Ulysse Nardin

Built in Germany in 1926, the barque, tall ship with its four masts was given to the USSR in 1946 as war reparation, and was integrated into...

PANDORA unveils new integrated marketing campaign in North America

PANDORA Jewelry has announced “The Art of You” marketing campaign in North America, which has been designed to inspire women to ...

Pre-registration now open first ever VincenzaOro Dubai

Visitors can now pre-register on the show’s website vicenzaorodubai.com. The show will focus on global brands, fine jewellery, diamonds and ...

New rules on credit card fees in Canada

Finance Minister Joe Oliver unveiled an update to the code of conduct for the credit and debit card industry this week. The new revisions wi...

Province to meet with retailers facing online challenges

Ontario’s Minister of Economic Development Brad Duguid is looking to hold a summit with major retailers in order to discuss how online sales...

Two Toronto-based gold miners seal $1.5B deal

Alamos Gold Inc. and AuRico Gold Inc. are set to merge their gold businesses in a US$1.5-billion transaction, which will create a mid-tier g...

Spence Diamonds sold to private equity firm

Private equity firm Lion Capital has purchased Canadian jewellery retailer Spence Diamonds for an estimated $125 million, according to Fortu...

Birks’ Amorique diamond celebrates a decade

Presitigous Canadian jeweller Birks celebrated the 10-year anniversary of its proprietary Amorique diamond cut by announcing Canadian actres...

Harry Winston gives back at star-studded gala

Harry Winston, Inc. recently teamed up with amfAR at Shaw Studios in Hong Kong for a special inaugural gala aimed at fundraising for the org...

ArtyA

ArtyA stands behind the belief that it popularized the skull in the watch-making world and the new Skull & Bones watch is perfect proof...

SimplexDiam wins jewellery stock of Martin Ross Group

SimplexDiam Inc. of New York announced Monday, April 6 that it has acquired jewellery inventory assets held by Martin Ross Group of Canada d...

Antwerp diamond industry willing to pay higher taxes in exchange for legal certainty

A statement from Antwerp World Diamond Centre reveals that the diamond industry in Antwerp, Belgium is willing to pay higher taxes in exchan...

Saks announces new president shortly after last one

Saks Fifth Avenue has appointed Marc Metrick as the new president. Metrick replaces Marigay McKee, who is leaving the post after a little mo...

GIA to host iconic diamond exhibit in Southern California

The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) will host seven of the world’s finest diamond houses at its world headquarters in Carlsbad, Calif...

JCK Las Vegas announces this year’s performer: Gavin Degraw

JCK Las Vegas has revealed that the headlining performer during this year’s JCK Rocks the Beach event will be Grammy-nominated musician Gavi...

EGL rights holders announce reorganization of EGL representation in Israel

A recent press release from EGL reveals that according to the holders of EGL rights in Israel and Mr. Benhamou, the Eurogem laboratory in Is...

Polished diamond prices fall in March, reveal healthy market

According to the Rapaport Monthly Report, polished diamond prices dropped this past March as a result of trading volumes being restricted by...

Jewelers Mutual hosts industry webinar featuring JVC’s John Lamont

Jewelers Mutual Insurance Company will be hosting an industry webinar featuring John Lamont, JVC’s expert on jewellery crime, on Tuesd...

Libman introduces new sales team

Shortly following Corona Jewellery Company’s takeover of Libman & Co. in December 2014, the two companies have introduced a new sales t...

Jaquet Droz

The Lady 8 Flower from Jaquet Droz an absolute creation of wonder and the latest thing to come from the watch brand extraordinaire during Ba...

Kenneth Cole introduces smartwatch

This April, you can expect to see a smartwatch form fashion brand Kenneth Cole who has partnered with Geneva Watch Group for this new ventur...

Amazon may buy Net-A-Porter

According to a report from WWD, Amazon is currently in talks to buy London-based luxury e-tailer Net-A-Porter. Net-A-Porter has been owned b...

Zimbabwe set on taking over Rio Tinto Diamonds mine

According to new reports, the Zimbabwe government is set on taking control of the Murowa mine, of which is 78 per cent is owned by Rio Tinto...

Jewellery designer Fana adds website enhancement to track performance

Jewellery designer Fana unveiled the addition of a retail jewellery portal to its existing website that has been created especially for reta...

B.C. government approves $450-million gold mine

Pretium’s $450-million Brucejack gold mine has been approved by the B.C. government. This is the first such project to be given the green li...

Galatea appoints JewelMark Canada as exclusive distributor

Galatea Jewelry Corporation (Galatea: Jewelry by artist) has named Edmonton, Alberta-based JewelMark Canada, Inc. as its exclusive Canadian ...

Potential mining deal helps boost TSX numbers

On Monday, the Toronto stock market saw a solid increase as a result of talks about a high-profile deal in the mining sector. Stocks in mini...

Children’s Wish Foundation of Canada releases line of jewellery

To help grant wishes, the Children’s Wish Foundation of Canada has released line of jewellery that will be sold across all Lawtons Dru...

