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Atelier Swarovski gets fine with designer Laurenza

Atelier Swarovski has partnered with designer Matthew Campbell Laurenza for its first fine jewelry collection, which is being sold exclusively at Bergdorf Goodman.


From Basel: 10 new pieces of jewelry

While Baselworld is known as a showcase for the latest watchmaking innovations, there was no lack of fresh jewelry designs at the show. A total of 10 pieces from three big brands--Stephen Webster, Mikimoto and Roberto Coin--are featured in this slideshow. 


Disney taps designer for Maleficent baubles

Fine jewelry brand Crow’s Nest has teamed with Walt Disney Pictures to create a limited-edition collection of jewelry for the upcoming film Maleficent, which tells the story of Sleeping Beauty’s villain. 


Bochic adds handbags to its lines

Jewelry brand Bochic will introduce a line of evening clutch bags in September, marking the brand’s first extension beyond fine jewelry.  


Swarovski taps bloggers for interactive style contest

Swarovski is partnering with four international fashion bloggers to launch an interactive online competition for consumers.  


From Gabriel & Co., 10 pieces in 2 new collections

With the launch of its new lines, New York-based Gabriel & Co. aims to hit the higher end of the engagement ring market and appeal to brides-to-be who want to build their own rings.  


Jewelry fit for even the king of ‘Thrones’ fans

Canadian jewelry brand Pyrrha has forged a partnership with HBO to craft a line of Game of Thrones-inspired ring and necklaces made in sterling silver and bronze that retail for up to $900.  


Former industry editor launches jewelry line

Former MJSA Journal Editor-in-Chief Tina Snyder and Vice President of Kemp Metal Products Scott Raskin have partnered to create Stacked New York, a jewelry brand that will exhibit at the upcoming MJSA Expo New York.


From JA New York: Gina Pankowski

Seattle-based designer Gina Pankowski’s geometric pieces are “made to move” and that they do, with links that expand and contract and rings built to have gems rotating around each other.


Live from JA New York: Gumuchian

Gumuchian displayed some of its best-selling collections and pieces at the JA Winter show, including designs with horse motifs that complement 2014 being the Year of the Horse in the Chinese zodiac.


Lagos taps fashion blogger to promote collection

Fashion and accessories writer Kimberly Pesch will be promoting Lagos’ new Covet line on her blog, Eat. Sleep. Wear.


Alex Woo creates pendants for Disney’s Bears

Designer Alex Woo has crafted two pendants inspired by Disney’s new film Bears, which is narrated by actor John C. Reilly and opens April 18.


Color to guide platinum brides in 2014

Color, customization and two-tone metals will be the big looks in 2014 when it comes to bridal jewelry in platinum, a commonly requested and popular metal for bridal.


For fall, Pantone forecasts an unusual palette

Pantone has released its Fashion Color Report for fall 2014, identifying the 10 hues that will be prominent in fashion and design at the end of the year. 


Live from Tucson: Erica Courtney

Erica Courtney is showing a number of new additions to the brand’s existing Drop Dead Gorgeous collection at the American Gem Trade Association’s GemFair show in Tucson this week.


Live from Tucson: Frederic Duclos

Frederic Duclos is showcasing an expanded colored gemstone collection in Tucson, matching the stones with its signature sterling silver, in addition to offering a new mixed- metal look featuring yellow gold and ruthenium finishes.


Avilan pairs with designers for ‘sustainable’ style

Diamond wholesale company Avilan has launched a new program that pairs socially aware jewelry designers with its “recycled” diamonds, meaning previously owned stones that haven’t just emerged from any of the world’s mines.


From Centurion: Slane goes gold

Scottsdale, Ariz.--Jewelry brand Slane is focusing on gold for 2014, expanding the 18-karat gold collection re-launched at Couture last June.


Live from Centurion: Lisa Nik

Lisa Nik unveiled new custom-designed engagement rings from her Honeymoon collection as well as other recently introduced pieces from other lines at Centurion, which is taking place now in Scottsdale. 


10 pieces perfect for Valentine’s Day

The approach of Valentine’s Day has designers and brands promoting their heart-themed and pink-toned jewelry. Click through this slideshow to see 10 pieces worthy of any romance that retailers can stock for this special day. 


