Colored Gemstones: Everyone could use a pop of color

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Every month I’ll be here on the JCK Insider blog to dish out trends you need to know. Flag these Trend Files away under ‘JCK Las Vegas prep’, because these are the trends you’ll want to keep an eye out when shopping the floor. This month is all about colored gemstones. We love a good jewelry trend, and scouting out the latest on our visit to JCK Las Vegas is always one of the best parts. But there are some styles that are impermeable to the ebb and flow of trends, and one of those is the classic colored gemstone. Everyone could…

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LUXURY Brand Profile: David Mor

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LUXURY Link sits down with Brandon Benilevi of Setare’, né David Mor Jewelry. Intrigued? Read on… LL:  When and by whom was David Mor Jewelry founded? BB: The company was founded by Mitchell Benilevi and David Khorsandy in 2001. Initially the focus was on Asian markets, mostly Japan, Malaysia and Indonesia. There was a lot of business happening there, but over the past couple of years the focus has shifted onto the United States. LL: Describe the jewelry in 5 words? BB: Distinctively beautiful, rare and timeless LL: What’s new with the brand? BB: We are changing the name of…

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Full Circle with Victoria Gomelsky, JCK Magazine

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Happy Friday! We’re closing out our February editions of Full Circle interviews by catching up with someone in our JCK family, the one and only, Victoria Gomelsky. It’s always fun to turn the tables and chat with someone who is usually doing the interviewing. As Editor-in-chief of JCK Magazine and freelance writer for the New York Times, Victoria Gomelsky is household name in the jewelry industry. When not writing and finding the latest jewelry trends, Vic is no stranger to speaking or moderating panels at JCK or other industry events. In 2014 she won the GEM Award for Media Excellence…

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Ready, Set, Jet: Tuscany & Northern Italy Vacation Journal

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Where did you go on vacation? I spent 10 days wine tasting throughout Tuscany and Northern Italy. Driving thru the hills, viewing the most scenic of vistas, enjoying fabulous food & wine… it was absolutely dreamlike. What was your favorite memory from your trip? A private tour of Bellavista, a wonderful sparkling wine estate in Franciacorta. Thru a lucky turn of events, I connected with the marketing director for the winery, which is closed for holiday in August (when I was going to be there), prior to my trip. She graciously gave an indepth tour of their estate, including the…

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Full Circle with Melissa Quick, Steve Quick Jeweler

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This week we’re taking you Full Circle with one of our Chicago-based LUXURY retailers, Melissa Quick. Melissa is the President of Steve Quick Jeweler, along with her husband Steve and is also the voice of Steve Quick’s Instagram page which is a MUST FOLLOW if you love jewelry, it serves us major inspiration every day. Prior to joining the team in 1999, she worked for an international diamond importer/wholesaler. Melissa has been attending LUXURY since 2011 and this past summer joined us in New York for LUXURY Privé. Steve Quick Jeweler has three unique retail locations in Chicago which offer a mix of…

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