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News Edit: 21 June 2020

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As we find our 'new normal' here is a round up of last week's international jewellery news...

The jewellery industry announces a scholarship to support black students

Wallpaper: Fifty jewellery brands have united to create a long-term scholarship and mentorships to support black students at New York’s Fashion Institute of Technology.

50 Jewelers Have Created a $50,000 Scholarship for Black Students to Study Design

Robb Report: On Wednesday, a group of fifty jewelry designers and jewelry-related businesses announced the creation of a $50,000 endowment for black students studying jewelry design at New York’s Fashion Institute of Technology.

50 Jewelry Brands Teamed Up To Support Young Black Designers

Refinery: Jewelry showroom For Future Reference announced on Thursday the creation of an endowment with New York City-based jewelry designer Brent Neale Winston.

Boma Jewelry is offering a grant program for Black jewelry designers

Daily Hive: Budding Black jewelry designers can now get one step closer to achieving their dreams with Boma Jewelry’s new grant program.

London jewellery brand invests in supporting black-owned startups

B Daily: The owner of a London jewellery brand is investing in the launch of mentorship programmes that support black entrepreneurs starting up new businesses.

Six Black-Owned Small Jewelry Businesses To Support Right Now

Forbes: The movement for racial justice triggered by the death of George Floyd in police custody continues to rock cities around the world, led by communities of color that have already borne the brunt of the coronavirus epidemic.

What You Need To Know About Pearls, June’s Birthstone, And 5 High-Jewelry Pieces To Inspire You

Forbes: Pride Month brings with it a rainbow of colors in jewelry to celebrate and recognize the LGBTQ community.

Pandora's recycled jewellery and net-zero tech: The sustainability success stories of the week

Edie: As part of our Mission Possible campaign, edie brings you this weekly round-up of five of the best sustainability success stories of the week from across the globe.

Shop De Beers Jewellers online on Monday, have your purchase delivered by Wednesday

Prestige Online: De Beers Jewellers has launched an all-new online platform for a luxurious shopping experience at home.

Fashion Editor's Edit: get your summer fix with some beach bling

Evening Standard: Beaches. Remember those? While most Londoners have been lucky to catch a glimpse of the Thames — let alone actual sand — this year, the slither of possibility that a holiday may yet (whisper it) be on the cards this summer is an unbearably tempting one.

Cara Delevingne pulls face and models rubies and diamonds for stunning new Dior Joaillerie jewellery campaign

Daily Mail: She was named as the face of Dior Joaillerie back in October.

Lust List: 10 investment-worthy jewels for pastel lovers

Vogue: While the course of the big fat Indian wedding may be changing, your sentiment doesn't have to follow the same path.


I Work in Social Media, and These Are My Favorite Jewelry Accounts to Follow

Who What Wear: Like many social media editors, I’m not the first to admit that I spend countless hours scrolling and have a serious Saved folder on my personal Instagram account.

The Great British Sewing Bee finale: Who is in the final?

Metro: Nicole spent her childhood growing up in Trinidad and surrounded by dressmaking and eventually learnt how to sew as a teenager so she could make her own outfits.

What You Need To Know About Pearls, June’s Birthstone, And 5 High-Jewelry Pieces To Inspire You

Forbes: While June officially has three birthstones — alexandrite, pearl and moonstone — it’s pearls that are the traditional birthstone gift.

Why the Best Jewelry Isn’t Afraid to Implement the Unconventional

Robb Report: Everything from malachite to citrine to wood is fair game for top jewelers.

What rich people are buying during coronavirus. Hint: It’s not toilet paper

LA Times: A few weeks after much of the U.S. went into a shutdown because of the coronavirus, Peter Webster, cofounder and president of New York jewelry company Roberto Coin, got a call from a client who was seeking a 25th-anniversary gift for his wife.

Yupadee Kobkulboonsiri, Designer of Otherworldly Jewelry, Dies at 51

She made whimsical high-end jewelry and transformed everyday objects into artwork, too. She died of the novel coronavirus.

Professionally Designed Mood Boards Could Make Your Next Jewelry Campaign a Winner

JCK Online: When it comes to high production values, exquisite storytelling, and exquisite product to match, New York’s Larkspur & Hawk comes to mind immediately.

Bake Off's Nadiya Hussain reveals she was rejected from a modelling job as a teenager because 'black hands don’t sell jewellery'

Daily Mail: Nadiya Hussain has revealed that she experienced racism while interviewing for jobs as a teenager, and was told that she couldn't work as a hand model because of the colour of her skin.

Erin Considine creates jewellery that looks "semi-liquid" using recycled sterling silver

Dezeen: Brooklyn designer Erin Considine has created jewellery from scraps of silver found in her studio and letting "the metal flow" to make organic shapes.

Fast Jewellery: The True Cost of Costume and Where to Find Ethical Pieces

Eco Warrior Princess: When we think about fast fashion, we think about clothing. Anything made from fabric, we generally feel familiar with its social and environmental implications.


Rebecca van Rooijen


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