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News Edit: 12 November 2021

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Here is a round up of this week's international jewellery news...

Cornwall designer has entire collection of jewellery snatched from London Christmas market

ITV: A jewellery designer has had her entire collection of precious items stolen while at a Christmas market event in London.

Hayle jeweller Emily Nixon has rings snatched at London show

Falmouth Packet: A Cornish jewellery designer has been left devastated after a bag containing all of her most precious diamond and sapphire rings was snatched at a Christmas exhibition at the Olympia in London.

Harrogate jewellery store to close after 190 years of trading

The Stray Ferret: Thought to be the oldest independent jeweller in Harrogate, A. Fattorini, has been on Parliament Street since 1884.

Scottish seaweed jewellery celebrated in online exhibition

Indy 100: An artist who makes jewellery out of seaweed foraged in Scotland has had her work celebrated in an online exhibition.

Cornwall jewellery designer has complete works snatched from Christmas market event

Cornwall Live: An entire collection containing her most precious diamond and sapphire rings were taken at the London Olympia event.

New scholarship in memory of Nelson craftsman

Stuff: A new scholarship will be established at Nelson’s Centre for Fine Woodworking in memory of one of its tutors, craftsman Thorkild Hansen, who died at the weekend.

Wedding bells sound the return of engagement rings

FT: Jewellers still face supply issues but have reported a rise in consumer spending.

Auction houses aim to capitalise on Fabergé ‘buzz’

FT: A V&A exhibition will show lesser known jewellery by the company famous for its imperial Easter eggs.

Astrid & Miyu: Jewellery brand popular with celebrities including Holly Willoughby expands in London

Evening Standard: Standard: Astrid & Miyu is expanding in London with three new sites launching in time for Christmas.

Smuggled Romanov royal jewels net nearly $900,000 -Sotheby's

Reuters: A sapphire and diamond brooch and matching earrings, which were part of the royal jewels from Russia's Romanov family smuggled out of the country during the 1917 revolution, sold for 806,500 Swiss francs ($883,641.94) on Wednesday, Sotheby's said.

Smuggled Russian Royal Jewels Rake in $900K at Auction

The Moscow Times: A sapphire-and-diamond brooch and matching ear clips which once belonged to Russia's Romanov imperial dynasty were snapped up at a Sotheby's auction Wednesday for $900,000.

Black jewellers sweep into the echelons of true luxury

AFR: A first-of-its-kind exhibition mounted by Sotheby’s declares the irresistible power of a chain of designers with their creativity rooted in Africa.

Jeweller emerges from six-months’ shutdown in strong financial position

The Business Desk: Beaverbrooks, the St Annes-based family-owned jeweller, suffered only a minimal decline in operating profits, despite its stores being closed for half the trading year due to the pandemic.

Fattorini the Jeweller in Harrogate announces closure

Harrogate News: Harrogate’s oldest independent jeweller, set to bring an end to its sparkling heritage.

After The Gold Rush, Silver Is Back To Take Over Your Jewellery Box

Vogue: Yellow gold has taken up the lion’s share of the jewellery spotlight for some time now. Though red-carpet events are still awash with white gold, platinum and diamonds, influential dressers have made chunky gold hoops and stacking chains staples in their everyday jewellery wardrobe for several seasons.

‘Dirty money’ court battle over £3.2m jewellery

Evening Standard: The jailed husband of a woman who spent £16 million of allegedly “dirty money” in Harrods could give evidence from prison in a court battle over the fate of his wife’s multi-million pound jewellery.

Crystal Healing: A look at the potent powers emanating from our jewellery

Prestigue Online: With crystal healing all the rage, it got us thinking: does the same apply to our daily jewellery – the diamonds and other precious stones that we wear? To find the answer, we talk to Tania Bardhan, spa director at the Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong, and Kaye Dong, founder of The New Moon wellness concept.

Marie Antoinette’s diamond bracelets fetch £7m at auction

The Guardian: Price for two items smashes pre-sale estimates amid growing interest in former French queen’s belongings.




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