Jewelry to shine in Istanbul again

ISTANBUL- The Annual World Jewelry Congress will be held in Istanbul this year with the aim to bring people from the jewelery industry together to establish strategies to combat the financial crisis. Organizers of the event believe it will be extremely rewarding for its host city

Following the success of the recent Istanbul Jewelry Show, the jewelry industry is organizing another event to help combat the economic crisis. Preparations are now underway for the World Jewelry Confederation’s, or CIBJO, 2009 World Jewelry Congress to be held in Istanbul from May 3 to 5. (more…)

April 17th, 2009

Green scene, art appreciation and a gem of a jewelry show

ROCHESTER: Get clean and go green

Munch on organic food while your car is being washed with sun-warmed water and nontoxic detergent during Rochester’s fourth annual Earth Day Expo.

The event will have earth-friendly and informative activities, exhibits, renewable energy demonstrations, entertainment, a farmers market, yoga, massage, organic food, baked treats and more. (more…)

April 17th, 2009

Precious Accents Adds New Spring Charms to Pandora Jewelry Line

Precious Accents is adding the latest additions to its already extensive Pandora selection of more than 500 charms.

Englewood, NJ (PRWEB) April 15, 2009 — Precious Accents is proud to announce the debut of new spring charms to its extensive Pandora jewelry product line. Currently, Precious Accents has more than 500 Pandora charms in its jewelry line. (more…)

April 16th, 2009

Delamina Showcases the Bold, Contemporary Fine Jewelry Designs of David Heston

Delamina is a New Fine Jewelry Website that Speaks Directly to Women Who Live on Their Own Terms

Menlo Park, Calif. (PRWEB) April 14, 2009 — Delamina, the new fine jewelry site that speaks directly to women, is now showcasing the versatile, cutting edge designs of David Heston. (more…)

April 15th, 2009

Beverly Hills Based Jewelry Brands and Appoints Top Jewelry Industry Executive Lyle M. Rose as President

Lyle Rose and Jewelry Brands Group Offers Consulting, Marketing and Ecommerce Solutions to select Fine Jewelry Manufacturers, Diamond Companies, Designers and Designer Jewelry Brands.

Jewelry Brands, dba, a Beverly Hills, California Company, announced today that it has appointed Lyle M. Rose to the office of President to oversee and expand special projects for the Company. (more…)

April 14th, 2009

Custom Wedding Jewelry

The final touch to your bridal gown is usually jewelry. Should you go with bold baubles or delicate diamonds? While there are dozens of places to look for the right accent for your dress, having your jewelry custom-made ensures you get a perfect match, no matter what your personal style is.

Look for a bead or other jewelry store that has worked with brides before. Jewelry designers suggest bringing a swatch of your gown to your consultation. (more…)

April 13th, 2009

High-end jewelry profits plummet

Shoppers’ reluctance to splurge on high-priced jewelry resulted in Tiffany & Co. reporting a 75 percent decline in its fiscal fourth-quarter profit.

Still, enough people bought lower-priced items over the holidays that its earnings beat analysts’ forecasts. (more…)

April 13th, 2009

Dallas auction to feature top jewelry designers

Heritage Auction Galleries will offer up a “who’s who” of the top names in designer jewelry at its May 11 Signature Jewelry Auction.

Among the designer favorites that will be represented in the auction are Bulgari, Cartier, Harry Winston, Jean Schlumberger, Lalaounis, Seaman Schepps and Van Cleef and Arpels. In addition, a number of fine examples by contemporary artists will also be seen, including pieces by Andrea Molinari, Denise Roberge, Elizabeth Gage, Loree Rodkin and Paolo Costagli, among others. (more…)

April 8th, 2009

Eco-Friendly Gets New Life in Lines of Jewelry

Back when “eco” was first becoming a buzz word, it seemed like what often followed it was some variation of scratchy hemp or unwearable hippie craftwork – especially in the realm of earth-friendly jewelry. Thankfully times have changed, and as new and innovative designers continue to emerge from the shadows, they’re bringing their fashion-forward vision of a green lifestyle along with them.
Take Sand Jewelery, for example. Designer Therese Nguyen is an avid surfer, so it’s no surprise that her line is inspired by the beaches of Southern California. (more…)

April 8th, 2009

Fashion jewelry maker sues Kohl’s

* Kohl’s sued by Bijou International over fashion jewelry

* At least $75,000 sought in damages

NEW YORK, April 6 (Reuters) – A New York-based manufacturer of fashion jewelry filed a lawsuit against Kohl’s Corp (KSS.N), alleging the department store chain breached certain contracts. (more…)

April 7th, 2009

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