Toronto jeweller among Governor General Award winners

Jewellery designer Paul McClure has been named one of the eight winners of the annual Governor General’s Awards in Visual and Media Ar...

Aaron Shum Jewelry and Coronet

During this edition of Baselworld, Aaron Shum Jewelry and Coronet Diamonds unveiled a $2 million diamond Gibson guitar. The Eden of Coronet ...

Calgary’s Llyn Strelau first North American jewellery designer to win at prestigious German competition

Calgary jeweller Llyn L. Strelau of Jewels by Design is the first North American jewellery designer to win at the 45th German Jewelry and Ge...

Sauro unveils impressive website, new collection

Since we last profiled Sauro Italia Gioielli Oltre in 2014 in our publication, the brand has continued to surpass expectations and live up t...

GIA offers more than 125 scholarships totaling $588,000

The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) is offering a large number of scholarships for distance education eLearning courses and for class...

New Smartwatch collaboration between TAG Heuer, Google, and Intel

Baselworld 2015 served as a launching point for a new collaboration between TAG Heuer, Google, and Intel to unveil a Swiss smartwatch powere...

Birks appoints singer Kiesza as New Face of Rock & Pearl Collection

Birks has unveiled that Calgary singer Kiesza will be the brand’s new Rock & Pearl Collection ambassador. The announcement coincided wi...

L’École de Joaillerie de Montréal: From a workshop to a school

Last year was a big year for l’École de Joaillerie de Montréal. A birthplace to a spectacular amount of ideas, projects and international co...

Graff

The Diamond MasterGraff Grand Date Dual Time Tourbillon is a result of more than 2,000 hours of work to create a mechanical movement that co...

Schindler Technologies presents alongside Solidscape in Toronto

Last week, various members of the jewellery industry were invited to participate in the annual information seminar at the Canadian Jewellers...

Zenith appoints Cedric Laroche as North American Brands Director

Zenith has appointed Cedric Laroche as the new North American brand director who will be overseeing the watch and jewellery brand’s U.S. sub...

Attendance up at the Hong Kong shows

The world’s largest jewellery marketplace, formed by the Hong Kong International Diamond, Gem & Pearl Show and the Hong Kong Internatio...

New study finds Instagram most important social network

Market research firm L2 has released a new report that measures the impact and use of Instagram. The popular social networking service was p...

Royal Alberta Museum showcases 11-carat Ekati diamond

The Royal Alberta Museum’s mineral collection has a new, and very large addition to the team. The 11-carat rough stone from the Northwest Te...

New diamond industry group forming includes Canadian members

Several members of leading diamond-mining companies have come forward about considering the creating of an overarching industry group. The r...

Registration open for JCK Las Vegas 2015

Registration is now open for the annual JCK Las Vegas Show, which will be held at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada sta...

Join JVC for 19th annual Golf Tournament

Join JVC for the 19th annual Golf Tournament, dinner and silent auction on Monday, June 15, 2015. Play the north course at Angus Glen Golf C...

Say “hello” to spring with Pandora

Pandora Jewelry took over the Harbor View Suite at the Trump International Hotel & Tower in Toronto this past January for a Spring/Moth...

Diamond Bourse of Canada Meet & Greet in Toronto

Last week, the Diamond Bourse of Canada hosted various prominent members of the Canadian mining industry at its Toronto office for a Meet &#...

Fendi

The Fendi My Way watch is extraordinary. Accentuated by a removable fur collar, the timepiece is the perfect statement piece for any occasio...

Swiss watch exports soar 4%

According to the Federation of Swiss Watches, Swiss watch exports rose 3.7 per cent year on year to reach $1.62B in January. Exports by volu...

GIA, De Beers to speak synthetic diamonds during GemFest Basel

Research scientists from GIA (Gemological Institute of America) and De Beers Technologies UK will gather to discuss the issues surrounding s...

Studio1098 named one of Toronto’s best jewellery stores

Toronto’s Studio1098 has grabbed the title of “One of the Best Jewellery Stores in Toronto” for a second time. Tamara Kronis, owner, goldsmi...

32nd HKTDC Hong Kong International Jewellery Show Dazzles Global Visitors

The 32nd HKTDC Hong Kong International Jewellery Show opened on March 4 with a dazzling start for its international visitors. Held at the Ho...

Shelly Purdy

ALTRUISTIC BY NATURE Shelly Purdy goes beyond the glam to inspire confidence and charitable giving. By Bonnie Siegler During her first year ...

Concord

The Mariner Lady from Concord is inspired by “characteristically relaxed atmosphere of a marina, the long evenings spent on the pontoon, a g...

Hong Kong International Jewellery Show on this week

The Hong Kong International Jewellery Show is here! Running from March 4 to 8, the show will be held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibit...

Retailers respond to FCRF data on fancy colour diamonds

Following the release of new information from The Fancy Color Research Foundation (FCRF), brands are beginning to equip their leading stores...

Canada’s Diamcor Mining reports revenue plunge of 37%

Diamcor Mining reports that revenue has dropped 37 per cent year on year to $886,343 CAD during its third fiscal quarter, which ended on Dec...

