The leading monthly news magazine for the world's jewellery trade; diamond, pearl, gemstone and jewellery-making equipment and supplies sectors in Asia. Every month Jewellery News Asia features original reports by experienced journalists. By providing the latest information on key facts, figures and trends, readers will stay ahead of their competition, and therefore make better business decisions. Jewellery News Asia contains the most valuable information you need about Asia: news from Asia, news from the rest of the jewellery world and how it affects Asia, reports on trade figures, auction results, company news, new designs and products. Since its launch in 1983, Jewellery News Asia has been the leading regional publication chosen by the world's jewellery industry. It is the publication that the industry professionals choose to read and where they prefer to advertise.
May 2009 Issue 297
Highlights of this Issue:
- Coloured Gemstone Report: As the coloured gemstones industry anticipates the financial situation to stabilise and the markets to pick up this year, they are determined to remain optimistic in the face of this financial crisis. We spoke to a number of gemstone companies in various markets about the outlook of the industry for 2009, and strategies they have adopted in order to weather this storm.
- Trend Forecast 2009: Large-sized transparent semiprecious varieties in pastel shades or off colours - amethyst, quartz, tourmaline, topaz and citrine are gaining fame.
- Technology - Precious metal alloys: We reveal the latest technology and product offerings in this essential jewellery sector.