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Jewelry Entrepreneur Nancy Brewer Dies
Jewelry manufacturer Nancy Brewer died in early August, according to a statement by the Gemological Institute of America (GIA), where she had been a board member for 10 years.Brewer was the founder and CEO of jewelry-design company Nancy...
Manufacturing Aug 16, 2020 Rapaport News
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Contemporary Rings Lead Bonhams Sale
Diamondrings by contemporary designers Cindy Chao and Stephen Webster will headlinethe Bonhams Rare Jewels & Jadeite Sale in Hong Kong on November 26.The top lotis a dress ring by Chao featuring an oval-cut, 4.23-carat, fancypink-purple diamond,...
Polished Markets Oct 15, 2017 Rapaport News
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VicenzaOro Signals Rise in Italian Jewelry Exports
Retailer trafficwas brisk at the September VicenzaOro, the last showcase of Italian gold andsilver jewelry before the festive season, with organizers reporting a rise inItalian precious jewelry exports.Italy’s exportsof precious jewelry increased 13%...
Polished Markets Sep 27, 2017 David Brough
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Tiffany Hub Aims to Speed Up New Designs
Tiffany & Co. plans to open an innovation center in New York that will help it get new collections out faster by putting most of theproduction process under one roof.Key staff involved in research and development, design,manufacturing...
Retail Jul 13, 2017 Joshua Freedman
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Brazilian Designer Takes Couture Prize
A designer producing his first diamond-focused collection won the Coutureaward for high-end diamond jewelry on Sunday in Las Vegas. Brazilian-born Fernando Jorge received the accolade for the“Best in Diamonds Above $20,000” category at the Couture...
Retail Jun 06, 2017 Rapaport News
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MJSA Raises the Bar for Bespoke Jewelry
Manufacturing Jewelers & Suppliers of America (MJSA) haslaunched a drive to improve the consumer experience when buying custom-madejewelry.MJSA has set up the Council of Custom Jewelers as part of theprogram to advance the art of custom-jewelry design and consumers’...
Retail Jan 10, 2017 Rapaport News
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MJSA Unveils Jewelry Design Initiative
ManufacturingJewelers & Suppliers of America (MJSA) plans to launch a collaborativeeffort to help its members find “inspiration” and “improve” their business withthe help of a jewelry designer community.The MJSADesigner Collaborative, which will start August 1, will include...
Manufacturing Jul 25, 2016 Rapaport News
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JA Starts Accepting Entries for CASE Awards for Design
Jewelersof America (JA) has begun accepting entries for its annual retailer designcompetition, which will be held at the JA New York Spring Show from March 13 to 15at the Jacob Javits Convention Center.The CASE Awardshonor...
Retail Feb 16, 2016 Rapaport News
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India’s Tara Jewels Profit Slumps as Sales Drop 6%
India’s Tara Jewels Ltd. reported first-half net profitslumped as sales, excluding bullion, fell 6 percent from a year ago.Revenue declined to $99.4 million (INR 6.6 billion) in thesix months that ended September 30, the Mumbai-based...
Retail Nov 12, 2015 Rapaport News
JA Summer Show Debuts 10 New Jewelry Designers
JA New York will introduce 10 new designers in the New Designer Gallery at the upcoming summer show and present one designer with the Mort Abelson New Designer of the Year award at a special ceremony on July...
Marketing Jun 23, 2015 Jeff Miller
ICSC Awards Dhamani 1969 for Dubai Mall Store Design
The International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) awarded Dubai-based Dhamani 1969 the "Best Gold Viva Award" for its classic store design. Dhamani's store façade is marble and bronze and the interior incorporated...
Marketing Jun 08, 2015 Jeff Miller
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Jewelry Television Creates 'JTV Invites You' Design Initiative
Jewelry Television (JTV) created the "JTV Invites You" initiative to encourage amateur and professional jewelry designers, as well as jewelry manufacturers, to present collections to JTV merchants for retail consideration.Interested parties must complete a brief online...
Marketing Jun 03, 2015 Jeff Miller
Press Release: MJSA Selects 2015 Vision Award Winners
Press Release: MJSA, the U.S. trade association dedicated to professional excellence in jewelry making and design, has announced the winners of its 2015 Vision Awards Competition. Created to recognize outstanding achievements in the design, manufacture,...
Manufacturing May 19, 2015 MJSA
MJSA, JA NY Shows to Run Concurrently at Javits
The MJSA Expo New York will be held at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, running concurrently with the JA New York Spring Show, from March 13 to 15, 2016. Organizers of the trade shows agreed to honor...
Manufacturing May 12, 2015 Jeff Miller
Retzer Joins Jayden Star's Management Team
Patrick Retzer joined Jayden Star as its fashion sales director to help expand branding efforts and market reach across the U.S. jewelry and gift markets. Retzer is responsible for managing key accounts, as well...
Marketing Feb 17, 2015 Jeff Miller
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Gabriel & Co. Collaborates With Carmen Marc Valvo for NY Fashion Week
Jewelry from Carmen Marc Valvo by Gabriel & Co. prowled the catwalk at the designer's show during New York Fashion Week. The Victoriana-meets-1950s-schoolgirl-inspired clothes were embellished with sterling-silver and blackened rhodium necklaces,...
Marketing Feb 17, 2015 Amber Michelle
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JA Announces CASE Award Winners
Jewelers of America (JA) held its annual national retailer design competition at the JA New York Winter Show last week and selected five winners for the annual CASE Awards. Many of the winning pieces...
Marketing Jan 30, 2015 Jeff Miller
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Mahiar Borhanjoo Joins Venus Jewel
Venus Jewel appointed Mahiar Borhanjoo as its managing director of Venus Jewel International. He will be focused on creating new business ventures and growing the global portfolio of Venus Jewel. Borhanjoo joins the firm with a wealth...
Manufacturing Jan 23, 2015 Jeff Miller
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AGTA Announces Winners of 2015 Spectrum Awards
Press Release: The American Gem Trade Association (AGTA) announced the winners of the prestigious AGTA Spectrum Awards™ today. The design competition, in its 31st year, was held in New York, October 25 and 26....
Marketing Oct 27, 2014 AGTA
TungstenAIR Delivers Balance of Weight, Strength in Men's Rings
Press Release: TRITON, the leading men’s contemporary jewelry metal brand, introduces TungstenAIR – an innovative, patented new metal that delivers the perfect balance of weight and strength to keep pace with any man who...
Marketing Oct 22, 2014 Frederick Goldman
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