Design of the Times: Kaali Designs

Comments

Anit Dodhia, founder of Kaali Designs, grew up in a culturally rich Indian community in Momasa, Kenya, and spent a lot of his childhood at his family’s jewelry gallery. This is where he discovered his interest in gems, which would later turn into a passion that has shaped his career for the last 20 years. Today, after becoming a GIA Graduate Gemologist, Dodhia and his company, Kaali Designs – named after the Hindu Goddess Kali, a fierce and powerful warrior – are based in San Diego, CA, where the jewelry is handmade to personify the perfect union of art and…


Read More

JCK Industry Fund: Jewelers Vigilance Committee Update

Comments

‘This holiday season, we’re catching up with The Jewelers Vigilance Committee (JVC) to see how the JCK Industry Fund has helped them to give back to the jewelry industry through education and guidance. JVC was created in 1917 to provide education and self-regulation for the jewelry industry. It is a non-profit legal trade association that provides members with free education of the complex laws that apply to the manufacturing, advertising and sale of jewelry and is readily available to answer questions about how to apply those laws to everyday business practices. We’re catching up with JVC this month to see…


Read More

WJA Pavilion at JCK Tucson

Comments

JCK Tucson and Women’s Jewelry Association (WJA) have joined forces to establish the inaugural WJA Pavilion at JCK Tucson 2019. This new destination will leverage the power of WJA’s design community, offering up-and-coming designers a chance to showcase their products to and connect with Tucson’s audience of high-quality retailers looking to restock after the holidays. While you’re busy preparing yourself for the holiday season, take a sneak peek at just a few of the incredible designers set to exhibit at the WJA Pavilion at JCK Tucson 2019. Debra Navarro Best known for her unique styling of natural colored diamonds and 18k…


Read More

Full Circle: Grogan Jewelers by Lon

Comments

Grogan Jewelers by Lon is a store with long, rich history of providing customers with lifetime jewelry and outstanding customer service. The Grogan legacy began in 1915 when Elisha A. Grogan founded Grogan Jewelers in Florence, Alabama. His son took over the family business in 1940 until Walker and Frankie Graham became the new owners in 1972, taking the store to an unmatched growth. Jay Klos purchased the store in 1985 and grew Grogan’s to two locations – the second in Hunstville, Alabama – before the Brown family purchased the stores in 2015. Lon Brown is a successful entrepreneur with…


Read More

The Holiday Rush

Comments

Styles poised to sell this season If you feel like you’ve stepped into a time warp, you’re not alone—2018 is nearly at an end. But before we sing Auld Lang Syne and hang our 2019 calendars, we must tackle the busiest sales season: the holidays. This is the season, the one where customers new and old, prepared and clueless, confident and frantic, descend on your store not only for something to purchase, but also for your guidance on what that purchase should be. Looking ahead, we can see a number of trends that have the sticky factor—they’re not going away…


Read More

About JCK Insider

JCK Insider gives you the inside scoop from influencers in the JCK Community and insights to enhance your JCK Events experience. For tips, trends, behind the scenes, and designers to watch – the JCK Insiders will provide it all.

Become an Insider

Sending

Error: Access Token is not valid or has expired. Feed will not update.
This error message is only visible to WordPress admins

There's an issue with the Instagram Access Token that you are using. Please obtain a new Access Token on the plugin's Settings page.
If you continue to have an issue with your Access Token then please see this FAQ for more information.

Follow Us on Instagram

Latest Posts