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Inhorgenta Munich

Inhorgenta Munich presents jewellery and watches for children and young people

24 July 2014 8:32 am

According to a consumer survey, young people have more money than ever before. Many designers are extending their collections for children and young people, while others have specialised exclusively in this generation

Bouton

Buckley Jewellery Limited reports growth and announces new store opening

23 July 2014 8:30 am

With global like for like sales running at +40%, Buckley Jewellery Limited sees continued growth for the first half of 2014

miner

Precedent setting Standard for Responsible Mining released

23 July 2014 11:42 am

The Initiative for Responsible Mining Assurance (IRMA), a group that includes stakeholders from the mining industry, organised labour, nongovernmental organisations, impacted communities, and businesses, released a draft Standard for Responsible Mining for public comment

Goldsmiths' Hall

Goldsmiths’ Fair announces new events

23 July 2014 11:52 am

In two months, Goldsmiths’ Fair (Sept 22 - Oct 5) will be back with a fresh look, a raft of new exhibitors and a star-studded events programme

CMJ Media Press Day

In Pictures: CMJ Media reveal autumn/ winter 14 collections

23 July 2014 3:05 pm

Last week CMJ Media presented new collections from its brands at Kettner’s, London.

GA 100GD

Casio G-Shock announces new series of Crazy Gold Watches

23 July 2014 4:45 pm

The digital faced GD-X6900GD and GD-6900GD are the first models to launch in the six-piece collection

Scottish Retail Consortium

Scottish retail sees high real term growth

23 July 2014 5:10 pm

SRC-KPMG Scottish Retail Sales Monitor reports that In June 2014 total Scottish sales decreased by 1.1% compared with June 2013, when they had increased by 2.8%.

New Designers 2014

MPs visit New Designers 2014

22 July 2014 9:00 am

Shadow Culture Secretary Harriet Harman, former Universities and Science Minister David Willetts, and Chair of the Labour Arts, Craft and Design in Education All Party Group Sharon Hodgson MP were among the 17,719 people who visited the 29th edition of New Designers

Salon QP

London Calling

Our capital’s booming watch scene owes dearly to QP magazine’s annual showcase for all things horological – now in its fifth year. Alex Doak explains why you need to be at SalonQP

BaselWorld

The best of times: BaselWorld 2013

With luxury watch sales booming, the stage is set for an even bigger and better BaselWorld this year. Over the next 15 pages, we give you a tour of the expanded halls and our pick of the stands

Frédérique Constant Slimline Manufacture Moonphase

Every man's choice: BaselWorld 2013

This year promises a rich variety of trends in men’s watches: retro, futuristic, classical, sporty, neo-Gothic… it’s all going to be at Basel. Alex Doak selects some of Hall 1’s finest

Chanel

She's in fashion: BaselWorld 2013

This year’s SIHH showed that the Swiss are finally taking women seriously when it comes to watches, and it looks as though Basel is set to follow suit. Here’s our pick of the brands exhibiting style and substance - and often at the same time

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Fast Facts on
Wedding rings

  • 860 AD:The year Christians started using rings in marriage ceremonies.
  • 4th:The finger the ring is placed on.
  • 2,200BC:The year of the oldest recorded exchange of wedding rings in ancient Egypt.
  • 1854:The year in which the manufacture of 15ct, 12ct and 9ct became legal.

Photo from William Cheshire