Author: Brittany Siminitz

Real, Rare, and Grown

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It takes all kinds: the gemstones of JCK Las Vegas One trending topic of discussion in recent years involves natural versus lab-grown stones. We have facilitated the conversation through panel talks at JCK Las Vegas, and we hope to continue to do so well into the future. As the jewelry industry’s premier trade show, we strive to celebrate gemstones of all types—real, rare, and grown—thus ensuring a place for all in the enthralling aisles of the show floor. Our commitment is stronger than ever for 2018: In response to overwhelming feedback from last year’s show, JCK is thrilled to reveal…


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New and Noteworthy: JCK Las Vegas 2018

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This is a big year for JCK Las Vegas (aren’t they all?) for myriad reasons. We’ll say hello to exciting new events and features, but we’ll also say goodbye to the venue that has been the show’s very memorable home for a number of years. As always, we encourage you to take advantage of our handy show-planning tools, along with editorial features from both JCK Insider (sign up here!) and JCK Online to stay in the know about what’s ahead. You’re going to be positively thrilled with the exhibitor list and the new show features for 2018. Get your planners…


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Know the Stone: Moonstone and Opal

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Two of my favorite things When deciding which stone to spotlight for this edition of JCK Tucson’s “Know the Stone,” I was stuck between two that are equally mesmerizing: moonstone and opal. And then I thought, why choose? When you visit Tucson, you get jewels and scenery—so I’m combining two wondrous things, too. Both are luminous and filled with light. You’d be hard-pressed to find another colored gemstone that comes to life quite like these two—every way the light hits, there’s a new awe-inspiring scene, giving off a range of depth and color. Of course, if moonstone and opal aren’t…


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Pack It Up

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Things you might (almost) forget to bring to JCK Tucson There are two types of people: those who plan way ahead—packing one, two, even three weeks before jetting off to their destinations—and those who wait until the last minute. Neither one is necessarily wrong or right, so choose whatever works best for you. But no matter which type you are, a packing list can help you stay organized and ensure that you don’t forget anything important. Here are five JCK Tucson essentials to help you get started. Be sure to add basics like plane tickets, phone chargers, and business cards….


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Design of the Times: Brittany Weiss, W Britt

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What makes the ordinary extraordinary? A fresh perspective, says designer Brittany Weiss, founder and name behind contemporary jewelry brand W. Britt. For Weiss, creating a wearable jewelry collection is all about taking an ordinary, everyday view and turning it on its head. Current and soon-to-be fans of W. Britt will appreciate its fresh, captivating lines, packed with angles and bold modernity. Retailers carrying the brand—along with consumers—will also appreciate the price point. The fashion line, composed of sterling silver and often plated in yellow or rose gold, features highly saleable—and even more giftable—items. Below, Weiss talks about her design inspiration,…


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