21 Aug 2023
The rise of luxury jewellery resale platforms

Fast following the boom in fashion resale sites, pre-owned luxury jewellery platforms are experiencing a seismic rise, as consumers seek affordability, exclusivity, and sustainability when shopping. What’s driving this trend and how can brands cater to this shift in preference?

Rachael Taylor is a British freelance jewellery journalist and regular contributor to a wealth of titles across the globe including The Financial Times, The Telegraph, The Independent, Condé Nast, Rapaport, and Retail Jeweller. She is also a sought-after speaker and a judge at prestigious jewellery competitions including the UK Jewellery Awards and The Goldsmiths’ Craft & Design Council Awards. Taylor was the co-founder of The Jewellery Cut, a bi-annual jewellery show in London, creative director of the Women's Jewellery Network, and founding editor of Professional Jeweller and WatchPro magazines. She is also a consultant for globally recognised businesses in the jewellery industry.

Lukas Zeth is PR manager for Chrono24, the Germany-based peer-to-peer marketplace for luxury watches and a leading global jewellery resale platform.

Over eight combined years as an editor at VICE, Refinery29 and Dazed, Amelia Abraham commissioned stories, managed teams, shaped branded campaigns and grew audiences. Abraham now works mainly as a freelance copywriter and brand consultant. Recent clients include Nike, Hinge, Royal Mail, Dr Martens, Lyst, and Matches Fashion. Having published two books on queer culture, Queer Intentions (Picador, 2019) and We Can Do Better Than This (Vintage, 2021), Abraham has talked about LGBTQ+ culture everywhere from Sky News to BBC Radio 4 to the Southbank Centre, and regularly delivers LGBTQ+ diversity and inclusion talks for brands.