14th March, 2019
Dacques Nini, GIA GG, PG, JDT, FCGmA, has years of adventures in some of the most famous and exotic sources of diamonds and coloured gemstones. He has lived in Canada, South Africa and Brazil as a gemstone trader. Working as a field gemmologist, Nini visits gemstone countries such as Brazil, Colombia, Myanmar, India, Thailand and Sri Lanka. He has likewise visited some of the famed diamond mines in Botswana, Namibia, Lesotho and South Africa.
3rd December, 2018
As we prepare to count our blessings and losses over the past 12 months, and set new goals and resolutions, the retail industry is at the height of probably one of the most hectic seasons of the year, Christmas!
5th November, 2018
The buying experience has become an integral element not only for retailers with physical stores but for almost every business that operates in an open market where their customers – whether end-users or experts in the trade – have the freedom to choose who to buy from.
3rd October, 2018
In a competitive business world where efficiency is of top priority, the Internet doesn't only bring people closer to each other, it has also enabled the public to instantly access the latest information from all corners of the world. Even professional industry knowledge could be just a click away.
7th September, 2018
The global jewellery scene has entered a whole new season of vibrant activities. Over the last three quarters, we have witnessed jewellery manufacturers exploring opportunities by applying fresh concepts and the latest technology in their product lines. Innovation is no longer confined to the look of a jewellery piece, but is now more evident in its multifunctional nature.
6th August, 2018
Just a fresh and seemingly new look is not enough to woo customers nowadays, as the younger generation has become more knowledgeable about products and more confident about their needs. Jewellery brands and designers have to work closely with developers of new technology and inject more new functionalities into their collections, some of which could be directly or indirectly linked with artificial intelligence.
4th July, 2018
We’ve talked about the importance of embracing change. It’s not just about acknowledging this reality, but also for all of us in the jewellery industry to react urgently.