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| |Graff presents Bombé Collection
LONDON, October 30, 2011 - Graff presents the Bombé Collection, a modern yet feminine range featuring rubies, sapphires and emeralds complemented by exceptional diamonds. Contemporary and exciting, the classic curved Bombé Collection is available in a number of styles for every occasion, including striking cocktail rings, clustered earrings, drop earrings and necklace. Only the finest ... Full Article
| |India’s IIJW catwalk celebrates Japanese designer
MUMBAI, India, August 4, 2011 - A stunning catwalk show on August 3 celebrated the works of Japanese jewellery designer Kazuo Ogawa, who had a deep love for India. Ogawa, who died earlier this year, played a big part in introducing Indian jewellery designs to Japan, and won awards from institutions such as GJEPC and the World Gold Council. The catwalk event was organised by Indian luxury ... Full Article
| |Laxmi, Surana stand out among brands on IIJW catwalk
MUMBAI, India, August 3, 2011 – Bold diamond jewellery pieces from Indian brands Laxmi Jewellery and Surana Gems and Jewellery featured among the standout catwalk shows at India International Jewellery Week (IIJW) on August 3. A retinue of exquisite Indian models decked in green and yellow paraded the catwalk at the Grand Hyatt, Mumbai, presenting stunning diamond jewellery with an antique ... Full Article
| |India’s new jewellery stars show off designs at IIJW
MUMBAI, August 3, 2011 – India’s new wave of jewellery design talent showed off their latest creations at a second GIA alumni catwalk event during India International Jewellery Week on August 3. Indian models displayed designs of GIA alumnus Riddhika Jesrani brimming with energy, colour and confidence, in inventive combinations of beads, stones and vintage finds. Riddhika won the ... Full Article
| |India’s Sawansukha presents collection at IIJW
MUMBAI, India, August 2, 2011 – Bollywood actresses and leading Indian models presented the latest collection in diamonds, rubies and other precious materials of , one of Bengal’s leading jewellers, in a sparkling catwalk event at India International Jewellery Week (IIJW). The Sawansukha name has been intimately associated with diamonds for nearly 200 years. Now led by the seventh ... Full Article
| |‘Advalorem’ to launch luxury ‘Vendorafa’
BIRMINGHAM, England, July 24, 2011 - WB Creative Jewellery Group Ltd has announced the creation of ‘Advalorem’, a new company within the Group formed with the aim of nurturing individuality and creativity in fine jewellery and design. The new company’s aim will be to find and support carefully selected boutique brands and designer-jewellers, from home and abroad and to introduce them to ... Full Article
| |India’s Ganjam showcases jewels in London
LONDON, June 28, 2011 – Bangalore-based jeweller Ganjam, which is looking to break into the UK market, showcased its one-off pieces in 22-karat gold, diamonds, emeralds, rubies and platinum at the Platform gallery in the heart of London’s Hatton Garden diamond district. Standout pieces, on display until June 29, included jewellery from the Heritage collection, inspired by Indian temples ... Full Article
| |Brussels jeweller celebrates Art Nouveau style
BRUSSELS, June 26, 2011 – Brussels jewellery retailer senses-artnouveau, located near the Grand-Place in the historic centre of the Belgian capital, celebrates Art Nouveau, displaying a variety of products from reproduction silver jewels to Murano glass pendants. Owner Jacopo Giola offers a range of Art Nouveau styles, including silver jewels, porcelain plates featuring Gustav Klimt imagery ... Full Article
| |PureJewels launches couture platinum pieces
LONDON, June 2011 – Fast-growing luxury jewellery brand PureJewels launched its couture 2011 Platinum Heritage Collection at an exclusive VIP reception with a Bollywood flavour at the Hilton on Park Lane during London Jewellery Week. PureJewels, based in the Green Street jewellery quarter of east London, has had a big impact in the UK jewellery industry since last year by supporting ... Full Article
| |Van Cleef & Arpels unveils jewels inspired by 20th Century balls
