Platinum’s rare nature gives it additional value and appeal

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Marco Carniello: We want to continue to be the engine boosting the jewellery industry

Italian Exhibition Group (IEG) is a leader in Italy in the organisation of trade fairs and one of the main operators in the trade fair and conference sector at European level, with structures in Rimini and Vicenza, as well as further sites in...

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There is a significant need for smart and technological financial solutions in the diamond industry

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The future for synthetics lies in that it has become possible to grow a stone you want and make what you want out of it

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De Beers’ GemFair ropes in more than 160 Sierra Leone artisanal miners

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Samuels Jewelers Plans Grand Opening Near Austin

12 august 2014

Samuels Jewelers Inc., which operates Andrews Jewelers, Rogers Jewelers, Samuels Diamonds and Schubach Jewelers, is holding a grand opening of its newest location near Austin, Texas on August 14 in Sunset Valley, Rapaport reported.
The new Samuels Diamonds opened on June 24, following extensive renovating and planning to convert a historic farmhouse for the boutique. Designers carried the nostalgia and original architecture of the farmhouse throughout the renovation, maintaining the original limestone exterior and adding limestone rock features inside.
"We are proud and excited to continue our growth strategy in the specialty jewelry marketplace," said Steve Velasquez, the president of Samuels Jewelers. "Our latest flagship store in Sunset Valley signifies a wonderful partnership with an amazing community that has supported our brand and we are honored to preserve much of its heritage with the design of this location. We look forward to many years of continued success here."
Samuels Jewelers is owned by Gitanjali Gems LTD and has been serving clients since 1891.