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2017: The Year of Peridot

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Thanks to Pantone’s Greenery Though Pantone’s 2017 Color of the Year was met with mixed reactions, you can’t deny that, after a year of muted, pastel colors, Greenery is a lively choice. “A fresh and zesty yellow-green shade that evokes the first days of spring when nature’s greens revive, restore, and renew,” according to Pantone, Greenery is the pop of color I think many of us need as we enter the New Year. Yes, I did liken it to a certain slimy substance brought to popularity by Nickelodeon (and I stand by that), but I also think that makes it…


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Ready, Set, Jet: Montauk Vacation Journal

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In this edition of JCK Insider’s Vacation Journal, we caught up with LUXURY Industry Vice President Sarin Bachmann about her beach getaway to Montauk, N.Y. We talked about everything from where she went to the best food she ate and, of course, what her jewelry essentials were for this trip! Where did you go on vacation? Gurney’s in Montauk—“The End.” What was your favorite memory from your trip? Sitting on the deck off our room and listening to the ocean.  I always love going to Montauk in the summertime, but this was the first time we have gone in the…


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Fall Team Spottings

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Boston & New York: JCK’s retail account manager Isabel Cajulis took to Boston and the surrounding suburbs to visit stores and learn all about the jewelry market. “I learned that the jewelry market in Boston is very eclectic and many shoppers are very artistic,” Isabel notes. “They rely on these stores to inspire them, and they make shopping for jewelry fun and exciting by bringing in unique designers.” Some of the stores Isabel visited included Quadrum Gallery, Good, Alchemy 925, M. Flynn, Michele Mercaldo, Talori, E.R. Butler & Co., Exclusive Jewels Gallery, and Flock. Isabel adds, “It’s always great to…


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JCK Industry Fund Now Accepting Entries

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Applications will be accepted through December 8 for the 2017 JCK Industry Fund. JCK believes that it is our responsibility to help give back and support the industry through individuals, groups, or associations that continue to make a difference. To date, the fund has awarded over $5.5 million. An Industry Fund Advisory Committee, consisting of representatives from JCK, in addition to retailers and manufacturers, select fund recipients annually that: (1) improve the image of the jewelry industry in the eyes of the consumer, and/or (2) aids jewelry industry organizations in addressing serious problems faced within the industry, and/or (3) assists…


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Wham, Bam, Holiday Glam

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Jewels That Shine Bright This Holiday Season Velvet. Paillettes. Satin. All beautiful textiles in their own right, but this time of year, they’re simply exceptional. They’re everywhere you look and everything one needs to be festively dressed for a holiday soiree, complete with one addition: the perfect jewel (or jewels!). From silver and gold to holiday red, from diamonds that glitter like the snowfall to richly hued gemstones, here are the most exquisite jewels to glam up your holiday showcases (and your customers’ celebratory ensembles).                              …


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