De Beers reveals jewellery design trends ahead of gifting season

De Beers has revealed diamond jewellery design trends for the forthcoming gifting season, which are influenced by consumers’ response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

25 september 2020

Rio Tinto’s Argyle pink diamond tender takes inspiration from Japan

Rio Tinto’s annual Argyle Pink Diamonds Tender has taken its inspiration for its 2020 showcase from the Japanese philosophy of Ichigo Ichie, celebrating the unrepeatable nature of a moment in time, says a press release from the miner.

25 september 2020

GJEPC holds first plain gold jewellery VBSM

The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) held its first Plain Gold Jewellery Virtual Buyer Seller Meet (VBSM) on 21-24 September.

25 september 2020

Zim state-owned diamond firm to have new CEO

State-owned Zimbabwe Consolidated Diamond Company (ZCDC) is set to appoint a new chief executive who was a director at Vast Resources.

25 september 2020

Ghana defends takeover of diamond company

The Ghanian government has defended its decision to take over the Great Consolidated Diamonds Ghana Limited (GCDGL) from a local private investor, Jospong Group of Companies.

25 september 2020

More Hopeful: The 2020 Outlook for the Watch and Clock Market

29 january 2020

( - The HKTDC Hong Kong Watch & Clock Fair is the largest timepiece event in the world. The HKTDC conducted face-to-face interviews with 501 buyers and 338 exhibitors at the 2019 Fair (held on 3-7 September 2019) in order to obtain the industry’s view of future market prospects, new product trends and the latest developments in e-tailing. The survey results showed that industry players are more hopeful about sales prospects over the next 12 months. Despite a list of widely shared concerns such as the subdued global economic growth, the slowing Chinese economy and the increasing operating costs, the industry are confident about the potential of smart watches in driving sales and the product development strategy of “going smart – interactable with smart devices” as a trump card in the year ahead.