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A round up of this week's international jewellery news...

Jewelry maker Links of London enters administration, 350 jobs at risk

Reuters: Greek jewelry maker Folli Follie’s (HDFr.AT) Links of London appointed Deloitte as an administrator on Wednesday, putting about 350 jobs at risk and adding to the list of high-profile retailers to run into trouble on Britain’s high street.

Cara Delevingne unveiled as face of Dior’s fine jewellery collections in playful shoot

Metro: Cara Delevingne is a woman of many talents – acting, singing, and modelling – and now she’s the face of Dior’s fine jewellery collections.

Go behind the scenes with Cara Delevingne on her new Dior Joaillerie campaign

Harpers Bazaar: The model is "much more than a muse".

Cara Delevingne is unveiled as the face of Dior's fine jewellery collections as she showcases her modelling prowess in chic black-and-white BTS shots and a fun film

Daily Mail: She's a multi-talented star, who can act, model and sing. And now, Cara Delevingne, 27, has been unveiled as the face of Dior's fine jewellery collections,

Kim Kardashian’s terrifying Paris robbery to be made into a movie

News: The dramatic Paris gems heist in which Kim Kardashian was tied up and robbed of jewellery is to be made into a movie.

Comparing the Middleton ladies' exquisite engagement rings

Hello: Which is your favourite?

Four-thousand-year-old Bronze Age gold necklace that's worth at least £11k is found in a field in Cumbria by metal detector enthusiast

Daily Mail: A metal detectorist is celebrating the find of a lifetime after discovering a beautiful 4,000-year-old gold torc worth tens of thousands of pounds.

What A Flop Woman’s ‘atrocious’ engagement ring bizarrely compared to a ‘sad penis’ by wedding shamers

The Sun: Taste in jewellery can be a very personal thing, as one woman discovered to her horror.

Yvonne Kelly’s silver peg pendant – goes with any line of clothes

Irish Times: Everyday objects like the standard wooden clothes peg designed by a US violinist in 1853 often catch the attention of artists.

Art deco does a roaring trade in Asian markets

FT: Consumers from China to Japan recognise their own cultures’ influence on this era’s aesthetic.

Chanel’s Latest Comète Fine Jewellery Creations For 2019 Are Written In The Stars

Asia Tatler: Astronomers may disagree, but the most beautiful of stars are studded with sparkling diamonds and can be admired up close, just like Chanel’s latest Comète fine jewellery creations.

Tiffany removes tweet showing model Sun Feifei covering one eye after Chinese consumers accused the jeweller of supporting the Hong Kong protesters

Daily Mail: Tiffany & Co. have removed a tweet showing a woman covering one eye after Chinese consumers accused the jeweller of supporting the Hong Kong protesters.

Swarovski UK revenue down 12% as footfall declines

Retail Gazette: Swarovski UK revenues drop due to lower footfall. Revenues reached £65.1m in 2018, which is a drop compared to £74.2m in 2017 & £83m in 2016.

Tatler 10: Meet The Best Local Jewellers In Singapore Of 2019

Asia Tatler: We celebrate the talented creatives such as Gioia Fine Jewellery, Choo Yilin Atelier, Caratell and more on the Tatler 10 Singapore's Best Jewellers list this year.

The new rules of celebrity red carpet placements

The jewellery Editor: The power of celebrity still reigns supreme, but Ginnina D’Orazio’s pioneering new approach to fine jewellery PR goes beyond dressing stars in diamonds.

The Big Interview: Hamilton & Inches CEO Victoria Houghton

Scotsman: Craftsmanship is as precious to Hamilton & Inches chief Victoria Houghton as the jeweller’s global profile.

The growing trend of men's jewellery

Evening Standard: Man bling just took a turn for the glorious.

These eco-friendly jewellery brands are seriously cool... And good for the planet

Evening Standard: Bling with a conscience.

Metal detectorists ‘stole Anglo Saxon coins worth £3million and ancient jewellery they dug up in field’

The Sun: A group of metal detectorists stole Anglo Saxon coins worth £3 million as well as “invaluable” ancient jewellery they dug up in a field before selling them on the black market, a court heard.

Celebrating 100 Years of Buccellati

Sotheby’s: Sotheby’s will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Buccellati house with an auction of 26 lots, featuring jewels and accessories, on 29 October in Paris, along with a non-selling exhibition of 16 outstanding pieces tracing the fascinating history of the celebrated Italian jeweler.

Are You Ready for Facial Jewelry?

The Cut: In general, elaborate masks are no longer a part of everyday life. The fact that we don’t have masquerade balls regularly anymore is a failure of modern society.

The Art, Craft And Business Of Italian Jewelry At VicenzaOro Fair

Forbes: The September edition of the VicenzaOro jewelry trade fair presented a full-on display of Italian culture, international influences and its relation to Italian jewelry.


Rebecca van Rooijen


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