Author: Abidemi Fadekemi

With her finger firmly on the pulse of the jewellery trade both within the UK and further afield, Abidemi ensures JM’s readers are first to hear what’s happening in our industry

Watches of Switzerland, one of the UK’s leading luxury watch retailers, has announced a change in its financial leadership. Current CFO Bill Floydd is set to step down from his role on 12 May 2023, by mutual agreement with the group. The transition will mark the return of former CFO Anders Romberg to the position, adding another chapter to his already extensive history with the company. The Experienced Successor Romberg previously held the CFO title at Watches of Switzerland from 2014 to 2021. His deep knowledge of the group, combined with his proven track record of financial leadership, make him…

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Swiss luxury watchmaker, Breitling, has opened a new store in the heart of Dublin, in association with Paul Sheeran Jewellers, a respected watch retailer with over 30 years of experience in timepieces and jewellery retail in the region. The boutique includes a bar area designated for hosting events, offering guests a taste of Breitling’s renowned hospitality. Management’s Perspective Gavin Murphy, Managing Director of Breitling UK & Eire, expressed his excitement about the new boutique, stating, “We are so excited about the opening of this new breathtaking boutique in the heart of Dublin. Partnering with Paul Sheeran to deliver a complete…

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While yellow gold is now firmly back in fashion, white gold continues to be a popular choice for all types of jewellery. White gold is a compound of gold and at least one white metal, usually nickel, manganese, or palladium, plus a protective covering of rhodium. While the make-up of white gold may be slightly different to yellow gold, the way its purity is measured is the same – through karats, with ’24 karat gold’ being 100% pure. Pure gold is too soft to use in jewellery that will be worn every day, which is why it is mixed with…

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