Cibjo, the World Jewellery Confederation, has underscored the promotion and development of a sustainable, community-based pearl farming sector in Fiji at the United Nations Ocean Conference in New York. Gaetano Cavalieri, president of Cibjo, joined a high-level delegation from the Republic of Fiji, led by Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama, to talk about sustainable pearling initiatives at Read More →

The rising popularity of contemporary pearl jewellery designs is driving the demand for Tahitian pearls in Greater China. According to the Tahitian Pearl Association in Hong Kong (TPAHK), positive market response at international trade fairs, coupled with good auction sales, is indicative of buyers taking a more optimistic stance with regards to demand. “Tahitian pearls Read More →

Chinese pearl specialist Zhejiang Angeperle Co Ltd is expanding its pearl jewellery business to gain a wider foothold in the market. Based in Zhuji City, more popularly known as China’s “Pearl City,” the company had been focusing mainly on freshwater pearl cultivation as well as the processing and wholesaling of loose pearls and semi-finished pearl Read More →

Golden South Sea pearl specialist Jewelmer Joaillerie of the Philippines dazzled buyers at the September Hong Kong Fair with its latest collections of pearl and diamond jewellery in innovative designs. In an interview, Jacques Christophe Branellec, deputy CEO of Jewelmer, said the new collections – Louvre and Illusion – feature unconventional designs that give classic Read More →