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Saturday, April 13, 2019

The Collective Las Vegas “3 Shows, 1 Hall, 1 Badge” LVCC as Destination Venue

The Collective Las Vegas Creates 
“3 Shows, 1 Hall, 1 Badge” Message 
to Promote LVCC as Destination Venue

The three shows taking place at the Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC) May 30th to June 3rd 2019 — AGTA GemFair™ Las Vegas, Las Vegas Antique Jewelry and Watch Show and PREMIER — launched their joint marketing campaign earlier this year...The Collective. 

In an effort to maximize the strength of the three shows, to highlight the benefits of exhibiting at LVCC, and to create a cohesive message to their buyer base that the LVCC is a destination venue during Market Week, all three of the shows’ organizers agreed to promote the “Reimagining the Market Week Experience” message in various publications, across social media platforms and in targeted online initiatives.

While each of the three shows will also market their events individually, the “1 Badge, 1 Hall, 3 Shows” message will remain consistent throughout their respective promotional campaigns.  

A landing page, provide both a centralized registration portal, as well as re-direct links to the registration pages of each of the three, independent events. In addition to promoting the LVCC as a destination venue, the campaign also highlights the more affordable price point exhibitors can take advantage of, as well as the exceptional customer service that both buyers and exhibitors can expect.

Friday, April 12, 2019

SHORTLIST ANNOUNCED - UK Jewellery Awards 2019 #UKJewelleryAwards #DailyJewel

UK Jewellery Awards 2019

The UK Jewellery Awards celebrates and rewards excellence for the most innovative jewelry and watch businesses and their shortlist has now been published for the upcoming UK Jewellery Awards 2019!

Always reviewing and updating categories, this year's 17 Awards cover a variety of Industry topics.  For example, some of these categories for entry include Service Supplier of the Year, Watch Retailer of the Year and One to Watch just to name a few. 

What, you ask qualifies you as one to watch?

One to watch - UK Jewellery Awards 2019

Any brand (jewelry or watches) or jewelry designer which has been in existence for five years or less OR has been distributed in the UK for five years or less (at the closing date of January 18, 2019). The business MUST have distribution/stockists in the UK. The brand must be able to demonstrate significant and continuous growth since launch.

For detailed descriptions for each category follow this link.

The UK Jewellery Awards 2019 will bring together over 600 Jewellery and Watch Industry experts at The Artillery Garden at the HAC on Wednesday 3 July to recognize and celebrate the very best of the industry.

For more information, to book your table or to take a look at the photos from the 2018 awards follow the link here.

Thursday, February 14, 2019

Alyce n Maille Eclipse Stainless Steel Pendant Worn by Ellen Tamaki on Charmed Episode 111

