Author: Brittany Siminitz

Design of the Times: Dorian & Rose, M. Spalten, Avigdor

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Get to know some of your JCK Design Center designers! Tigren Dorian, Dorian & Rose Showing off a range of miraculous jewels designed and handcrafted in Los Angeles, Dorian & Rose is irresistible to anyone with an affinity for gold and diamonds—or, really, to anyone who likes jewelry. The family-owned brand’s artisan treasures are hefty creations, substantial in both craftsmanship and style, and decked mostly in diamonds, though you’ll also find colored gemstone goods. Give us an idea of your design process—what are your inspirations, and how long does it take to realize a new creation? Tigren Dorian: The thought…


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Jewelry Makes the World Go Round

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The international creations of JCK Las Vegas Do you love to travel? To discover new and exciting things, and connect with people all over the world? You’ll likely appreciate this round-up, then, of jewelry from all over the world. Vendors (and retailers!) come to JCK Las Vegas from all over the world, bringing their unique perspectives with them. And while you’ll find many globetrotting designers in our in-demand neighborhoods like the Design Center and at LUXURY by JCK, don’t sleep on the international pavilions. Marvels await in every nook and cranny, from Italy’s finest, featured throughout VicenzaOro, to the jewelry…


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International Retail Delegation: Helena Cattaneo, Jóia & Cia, Brazil

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A trip to JCK Las Vegas requires plenty of planning, whether you’re showcasing as a designer, putting together a team to handle sales at your booth, or making a list of brands to see as a retail store owner. Coming from overseas often involves even more steps, from navigating customs to setting your phone for international travel. So imagine the job of Helena Cattaneo, CEO of the Brazilian jewelry publication Jóia & Cia. Over the last few years, JCK has partnered with a number of international delegations to bring the best brands from various countries to JCK Las Vegas attendees….


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International Association Spotlight: Wings Cheung, HKJMA

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Ever wander through the Hong Kong Pavilion at JCK Las Vegas and wonder how it all came together? Meet Wings Cheung, general manager of the Hong Kong Jewelry Manufacturers Association (HKJMA) and key player in making the pavilion a reality at JCK Las Vegas. Sponsored by HKJMA, this neighborhood houses the largest overseas collection of Hong Kong–based jewelry industry vendors outside of Hong Kong. You’ll find finished jewelry, loose gemstones, watches, supplies and equipment, and more. For some behind-the-scenes insight and a hint of what’s in store at the Hong Kong Pavilion this year, we spoke with Cheung. First, tell…


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The Retail Experience

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How to stay one step ahead You’ve undoubtedly heard the buzzword “retail experience” by now, which refers to what stores can do to take shopping beyond, well, simply an everyday experience. People still prefer shopping in-store for jewelry—where they can touch and try on—rather than buying online, but it takes more than great merchandise and smart pricing to win today’s savvy customers. Creative strategies that take in-store shopping to the next level will keep loyal fans coming back and give new ones a reason to pop in. We know that more and more people are shopping online these days, but…


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