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The British Museum alone says it has 239 objects of Asante regalia in its assortment. The British Museum and the Victoria & Albert Museum in London, along with the Manhyia Palace Museum in Ghana, on Thursday introduced the “important cultural’’ collaboration, which sidesteps U.K. Laws that prohibit the return of cultural treasures to their nations of origin. Those laws have been used to prevent the British Museum from returning the Parthenon Marbles, also called the Elgin Marbles, to Greece.

Explores how international brands have expanded their presence in the Australian market – and the way the brand-only retailer model has increased competitors with unbiased retailers. Pocklington pointed to the number of retailer closures to illustrate the seriousness of the situation. “More than 300 Australian jewellery shops – representing 10 per cent of all retailers – have closed within the last 4 years, with the main issue being falling gross sales. The diamond trade embraced the sudden ‘legitimisation’ of the lab-created category and lots of middle-market stakeholders battling wafer-thin margins started growing their own lab-created diamond businesses. With that in thoughts, the complete impact on the natural diamond trade by the introduction of lab-created diamonds continues to be not completely understood …

Jewelry Quarter News, Views, Gossip, Photos, Video

The British Museum alone says it has 239 objects of Asante regalia in its assortment. The British Museum and the Victoria & Albert Museum in London, along with the Manhyia Palace Museum in Ghana, on Thursday introduced the “important cultural’’ collaboration, which sidesteps U.K. Laws that prohibit the return of cultural treasures to their nations of origin. Those laws have been used to prevent the British Museum from returning the Parthenon Marbles, also called the Elgin Marbles, to Greece.

Explores how international brands have expanded their presence in the Australian market – and the way the brand-only retailer model has increased competitors with unbiased retailers. Pocklington pointed to the number of retailer closures to illustrate the seriousness of the situation. “More than 300 Australian jewellery shops – representing 10 per cent of all retailers – have closed within the last 4 years, with the main issue being falling gross sales. The diamond trade embraced the sudden ‘legitimisation’ of the lab-created category and lots of middle-market stakeholders battling wafer-thin margins started growing their own lab-created diamond businesses. With that in thoughts, the complete impact on the natural diamond trade by the introduction of lab-created diamonds continues to be not completely understood …