from Press Release

Alyce n Maille Eclipse Stainless Steel Pendant 

Worn by Ellen Tamaki on Charmed Episode 111

Jennifer Nyiri of Alyce n Maille ( is pleased to announce that actress Ellen Tamaki wore the designer's handcrafted stainless steel Eclipse Pendant on Episode 111 of CW TV's "Charmed." The episode aired January 27, 2019. This marks the 11th television placement for Alyce n Maille jewelry, which has previously appeared on “Arrow,” "Bones," "Jane the Virgin," "The Originals," and "The Vampire Diaries."
"Seeing my Eclipse Pendant worn by Ms. Tamaki on the episode “Witch Perfect” was great fun! The necklace is reminiscent of celestial events of the sun and moon, making it a perfect fit for the show’s ‘supernatural’ spirit,” remarked Jennifer.
This original Alyce n Maille design was selected for Ms. Tamaki, who plays character Niko Hamada, by the wardrobe stylist for "Charmed," in collaboration with California-based The Artisan Group®.
The unique and stylish pendant was handcrafted by Jennifer using high quality stainless steel. She notes, "It’s the perfect minimalist piece… with an individual touch." She adds that, "stainless steel is a terrific alternative to sterling silver since it has all the strength, beauty and drama of silver, yet doesn’t tarnish."
The necklace retails for $35.00 and is available to purchase at
Alyce n Maille has become a popular jewelry resource for Hollywood stylists. Most recently Emily Bett Rickards (playing Felicity Smoak) wore Alyce n Maille’s Sweet Pea Necklace on episode 705 of The CW’s “Arrow.” Justina Machado ("Six Feet Under," "Queen of the South") wore a pair of Turquoise Crystal Chandelier Earrings on Episode 403 of “Jane the Virgin.” Also on “Jane the Virgin,” Golden Globe winner Gina Rodriguez wore a Crystal and Gold Bracelet on Episode 314 (air date March 20, 2017) and Carrie Madsen (playing fertility clinic director Diane) wore a Blue Twist Necklace on Episode 122.
In December 2016, the company's Forever Gold Tassel Earrings were worn by actress Kristen Gutoskie (playing character Seline) on the mid-season finale of the CW Network's "The Vampire Diaries." This was the fourth appearance of Alyce n Maille jewelry on that show, with Candice King (as Caroline Forbes) wearing a pair of Keepsake Crystal and Pearl Earrings on Episode 521; Nina Dobrev (as Elena Gilbert) donning a Blue Frost Crystal Pendant on Episode 622, and Scarlett Byrne (as Nora Hildegarde) modeling a pair of Lilac Crystal and Gold Earring on Episode 706.
Jennifer's jewelry has also been worn by actress Bridget Newton on Episode 1120 of "Bones" and by Rebecca Breeds on five episodes of "The Originals."
Alyce n Maille jewelry has been showcased at GBK Luxury Celebrity Gift Lounges for the MTV Movie Awards, the Primetime Emmy Awards, and New York Fashion Week. It’s Not About Me TV has described Jennifer’s designs as "beautiful," while the Los Angeles Informer has called then "stunning."
Alyce n Maille was founded in 2012. Read more about Jennifer and her small business success at
In addition to being an accomplished jewelry designer, Jennifer is an animal lover. Supporting a cause that is close to her heart, Jennifer donates a portion of proceeds from the sale of Alyce n Maille jewelry to Dolly’s Foundation (, during her annual November fundraiser. Dolly's foundation provides community support for pet owners in need in the central Florida area, including financial assistance for spaying/neutering, shots, and food.
Follow Alyce n Maille on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest (@AlycenMaille).
For more information about The Artisan Group, visit
Alyce n Maille ( is a collection of artisan-made chain maille jewelry and accessories with a hint of old world charm. Every piece of Alyce n Maille jewelry is carefully handcrafted by Jennifer using the highest quality materials. Her unique work is truly an art form in craftsmanship. When buying from Alyce n Maille, one not only gets an amazing quality piece of handcrafted jewelry but a unique one-on-one experience with the artist.
Purchasing from Alyce n Maille directly helps the artist and her family and not a big box store.

Thursday, December 6, 2018

TIMEX Re-Launch Of The Best-Selling 1960’s Mid-Century Modern - the Marlin.

Tried and true, TIMEX recently announced their re-launch of the best-selling 1960’s TIMEX Marlin.

With this contemporary reissue of the sleek mid-century original, TIMEX becomes a watch company that isn't looking to add new "complications" but is instead satisfied with a simple design from yesterday. 

However, this new edition featuresf exclusive new color palettes for him, and for the first time ever, a design specifically made for women.

The Gentleman’s Standard now extends to the Ladies Choice. 
This reissue of our classic 1960s timepiece pairs the purity and pleasure of a hand-wound mechanical movement with the timeless sophistication of a sleek design. 
Now available with rose-gold details and a white leather strap. 
Sold exclusively on

Classic. Elegant. Lasting. This reissue of our classic 1960s timepiece pairs the purity, precision, and pleasure of a hand-wound mechanical movement with timeless sophistication. We’ve updated this 1960s classic, creating a Women’s Marlin® timepiece that stays true to its mid-century modern design, featuring a rose gold-tone case, white dial and white leather strap. And while we’ve upgraded this timepiece to meet modern standards, we’ve stayed true to the functionality of our original Marlin® watch with a hand-wound mechanical movement and domed acrylic crystal. Wind the watch until you feel resistance on the crown. This should be repeated every day to prevent the watch from stopping. Special Edition Exclusive

The Marlin collection pairs stainless-steel, domed crystal and mechanical movements with the timeless sophistication of a sleek mid-century design. TIMEX has carefully recreated every single detail to bring back the watch that “takes a licking and keeps on ticking”.

