Trade Shows, Exhibitions & Conferences

7 Post-Tucson Predictions and Observations

March 7, 2019
Senior Editor Brecken Branstrator says spinel and garnet are hot while the end of the shows were not.

The Most Glamorous Oscar Jewels

February 25, 2019
Lady Gaga and Tiffany & Co. rounded out a stellar awards season with their most dramatic jewelry look yet.

These Were the Most Exciting SAG Awards Jewels

January 28, 2019
The metaphorical awards show middle child managed a few sparkling jewelry moments.

These Golden Globes Jewels Shined the Brightest

January 7, 2019
Lady Gaga’s Tiffany & Co. collar and Saoirse Ronan’s Chopard earrings provided plenty of drama.

Postcard Carlsbad: 3 Notes from GIA Symposium

October 16, 2018
Vision, flexibility and a call for gender diversity were among the points that made it into Editor-in-Chief Michelle Graff’s notebook.

Couture Jewelry Trend: The New Chandelier Earring

June 20, 2018
For years, mix-and-match studs have stolen the show. Now, contemporary designers are focusing on bolder earring styles, writes Associate Editor Ashley Davis.

Nashville Is Great, and 4 Other Lessons from Conclave

April 27, 2018
Editor-in-Chief Michelle Graff shares her takeaways from AGS Conclave 2018.

How One Antiques Dealer is Creating Retail Experiences

March 7, 2018
Elisa Lovelie is organizing in-person events for the Instagram crowd.

2 British Designers on Meeting the Queen

March 5, 2018
Queen Elizabeth II made a surprise appearance at London Fashion Week.

5 Tips for Buying Antique and Estate Jewelry

February 14, 2018
Dealers at The Original Miami Beach Antique Show dish on the telltale signs that something is a reproduction and the importance of experience.

Postcards from Tucson

February 1, 2018
Check out the best Instagrams posted so far from the gem shows.

6 Predictions for 2018

January 4, 2018
Editor-in-Chief Michelle Graff says innovation will rule while tired practices and retailers will fall by the wayside.

Trend-Spotting: Color and Cuffs

October 10, 2017
Associate Editor Ashley Davis highlights the most compelling looks from Jewelers of America’s recent press preview.  

Dinner at Bonhams: What Wine and Jewels Have in Common

September 26, 2017
For your next in-store event, why not pair wine with gems? Here’s how Bonhams did it.

Why ‘Battle of the Sexes’ is Relevant Now

September 19, 2017
Here’s what Associate Editor Ashley Davis learned from tennis legend and Citizen brand ambassador Billie Jean King.

Gramming NY Now: 7 Top Designs

August 28, 2017
Here’s what our Associate Editor deemed worth Instagramming from the recently concluded trade show.

My 7 Picks from the AGTA Spectrum Awards

August 15, 2017
Senior Editor Brecken Branstrator blogs on the pieces she loved and why.

JA New York’s New Designer Gallery At a Glance

July 11, 2017
Ten emerging brands will be featured at the show later this month.

6 Top Jewelry Moments from the Tonys

June 13, 2017
Vintage and antique jewels, with a couple of contemporary looks, were the evening’s stars.

4 Takeaways from a Colorful Update in Vegas

June 7, 2017
Senior Editor Brecken Branstrator highlights a few points she took away from a presentation by the AGTA’s Doug Hucker at JCK Las Vegas.
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