National Association of Goldsmiths (NAG) chief executive Michael Rawlinson has responded to criticism from Houlden chief executive Stuart Laing that the newly-formed National Association of Jewellers (NAJ) may not have stringent enough membership criteria to retain many Houlden jewellers as its members.
Eponymous Suffolk-based independent jeweller Jonathan Lambert has launched its first transactional website.
Reading independent jewellers Jacobs the Jewellers jewellery design postgraduate course The Bishopsland Education Trust have announced the winners of their inaugural Young Designer competition.
Widnes independent Neil & Barker Jewellers held its Annual Charity Golf Day at Delamere Forest Golf Club in Cheshire on May 28, raising more than £3,750 for The Eve Appeal.
Jewellery boutique Hall has added London-based designer Buja to its line-up of guest designers.
Inspiring Independents Awards
Retail Jeweller hosted its Inspiring Independents 2014 awards yesterday evening (October 22) at Club Ten in the Grange St Paul’s Hotel.
RJ rounds up the key business data affecting the industry over the past month, including diamond, scrap and precious metal prices, as well as footfall and the top-selling brands.
Jewellery brand iKuria has added several new pieces to its Age of Discover collection, including charm pieces that can be personalised.