Gold trends last year

For those that missed it, World Gold Council released a report a few days ago about the gold trends in 2016. World Gold Council report highlights: 2016 was the second best year for ETFs on record. Global demand for gold-backed ETFs and similar products was 531.9t – the highest since 2009. Q4 saw outflows. The gold … Continue reading Gold trends last year


The Diamond Insight Report 2015 has just been released by De Beers, with a positive starting note. Do you agree? In its Foreword, the report starts by saying that: The launch of The Diamond Insight Report 2014 opened up the diamond industry to a wider audience and identified trends and opportunities for the industry to fulfil its … Continue reading THE DIAMOND INSIGHT REPORT – DE BEERS 2015

GIA’s 2015 Jewelry Trend Predictions

Jewelry trend predictions for 2015 by GIA include a revival of the 70’s design, geometric and Art Deco, an expectation that diamond and gemstone jewelry will grow on the accelerating economy (well, this is a bold assumption, at least on my side of the world) with difficult times for manufacturers, pressed by tight margins and … Continue reading GIA’s 2015 Jewelry Trend Predictions

Jewelry On Display at Chanel Resort 2015 Collection in Dubai

Originally posted on A Stairway To Fashion:
Chanel Cruise 2014/2015 Collection At last we saw the Chanel Cruise 2014/2015 show in Dubai, where clothes and accessories from the collection of 2015 were meant to complement not only the traditional pearl strings and plastic bracelets , but also the fine jewelry. They were luxury watches and…

The smiling future of jewellery according to McKinsey & Company

Economic Geology should go outside its classical bounds of the mineral deposit, explore new paths and, at least, acknowledge what the users of the minerals we unearth are doing. Mckinsey just released a short report on the future of jewellery: A multifaceted future: The jewelry industry in 2020. For those in the gems and precious metals, … Continue reading The smiling future of jewellery according to McKinsey & Company