BAJ Digest: Your weekly jewellery news roundup – 26th June

BAJ Digest: Your weekly jewellery news roundup – 26th June

Here at the British Academy of Jewellery we like to stay up to date with what’s happening in the jewellery and design world. Welcome to the next instalment of our BAJ Digest – a weekly series dedicated to keeping you up to date with the latest news.

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IJL unveils Bright Young Gems 2018 line-up

Each year, London jewellery trade show IJL dedicates space to showcase the work of four final-year jewellery students. The four students who have won a place this year were selected by a panel of jewellery editors, as well as one of the founders of boutique Wolf & Badger. Find out more about this year’s winners and the work that caught the judges’ eyes.

View the full article at Professional Jeweller

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An analysis of the gold jewellery market in the UK

What is happening in gold right now? Click through for an in-depth analysis of this segment of the British jewellery market that claims Brexit is still having a negative impact on sales, despite a global rise in demand for gold jewellery. Also, get an insight from leaders in the business as to the most important trends in gold jewellery.

View the full article a Professional Jeweller

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Women’s Jewellery Network to launch #SheDressedMe campaign at UK Jewellery Awards

In a year in which women’s voices have been heard that bit louder across the globe, the WJN is planning to promote female jewellery designers and makers at one of the industry’s biggest platforms, The UK Jewellery Awards. The organisation will run a campaign encouraging guests to wear jewels made by women and will be running a gifting suite to help connect designers and guests.

View the full article at Retail Jeweller

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Lesbian couple are denied ‘hers and hers’ wedding rings – couple claim discrimination by H.Samuel

H Samuel has come under fire this week for excluding same-sex couples with its bridal jewellery offer. Legal proceedings are being led by a Birmingham couple who could not purchase the matching wedding rings they had chosen because they are only sold in a set, sized for his-and-her fingers. The couple has vowed to fight such inequality at jewellery shops.

View the full article at Birmingham Mail

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Facets PR to host jewellery showcase at LFW

A new jewellery exhibition will launch in September, The Jewellery Cut Showroom hosted by Facets PR. The event, a collaboration between new editorial platform The Jewellery Cut and the PR company, will take place during London Fashion Week and will provide an affordable space on Bond Street for up-and-coming jewellery brands to showcase their work to press, buyers and private clients.

View the full article at  Retail Jeweller

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More than 40,000 People Have Joined the Wait Lists For This Fine Jewellery Line

What is making this jewellery brand so sought after? A mix of precious metals and accessible prices. Research has increasingly shown that jewellery shoppers want to purchase fine jewellery, but many are held back from doing so because of the price. Should a brand, as Mejuri seems to have done, manage to find a middle ground between the two, it would seem that the potential customer base is vast.

View the full article at  Instyle Australia

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