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Red and pink for Valentine’s Day and beyond

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When you think of Valentine’s Day in terms of colors, you probably think pink and red—colors that evoke passion and romance, often seen on holiday merchandise of all sorts. Yes, the lovey-dovey duo is the perfect representation of Valentine’s Day, but this year it’s doing double duty. If you’ve been paying attention to any of the recent runway shows at Fashion Week in New York—not to mention the streets surrounding them—you may have noticed that red and pink pairings aren’t just for February’s major retail holiday. The color combo makes an electrifying style statement, which might explain why trend stalkers…


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Real, Rare, and Grown

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It takes all kinds: the gemstones of JCK Las Vegas One trending topic of discussion in recent years involves natural versus lab-grown stones. We have facilitated the conversation through panel talks at JCK Las Vegas, and we hope to continue to do so well into the future. As the jewelry industry’s premier trade show, we strive to celebrate gemstones of all types—real, rare, and grown—thus ensuring a place for all in the enthralling aisles of the show floor. Our commitment is stronger than ever for 2018: In response to overwhelming feedback from last year’s show, JCK is thrilled to reveal…


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Weekend in Review

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Cue the red carpet. The JCK team settled into New York City this past weekend, pleased to be a part of the industry events to kick off the new year. Calendars were booked full of meetings by the Women’s Jewelry Association (WJA), Jewelers’ Security Alliance, the JCK Advisory Board, the Gem Awards, 24 Karat and more.  Such a glamorous and enriching weekend deserves tribute, so here’s a look back at the highlights from our perspective.   JCK Advisory Board The JCK Advisory Board, comprised of prominent industry suppliers, retailers and association leaders, gathered in New York to discuss important updates…


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Know the Stone: Moonstone and Opal

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Two of my favorite things When deciding which stone to spotlight for this edition of JCK Tucson’s “Know the Stone,” I was stuck between two that are equally mesmerizing: moonstone and opal. And then I thought, why choose? When you visit Tucson, you get jewels and scenery—so I’m combining two wondrous things, too. Both are luminous and filled with light. You’d be hard-pressed to find another colored gemstone that comes to life quite like these two—every way the light hits, there’s a new awe-inspiring scene, giving off a range of depth and color. Of course, if moonstone and opal aren’t…


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Designer Brand for the Modern, Elegant Woman

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East coast based designer brand JeweLyrie is thrilled to bring their fine jewelry line to Jewelry Industry’s Winter Oasis for the first time. Huan Wang, the artist behind JeweLyrie, designs contemporary fine jewelry to enhance modern women’s elegance. With a free spirit and dreams of forging her way on a creative path, Huan’s love of metalsmithing combined with her formal training in fashion design led to the creation of a contemporary collection that is infused with a sense of movement and grace. Passionate about ballet, her works’ identifying characteristic is a twist that was inspired by a dancer’s pirouette. She…


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