Jewellery World Articles

Young mum wins Qld apprenticeship award

A 24-year-old new mother has been named the Jewellery Association of Australia's Queensland jewellery apprentice of the year.

Burke and Wills watch sells for $122,000

The pocket watch of Australian explorer William Wills has been sold to the National Museum of Australia for $122,000 at…

Zodiac takes on soccer star

Zodiac Australia has appointed Socceroo star Tim Cahill as its brand ambassador in Australia.

NSW jeweller joins Skillaroos

Eighteen-year-old NSW jewellery apprentice Joshua Fimognari will travel to Calgary Canada this September to compete against 18 other young jewellers…

Governor opens Australian Opal Centre

NSW Governor Marie Bashir officially opened the showroom and office of the Australian Opal Centre in Lightning Ridge last month.

Howie launches Master Jewellers

John Howie, the former chief executive of the Jewellers Association of Australia, has officially launched Master Jewellers Australia to give…

Fair war erupts in New Zealand

The Jewellers & Watchmakers of New Zealand annual trade fair is facing increased competition this year with the announcement that…
Dark purple pearls on a granite

Dubai hosts world’s first pearl forum

The Dubai Pearl Exchange, a subsidiary of the Dubai Multi Commodities Centre, will host the inaugural World Pearl Forum next month.…

GIA and Jewelers of America join forces

The Gemological Institute of America and Jewellers of America have begun working together to better fulfill their individual missions and…
The Wittelsbach Diamond

Blue diamond sells for US$24 million

The Wittelsbach diamond, a 17th century cushion-shaped fancy deep grayish blue VS2 diamond weighing 35.56 carats, has sold for US…

The Diamond Baron

Rami Baron, the president of the newly formed Diamond Dealers Club of Australia, explains why Australia needs its own bourse.

Inspirational Indonesia

Jenny Berich discovers the hidden treasures from the world's largest archipelago.