Online jewelry store

Ecommerce project for Australia and China jewelry market

Location

Germany

Our role

Web Development

Project duration

03.2018 - 11.2019

Type of work

Time and Materials

Gs Diamonds №1

Location

Germany

Our role

Web Development

Project duration

03.2018 - 11.2019

Type of work

Time and Materials

Background

Gs Diamonds is an Australian owned family business. The company was founded by a married couple with 30 years of experience working with jewelry. They decided to make an online store with additional features for customers.

Tech Stack:

CSS HTML Laravel MySQL PHP React JS Node JS

Number of sprints:

20

Tasks And Challenges

This projects’ structure turned out to be unique in comparison with other sites in e-commerce. The most difficult task was to gather information on stones from all possible suppliers. The nuance is that each supplier has its approach to structuring and uploading/sharing information.

The specialization of the platform with its peculiarities required a special approach to UI/UX. Besides, it was necessary to develop special ring designs customization interface that could allow customers to create a unique product according to the individual parameters and taste.

What we had to do:

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Solution

We worked with React Js, Node Js, and Laravel on this project.
As the base for the administrative panel, Laravel Nova was used, making the development of CRM easier.

A lot of effort has been invested in UI/UX, optimization, and download speed since organic search is a priority for the site.

The Import/Export of diamonds info has been developed, which imports 150,000 stones at a time. At the same time, it allows to hide or show the stone on the user part. This functionality is necessary because imported diamonds can be sold immediately.

The most difficult challenge of this project was to develop an innovative ring+stone customization interface. While a customer is trying to create desired jewelry, a certain validation process checks if the diamond that was picked for the product will fit.

Moreover, it is possible to engrave customized rings.

What was done:

Result

According to statistics, online store sales are rapidly reaching the offline sales level. Clients have access to all services provided by experienced jewelers, appraisers, certified gemologists, as well as the best jewelry designers.

The next stage of the project is to develop a new feature for earrings and bracelets customization.

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