Tag: JCK Las Vegas Design Center

#JCKBound: The JCK Team is Gearing Up for Las Vegas!

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JCK Las Vegas is right around the corner, and we can’t contain our excitement! We interviewed our very own Yancy Weinrich, Senior Vice President, Kate Nellis, Special Events and Conference Manager, and Hannah Connorton, Retailer Accounts Manager about how they are preparing for the show, what they are most looking forward to, and some insider trade show survival tips! Yancy Weinrich Senior Vice President, Reed Jewelry Group Where is your favorite place to eat in Las Vegas? There are so many great ones to choose from. Maestro’s is definitely at the top of the list. How do you prepare for…


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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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The Bridge: On-Trend Fashion Jewelry at Accessible Price Points

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There is quite the list of exciting new things coming to JCK Las Vegas for 2016. One of these things is a brand new neighborhood: the Bridge. Located on Bayside, Level 1, the Bridge is all about on-trend fashion jewelry at accessible price points—a bridge, or middle ground, between costume jewelry and high-end fashion jewelry. You must be looking to beef up your price-point category for the upcoming holiday season, and this is where this fabulous neighborhood comes in. One visit to the trendiest neighborhood around and you’ll come away with a bevy of selections for all of your shoppers, from…


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Designer Dish: Tura Sugden & Blackbird and the Snow

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Design of the Times

JCK Las Vegas 2016 is getting closer, and the excitement continues to grow!  I can hardly wait to see fresh new jewelry designs, jewelry friends, and I’m especially looking forward to meeting IRL (in real life) some recent jewelry designer discoveries. Register to attend JCK Las Vegas 2016  today! Tura Sugden Tura Sugden is a Rising Star in the JCK Las Vegas 2016 Design Center.  Her sophisticated, quiet color palette intrigued me early on, but I was even more taken with her jewelry when I discovered that it is all handmade in her studio in San Francisco.  This kind of commitment to…


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Full Circle: Danielle Wilmore, Pyrrha

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Danielle Wilmore - Pyrrah

As Marilyn Monroe said, “Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius, and it’s better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.” Today’s Full Circle is a jewelry designer whose work embodies finding beauty in imperfections. Danielle Wilmore, founder, Pyrrha hopes her collections tell the story that it’s the differences between us that make us interesting. The symbolic jewelry features authentic wax impressions and imagery from the Victoria Era. Handcrafted in the Canadian designers’ Vancouver studio for over 20 years, using time-honored techniques in reclaimed sterling silver, bronze and 14K gold with conflict-free stones. Each iconic talisman is deeply meaningful, the new heirloom. Danielle grew…


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