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Nicky Oppenheimer

De Beers Group chairman given Lifetime Achievement Award

Chairman of the De Beers Group Nicky Oppenheimer will receive the Jewellery News Asia (JNA) Lifetime Achievement Award, celebrated at an event in September.

People can "try on" the pieces virtually

De Beers and Holition collaboration allows people to "try on" diamonds virtually

De Beers diamond brand Forevermark has collaborated with augmented reality software specialist Holition to launch a virtual diamond trying-on facility.

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Holition and Tatler collaborate

Holition and Tatler collaboration allows readers to try on £10m worth of jewellery

Diamond giant De Beers has teamed up with investment holding company NetCare 911 to provide emergency medical assistance to people living in remote parts of South Africa

De Beers teams up with NetCare 911

Diamond giant De Beers has teamed up with investment holding company NetCare 911 to provide emergency medical assistance to people living in remote parts of South Africa.

De Beers chairman Nicky Oppenheimer addressed the Council on Foreign Relationships in Washington DC in the US earlier this month, where he spoke about the positive role businesses can and should play in meeting Africa's many challenges

De Beers chairman urges companies to help Africa meet challenges

De Beers chairman Nicky Oppenheimer addressed the Council on Foreign Relationships in Washington DC in the US earlier this month, where he spoke about the positive role businesses can and should play in meeting Africa’s many challenges.

Diamond giant the De Beers Group has named Philippe Mellier as its CEO after a wide-ranging search to fill the position

De Beers names Philippe Mellier as CEO

Diamond giant the De Beers Group has named Philippe Mellier as its CEO after a wide-ranging search to fill the position.

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The finer things: Luxury products

Sales of luxury products are soaring and consumers are increasingly happy to splash their cash online as brands begin to master premium web retailing

Stone gods: Diamond trends

While diamonds are being used in less classic settings, they remain one of the most desirable stones. Laura McCreddie looks at their allure, changing trends and the rise of synthetics.

SmartScreen, the latest point of sales technology from Pursuit Software

Power of the unknown: Technology focus and links to full interviews

From jewellery design to online sales and store operations, technology can do wonders for every aspect of your business. Kate Donovan explains why all jewellers should be embracing technology

Gwyneth Palthrow collects an Oscar bedecked in Harry Winston

1995-04: 75 Years of Retail Jeweller Special

The mid-1990s brought Cool Britannia and a pared-down fashion aesthetic.

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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