Entries by Stephane Boghossian

Webinars: The New Norm of Jewelry Education

Webinars: The New Norm of Jewelry Education The coronavirus pandemic has forced nonessential businesses worldwide to close and people to stay at home as much as possible in order to flatten the case curve. Those cooped up at home who are, blessedly, still healthy are looking for information on how to get help for their […]

What is going to change for the jewelry industry post-covid-19?

An open investigation: Top 3 jewelry trends post-covid-19 The Covid-19 crisis put the trade of jewelry and precious stones on hold: transactions froze, some precious metal prices dropped, diamond prices fluctuated, jewelry production all but shut down, and jewelry stock depreciated in value. The global disease is testing our sector’s ability to continue to add […]

Storytelling: Pre-owned Jewelry Appraisal

In a digital age, we are now emotionally engaging with stories more than ever. According to Susan Weinschenk — a behavioural psychologist, “stories are very powerful. They grab and hold attention.” Why is this pre-owned jewelry special to YOU? What do YOU love about this piece? Was it your grandma’s ring? Is your mom wearing […]

Diamond Transparency in the Supply Chain

Today, the diamond sector supports the livelihood of 10 million people globally, including 99.8% Kimberley Process certified. What if we lost track of these beautiful white jewels? The diamond’s journey of three billion years highlights the over-supply of rough diamonds redefining the next value diamond would take. ExJewel deep-dived into finding the next diamond trend. […]

Post-protest: Hong Kong under [COVID-19] tsunami

Post-protest: Hong Kong under [COVID-19] tsunami  Co-written by Kaz Lam & Stephane Boghossian Hong Kong and China have been through SARS 1 in 2003. During this time, people bought a lot of gold, jewelry, and especially real estate property. The population became very rich after the crisis because they bought the assets at the lowest […]

Stock Off Rapnet: Rapaport, DeBeers & Diamonds

Stock Off Rapnet: Rapaport, DeBeers & Diamonds Written by Stephane Boghossian  Last week on Friday, Martin Rapaport broke the Diamond Rap price again by 7% across all types and sizes. Diamond suppliers around the world got furious and joined forces against the “champion of the everyman polishers and manufacturers”. Not everyone in the world was […]

How the New Coronavirus Impacts the Jewelry Industry

Written by Julian Walter – Marketing specialist at ExJewel (Europe, India) Economic and social shutdowns have a far-reaching impact on the jewelry industry and it affects every step in the supply chain – from mining companies to small vintage jewelry merchandisers, they now all must fight for their survival. What is the status quo and […]

From #Corona 🍺 to #Purell. Conspiracy theories double-checked.

Since day 1 of the #covid19, the conspiracy started to drive people to think about the end of the world. Some theories were actually true. Some completely wrong. Here are the best marketing supports that drove companies to restructure: It’s all about China! China. the surge of shopping False conspiracies The stock market is officially going […]

Jewelry & mobile apps: Top 5 mobile jewelry app of 2020

2019 was the year of the digital age for the jewelry and diamond industry. 2020 is the year where the niche luxury industry invests in mobile apps to enhance jewelry, diamond and gemstone buying and selling experience for consumers and retailers. Here are the top 5 mobile apps we, at ExJewel, think are a must […]