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Full Circle with Grace Terezian and Angela Karaguezian, Kirk Kara

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LUXURY designer, Kirk Kara, is a family-owned brand that had its beginnings over a century ago. The company has been passed down from fathers to sons for four generations, and we were lucky enough to catch up with the first daughters to ever take over the business, Grace Terezian and Angela Karaguezian. A highly renowned brand, Kirk Kara has won the most prestigious award in the bridal category, the Jeweler’s Choice Award, ten years in a row. We were eager to hear why they both decided to join the family business, what inspires them, and why they’re excited to be…

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Full Circle With Ann Ko, Liven Co.

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Ann Ko, the third-generation creative director/designer of Liven Co. jewelry, was actually once on the path to becoming a doctor! We’re thankful she changed her mind and decided to pursue gemology, because she now makes gorgeous jewelry for us all to enjoy.  Since taking over the family business, which her grandfather started in Taiwan, Ann has designed more contemporary pieces in an effort to stay current and create collections that speak to her.  We chatted with her this week about the inspiration she draws from uncommon places, advice she has for up-and-coming designers, and her own personal style. We’re very…

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Full Circle with Jules Kim

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Describe your day using 3 numbers 1000 things to do in 24 hours and 0 time to chill. Describe your personal/jewelry style in 5 words or less Always changing, never the same! What’s something you can’t live without? I simply can not live without my alone time. I appreciate all the people in my work and personal life, but solace is a soother for the creative side of myself. You are changing the way people interact with luxury jewelry, and also transforming the way jewelry can be worn. What’s the driver behind this and how has response been? Luxury jewelry…

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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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Full Circle with Cathy Calhoun, Calhoun Jewelers

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Today I’m taking you Full Circle with another influencer you’ll see at LUXURY Privé, the woman behind Calhoun Jewelers, Royersford, Pennsylvania, area’s best and largest name in fine jewelry since 1951. Owner Cathy Calhoun has lead a team that’s responsible for producing a respected jewelry retail store with a long-standing reputation for integrity, passion, and commitment. JCK is excited to have Cathy’s influence part of the LUXURY Privé experience because we missed her in Vegas and her years of experience, passion and knowledge with fine jewelry are unmatched. As important that her success with Calhoun Jewelers and her recurring support of…

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