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News Edit: 5 August 2018

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

Swedish crown jewels: Speedboat thieves steal priceless treasures

BBC: Police in Sweden have launched a manhunt after thieves swiped some of the country's crown jewels from a cathedral and escaped by speedboat.

Jewellery thefts that shocked the world

BBC: We take a look at some of the world's other audacious jewellery thefts.


'Priceless' 2,800-year-old 'royal gold jewellery' stash boasting some 3,000 items is found inside a burial mound in remote Kazakhstan mountains

Daily Mail: An astonishing stash of 2,800-year-old gold jewellery has been unearthed by archaeologists in Kazakhstan.

The historic trade of silversmithing will be returning to Banff this year

Press and Journal: The Meal House in Banff, known locally as the Auld Smiddy, has been transformed into a spacious and light workshop with many windows...

Belle Smith makes jewellery from discarded pistachio shells

Dezeen: Central Saint Martins graduate Belle Smith combines discarded pistachio shells with precious metals to create her jewellery pieces.

Designers & Jewellery 1850–1940

Apollo: Drawing together 70 examples of jewellery and metalwork created from the Fitzwilliam’s collection, this exhibition explores the exuberant period of design from the mid 19th century to the start of the Second World War.

Nazi-inspired jewellery, trinkets wiped from auction site

Al Jazeera News: Polish anti-racist group convinces auction site to punish sellers and buyers trading goods bearing fascist symbols.

Inside The Mykonos Home Of Jewellery Designer Diane Kordas

The Times: The Greek island hideaway blends sea, sun and old-school Hollywood glamour. Alice Edwards gets the tour.

In My Jewellery Box: Akanksha Arora, CEO of Tribe Amrapali

The Telegraph: Akanksha Arora is the CEO of Tribe Amrapali, the costume-jewellery division of Indian jewellery brand Amrapali, which celebrates its 40th anniversary this year.

Story of aunt and niece Victorian lesbians to be unearthed in jewellery show

Metro: The story of two Victorian lesbians who were aunt and niece has been unearthed thanks to an exhibition of their jewellery.

The ethical jewellery brands you need to invest in ASAP

Marie Claire: You can’t ignore the huge conversation around ethical fashion (no, it’s not ‘just having a moment’), and the same goes for ethical jewellery.


Rebecca van Rooijen


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