LONDON, June 19, 2011 – Paris-based luxury jeweller Van Cleef & Arpels has unveiled a high jewellery collection inspired by legendary balls of the 20th Century, appealing to buyers from an increasingly international class of super-rich. The one-off creations of the Bals de Legende collection, featuring the most exquisite diamonds, emeralds and rare gemstones, were on display in the sumptuous ... Full Article
| |New combination for So Jewellery pearls collection
April 21, 2011 - So Jewellery has announced the addition of a stunning new colour combination to the popular Crystal Pearls collection – satin silver and smoky black – available as a triple-strand pendant and elegant drop earrings. The pearl is the “oldest known gem”, and its shimmering, enchanting glow has been sought-after and treasured by makers and wearers of fine jewellery for ... Full Article
| |Domino’s platinum bridal range offers retail opportunities
BIRMINGHAM, England, April 16, 2011 - Domino Weston Beamor , a leading UK jewellery manufacturer, feels that it is not enough to just offer its customers high quality platinum jewellery. It has launched a new retailer solution, the ‘Platinum Profits Kit’ which provides marketing, merchandising and training support for platinum jewellery retailers, the first of its kind from a UK manufacturer ... Full Article
| |MasterGraff Skeleton showcases diamond expertise
BASEL, Switzerland, April 3, 2011 – Graff has presented the limited edition, diamond-encrusted MasterGraff Skeleton tourbillon watch showcasing its diamond expertise. The hand wound movement with 72 hour power reserve and tourbillon is housed within a 48 mm facetted case. Comprising 164 diamonds, totalling over 21 carats, the movement can only be cased once all the diamonds are in place ... Full Article
| |Miss Chamilia launched to UK retailers
April 3, 2011 - Chamilia has announced the launch to its UK retailers of the Miss Chamilia collection for the young fashionista. This handcrafted collection has been specially designed with fashion conscious girls in mind allowing them creativity and designs that will reflect their individual style. Girls can now be their own designer with the Miss Chamilia collection. ... Full Article
| |Swarovski Elis watches a best-seller in India
BASEL, Switzerland, March 26, 2011 - Swarovski Elis crystal watches are best sellers in India and the company will introduce some new, colourful timepieces to the Indian market in time for Diwali in 2011. "The Elis is one of the best selling watches in the Indian market and one of the best selling Swarovski watches in the world," Shirish Sanghi of Swarovski India told Jewellery Outlook at Swarovski's ... Full Article
| |BASELWORLD: Carrera y Carrera launches Mediterraneo collection
BASEL, Switzerland, March 26, 2011 - Spanish luxury jeweller Carrera y Carrera launched its Mediterraneo collection at BASELWORLD, a combination of gold and precious stones with all the magic and enchantment of stories linked to the sea. These are the stories in which the sun takes refuge at dusk on the shores of the crystalline Mediterranean Sea, and bathes in the fine sandy ... Full Article
| |Shaun Leane collection inspired by Maybell
Captivated by the delicate beauty of the Maybell, Shaun Leane has created a new fine jewellery collection that celebrates the purity and elegance of this woodland flower. Executed in white gold, graceful racemes gently bow with diamond set flowers. These highly detailed bells are balanced by the simplicity of line and fluid curves that have become the house’s signature. ... Full Article
| |Ute Decker launches Fairtrade gold collection
LONDON, March 14, 2011 - Ute Decker, a leading proponent of ethical jewellery, is among the world’s first jewellers to have launched a collection in 18 carat Fairtrade and Fairmined gold. Her Fairtrade gold collection PURE reflects in its minimalist, clean and pure lines the purity of the gold’s provenance.The Fairtrade Ecological gold in which Ute Decker handcrafts her PURE collection is alluvial gold ... Full Article
| |Stubbs&Co. to remodel wedding band sales