Just like the original Marlin, the movement is hand-wound by rotating the crown. This season brings new designs created in partnership with Mr. Porter and Todd Snyder.

The Gentleman’s standard – then and now. This reissue of the 1960s timepiece pairs the purity and pleasure of a hand-wound mechanical movement with the timeless sophistication of a sleek design. Wind the watch until you feel resistance on the crown. This should be repeated every day to prevent the watch from stopping. Special Edition Mr. Porter Exclusive -  Black Band Goldtone Case.

The Gentleman’s standard – then and now. This reissue of the 1960s timepiece pairs the purity and pleasure of a hand-wound mechanical movement with the timeless sophistication of a sleek stainless steel design. Wind the watch until you feel resistance on the crown. This should be repeated every day to prevent the watch from stopping. Special Edition Todd Snyder Exclusive - Stainless Mesh Band Silvertone Case.

MARLIN AUTOMATICMarlin automatics keep moving because you do. Wind your watch automatically with the natural movement of your wrist.

Our iconic 1960s Marlin® case gets an aesthetic refresh. Ticking inside is a tried and true 21 jewel automatic movement, creating a contemporary timepiece that honors our watchmaking history. True to our original Marlin® design, the stainless-steel case and burgundy dial are complemented by a classic burgundy leather strap, featuring leather from the S.B. Foot Tanning Company, and its iconic acrylic domed crystal.

About TIMEX:
TIMEX roots date back to 1894 in Waterbury, Connecticut, a time when how you made something was just as important as what you made.  But the brand 
came into its own in the '50s.  In 1950, TIMEX brand watches arrived with the V-Conic, the first high-quality mass produced watch movement.  At the end of the decade, every third watch sold was a TIMEX.  AND we did everything imaginable to destroy our watches on live television each week, proving "TIMEX takes a licking and keeps on ticking."

Then in 1984, TIMEX took the clock off the finish line and put it on your wrist creating the world's first Sports Watch. The TIMEX Ironman became your coach, your motivation and a symbol of your dedication.  Together, we've crossed nearly every finish line in the world.

With 1992 came the Indiglo Night Light which became the TIMEX signature Blue Backlight, revolutionalizing the way the world reads time in the dark.

Introducing...The Caliber Collection - Fighting Gun Violence

The Caliber Collection 
Jewelry That Gives Proceeds Back To Communities Affected By Gun Violence

The Caliber Collection from the Perfect Provenance is a unique Jewelry Collection that is working to "give-back" to communities affected by gun violence.

The oval shape of the bracelet mimics the trigger cage of a gun and serves as a reminder of the destruction that is caused when the trigger of a gun is pulled. 

Steel Bangle with a diamond
Each series carries a serial number that corresponds with one of the guns that were taken off the streets of Newark, Detroit, Hartford and San Francisco by the Police Department. The side of the bracelet is hand hammered to symbolize the hard work required, not only of the local police but of each individual, in the fight to get illegal guns off the streets of their community. 

Newark Bangle

As a continuation of their devoted and comprehensive efforts to eradicate illegal gun violence from the streets of their city, the Detroit Police Department and Rock Ventures have collaborated with Caliber Collection to create a virtuous cycle using the serial numbers from premise weapons and metal from shell casings. The result is Caliber Detroit. Available in Rose Gold Plated or White Gold Plated; one size.

