Jewellery has always been an emotional buy, however it appears we’re keener than ever on saying who we are, with combinations of zodiac signs, birthstones and initials sprinkled liberally across our necks, ears and fingers. People desire a talisman, something to carry onto that makes them really feel protected in these unsure occasions. Another side to that is positive messaging, and Tanika Wisdom, buyer at MatchesFashion, believes “feel-good mantras from the likes of Lauren Rubinski and Rosa de la Cruz” will proceed Jewelery News to resonate with customers this year. With a second COVID-19 wave now sweeping Europe, the company is facing renewed lockdowns within the UK, France and Belgium which will result in the closure of almost one-fifth of its total retailer network. He added that the company’s management had made communication with its retail community a priority, emphasising the importance of regular updates, virtual events, and fostering a spirit of “collective energy”.
- After a robust Q1 pushed by upbeat sales ahead of the Chinese New Year’s holiday, full-scale lockdowns in key cities slowed Q2 demand down considerably.
- It has a single spherical three-carat pure diamond at the centre and is surrounded by smaller diamonds weighing roughly 10 carats.