Late Summer Spottings

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 September 9, 2016 Hannah Connorton, LUXURY’s retailer account manager, found herself back in her home state of Rhode Island this month to visit with Baxter’s Fine Jewelry. Baxter’s is a high-end, all-encompassing jewelry store in the city of Warwick that carries brands from Forevermark to Charles Garnier and Freida Rothman, and also offers custom jewelry via its on-site jeweler. Paul Messerlian, a LUXURY Platinum retailer and owner of Baxter’s gave Hannah valuable feedback on what he enjoys about the show, as well as ideas to make it even more enjoyable for attendees in 2017. It was all about connecting the…

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Full Circle with Benjamin DeBoer

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JCK Think Tank, a competition that touts techies is JCK’s iteration of the reality TV-esque competition where businesses pitch an idea to a live audience for the chance to be named the winner. The competition invites 6 technology vendors to present their most innovative ideas during individual, live 7-minute presentations at JCK Las Vegas. Why? To shine a spotlight on the amazing technological advances being made in the industry and honor the most talented vendor, propelling them on a path to growth and recognition. A panel of judges and a room full of industry peers voted and Holojem was crowned the winner. Holojem, a…

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Full Circle with Shane Woodruff

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Crocker’s Jewelers was LUXURY’s 2016 Retailer of the Year, an award created to recognize those who are committed to excellence in their stores, exemplify “luxury”, demonstrates passion for jewelry, and embraces change. The theme for this year’s award was Personal Touch – honoring a store that went above and beyond the basics by customizing the shopping experience and finding ways to connect on an emotional and personal level with current and prospective customers. Today, we’re taking you Full Circle with Shane Woodruff, Owner of Crocker’s Jewelers. Describe your day using 3 numbers:  20 minutes loving on my dog Maggie in morning, 50…

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Full Circle with Deeta Thakural

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I had the pleasure of meeting Deeta Thakural at JCK Las Vegas, she was kind, humble and had a strong passion for her craft. Her team embodied the same characteristics and as I listened to the stories behind the designs, it was evident I was surrounded by something special. That feeling is common when walking around the Design Center, chalk board booths filled with inspiration and a community of designers at each phase in their career. The neighborhood is made up of an eclectic and talented roster that I remember anxiously awaiting who the three Editors Choice Award winners would be. The…

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True Blue, Baby I Love You

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Sapphire jewels for September birthday It’s true that the sapphire is an incredible gemstone, regarded for its strength, value, and variety. It’s admired for its many colors—hello, how amazing is the padparadscha?—and looks amazing in any form, from rough to slice to cabochon. Just as variety is the spice of life, sapphire is the gemstone that makes for some of the most exciting (and enduring) jewelry designs. And as much as you and I love a good range of shape and color, this is a celebration of the sapphire in its most recognizable (dare I say most beloved?) form: true…

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