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Zeon LTD

Zeon Limited appoints new General Manager

25 July 2014 10:11 am

Zeon Limited have announced that Esther Jolley has joined the company to fill the newly created role of general manager

Vivien Johnston

Gem-A appoints Vivien Johnston as new ethics manager

25 July 2014 10:58 am

Following the latest, ethics-focused CIBJO congress in Moscow, Gem-A has taken the lead on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) by appointing luxury ethical retailer and Chair of the JECUK, Vivien Johnston, as its new Ethics and CSR Manager

Pandora leather bracelet event

Swag Jeweller hosts Pandora leather bracelet event this weekend

25 July 2014 11:19 am

If customers spend £75, £85 or £95, then they will receive a free leather Pandora bracelet worth up to £50

Rare aquamarine

Rare aquamarine to raise funds for prison charity

25 July 2014 11:36 am

A 60 carat heavy-weight Mozambican aquamarine worth £40,000* is to be raffled by prison charity Fine Cell Work on November 20, 2014

Citizen Better Starts Now

Video: Citizen to launch its first global brand statement: Better Starts Now

25 July 2014 1:45 pm

To help communicate this belief Citizen have created in collaboration with Wieden+Kennedy, a new global Citizen brand movie, brand identity and brand website that represents its Better Starts Now philosophy

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


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


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

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


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


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



Job of the week

Rock Lobster Jewellery Ltd

Store Manager

£24,000 pa


Assistant Manager

Competitive salary upto £22,000

Luxury Swiss Brand major, Brand Manager - UK

c £50K + bonus + prestige car + blue-chip company benefits

Ladies Sales Manager

£30000 per annum

Luxury Sales Assistant - Manchester - £15K

£13000 - £15000 per annum + Excellent benefits

Junior Merchandiser - Accessories

£30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits


£16000 - £17000 per annum

Thomas Sabo

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