How to Make Friends and Influence People

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A quick guide to working with influencers You may have been hearing the term ‘influencers’ ad nauseum as of late, and wondering if maybe you should be paying attention to what all the fuss is about. Let’s start with the basics: an influencer is defined—by the most recent social media standards— as a person who has established themselves as a credible authority in a specific industry. Influencers typically have a sizable number of followers, either in a broad category or a narrow niche. (The number of followers depends on the category or niche.) They actively engage with their followers on…


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Design of the Times: Ladan & Tania Shayan, SHAY

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Launched in 2002, SHAY is an eclectic fine jewelry brand that celebrates the different sides of a woman’s personality. Los Angeles native mother-daughter duo Ladan and Tania Shayan has created a collection of sophisticated and classic styles that do not sacrifice fun and glamor. The duo has channeled its passion of runway fashion and laid-back California style into handmade jewelry made from precious diamonds and gemstones set in 18-karat gold and platinum. These pieces are made to be stacked, layered, and mixed-and-matched for a versatile jewelry collection that can go from the office to a night out. Below, the designers…


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JCK Industry Fund: The Grants in Action

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Now in its 21st year, the JCK Industry Fund was established in 1997 to enhance the image of the jewelry industry and to foster development and research of programs that would benefit the industry. To date, this fund has awarded over $6 million in grants to those organizations or individuals who have created programs that improve the jewelry industry’s image. The 2018 grant recipients were announced earlier this summer, see what the leaders of each organization had to say about their grant as we celebrate their impact on our industry, and stay tuned as we learn more in the coming…


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Getting Chunky for Fall 2018

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The big and bold jewels for your store A lot can change in the transition from runway to real life. As we approach fall 2018, it’s interesting to look back on last year’s fashion shows to see how well they set the tone for our current season. One of the biggest trends to take away from the Fall/Winter 2018–19 fashion shows was big, bold jewelry of all sorts. You had statement necklaces, colossally sized earrings, and super-wide bangle bracelets, just to name a few. When it comes to fall and winter sales, look for more of the same. Think big…


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Meet the Press: A Roundup of Features From JCK Las Vegas

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Now that JCK Las Vegas is officially in our rearview mirror, we’re starting to get a bit nostalgic. With so much to see and do, it takes a little while to fully process everything that happened over the course of the show. And while we’re doing that, it’s wonderful to see the show from others’ perspectives—what they saw, what they did, the jewelry they loved and the people they met. It’s all been documented well by the people and publications below. So take a stroll down memory lane with us—and plan for the busy sales months ahead—with this show roundup…


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