In what represents the longest monopoly in history, De Beers controlled the global diamond market for almost a century! Almost all of the world's rough diamonds used to be sold through the De Beers distribution channel, Central Selling Organisation or CSO (later changed to Diamond Trading Co. or DTC). CSO
A lot of international gems and jewellery trade shows are around the corner. Especially from an exhibitor’s perspective – just participating is not enough. You will be investing time and money for every show that you participate in. Making the most of your investments and fully exploiting opportunities at a
The article takes a look at the corporate social responsibility efforts of some of the industry players. Like many other industries, the jewellery industry too is no stranger to Corporate Social Responsibilities (CSR) and related activities. While there are several processes in place that ensure that no ‘harm’ is caused
Your staff is usually the only direct point-of-contact with customers. The experience your customers have with them should be such that makes them at ease and confident in your product. The first impression is all-important. You need to ensure that your staff is groomed to make the best possible impression.
Materials like wood, titanium and steel are being used in edgy jewellery for quite some time now. However, recent times have seen jewellery design evolve and explore even more unconventional materials for creating jewellery. We take a look at three unconventional yet beautiful materials being used to create jewellery today.