The pieces are handmade, no two are exactly alike. 20% of the proceeds from each purchase will be donated to the Caliber Foundation to support victims and communities devastated by illegal gun violence. Available to purchase at 

The Perfect Provenance:
Opened in 2016,  The Perfect Provenance brought a unique luxury lifestyle store and cafe concept to downtown Greenwich, Connecticut. A gallery for the senses, The Perfect Provenance offers a curated, a one-of-a-kind collection of fashion, food, home and lifestyle products in our flagship Greenwich, Connecticut location, Cafe 47 and online store. With an emphasis on craftsmanship, quality and tradition, our European and designer fashions and accessories for men and women, luxury home gifts, fine fragrance, beauty and collectible works of art rotate seasonally, so there’s always something new to discover and delight.

Italian Pavilion to Hold Prime Real Estate at JCK Las Vegas 2019 #JCKLasVegas #JCK2019

Italian Pavilion to Hold Prime Real Estate 
at JCK Las Vegas 2019 

2019 Show to Represent Over 200 Countries

Since confirmation earlier this year of the new Italian Pavilion at JCK Las Vegas 2019, the show is pleased to report a rapidly growing presence for Italian jewelry brands committed to exhibiting at JCK Las Vegas and Luxury. To date, 54 exhibitors, with an estimated 20 more to sign on before year's end, have already committed to exhibit within the Pavilion at JCK's return to the newly renovated Sands Expo Center next June. The Pavilion will be prominently placed at the entrance of Level 2, adjacent to the Plumb Club and Luxury, home to some of JCK's finest brands.

"We received a great amount of interest from Italian vendors from the start, almost all of the exhibitors previously at JCK in the Italian section, as well as a few brand new additions to the show, and we expect the number of exhibitor commitments to continue to grow in the coming months," says Sarin Bachmann, Event Vice President JCK and Luxury. "As a leader in the industry, it is important to us that we are representing the entire industry and the expansion of our international neighborhoods truly makes the show a global experience."

In addition to the Italian Pavilion, Italian jewelry brands will occupy other areas of the show. Luxury, which commences by invitation only Wednesday, May 29 and Thursday, May 30-opening up to the broader JCK audience Friday, May 31, has confirmed its own share of Italian exhibitors, including Alessandra Donà, Chimento, Evanueva, FOPE, Nanis, Pesavento, Roberto Demeglio and Zydo. Italian brands will permeate the JCK show floor as well, including Bonetto Cinturini, Brosway, Graphite Hi Tech, Nomination, Officina Bernardi, Silvex and many more.

Exhibiting brands at JCK Las Vegas include:

Alessi Domenico
Alpa Oro
Asolo Gold SpA
Barbero & Ricci
Blu Oro
C.A. Oro
Colpo & Zilio
Dasan Group
Del Pia
Di Bi Spa
Dibi Gold
Effepi Gioielli
Ferrari Firenze
Floriani Astucci
Fratelli Chini
Giorgio Visconti
Gold Art
Golden Clef International
Hasbani Gioielli
Il Giglio
Il Sole Gioielli
Lenti & Villasco
Luca Carati
Masi Gioielli
New Ander
Nuovi Gioielli
Riccardo Orsato
Richline Italy
Sanalitro Gioielli
Songa Antonio
Stefani Argento
To Be Packing
Top Gold
Top Star
Unoaerre Industries
Vaid Roma

As of October 16, 2018

"Hasbani Gioielli, based in Milan, has been exhibiting at JCK Las Vegas from the very first edition of the Show," says Joe Hasbani, Co-owner. "We definitely feel it's the best event for us to exhibit at out of the many other options offered during the same week in Las Vegas. We are thrilled for the show's return to the original location at Sands Expo at the vibrant center of the Strip. We wish JCK Las Vegas the same success as it has had in the last decade as the superior show for our industry in the U.S.!"

Hasbani Gioielli, emerald and diamond earrings

Additionally, the majority of the AGTA exhibitors that were with JCK in 2018 are contracted to return to our new Global Gemstone neighborhood for JCK Las Vegas 2019. Earlier this year, JCK also signed a new multi-year partnership with the International Colored Gemstone Association (ICA) to debut within the new Global Gemstone neighborhood. Within the neighborhood, ICA will have its own expansive 8,300 square foot pavilion dedicated to its member exhibitors. The Global Gemstone neighborhood will be comprised of three ballrooms that will house over 200 exhibitors from all around the world.

