Gulf Times - jewellery
NOC needed for selling gold, MoI reminds people

NOC needed for selling gold, MoI reminds people

Some people resort to the purchase and sale of gold jewellery without taking necessary safety precautions and following procedures, thereby exposing themselves to fraud, the ministry said.

Qatari designers' collections at DJWE reflect country's heritage

Qatari designers' collections at DJWE reflect country's heritage

A unique collection of masterpieces by young Qatari designers (YQD), which reflect Qatar’s rich heritage and its wise leadership, will take centre stage ...

Jewellery and watches expo to feature over 400 brands

Jewellery and watches expo to feature over 400 brands

The 15th Doha Jewellery and Watches Exhibition (DJWE) will feature more than 400 brands from over 10 countries at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Centre from February 21 to 26, it was announced.

Qatar shops see ‘positive trend’ in jewellery industry

Qatar shops see ‘positive trend’ in jewellery industry

Expansion plans are in the pipeline for some of Qatar’s major jewellery shops, which have witnessed a “positive trend” in the jewellery business, according to industry sources.

India tax hike could boost illegal bullion, jewellery sales

India tax hike could boost illegal bullion, jewellery sales

A hike in taxes on gold sales in India could stoke under-the-counter buying and drive up appetite for precious metal smuggled into the country, where millions of people store big chunks of their wealth in bullion ...

Five expats jailed for burgling houses

Five expats jailed for burgling houses

A Doha Criminal Court has sentenced five expatriate men to three years in jail and subsequent deportation for burgling many houses.

Junk sale diamond ring bought for £10 worth a fortune

Junk sale diamond ring bought for £10 worth a fortune

A diamond ring bought for next to nothing in a London junk sale is expected to fetch up to £350,000 ($455,000, 405,000 euros), Sotheby's auction house said Monday.

Sotheby's sees up to $68mn for rare diamond earrings

Sotheby's sees up to $68mn for rare diamond earrings

Sotheby's said on Monday it would auction a pair of "phenomenally rare" blue and pink diamond earrings next month that together may fetch up to $68mn.

'Pink Star' diamond set to fetch record price in Hong Kong

'Pink Star' diamond set to fetch record price in Hong Kong

A plum-sized pink diamond is expected to break the world record for a gemstone early next month when it goes under the hammer in Hong Kong, Sotheby's auction house said Wednesday.

Imelda Marcos loses bid to reclaim jewels

Imelda Marcos loses bid to reclaim jewels

Former Philippine first lady Imelda Marcos has lost a long fight to reclaim jewels confiscated when her dictator husband was ousted, with the Supreme Court ruling she acquired them illegally.

Kim Kardashian robbed of millions at gunpoint in Paris

Kim Kardashian robbed of millions at gunpoint in Paris

US reality television star Kim Kardashian was tied up and robbed at gunpoint at a luxury Paris residence by assailants disguised as police who made off with millions in jewellery, French police and her representative said on Monday.

Major jewellery shops now using new invoice format

Major jewellery shops now using new invoice format

Major jewellery shops in Qatar have started issuing new invoices based on the format prescribed by the Ministry of Economy and Commerce (MEC), according to industry sources.