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Retail Jeweller online editor Kate Donovan shares her experiences of getting to know the jewellery industry

Meeting Luminox brand ambassador Scott Cassell

Posted by Kate DohertyFri, 26 Oct 2012

Some brand and ambassador relationships are meant to be. Case in point, Luminox and ocean warrior Scott Cassell.

When I grow up I want to be a goldsmith

Posted by Kate DohertyThu, 26 Jan 2012

I think it’s fair to surmise that most parents in the UK would be somewhat surprised if their young son or daughter turned to them and said: “when I grow up I want to be a goldsmith”.Unless they are fortunate enough to associate with goldsmiths from an early age, children generally are not inclined to find themselves thinking about a future as one, simply because influences such as television, books, pop culture and even school career advice are unlikely to give the career ...

Lock down is imminent

Posted by Kate DohertyWed, 26 Jan 2011

For Retail Jeweller the decision to take this action is an obvious one. We are a magazine written very specifically for you, a community of retail jewellers, and so it makes sense that our loyal subscribers benefit from the exclusive business-enhancing content that we work hard to deliver. While it is certainly satisfying to see countless visitors to the site, it is more important to us that those benefiting from it are the people who find our content invaluable to the success ...

Getting to know you

Posted by Kate DohertyTue, 14 Dec 2010

Is there ever a more apt time to talk community than at Christmas?

Celebrating with Lola Rose

Posted by Kate DohertyWed, 1 Dec 2010

As the party season gets fully underway, Kate enjoys the Lola Rose 10th anniversary celebrations

Saying cheese at the Gc event

Posted by Kate DohertyTue, 9 Nov 2010

The Retail Jeweller editorial team manages to keep their eyes open for their close-up

Vital statistics

Posted by Kate DohertyMon, 8 Nov 2010

Kate shares her web stats obsession and tells you how – if you haven’t already done it – to sign up to the RJ twice-weekly editorial newsletters. It’s time to join the inner circle…

A royally good time

Posted by Kate DohertyMon, 13 Sep 2010

Kate gets up close and personal with Prince Harry at the Jaeger-LeCoultre Polo Cup

Guess Watches at Gaucho

Posted by Kate DohertyFri, 30 Jul 2010

The Retail Jeweller team joined Guess Watches for its M-Series launch and very nice it was too

UKJA 2010 Retail Jeweller video

Posted by Kate DohertyThu, 29 Jul 2010

Check out this short video of who was wearing what at this year’s UK Jewellery Awards

Ready for our close-ups

Posted by Kate DohertyTue, 22 Jun 2010

Check out the video of the RJ editorial team getting to grips with gemmology

Making a noise about London Jewellery Week

Posted by Kate DohertyWed, 9 Jun 2010

Attending events across our great capital, Kate contemplates whether London Jewellery Week may one day rival London Fashion Week for consumer popularity