Largest Jewellery market
According to a recent KPMG study the largest Jewellery market is :
United States with a market share of 30.8%
Japan, India and China and the Middle East each with 8 - 9% and
Italy with 5%.
We predict a dramatic change in market shares by 2015, where the market share is
The United States will have dropped to around 25%
China and India will increase theirs to over 13%
The Middle East will remain more or less constant at 9%
Europe’s and Japan’s market share will be less than 4% for Japan, and
Less than 3% for the biggest individual European countries, Italy and the UK.
Care for Antique Gemstones
Gemstones are a valuable part of any piece of antique jewellery. Common sense is the best preventative measure when caring for any antique gemstone. Although the metal components of ornaments often receive the most attention, gemstone care is equally as important.
Hairdryers should never be used to dry freshly-cleaned gemstones, and no pieces should ever come in contact with chlorine. It is crucial to protect antique jewellery as a whole, in order to maintain as much value as possible over time.
A diamond wedding ring
A diamond solitaire wedding ring gives the luster and glamour to the deep feeling of love. However, a couple should carefully select the ring as its many aspects should be first explored in order to buy a fitting and affordable one for the occasion. To highlight the glitter of diamonds on the top of the ring, ensure that the metal band is comparatively less gleaming and so a white metal will be perfect.
You must extensively shop around for a suitable ring as you have to keep the metal band also in mind. Diamonds have the glitter to attract women and so are the wedding rings as they symbolize the eternal love the man and his woman have for each other. Do not rush to the jeweler’s shop to buy diamond solitaire wedding rings. For instance, bezel settings nestles the smaller diamond to highlight it.