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Category: Jewelry

Understanding the Future of Diamonds - March 22, 2019

While the diamond sector must continue to meet the needs of Baby Boomer and Gen X consumers, it also must commit to understanding…

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Be a Destination for Diamond Bridal - March 15, 2019

Posted in: Design, Jewelry, Trends

The latest weddingreport.com research reveals that overall spending for weddings was down…

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Diamonds for Me, from Me - March 6, 2019

Fashion fans tracking trends at the 91st Academy Awards during the pre-Oscars Red Carpet telecast Feb. 24 on E! and Bravo…

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Romancing the Pearl - February 20, 2019

Pearls are described by the great gemologist of the late 19th century, George Fredrick Kunz, as “a gift of nature on which man cannot improve.”

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A Bride’s Best Friend - February 13, 2019

It’s no secret that pearls are in the middle of a renaissance right now, for which many credit Millennials and pop culture icons like Taylor Swift…

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Color: It’s Personal - January 28, 2019

The global fashion accessories market is projected to grow at the rate of 6.5% during the forecast period 2018…

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Women Want More Color - January 18, 2019

Women who buy fine jewelry, particularly younger women, want more variety in color and fashion styles represented in traditional jewelry stores…

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Birthstones are Bestsellers - January 11, 2019

Belief in gem powers has survived for nearly 5,000 years in the tradition of the birthstone. The concept of linking birth dates with particular gems…

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The Future is Fine in Fashion - November 30, 2018

The rise of self-purchasing women is influencing key product categories for 2019, notably color stones, pearls and diamond fashion jewelry. JCK’s State of the Industry 2018 says female self-purchasers are changing ideas about who should buy jewelry and for what reasons, and growing the business while doing so.

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Growth Opportunities Abound for Men’s Jewelry - November 26, 2018

Posted in: Fashion, Jewelry, Trends

Men’s jewelry is a key category with immense growth opportunities to elevate its sales and visibility to that of men’s watches, guys’ No. 1 accessory. Cultural norms are blurring the line separating gender roles, as reflected in the jewelry sector with men today exploring new consumer realities, finds The Futurist, publisher of TrendVision.

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Gems & Pearls Top Product Categories in 2019 - November 9, 2018

Colored gemstones and cultured pearls are top product categories for 2019, and the most exciting thing happening in this segment is that there’s more demand for more varieties of gems and pearls than ever before, a trend with longevity.    

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Love Millennial Style - October 31, 2018

While romantic love remains the key driver for diamond jewelry sales among Millennials, according to De Beers, their attitudes toward how they express and symbolize their love are evolving. Although many still want to follow tradition, Millennials want personalized products and relaxed experiences that reflect their values and preferences.

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Speak Their Language - October 24, 2018

Posted in: Jewelry, Strategy, Trends

Local independent jewelry stores remain a preferred retail channel for couples getting married to buy their rings. In fact, the online wedding hub, The Knot, in a 2017 consumer study found that nearly half of all men surveyed listed a local or independent jeweler as the place where they ultimately bought the engagement ring, up

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Diamonds & The Zeitgeist - October 17, 2018

Posted in: Jewelry, Trends

Millennials, people currently aged 21 to 39, represent 29% of the world’s population and are the largest group of diamond consumers today. They accounted for nearly 60% of diamond jewelry demand in the U.S. in 2017, according to data published by the De Beers Group.

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Bridal Trends Embrace the Unexpected - October 5, 2018

Posted in: Jewelry, Trends

The unconventional is conventional in the wedding ring category today. It used to be that trends changed very slowly in ring designs, but that is no longer the case. In recent seasons,

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