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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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That Design Life: Jewels Made By People You Want to Know

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Farm-to-table. Small batch. Shop local. As more and more consumers demand to know not only where their goods are coming from but who is making them, designer jewelry (that is, jewelry truly dreamt up and realized by individual designers) is more important than ever. In a share-everything society, we often feel as if we know celebrities, athletes, and fashion designers, because we’re privy to an insider’s look at their lives (or at least, the lives they want us to see)—a rarity, if it existed at all, even 10 years ago. But these jewelers—yes, you may call them celebrities, as it…


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2017: The Year of Peridot

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Thanks to Pantone’s Greenery Though Pantone’s 2017 Color of the Year was met with mixed reactions, you can’t deny that, after a year of muted, pastel colors, Greenery is a lively choice. “A fresh and zesty yellow-green shade that evokes the first days of spring when nature’s greens revive, restore, and renew,” according to Pantone, Greenery is the pop of color I think many of us need as we enter the New Year. Yes, I did liken it to a certain slimy substance brought to popularity by Nickelodeon (and I stand by that), but I also think that makes it…


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Ready, Set, Jet: Montauk Vacation Journal

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In this edition of JCK Insider’s Vacation Journal, we caught up with LUXURY Industry Vice President Sarin Bachmann about her beach getaway to Montauk, N.Y. We talked about everything from where she went to the best food she ate and, of course, what her jewelry essentials were for this trip! Where did you go on vacation? Gurney’s in Montauk—“The End.” What was your favorite memory from your trip? Sitting on the deck off our room and listening to the ocean.  I always love going to Montauk in the summertime, but this was the first time we have gone in the…


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Fall Team Spottings

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Boston & New York: JCK’s retail account manager Isabel Cajulis took to Boston and the surrounding suburbs to visit stores and learn all about the jewelry market. “I learned that the jewelry market in Boston is very eclectic and many shoppers are very artistic,” Isabel notes. “They rely on these stores to inspire them, and they make shopping for jewelry fun and exciting by bringing in unique designers.” Some of the stores Isabel visited included Quadrum Gallery, Good, Alchemy 925, M. Flynn, Michele Mercaldo, Talori, E.R. Butler & Co., Exclusive Jewels Gallery, and Flock. Isabel adds, “It’s always great to…


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