Jewellers whose stores are still open wait to hear if tougher rules will force them to close again

Boris Johnson is reportedly set to make a quick decision today about whether England should enter a third national lockdown. The move would close all non-essential retail across the country, … Read More

Hockley Mint vows to forge onward and stay open in spite of lockdown

Hockley Mint has claimed it will not be deterred by England’s impending four-week lock down, and will in fact remain open for the duration. The Birmingham Jewellery Quarter-based manufacturer and … Read More

Scottish jeweller survives pandemic after securing £120k coronavirus loan

Sinclairs, a Scottish jeweller, has been accepted for the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS), receiving £120,000 from the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS). Sinclairs has been based in Inverurie … Read More

Jewellery & Gem World Hong Kong 2020 goes virtual, promises 2021 return to live format

Jewellery & Gem World Hong Kong 2020 goes virtual, promises 2021 return to live format Jewellery & Gem World (JGW) 2020, previously slated to take place in person in November, … Read More

Gold Prices Reach Seven-Year High on Fears of Second Wave of COVID-19 Infections

The price of gold, which has already increased significantly during 2020, hit new seven-year highs this week surging past US$ 1,773 per ounce. The move was a reaction to what … Read More

Lockdown Kay Worker Sells $16,000 Engagement Ring from Home

Pic, courtesy Kay, shows a Neil Lane Premiere engagement ring with a pear-shaped stone A jewelry consultant sold a $16,000 engagement ring while working from home during the coronavirus lockdown. … Read More