Manchester jeweller sees 250% YoY sales spike over Christmas shopping period

Second-hand jewellery and watch retailer William May, the e-commerce site of Mays Pawnbrokers & Jewellers in Manchester, has reported a huge increase in Christmas sales in 2020. Compared to 2019, … Read More

Decoding The Allure Of The Big Three

IIJS Virtual 2.0 Powered by GIA is presenting an exclusive series of theme based Interactive Knowledge Sessions from 8th-12th January, 2021. The first seminar was on THE BIG THREE, an … Read More

Botswana Govt. Renews Karowe Mining Licence For 25 Years

Canadian diamond miner Lucara Diamond Corp informed that its mining licence for Karowe was renewed by the Botswana’s Ministry of Mineral Resources, Green Technology and Energy Security for a period … Read More

BDB Members Give In-principle Approval For LGD Trading

The Bharat Diamond Bourse (BDB) members during the Annual General Meeting held yesterday, have in principle approved the trading of lab-grown diamonds (LGDs) within the BDB. However, members cannot start … Read More

Gem-A hosts inaugural Virtual Annual General Meeting and names re-elected council members

Gem-A (the Gemmological Association of Great Britain) hosted its first virtual annual general meeting (AGM) on 16 December 2020, giving international members the opportunity to discuss what has been a … Read More

Merci Maman see record-breaking sales despite pandemic

Jewellery brand Merci Maman has announced it has seen record-breaking sales figures this year, even amid the Covid-19 pandemic. The month of November and the Black Friday sales proved particularly … Read More

Fellows jewellery auction raises nearly £30k for Alzheimer’s Society and other charities

Fellows Auctioneers has raised nearly £30,000 for a number of charities with its latest Silver & Costume Jewellery sale. The auction ended on 4 December and consisted of 876 lots, … Read More

ALROSA reports its November 2020 diamond sales results

ALROSA reports its rough and polished sales results for November and 11 months of 2020. Sales of rough and polished diamonds in November totaled $390.5 million, including proceeds from rough … Read More

Dir EDI Inaugurates Kashmir’s First BIS Recognised Hallmarking Centre For Gold Jewellery

Kashmir Hallmarking Centre (KHC) has been recognized by the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS), the National Standards Body of India. This centre is first of its kind in Kashmir and … Read More