One of the biggest challenges the jewellery industry faces is that a new generation of consumers would rather spend money on experiences and technology than buy a piece of jewellery that will last a lifetime. Jewellery & Watch event director, Kirsty Broere, offers her take on consumer buying behaviour of jewellery.
Presidium, a manufacturer of diamond and gemstone testing devices, has returned from the recent JCK show in Las Vegas, USA, reporting wide interest in its products from both new and existing customers.
Assay Office Birmingham (AOB) chief executive and assay master Stella Layton presented the AOB’s annual hallmarking review at its new building on Moreton Street, Birmingham B1 3AX on Friday January 22.
French luxury goods group Richemont has reported strong sales growth of 33% across all segments and regions and record sales of watches and jewellery in its financial results for the year ended March 31, 2011.