Hong Kong September Fair reaffirms commitment to jewellery trade

Industry leaders attested to the September Fair’s role as the world’s top B2B sourcing event as they called for closer multi-sectoral collaboration to tackle ongoing challenges.


Lucara unearths 123 ct gem quality diamond at Botswana mine

Lucara Diamond has recovered a 123 carat gem quality top white Type II diamond from its wholly-owned Karowe mine, in Botswana.


JNADC fetes winners and finalists of 2018/19 edition

JNA recognised the winners and finalists of its inaugural JNA Jewellery Design Competition 2018/19 in a prize presentation ceremony during the Fair Reception of the September Hong Kong Jewellery & Gem Fair 2019 at the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition...


CIBJO releases an overview of its 'Responsible Sourcing Blue Book'

CIBJO has released an overview of its Responsible Sourcing Blue Book. The Book defines a universally agreed-to set of recommended responsible sourcing principles that can be applied by all members of the jewelry industry.


Stornoway Common Shares and Convertible Debentures to be Delisted From TSX

Stornoway Diamond Corporation announced that it has received notice that the Continued Listings Committee of the Toronto Stock Exchange ("TSX") has determined to delist the Corporation’s common shares and convertible debentures effective...


WJN x Disrupting Diamond Marketing

12 september 2019

(womensjewellerynetwork.com) - Perfect hair, straight teeth. Smiling faces and soft focus. Yep, you’ve got it. Another advert promoting diamonds in a bid to grasp some kind of sale from 20 and 30-something shoppers. I can’t concentrate on the images. Because the alarm bells keep sounding. Who are these people? Because they’re certainly not me; nor are they my friends, colleagues or family. Sure, Tiffany & Co.’s recent campaign for its Tiffany True engagement ring dared to try something new, at least in its recruitment of real-life couples to star in the minute-long ad. But, a few seconds in and it all unravels: they’re conventionally attractive, mostly white, and the scenes irritatingly saccharin. The chance for Tiffany to show real couples, in real love, with a real diamond ring to symbolise their relationship was overlooked entirely.