The Future of Diamonds, what is it going to be? This ambitious title was the subject of a very vivid discussion during VicenzaOro. I was on the panel and had the honor and pleasure to discuss the future of diamonds with some of the biggest names in our jewelry industry. Here is my report.
Open any great interior design magazine, and you'll find jewelry in it. Both editorial and advertisements. Why? Simply because they are related to that all-inclusive idea called Style.
We know that most of you buy their most important and valuable gifts at the very last moment. You are still in time, but if you haven't got a clue yet what to buy, we have you covered! These jewelry gift ideas can be purchased online or instore, but can just as easily be used as inspiration to watch together with your loved ones and get the idea of what they love.
Valenza is this small town in Piedmont, Italy, where I fell in love with jewelry. It almost seems a hidden secret, but they want the world to know about their unique artisanal value. I was a guest last week, during the event called: Luxury “Made in Piemonte”: a jewel of sustainability in the digital era. Here is my view on Valenza:
Claudio Gussini is a true expert in his field. A senior jewelry designer who's love for the great arts and sculpture reflects in his designs. A lovely person, with so much to share! Read about his life and his vision on design, the jewelry industry and much more in this open interview.
Ortaea is a jewelry brand launched in 2016 by Mita Vohra. A sleek, hot, and very contemporary line of fine jewelry that is probably very different from what you have seen before. Ortaea is is the realization of the contemporary view of how a jewelry brand should communicate with the consumer of today.
Hemmerle is a unique jewelry family from Munich, Germany. They have been around since 1893, and today they are still known for their one-of-a-kind pieces of magnificent jewelry. Freshly returned from a successful exhibition at TEFAF NY, I sat down with them for an exclusive interview.
If you think about Lydia Courteille, you think about color! Gemstones play a leading role, but so do animals and nature. Sometimes it's all frivolously playful, other times flirtatiously dark. Never ordinary, never boring. Meet the jewelry designer from Paris who starts to get noticed by all the leading trend watchers in the world.
Strong concerns about jewelry sales dropping after the devastating latest figures of De Beers' diamond sales. What is going on? And are we falling behind? While the fashion industry seems to tap into many new routes the charm the consumer, the jewelry world seems to fall behind. It's time to change our marketing! Are you ready for Jewelry Marketing 2.0?
Just got back from Italy where I visited the VicenzaOro show, and I would love to share the trends I spotted. But also share one MEGA JEWELRY TREND for 2020! ( and beyond ;-) )
Jewelry designers reach to the sky and back to come up with great designs. And sometimes it brings them to turn things that we consume on a daily basis into fabulous jewelry. For health freaks and lovers of whimsical, here is the most beautiful vegetable jewelry of this planet!
Spice up your summer outfits with these fantastic creatures. Nature and animal theme are huge trends in 2016 - 2017. And scarabs are especially hot this year!