Register today for the CIBJO Congress 2015

Register today for the CIBJO Congress 2015 taking place on May 4 to 6 at the Sheraton da Bahia Hotel in Salvador, Bahia. For the first time ...

Mediterranean Gemological and Jewelry Conference dates announced

The Mediterranean Gemological and Jewelry Conference will be taking from on June 27 and 28 at the Divani Palace & Thalasso Hotel in Ath...

Stephane Linder appointed as Gucci Timepieces and Jewelry President and CEO

Gucci announced that Stéphane Linder has been appointed Gucci Timepieces and Jewelry President and CEO, effective March 11, 2015. Linder wil...

Swarovski unveils new store in Vegas

Swarovski has unveiled its latest store on the Las Vegas strip with a new light show called the Swarovski Midnight Celebration, created espe...

8 robbers convicted in Harry Winston jewellery heists in Paris

Eight people have been convicted on charges of armed robbery in an organized gang, criminal association, and receiving stolen goods followin...

When does style count?

Today’s jewellery shopper is responding to popular jewellery designs on social media, but with your inventory being only a fraction compared...

Geoff Bourdon

REMOTE POSSIBILITIES Geoff Bourdon of Woodland Jewellers may live in a small community, but he designs for the world. by Sarah B. Hood At fi...

Coming to Toronto: custom jewellery design and manufacturing seminar

On Thursday, March 12, you are invited to participate in the annual information seminar hosted by John Schindler of Schindler Technologies C...

Our deepest condolences to the Goldberg family

A pioneer in the Canadian jewellery industry, Lou Goldberg passed away on January 17, 2015. Husband and best friend of the late Betty. Fathe...

HYT

Here’s a little Baselworld preview for you… Visitors are bound to be impressed by the Skull Green Eye from HYT – a true tribute to this watc...

Endless Jewelry continues global expansion with 20th market opening

Endless Jewelry has announced that Australia has become to jewellery brand’s 20th market opening after meeting with more than 250 jewellers ...

Stuller announces 2015 Bridge schedule

Stuller, Inc. has announced the event dates for its sixth season of the Bridge conference, organized every year with the main focus of educa...

Ritani partners with Jewelers Mutual to ensure safety when it comes to online shopping

Maker of fine diamond engagement rings Ritani has joined forces with Jewellers Mutual Insurance Company in order to provide customers with a...

Richline Group acquires bangle bracelet brand Chrysalis

Richline Group Inc. has announced plans to acquire Chrysalis, an international brand of stackable bangle bracelets featuring talismans, good...

Vladimir Chakharian

RING LEADER The stunning handwork of Vladimir Chakharian and Almari Design. by Sarah B. Hood “I am like a rhinoceros in Canada; nobody does ...

A national treasure

The patriotic purchase; Canadian diamonds are quality, conscience and completely dazzling. by Liza Marley Buying local is one of the biggest...

Master the art of jewellery design using CAD software and Solidscape High Precision 3D Printers

On Thursday, March 12, you are invited to participate in the annual information seminar hosted by John Schindler of Schindler Technologies C...

A night of glitz and glamour at Bijouterie Italienne

Last November, Paola and Marco Miserendino of Bijouterie Italienne in Montreal held an exclusive soirée offering their customers a viewing o...

A night of excellence at the annual Jewellers’ Ball

Thank you to Jewellers Vigilance Canada (JVC) for allowing Canadian Jeweller Magazine be a part of another successful edition of the annual ...

Swarovski debuts first-of-its-kind boutique in Las Vegas

Later this month, Swarovski will debut a first-of-its-kind boutique at the Grand Bazaar Shops in Las Vegas. The new boutique, set to open on...

Strong attendance and high buying numbers at JCK Tucson

JCK Tucson opened at the JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort & Spa last week to strong attendance numbers. This year’s participating retailer...

Guess wins case against Gucci

The long court battle over trademark issues between the Gucci and Guess brands concluded in France on January 20 in Guess’ favour. The Court...

New diamond project announced in Nunavut, adding to Canada’s total mine count

Arctic Star Exploration Corp. announced the full acquisition of the Stein Diamond Property in Nunavut, Canada. Located 85km northwest of Tal...

Frederick Goldman purchases Scott Kay

Previously competitors in the bridal jewellery segment, Frederick Goldman has purchased the assets of Scott Kay for an undisclosed amount. A...

Gabriel & Co.

This gorgeous fashion necklace from Gabriel & Co. Byblos Collection is the perfect statement piece to your little black dress. Set in 9...

Howard Fine Jewellers: A lavish landmark

With a major store renovation all wrapped up, Howard Fine Jewellers continues to please customers and live up to its name as a top-notch jew...

Michael Hill’s Canadian sales jump 18.5%

Michael Hill stores announced that revenue increased by 3.9 per cent year on year to reach $227 million for the six months that ended on Dec...

Where are they now? – Birks

Earlier this year, we had a immense pleasure of working with Birks and featuring the retailer’s CEO on our May/June 2014 cover. The photo sh...

‘Endless’ possibilities

With a name like Jesper Nielsen behind it, it’s no surprise that Endless Jewelry has taken the jewellery industry by storm in a span of just...