Jewellery: New Collection – BaubleBar

On 14 August 2019, BaubleBar launched their latest collection. This time with gold and diamonds. Since its inception, the millennial fave has been selling costume jewellery. The was a mini detour back in 2017 with the Everyday Fine Collection, featuring 18K gold-plated silver jewellery for less than USD$100. With the latest collection, prices start from [...]

Hidden Gem: Alexis Vourvoulis, Jewellery Specialist @Phillips

Every Monday The Carat Soup shines a spotlight on Hidden Gems: extraordinary women in our industry.  This week's focus is on Alexis Vourvoulis, Jewellery Specialist (auction house). To know more about Vourvoulis, see article below. It was originally published here. - - - Phillips  has hired Alexis Vourvoulis to help build up its jewelry business [...]

Women in Mining

JOHANNESBURG - A PhD student is using unconventional methods to help female "zama zamas" start cooperatives and build a thriving industry in the diamond belt of Kimberley, Northern Cape. Michelle Goliath, from the Free State University, has been working with at least 3 000 illegal diamond miners, known as "zama zamas", over the past three [...]