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Van Cleef & Arpels opens Hong Kong Maison

New trend award for IJL KickStart designer Claire English
IDI’s Ganz: small September Sight will calm market
IDI to Honor Varda Shine at Sept Hong Kong Fair
British Jewellers’ Association (BJA) revamps website
Fei Liu to invite UK designers to exhibit in Beijing
London International Watch Fair to take place Nov 13
Pandora CEO quits after revenue slides
Chamilia enters into partnership with Swarovski

Hugh Rice Ltd joins Houlden Group

GIA center to open in Israel

Pearl Seminar at Bangkok Gemstone Gathering

Antwerp trade signs deal with China’s ICBC

Rolex boutique launches at exclusive London address

Maria Doulton has launched The Jewellery Editor

Christie’s to show Elizabeth Taylor’s jewels, fashion, art

Gurhan launches at London store Harrods

Israeli diamond museum to host exhibition

SGL to grade diamond jewels during London Jewellery Week

Vicenza Fair magazine VIORO accessible on iPad

Goldsmiths’ Company plays key part in London Jewellery Week

Mattia Cielo to open shop in Milan’s Via Montenapoleone

Licia Mattioli named as head of Italy’s FEDERORAFI

Goldsmiths’ Centre seeks applications for work space

PureJewels to launch platinum collection at Hilton Park Lane

Italy 2010 jewel export value jumps 27 percent – report

Italy’s Bliss opens boutique in China
Faber-Castell unveils Jade “Pen of the Year 2011”

Diamonds published in six foreign languages
Houlden announces deal with TAG Heuer

ICA Congress focuses on fair trade initiatives

Aagaard confirmed as sponsor for new IJL Runway

London Jewellery Week Party at Charles Fish

SHO supports London Jewellery Week

Large pearl sells for $254,500 at Christie’s Dubai

Sotheby’s to sell important pink diamond

Sotheby’s nets record sales at NY Spring auction

UK silversmiths to showcase work in May

Birmingham Assay Office seeks new site

Dubai’s diamond trade doubles in 2010

Israel net polished diamond exports surge in Q1

Polished diamond prices rise sharply in March
Graff opens its first boutique in Beijing

BASELWORLD Platinum Design Award Winners revealed

UK buying group launches jewellery media company

Platinum has bright prospects in China, India – PGI
Vicenza Fair joins CIBJO board, to host 2012 Congress

BASELWORLD: Hong Kong jewellery exports up 21 percent by value in 2010

BASELWORLD: IDI launches “Welcome to Israel” marketing campaign
BASELWORLD: Chopard to aid Japan victims via watch sales
GJEPC hosts “India Evening” at BASELWORLD

Sotheby’s to sell emerald and diamond tiara

William & Son to exhibit artisans with British Silver Week

Coloured diamonds to highlight Christies auction

GIA Career Fair debuts in India

Special Award presented by IJL

London Jewellery Week partners with The Jewellery Show

Israeli Diamond Industry to have strong presence at BASELWORLD

Alex Styles wins Lifetime Achievement Award

Swatch Group bolstered by strong demand

Christie’s to offer ring that belonged to Gloria Swanson

LVMH acquires Bulgari in 3.7 billion euro deal

RapNet polished diamond prices rise
Christie’s to sell 10.09 carat purplish-pink diamond

Meissen plans to open Milan boutique in 2011

Company of Master Jewellers welcomes new suppliers
Diamond prices likely to rise – WFDB officials

IJL and Adaptive team up to launch ecommerce sites

Chamilia to exhibit at Baselworld 2011 again

UK jewellers launch Fairtrade gold

Christie’s posts record jewel sales in 2010

Sarah Ho joins PureJewels’ Platinum Heritage Collection 2011

BCU student wins Weston Beamor design competition

Ari Epstein becomes CEO at Antwerp World Diamond Centre

Company of Master Jewellers reports record breaking turnover

PureJewels seeks designers for 2011 Platinum Heritage Collection

TechnoMarine appoints Jacques-Philippe Auriol as CEO

Orra presents replica of Belgian crown at Sparkle
Israel diamond industry reports strong export growth

