

Exhibitors Get Ready for IJL 2017 With Exhibitor Masterclass and Designer Support Programme

The International Jewellery London team took over the ground floor of London’s prestigious Goldsmiths’ Centre on June 15 to host two special masterclasses: The Exhibitor Masterclass and The Designer Support Programme. All the brands, Industries and Designer-makers presenting at this year’s IJL were invited to Meet our day of Educational Talks. Both Meetings were designed …

Discover What’s On in the Motivation Theatre at IJL 2017

The Motivation Theatre is back for 2017 presenting a variety of inspiring speakers from across the jewellery trade, as well as the fashion, footwear, retail design and digital industries. The packed three-day programme has been carefully tailored to 2016 show feedback, ensuring that your lingering questions are answered. We’ve also called upon some great names …

Countdown to IJL 2017: What’s New at Olympia This Year?

IJL 2017 is set to inspire the industry this September over three vibrant days, with new show features and a superb showcase of over 500 companies from 32 countries, including a host of innovative debut designers and brands. New show experiences include the newly themed seminar theatres, workshops and dedicated Skills Lab; a glimpse into …

Not All Gold Is In Jewelry. Where’s The World’s Gold?

Gold is the most useful mineral out of all minerals. Today, the primary use of gold is in jewelry. Gold can be drawn into wire, melted, and simply cast into intricate jewelry molds.Throughout history, society has used gold in jewelry to symbolize accomplishments, beauty, and wealth. But not all gold is in jewelry. A Brief …

Best of British: Bremont partners with the Henley Royal Regatta 2017

There was little amazement to the announcement that Bremont was to turn out to be the “official timing partner” for the Henley Royal Regatta, bar Henley being open to having any sort of partner at all. As guardians of the most determinedly traditional of sporting events on the calendar, Henley’s organisers were never going to …

Three Young British Entrepreneurs Making Waves in the Watch World

The watch industry remnants productive territory for a well-planned start-up, as this entrepreneurial trio proves. The Telegraph meets with a branding expert who founded a luxury watch company, a law graduate who sells high-end vintage and independent watches online, and the menswear entrepreneur who spied an opportunity in watch servicing. The brand founder: Jono Holt, …

IJL has seen Huge Expansion and Innovation over 60 years

International Jewellery London has seen vast changes in its first 60 years, expanding hugely from its modest beginnings in the Royal Albert Hall when it was mainly a watches fair, and is now a leading industry showcase for innovation. Now IJL, which takes place in the vast open space of Olympia GRAND and is organised …