Associations

Jeweller profile – Ian Brookes

JAA Member Ian Brookes was fortunate to fall into the industry over 30 years ago after receiving an SOS call…

Diamond Guild Australia announces next Jewellery Awards for 2018

The decision to move the date of the next DIAMOND GUILD AWARDS follows the announcement of both the JAA and…

JAA meets with big retailers

The JAA board and representatives from some of Australia’s major jewellery retailers, buying groups and organisations. The Jewellers Association of…

Palloys launches Dream Ring app

Palloys Group has taken launched a “revolutionary business-to-business” iPad app to help create and sell fully customised engagement rings.

JAA Award open to Kiwis

The Jewellery Association of Australia's biannual jewellery design competition will be open to New Zealanders for the first time this…

Defining ‘excellence’

Internationally-renowned designer, master jeweller and artist Rex Steel Merten explains the difference between ‘good’ and ‘not-so-good’ jewellery. Most jewellery-buying consumers…

Retailers face another tough year

The Australian Retailers Association has warned retailers that 2011 will be “another tough year” as new research shows that over…

Time running out for Queen of Gems

Time is running out for jewellers and others wanting to enter this year's 'Queen of Gems' International Boulder Opal Jewellery…

Howie launches Master Jewellers

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

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 Diamond Baron

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

ICA poster competition gets underway

The 5th ICA International Poster Competition is being held to promote the appreciation and trade of coloured gemstones
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