Alex and Ani introduces Olympic bangles

As part of a partnership with the United States Olympic Committee, jewelry brand Alex and Ani will release five bangles with different charms commemorating the upcoming 2014 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia.


From Vicenzaoro Winter: Moraglione

Moraglione showcased its new Madame Butterfly collection at the Vicenzaoro show, an 18-karat white and rose gold line featuring pieces with a butterfly motif.  


From Vicenzaoro Winter: Bohemme

Bohemme, a Spanish jewelry brand new to the U.S. market, debuted additions to its Rose Cut and Bubbles collections at the Vicenzaoro show, with both lines offering sterling silver and 18-karat gold pieces with gemstones.


From Vicenzaoro Winter: Casato

Casato introduced new pieces in existing collections at the Vicenzaoro show, including a range of multiple-finger rings and other designs made in 18-karat white and rose gold with white and brown diamonds and semi-precious stones.


Live from Vicenzaoro Winter: Rosato

Rosato rolled out its spring/summer 2014 charm collections at Vicenzaoro Winter, including pieces in both sterling silver and 18-karat gold with precious and semi-precious gemstones and colored enamel.


Charles Garnier launches new silver collection

Silver jewelry designer and manufacturer Charles Garnier Paris has introduced the Britannia 958 Heritage Collection, a line featuring pieces made with the company’s proprietary manufacturing process that will debut next month at Centurion. 


Live from Vicenzaoro Winter: Roberto Coin

Renowned Italian designer Roberto Coin is showcasing both new and recent designs at the Vicenzaoro Winter show taking place right now in Italy, including dragon-themed pieces that incorporate baroque pearls.


From Tucson to Philly, JIC promotes jewelry trends

The Jewelry Information Center (JIC), the consumer education arm of Jewelers of America, recently completed its annual media tour to promote jewelry gift ideas in time for the holiday shopping season. 


British jewelers select their designer of the year

The British Jewellers’ Association (BJA) named Andrew Geoghegan as its Designer of the Year 2013.


‘Radiant Orchid’ named color of the year

“Radiant Orchid,” a purple hue that blends fuchsia, purple and pink undertones, is Pantone’s 2014 Color of the Year, the color institute announced Thursday.


Pa. retailer introduces yellow diamond line

After seeing a growing number of celebrities donning yellow diamond rings and anticipating the trend is here to stay, Bernie Robbins Jewelers has released its own line of natural yellow diamond engagement rings. 


SPS weighs in with silver holiday selections

The Silver Promotion Service (SPS) had identified five silver jewelry trends that will be popular among shoppers this holiday season, and has suggested a selection of fitting pieces that range in price from $200 to $2,000.


Meet Shaun Leane’s diamond glove in St. Louis

Designer Shaun Leane’s “Diamond Glove” is on display for the first time in the United States at the World Chess Hall of Fame in St. Louis as part of an exhibition that will run through April 18.


Tacori debuts bracelet it designed with blogger

Tacori has revealed its new “Promise” bracelet, a sterling silver and gold design it created in collaboration with fashion blogger Wendy Nguyen. 


Carrera y Carrera introduces new bridal line

Carrera y Carrera has launched a new bridal line, the Ruedo collection, comprised of multi-band rings made in 18-karat yellow, white and rose gold with or without diamonds.


World’s largest Paraiba tourmaline set in necklace

Canadian jeweler Kaufmann de Suisse has created a necklace using what has been designated as the world’s biggest Paraiba tourmaline, a gem weighing nearly 200 carats.


Africa inspires new Forevermark collection

De Beers diamond brand Forevermark and designer Waris Ahluwalia have released their first collaborative collection, House of Waris for Forevermark.


Tacori, blogger to reveal collaborative design

Tacori and fashion blogger Wendy Nguyen have teamed up to create a jewelry design, which will be revealed on Nguyen’s YouTube channel Nov. 4.


Kara Ross to open NY boutique, launch collection

Designer Kara Ross will open her first standalone boutique next month in New York City’s Upper East Side, at Madison Avenue and 60th Street.


Pandora targeting women fans with MLB charms

Recognizing the growing base of women sports fans today, Pandora is teaming with Major League Baseball to offer a collection of sterling silver and wood charms representing the MLB’s 30 teams.