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The Millennial Market


Jewelry designs for the it crowd A recent study by MVI Marketing (subsequently summarized by JCK Online here) gave us some insight into what consumers aged 25–40 are into when it comes to shopping for jewelry, shoes, and hotels. In the study, which surveyed 1,001 female millennials with an annual household income of $75,000 or greater, 51 percent of respondents said they purchase jewelry for themselves. So if you’re keeping self-purchasers in mind when stocking your store, you’re on the right track. Furthermore, close to half of all respondents said they plan to buy a new pair of earrings this…

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Let the Planning Begin!


Official dates for JCK Las Vegas 2019 are here It’s been just over three months since JCK Las Vegas closed its most recent show at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, and we’re now looking forward to our highly anticipated move to the new venue! Now that the dates have been announced for the next JCK Las Vegas, it’s prep time! North America’s biggest jewelry trade show will be making its debut (back in its former home) at the Sands Expo and The Venetian from Friday, May 31, through Monday, June 3. The official announcement means we can all stop…

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Design of the Times: Alex Sepkus


Alex Sepkus is a jewelry designer known for his remarkable focus and artistic expression. He concentrates so heavily on detail that his workforce requires microscopes to execute his designs. Drawing inspiration from ancient Greek, medieval churches, and his favorite fantasy literature, Sepkus expresses an enticing playfulness and an unparalleled style of work as a goldsmith. See what he had to say about his design process, his inspirations, and how he began working in jewelry: What is your background in the jewelry industry, and how did you get your start? I studied industrial design at the Vilnius Institute of Arts. The…

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Luxury Trends: Fall 2018


It may be fun to follow—and even to participate in—any number of jewelry trends. Not too long ago, we were donning ear climbers and those hand bracelet creations that ran the length of wrist to fingertip. For the most part, demand for those items has waned, though I fully expect they’ll ride a wave back in again sometime soon. When it comes to high-end jewelry, delving too far into a passing (or even cyclical) trend can be high-risk. That’s not to be said it can’t be done and done well (it happens all the time), but for the average customer,…

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Full Circle – Neal Elinoff, Elinoff Gallery


Neal Elinoff is owner of the Elinoff Gallery in Telluride, CO, a three-story retail store where they hand-pick a collection of fine art and jewelry. The gallery offers a great variety of designer jewelry—both diamond and colored gemstones—including collections from John Hardy, Roberto Coin, Leslie Greene, Anna Balkan and many more. But that’s not all–along with an impressive collection of fine jewelry, the gallery includes museum quality impressionist and contemporary art. The Elinoff Gallery is certainly the destination for anyone who appreciates or has a passion for art and design, whether it be in the form of jewelry, watches or…

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