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jewellery industry Fair 2023
A successful and exciting event with over 450 guests, the Jewellery Industry Fair will return in 2023 at the Timber Yard!
Built by the team at the Jewellery Industry Network, the Jewellery Industry Fair will connect you with your favourite and most trusted jewellery brands and suppliers. The Fair is built for all industry members, and welcomes guests from all over Australia, from all kinds of businesses
JAA appoints new director
The Jewellers Association of Australia (JAA) Board has announced the appointment of a new director to the Board, effective from 23 August 2022.
Former JAA Vice President, Emily Crews, recently advised the Board of her intention to resign, thus creating an opportunity on the JAA Board of Directors. Emily vacates the Board to pursue other commitments in the music industry.
Joining the Board is Dr. Meredith Doig OAM FAICD, a professional company director and governance consultant. Meredith’s extensive experience.
Australian coloured gemstone industry surging amid throttled supply chain
While Australian and international coloured gems are in more demand than ever, COVID-affected supply lines have put a hard brake on supply. Here with input from four players in the coloured gemstone industry, we explore what the supply and demand has been like for coloured stones, what the major trends are, and what the future looks like.
JIN Members Networking
Take the opportunity to join our JIN Networking events, in order to grow your network within the jewellery industry.
With two networking events per month, in different states throughout Australia, you are bound to find one that fits your work schedule and lifestyle.
Join JIN today to become a Free Member and meet with us at an event near you!
IEG, Vicenzaoro September: 20% more foreign visits than in 2019
Vicenzaoro September closes its 2022 edition by recovering and surpassing pre-pandemic results.
The overall number of visits was up 10% compared to 2019 with an explosion of foreign attendances showing an increase of 20%. Over half of the total attendance was international (51%), from 124 countries worldwide.
Gold price stacking up losses ahead of key Fed rate decision, analysts warn of $1,600 USD level
In the short term, the risk for gold is a drop to $1,600 an ounce as demand for the precious metals continues to wane.
“Haven demand remains subdued despite the rising geopolitical risks and worsening economic backdrop. Technically, the bearish trend is likely to continue. The break below USD1,675/oz suggests the price could fall to USD1,600/oz,” Hynes noted.
101-carat gem-quality ruby revealed
Fura Gems just unveiled “Estrela de Fura,” a rough 101-carat, gem-quality ruby that’s being described as a “once in a century” discovery.
The company’s chief executive believes the rough gem, which was unearthed in Mozambique, could eventually yield a faceted stone weighing 50 carats or more.