It’s nearly the end of October, and that means the retail world is gearing up for the biggest consumer sales period of the year. “Holiday season”, as it’s known, stretches from Halloween on October 31, through New Year’s, and represents the largest sales across a wide range of consumer products.
The Jeweler of Place Vendôme: How Frédéric Boucheron Got His Start
Frédéric Boucheron always knew he wanted to be a jeweler. He was born in 1830 to a family of French clothiers, and at a young age he apprenticed himself under jeweler Jules Chaise. By the age of 14, he had completed his apprenticeship and began working for[…]
By now, you’ve seen thousands of #hashtags hanging around on social media. They have certainly changed their meaning from the sign we are used to seeing at the beginning of a telephone number. When used correctly, jewelry hashtags can really make a difference to the social media marketing for your diamonds and jewelry business.
If there is one word that everyone associates with diamonds, it is “sparkle.” The bright, sparkling appearance of diamonds is part of what makes them such a highly sought-after prize.
Every rough diamond contains a world of possibilities. There are many ways that a rough diamond can be cut and polished to create saleable, profitable diamonds. Over the past few decades, there has been a revolution in the way that rough diamonds are planned, due to the development of optics technologies that provide accurate[…]
A diamond is laden with emotional and economic significance, yet more than anything else, it is a visual experience. A diamond’s beauty is not just symbolic - it is very real. It is a result of the diamond’s individual 4Cs features, as well as the way it interacts with light - its ‘light performance’. It is also a consequence of[…]
This edition of Spectrum diamond news and trends is a fascinating roundup that takes us deep into the debate about lab grown and mined diamonds, then 750 kilometers beneath the earth to where blue diamonds form. From there we travel into the minds of millennial consumers, with a recent study about their jewelry buying habits. And[…]
Today, social media for jewelers is a critical part of any marketing strategy. For jewelery retailers, social media sites, such as Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest, are fast becoming the number one platform for reaching your potential customers.
Diamonds are steeped in myth and legend. From the moment diamonds were first discovered, their power and mystery have intrigued us humans. Throughout the centuries, different diamond myths have emerged from different cultures. Even today, with so much scientific knowledge about diamonds at our fingertips, there are various[…]