Jewelry, Germstone

The Most Elegant Korean Jewellery and Trends !

The way Korean skin care products and Korean Makeup products are trend setting around the world, the same way Korean Jewellery is astonishing too! Jewellery! One of the dearest and most precious asset, specially for ladies.Wearing these different jewellery pieces including earrings, bracelet, bangles, rings and necklace play a major role in increasing one’s beauty. Rather than bold and colourful jewellery, Koreans see simple jewellery with a lot of layering pieces. Rather than the classical golden finish, rose gold colour tone [...]

Purchase limits at tax-free shops dampen cosmetics sales outlook

The recent decision by the South Korean customs agency to impose a purchase limit at the country’s tax-free outlets is dampening the sales outlook for local cosmetics firms which generate a major part of their sales via duty-free channels. On July 11, the Korea Customs Service notified all Korean duty-free operators — including Lotte, Shilla and Shinsegae — to limit the number of purchases made by each customer to 50 cosmetics and perfume products, and 10 bags and watches at each [...]

Know How to Buy Korean Jewelry at amazing Prices

Wearing the finest dress isn’t sufficient to look gorgeous if it not teamed up with perfect jewelry accessories, like unpolished diamond are worth much less then polished one, and jewelry is what no one can’t ignore. While going to the upcoming event/parties, it is recommended to try out South Korean jewelry. They are generally designed with lot of stones that make you look more beautiful and attractive. From fair dress to gorgeous dresses, the Korean earrings to watches fits [...]

Department stores report growth in spring sales

Korean department stores posted a surge in sales during the spring discount season, helped by revived sentiment from last year’s slump and spending by Chinese travelers, industry data showed Monday. Major department stores held a series of discount events from late March to mid-April, attracting both domestic customers and Chinese nationals visiting the nation. Lotte Department Store, the No. 1 department chain by Lotte Group, said its sales from March 31 to April 16 rose 4.5 percent from a year ago, [...]

Korea's gold bourse on stable track

South Korea’s gold bourse has taken shape, with the amount of gold bullion supply breaking the 2-ton mark in less than two years of its launch, data showed Wednesday. A total of 2,004 kilograms of gold, worth 85 billion won $72.5 million), has been provided to the market since March 24 last year through Wednesday, according to the gold bourse operator, the Korea Exchange (KRX). Over the cited period, the accumulated amount of gold traded reached 2,955 kg worth 126 [...]

Bucking the global trend, South Koreans pile into gold

South Koreans are on course to buy a record amount of gold in 2015, worried that a meltdown in China’s stock markets will destabilize South Korean equities and keen to replenish a traditional store of value in an era of low interest rates. In contrast to the weak demand in top gold buyers China and India, South Koreans are on target to buy 1 trillion won ($860 million) in bullion for the first time this year, based on first-half sales [...]

3D-printed engagement rings – the future of jewellery?

From South Korean beauty products to that envious feeling when an Ocado van pulls up outside someone else’s house, internet shopping has given us so much. The latest innovation? 3D-printed engagement rings, set to “truly revolutionise the online buying industry,” according to jewellers Brilliance. Here’s how it works: first, the proposer-to-be chooses a selection of diamond shapes and weights from the company’s website. Next, they are sent a selection of 3D-printed rings containing mock-ups of the stones, to help “replicate [...]

South Korea's gold bourse shows stable growth after 1-year opening

South Korea’s gold bourse is on a track for stable growth one year after its opening on expanded memberships and investor interest, with a daily turnover nearing an anticipated level, data showed on Monday. The gold bourse was launched on March 24 last year as the country struggles to bring the unregulated market into the open as well as broaden its taxation base. According to the Korea Exchange, the operator of the gold bourse, a total of 1,472 tons of gold [...]

Official gold market to open in South Korea

The hope is that with gold transactions on an official market, more of the underground economy will come into the open By Cho Ki-won, staff reporter On Mar. 19, two gold bars were brought to Ilsan in Gyeonggi Province and deposited in the safe of the Korea Securities Depository (KSD), an organization that stores gold for the gold market. In order for the gold market to open, there needs to be actual gold to be bought and sold, and this was [...]

3D-printed engagement rings – the future of jewellery?

From South Korean beauty products to that envious feeling when an Ocado van pulls up outside someone else’s house, internet shopping has given us so much. The latest innovation? 3D-printed engagement rings, set to “truly revolutionise the online buying industry,” according to jewellers Brilliance. Here’s how it works: first, the proposer-to-be chooses a selection of diamond shapes and weights from the company’s website. Next, they are sent a selection of 3D-printed rings containing mock-ups of the stones, to help “replicate [...]