Category: Jewelry Show Reports

Reporting the latest trends and fashions in jewelry from the trade shows around the world! Live reports from the JCK, JA, Couture jewelry show and more.

Designer Jewelry Launches from Las Vegas

Things are always moving and shaking in the jewelry industry. Designers work tirelessly to create new, exciting designs, expanding their lines and crafting new collections that will be noticed, worn and revered. This happens throughout the year, with a great number of pieces unveiled at Jewelry Market Week in Las Vegas.   Prior to this year’s show, June 3-6, 2016…

Jewelry Trend Spotting 2013 | Fine Emeralds the Next Big Thing?

Fresh from Basel, it will be interesting to see what collections the big European jewelry houses will bring to the U.S. for the 2013 Couture show which starts in less than a month. It no secret that outside the world of diamonds, international watch brands and big name designer jewelry, demand has been kind of lack luster for generic goods. This is…

Jewelry Trends | Live from the 2008 Vegas Jewelry Show

Jewelry trends for fall and winter 2008 – We are heading into our third day at the Couture 2008 jewelry show and I’m happy to report we haven’t been disappointed at all with the jewelry shown so far. By far and away the strongest trends we have seen is the explosion of jewelry featuring organic shapes. The pearls in particular…

Hot Pick of the Day: Leslie Greene Monarch Pendant

Leslie Greenes’ award winning jewelry creations have been featured in Town & Country, Vogue and InStyle magazine just to name a few. Her magnificent design have also been spotted on the red carpets at the 2004 Emmy Awards as well as the 2005 Golden Globe Awards. Leslie Greene’s jewelry has also been featured in countless times on Sex & the…

Rhonda Faber Green Cruising to the Top

According to National Jeweler, Rhonda Faber Green has been handpicked by Crystal Cruises to design an exclusive collection that will be available for sale aboard the companies two ultra luxury ships! Many of the pieces will feature the seahorse logo of Crystal Cruises. This partnership comes as no surprise to the girls at J.R.Dunn. When our crew visited Rhonda’s designer…

Diamonds in the Rough: Au Naturale Jewels we fell in love with!

In the late nineties we had a diamond cutting demonstration in our showroom courtesy of Lazare Kaplan. I can remember the moment like it was yesterday when the master cutter cleaved a rough diamond right in front of 50 of our best client’s eyes. Before the ceremony, we all got to hold the rough octahedral crystal and experience its’ raw…

Taxation on Online Sales: How Charles Rangel and some Mom and Pop retailers have it wrong!

This is way off topic for us, but what the heck! I’ve just finished reading an article from National Jeweler on Charles Rangel opening the JA jewelry show in New York with a message of support to small jewelers. He is aligned with the “Mom and Pop” jewelers on the subject of trying to impose sales tax on Internet sales…

Partying with Russell Simmons and Hello Kitty; The 2007 Las Vegas JCK Jewelry Show by Jules

I just got back from the 2007 JCK Jewelry shows in Las Vegas. So of course, everyone has asked how was Vegas and the only thing I can say is ABSOLUTELY FABULOUS!! Everything was fantastic from the unbelievable new jewelry designs to the great company, food, events, and parties. After our buys at this show, I must say, this season…