Abbeycrest appoints Julie Large as Creative Director

AWDC CEO Freddy J. Hanard retiring after four years in office

Israeli industry brings record exhibitors to IIJS January

Domino to present bridal collection at The Jewellery Show

Christina Aguilera celebrates Burlesque at Stephen Webster

Damiani opens second boutique in Macau

Angelina Jolie sparkles in Robert Procop

Stephen Webster rocks Rodeo Drive

Sotheby’s sells jewels formerly owned by Duchess of Windsor

The Jewellery Show to celebrate UK design talent

Jacqueline Mina introduces Dialogues in Gold

IJL announces new marketing manager

Asian Wedding Exhibition appeals to jewellery buyers

BKP Jewels launches online business

Graff acquires two more diamonds

Goldsmiths’ Company awards Royal College of Art scholarship

Van Cleef & Arpels wins Ladies’ Watch Prize

Golconda diamond sells for $3.5 million

Sotheby’s sells pink diamond for world record $46 million

Prince William proposes with late mother’s ring

Author warns against complacency over diamond ethics

Damiani wins award in Middle East

Rapaport launches auction website for diamonds

Strong watches demand boosts Richemont H1 profit

KP meeting ends in stalemate on Zimbabwe diamond exports

Big turnout at Eiffel Tower for Lorenz Bäumer’s award

PureJewels to be title sponsor at Asian Wedding Exhibition

Applications open for Goldsmiths’ course

The BVLGARI Blue Diamond sells for $15.7 million

Sotheby’s to sell rare pink diamond in Geneva

William & Son marks a decade in luxury

Fei Liu launches in Selfridges, Brown Thomas

Rare vivid orange diamond goes on tender

Diamond market continues to recover – AWDC

“Dialogues in Gold” – An exhibition by Jacqueline Mina

Domino expands its product development facility

Israeli diamond industry continues to recover

Sotheby’s to sell rare pink diamond in Geneva

Duchess of Windsor’s jewels to go on sale

Gold touches record, silver hits 30-year high

GIA and Hong Kong Officials Celebrate New Lab

Petra Diamonds posts record full-year net profit

Pandora plans $100 mln IPO

Gold price scores record high

“Diamonds” Chinese edition published

Winners announced at 2010 Lonmin awards

Marco Bicego celebrates 10 years with new HQ

Professional Jeweller celebrates launch of Hot 100

Sarah Jordan wins Best Platinum Display at IJL

AWDC-organised Belgian pavilion to be largest at HK fair
Fei Liu to open concession in Tokyo
Sales Training Preview for Retail Professionals at IJL
Record Israeli Presence at Hong Kong September Fair

GIA executive to address Thai gems gathering

Rapaport diamond conference to take place in October

Ear pendants by JAR to highlight Christie’s October sale

Emagold group to disband

Men jailed for UK’s biggest gem robbery

Swarovski opens another boutique in India
Bulgari posts net profit of 600,000 euros in Q2

Peter Lang renowned for celebrity statement pieces

India’s Anria to exhibit at IJL 2010

14 Antwerp diamond companies to exhibit at IIJS
Sotheby’s to auction jewels of Duchess of Windsor
GIA Carlsbad Jewelry Career Fair to take place Oct 22
Waiting list of Israeli companies for IIJS Mumbai
London luxury goods store William & Son offers Breguet
New website for British Hallmarking Council

New sales representative for Domino in Ireland
Shaun Leane wins UK jewellery designer of the year
Mattia Cielo wins Italian jewellery designer of the year
Holition brings 3D technology to De Beers Jewellers in Japan
IJL exhibitor numbers to rise in 2010
Israel Diamond Industry Recovers
India’s state-owned miner finds 34.37-carat diamond
Celebrities shine in Platinum Jewellery
GFMS sees gold prices rising above $1,300/oz in H2 2010
Pink diamond tiara is highlight of Masterpiece fair
Victorian style wins Central Saint Martins award
SHO Fine Jewellery reports highlights of London Jewellery Week
Corrado Facco appointed General Director, Vicenza Fair
PureJewels launches Platinum Heritage Collection
London Jewellery Week celebrates artisan skills

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