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Empowering Pearls’ Message - June 22, 2018

Posted in: Fashion, Jewelry, Trends
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From layers of classic white round pearl strands a la Coco Chanel to colorful organic baroque shapes in playful designs, pearls are not only classic, they’re essential in any jewelry wardrobe. Throughout time, powerful women have tapped their inner goddess wearing pearls — from the Queens of Egypt and England to our favorite celebrities, broadcasters

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Merchandising Pearls’ Versatility - June 15, 2018

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Pearls are a favorite of all women but too often they get pushed to the back corner of a jewelry store. How jewelers merchandise pearls can speak to their versatility. Pearls effortlessly go with any metal, stone or design elements paired with them and can easily layer with other jewels. Good merchandising helps to tell

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Pearls’ Popularity Dominates Trends - June 8, 2018

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Series: Pearls of Joy - 1 of 4

Pearls dominate the fashion press that hails all styles fair game, from your grandmother’s strand of Akoyas to more artsy freshwater baroque pieces. InStyle magazine paired pearls with a range of styles—feminine, eclectic, bohemian, minimal—citing pearls the perfect complement for work, a trip to the market, or a night out. Vogue Italia celebrates pearls in

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Keep a Close “Watch” On - May 31, 2018

Watch trends for 2018 are inspired by the past, offer better value, and use more color, with greater attention paid to the female wrist. Among the top 10 best watch brands on many popular lists post Baselworld watch fair in March—Seiko, Bulova and Citizen, all located in The Plumb Club at the upcoming JCK Las

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Timing is Everything - May 24, 2018

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After several years of declining sales, 2017 marked a return to growth for the watch and jewelry sector, reports L2 research. The business intelligence firm that studies and benchmarks the digital performance of consumer brands says many of the 70 watch and jewelry brands it looked at in its Digital IQ Index Report 2018 can

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Take it at Face Value - May 17, 2018

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Value is a key factor in timepieces right now, with models previously available only in gold now out in stainless steel, and mid-range brands offering better materials or new and improved movements without significant price increases. “The watch industry is only just beginning to recover from a two-year downturn, the response to which has been

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Watch For it - May 10, 2018

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There are several trends dominating the watch market this year, including vintage-inspired timepieces that mark brand anniversaries and remakes of bestsellers; and more colorful, stylish options for women. “The biggest trend in watches in the past two or three years is vintage,” says Carol Besler,  jewelry journalist and founder of the blog watchdetail.com. “Almost every

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The JCK Strategy - April 30, 2018

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JCK Las Vegas, June 1-4 at Mandalay Bay is the place to discover top trending products, new technology and innovative ways of doing business. With over 2,300 exhibitors and dozens of education sessions and networking events, having a strategy to make the most of your time is essential. Get Started Pre-register for badges to save

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Tracking Trends in Vegas - April 20, 2018

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JCK Las Vegas is the place to discover top trending products, new technology and innovative ways of doing business. There’s a lot of buzz for products like lab-grown diamonds, color stones, and yellow gold to turn heads the annual trade fair at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, June 1-4. An afternoon browsing The Plumb Club

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Achieving Trade Show Nirvana - April 13, 2018

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Trade fairs provide a powerful marketing medium. They bring together thousands of international buyers and sellers in one place in a short span of time. Trade shows like JCK Las Vegas enable retailers to see new products, attend demonstrations, ask questions and share ideas. The show provides jewelers with a comprehensive overview of the fine jewelry

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It’s Show Time - April 6, 2018

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While technology has made it easier for us to communicate and stay connected, nothing can replace the hands-on, face-to-face people power experience a trade show offers. Just around the corner, the JCK Las Vegas Show, June 1-4 at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, provides an ideal meeting place to visit with vendors, scout out the

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There’s No Business Like the Wedding Business - March 28, 2018

With some imagination and initiative, jewelers can expand the profitability of their wedding business. Yes, the wedding market has had its share of challenges, having never really recovered from the recession, as evident by the bankrupt bridal gown company Alfred Angelo and struggling David’s Bridal. Young couples today are just not buying into marriage like

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To Have and to Hold… Maybe - March 21, 2018

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Once evergreen, the wedding market is facing some challenges as evident by the bankrupt bridal gown company Alfred Angelo and struggling David’s Bridal. According to Unity Marketing, the wedding market hit the skids during the recession and never recovered. With a total market size of $72 billion in the U.S., young couples today are just not

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Your “Presents” is Requested - March 14, 2018

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Jewelers have the opportunity to be the heroes for busy couples getting married. In addition to assisting them in finding the perfect engagement and wedding rings, a jeweler is a valuable asset to their wedding jewelry and gift planner. Jewelry is the perfect gift for couples to give the friends and family who help them

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The Rules of Engagement - March 7, 2018

Posted in: Jewelry, Trends

The Knot Jewelry & Engagement Study of 2017 reveals several key trends for jewelers to keep on their radar. Most notable is that engagement ring spend is at an all-time high. Among respondents polled, the survey finds they’re living together for longer, slightly older (average bride 29, groom 31), and making more money. They’re buying engagement

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