LONDON, February 14, 2010 - The Hatton Garden based, high-quality, finished-jewellery supplier Stubbs&Co. has introduced a new software concept which could radically change the way retailers sell wedding rings. Entitled ‘ConfigureRing’ the package, which has been in development for the past twelve months, gives retailers the opportunity to supplement a relatively modest stock of ... Full Article
| |Sarah Ho by Brown & Newirth – inspired by the tiara
Sarah Ho said she was inspired by the tiara when she designed her wedding collection for Brown & Newirth. The award-winning designer also said flexibility was at the heart of the new collection, which has a traditional engagement ring, wedding ring and eternity ring. The difference is in the way they all fit together. The wedding ring can be worn on either side of the engagement ring to create two ... Full Article
| |Clogau Gold launches Kensington collection
Clogau Gold has launched the Kensington collection in 9-carat yellow and rose gold with diamonds, inspired by the gates of Kensington Palace, Princess Diana’s former home. Clogau Welsh gold has a long association with the British royal family because it has been used in royal wedding bands since the early 20th century, including that of Princess Diana ... Full Article
| |Alexander Davis jewels celebrate opening of boutique
LONDON, February 14, 2011 – Talented designer Alexander Davis, winner of the New Designer of the Year at the UK Jewellery Awards 2010, is launching new bespoke pieces of jewellery to celebrate the opening of his first boutique in Duke Street, near Selfridges in central London. Alexander’s inspirations include science, engineering and architecture. His designs combine visually arresting forms, bold .... Full Article
| |Babette Wasserman launches “Maman Bebe” collection
BIRMINGHAM, England, February 6, 2011 – Babette Wasserman has launched a new collection, “Maman Bebe” in sterling silver, celebrating the bond between mother and child. Speaking to Jewellery Outlook at The Jewellery Show where she was exhibiting, Babette said, “The Maman Bebe collection is a brand new concept. You get a box with two compartments in it – a baby pouch and a large pouch ...
| |PureJewels’ Platinum Heritage designers to launch new collections
LONDON, January 31, 2011 – The highly skilled designers who created inspirational pieces for PureJewels’ Platinum Heritage Collection in 2010 will create new collections using platinum, gold, diamonds and coloured gemstones for launch at London Jewellery Week in June 2011. “We have decided to increase our relationship with the designers who created the Platinum Heritage Collection 2010 and introduce ...
| |Van Cleef & Arpels creates Nid de Paradis collection
January 30, 2011 - To celebrate St Valentine’s Day 2011, Van Cleef & Arpels has created the Nid de Paradis collection. Three pieces (ring, earrings and pendant) display the imaginative, asymetrical motif of the collection that reflects the spirit of the Maison. A diamond nestling within a spiral is an allegorical element that suggests eternal passion and the desire for protection.
| |Leblas – ethical jeweller offers variety of designs
LONDON, January 22, 2011 – Leblas, an ethical jewellery boutique located in London’s upmarket Sloane Street, offers a wide range of jewellery designs which have at their heart a dedication to sustainable artisanship. Arabel Lebrusan, co-founder and Creative Director at leblas, says her intricate Fluid collection, made with 100 percent recycled silver, exudes femininity and feels comfortable.
| |William & Son showcases Perpetual Moon from Moser
LONDON, December 12, 2010 – Luxury goods emporium William & Son is stocking the only Perpetual Moon from Moser wristwatch in the UK, distinguished for the accuracy of its moon phase display. “This watch has a very accurate depiction of the moon phase as you would see it in the sky,” William & Son’s watches expert Paul Westwater told Jewellery Outlook.
| |Mukhi Sisters – jewels with attitude
BEIRUT, December 12, 2010 - Forget tradition. Mukhi Sisters’ jewels come with a whole lotta’ attitude. Beirut is a leading jewellery hub. And now a trio of sisters based in the Lebanese capital are making a splash with their witty, playful, eye-catching, elegant and contemporary designs. Mukhi Sisters jewellery pieces are being snatched up by young and old, jetsetters and royalty, and sometimes celebrities ...
