By Michelle Graff
New York--The Contemporary Jewelry Design Group has announced its inaugural Cindy Edelstein Memorial Charity Auction, which will take place during the Couture show in Las Vegas.

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Edelstein, a well-known jewelry consultant, author and editor known for promoting and supporting up-and-coming designers, died unexpectedly last January.

Now, the CJDG is partnering with the Couture trade show to hold an online auction on Saturday, June 3 consisting of jewelry donated by CJDG members. The dollar amount raised will be announced at the close of the Couture show that day.

Auction proceeds will go to Jewelers for Children and the Cindy Edelstein fund created by the Women’s Jewelry Association.

Edelstein used to hold a silent auction when she ran the Design Center at JK Las Vegas and that, along with a desire to give back, was the inspiration for the CJDG to hold this event in her honor.

The CJDG said additional details of the online auction site and donated pieces are forthcoming.

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