Author: Allrings


  • Hallmarking rises 27.4% in July
    The total number of hallmarked pieces in July 2022 rose 27.4% to 876,281 from 687,952 compared to the same period 2021, according to the latest figures from the Birmingham Assay Office. However, gold pieces dropped 9.6% from 339,167 to 306,535. Silver saw the highest jump, rising 71.2% to 536,154 from 313,204. Meanwhile, Platinum pieces dropped […]
    Patrick Dunne
  • Yoko London unveils new London flagship store
    Luxury pearl jeweller, Yoko London, has opened a new flagship store on Sloane Street in London, spanning over 4,000 square feet across two floors which reportedly makes it one of the largest pearl jewellery stores in the world. The new store is housed in an 1890 building, and it will showcase the brand’s wide inventory […]
    Jaskeet Briah
  • NAJ takes step to elevate pricing code of practice
    The National Association of Jewellers has taken the step to elevate its pricing code of practice to ‘assured advice’ with its primary trading standards partner. Working with Buckinghamshire and Surrey Trading Standards team, the National Association of Jewellers (NAJ) has said it aims to continue its proactive approach to educating members through easy-to-read summaries of […]
    Patrick Dunne
  • Deakin & Francis launches ladies’ Elements Collection
    Deakin and Francis has launched a new ladies fine jewellery collection, The Elements Collection, comprising a multitude of gemstones set in 18ct gold. Included in the collection is a one-of-a-kind 18ct yellow gold faceted Crystal Ball Pendant with a vitreous enamel blue band, and a diamond necklace. The pendant showcases 0.18 carat of diamonds fitted […]
    Jaskeet Briah
  • Pandora celebrates 100% renewable energy usage for lab-grown collection
    Pandora has announced that it has further improved the process of its lab-created diamond collection, Diamonds by Pandora. The collection, which was initially launched in the UK in 2021 as ‘Pandora Brilliance’, is now being crafted with diamonds that are grown, cut and polished using 100% renewable energy and have a CO2 footprint that is […]
    Patrick Dunne