Design of the Times: Lauren K Fine Jewelry

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In the Lauren K Collection, each gemstone is handpicked, crafted in 18 karat gold and finished with delicate micro pave. Very few stones are chosen for unspoiled beauty—designer Lauren Kessler believes most stand out for their characters and flaws which give the finished piece its own distinctive personality and unique look. Each piece is crafted in New York City and is used to create a feminine yet edgy and fashionable collection. We caught up with Kessler to learn more about her journey in the jewelry industry, her design process, what she’s looking forward to at Luxury 2020 and much more….


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2020 Vision

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Make this the year of new things It’s natural for a new year to feel like a fresh start. That’s why resolutions abound. (It’s also why your gym is unusually crowded.) But you don’t need specific resolutions to put a little extra pep in your step, especially when it comes to your day-to-day life in the store. The holidays have likely left your inventory with some holes to fill. While it’s important to restock what you sold successfully, try to branch out and venture beyond your basics. Avoid anything too out there (no flash-in-the-pan trends destined for the clearance case),…


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Full Circle: Appelt’s Diamonds

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Appelt’s Diamonds began in 1938 when Benjamin Appelt opened the store, selling a large variety of timepieces. His son, Bert, soon began assisting him at the counter at only nine years old. Today, Bert’s son, Jeff Appelt, is the third generation owner, devoted to continuing his family’s legacy as reliable jewelers. He and his father travel the globe together to seek out the world’s most beautiful diamonds for their customers. We caught up with Jeff to learn more about his journey in the jewelry industry, his purchasing strategies, how Luxury has helped his business and much more. What is your…


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As Seen On…

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Celebrity Luxury jewelry sightings It’s our favorite time of year for celebrity jewelry sightings, mostly because there is so much opportunity to enjoy so many of them.  Yes, with the airing of this month’s Golden Globe Awards, we are in the midst of awards season, so if you like movies, television, and music, you may be tuning in on select evenings to watch the big events. And if you like jewelry, you’re in luck. If the recent red carpet showing was any indication, the coming season will not disappoint. We deem much of the jewelry offered by our Luxury exhibitors…


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Luxury Online

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Inspirational Instagram posts from some of our exhibitors Recent reports show that Instagram has one billion users worldwide. If jewelry-related accounts are even a tiny fraction of that, that’s a whole lot of jewels. And if you happen to be one of those accounts, just how do you get your content to stand out from the rest? We love a good picture of jewelry, whether it’s a close-up of the details, a professional shot for print, or an editorial-style image. But knowing how common and convenient it is to sell jewelry online these days, giving your shoppers an idea of…


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