| |William & Son showcases 10th anniversary watch
LONDON, November 14, 2010 - Luxury goods emporium William & Son has unveiled an automatic 18 kt rose gold watch with a cabochon ruby winding crown, a scratch-resistant sapphire crystal round face and 40-hour power reserve to mark its 10th anniversary, limited to 10 numbered pieces. "We wanted a classic piece in modern dimensions that looked good, and we're very happy with the result," William ...
| |Italy’s Rubinia jewellery enters UK market
Milan-based handmade jewellery brand Rubinia has announced its entry into the UK with a new collection inspired by nature. Every piece in ‘Gioielli Secondo Natura’, (‘Jewels based on Nature’), the first collection being offered to the UK, is unique as far as colour, style, cut and features, and strictly handmade by craftsmen to create combinations of precious stones and natural mountings. Stones including opal ...
| |Les Mini Adorables – design your own jewels
LONDON, October 31, 2010 - Les Mini Adorables is an original, bespoke collection created by natural fancy coloured diamond specialist Yves Frey that allows you to design and build your individual diamond-encrusted jewels. Hatton Garden, London-based jeweller Yves Frey, who has a passion for the most spectacular coloured stones, has launched this collection at a budget that suits all. ...
| |Perlée by Van Cleef & Arpels, an ode to elegance and modernity
August 15, 2010 - Playful and refined, the Perlée jewellery collection by Van Cleef & Arpels ensures a glittering summer reflected in beads of white and pink gold. It is an ode to elegance and modernity that reflects the Maison’s sensibility of contemporary jewellery. Graphic and fun with a fundamental simplicity that provides allure and class, the Perlée collection by Van Cleef & Arpels features strands of tiny ...
| |Centre Jewellery to launch diamond engagement ring collection
BIRMINGHAM, England, August 15, 2010 - Centre Jewellery is set to unveil a new collection of diamond engagement rings, designed and manufactured in Birmingham’s jewellery quarter. The design team and workshop have combined their skilled craftsmanship with the latest technology to produce a collection, which strikes a balance between a trend conscious and timeless classic look. “Our contemporary ...
| |Fei Liu’s Silver Line available online
LONDON, May 9, 2010 – British jewellery brand Fei Liu’s Silver Line is now available online at wavejewellery.com. Wave Jewellery started trading in 2001 and now has five stores in the UK. The renowned retailer is a member of the National Association of Goldsmiths and stocks a variety of big name jewellery brands such as: Stephen Webster, Gucci, Marco Bicego and Pandora, available in-store and online ....
| |Six UK designers to create PureJewels’ platinum collection
LONDON, April 2010 – PureJewels, a prominent retailer in the Green Street jewellery quarter in east London, has selected six talented UK designers to create its new Platinum Heritage Collection for launch during London Jewellery Week in June. From humble beginnings in east Africa, PureJewels is emerging as an important brand in the fast-growing Green Street jewellery quarter, appealing to South Asian and Western ...
| |Rodney Rayner launches Barcelona, NY, Istanbul lines
BASEL, March 30, 2010 - UK luxury jeweller Rodney Rayner launched his Barcelona, New York and Istanbul collections using combinations of 18-kt gold, silver and gemstones at Baselworld 2010. "The Barcelona collection is inspired by (architect) Gaudi - angular lines, while the New York skyline and the crescent moon of Istanbul were behind the other two collections," Rayner told Jewellery Outlook ...
| |Mattia Cielo shows off state-of-the-art designs
BASEL, March, 2010 – Italian luxury jeweller Mattia Cielo uses state-of-the-art designs and technologically advanced materials in four new collections launched at Baselworld 2010. Ghiaccio (Ice), Iguana, Pavone (Peacock) and Oceano (Ocean) are named after nature themes in Italian: the collections are symbolic of the DNA of the brand which, from its beginnings, has developed its own concept of Third Millennium jewellery ...