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Full Circle With Judi Powers

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Judi Powers

Before Judi Powers became a jeweler, she had a career in book publishing. She pursued a dream to make jewelry, fueled by her love of telling stories and creating narratives. Upon debuting her fine jewelry collection in 2013, she immediately garnered attention; later that year she won the UncommonGoods Design Challenge. Powers is now a second-year JCK Las Vegas Rising Star. Her mission in her jewelry design is to create pieces that are luxurious, effortless, timeless, and “as comfortable as your favorite cashmere sweater.” As if you needed another reason to love her jewelry, she uses recycled precious metals and…

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Full Circle With Benjamin Javaheri

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Benjamin Javaheri Uneek

Benjamin Javaheri’s last name is the Farsi word for jewelry. It’s as if his career had been destined for him! His Persian heritage spans four generations of family involvement with fine jewelry. Founding president and nine-time award-winning designer Javaheri is the face behind Uneek Fine Jewelry, established in 1996. Uneek’s signature styling blends the bold spirit of contemporary American culture with delicacy and detail born of Old World metalsmithing and stone-setting disciplines. It successfully pairs the design aesthetics of today with centuries-old approaches to the art and science of creating pure luxury from gold, platinum, and diamonds. We chatted with…

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Full Circle With Paula Lee

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Paula Lee

Paula Lee has found herself at some of the top publications in the magazine industry covering a subject we all know and love—fashion and accessories! Lee graduated from New York University with a journalism degree. She began interning at Harper’s Bazaar and worked her way up to accessories assistant at Marie Claire and now accessories editor at O, The Oprah Magazine. Lee’s Instagram features some swoon-worthy accessories. Since jewelry is a huge part of Lee’s job, of course, she was recently in Tucson to do some trend spotting and judging for the JCK Tucson Design Challenge on behalf of O, The…

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January Insider Spottings

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The JCK team has been busy since the start of the new year traveling to various stores and attending industry events. From New York City to Wisconsin and across the globe to Paris, the team has already covered a lot of ground (and it’s not even February!). As always, we’re here to provide you with all of the details on the team’s latest whereabouts and the adventures they have while representing the JCK brand. JCK Gets Glam At 24 Karat Weekend The JCK, LUXURY, and JIS teams were out in full force for 24 Karat Weekend festivities in New York City on Jan. 13…

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From the Desk of Yancy Weinrich, Senior Vice President, Reed Jewelry Group

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Yancy Weinrich

Hello All, I hope you had a wonderful New Year and are off to a great start in 2017! I wanted to reach out to personally thank everyone for playing a role in our JCK, LUXURY & JIS communities and share some important thoughts as we embark upon a new year. After spending the weekend connecting with so many industry colleagues, I started thinking about the changes that have taken place since the launch of our first JCK show in 1992 – can you believe this will be our 25th year? The brands, the retailers, the trends, the consumers, and…

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