Gem Layout from Sara Gem Corp.

"JCK Las Vegas is the most important show of the year for us," says Ron Rahmanan of Sara Gem Corp. "Our decision to stay at JCK and exhibit within the new Global Gemstone pavilion was an easy one. The show never fails to provide the tools that we, and visiting buyers, need to be successful and draws more buyers than any other show in the U.S. We are in good company with many of the best gemstone companies also exhibiting at JCK 2019. We are thrilled to be part of the new and exciting things to come with a refreshed show in 2019."

JCK Las Vegas:JCK Las Vegas is North America's most iconic jewelry buying experience. Featuring the most diverse mix of suppliers and products from around the world. Leading jewelry professionals attend JCK to discover what's new, next and meaningful to their business through unique, personalized experiences. JCK is where the jewelry industry comes together to do business, network with colleagues, and make personal connections with those who share their passion for jewelry.

About Reed Jewelry Group:Reed Jewelry Group, a division of the world's principal events organizer Reed Exhibitions, is the jewelry industry's partner in print, digital and face-to-face communications. An industry leader, Reed Jewelry Group operates the top jewelry trade shows: JCK Las Vegas, Luxury by JCK, JCK Tucson, Jewelers International Showcase (JIS) and JIS Exchange. Additionally, Reed Jewelry Group owns JCK Magazine, the industry authority on the latest trends, technology and retail practices for manufacturers, designers, retailers and other influential figures who drive the jewelry business.

LAELIM and IGC Disclose a Diamond’s Full Journey with GIA M2M

LAELIM and IGC Disclose 
a Diamond’s Full Journey with GIA M2M
First retailer in China to participate

GIA (Gemological Institute of America) announced that Chinese retailer LAELIM Jewelry and Belgian diamond manufacturer IGC Group will pilot GIA’s M2M program that allows for complete transparency and traceability of diamonds along the value chain. This is one of the first instances where a manufacturer and retailer implemented the M2M program in partnership. 

“LAELIM Jewelry is proud to be   in cooperation with the Belgian IGC Group   the very first Chinese retailer to offer diamonds that have been evaluated by GIA for its M2M program,” said Mrs. Lin Xiang, CEO of LAELIM Jewelry. “The LAELIM brand will touch the Chinese consumer’s heart as the GIA M2M will give consumers a unique buying and exclusive owner experience in a way that has never been seen before. The digital journey from mining, through Belgian excellence in diamond cutting to the creation of the jewelry piece will create a more profound understanding of the beauty of the LAELIM brand.”

A select number of GIA-graded stones from LAELIM Jewelry have been added to the M2M program, recording each stone’s story as it moves from the mine to the consumer. IGC sources and polishes the rough diamonds, which then move to LAELIM Jewelry where consumers have the opportunity to experience their story.

“The M2M platform allows us, as a Belgian manufacturer of diamonds, to share our 106 years of heritage and excellent craftsmanship with the consumer.” says Hans Clement, sales director and partner at IGC Group. “Not only are we happy to be in this project with such reputable collaborators such as GIA and LAELIM Jewelry, but we are convinced that this digital platform creates transparency and will excite the Chinese consumer.”

M2M is a digital story telling platform that brings together GIA’s unique ability to scientifically match rough diamonds to the resulting polished gems with information that tells the compelling story of a diamond’s journey.

“We are happy to have the participation of LAELIM Jewelry and IGC Group with the M2M program. Since launching in 2017 we have seen an increase in the interest of the program” said Tom Moses, executive vice president and chief laboratory and research officer. “Consumer demands are shifting and provenance is becoming an important topic in the buying process.”

LAELIM Jewelry was founded in Shenzhen, China in 2011. They are committed to providing diamond traceability and upon establishment of their jewelry brand, IGC Group endorsed LAELIM in 2017. For more information about LAELIM Jewelry visit IGC Group holds a long history of diamond cutting as early as 1890. The company was founded in 1912 by the Claes family in Antwerp, Belgium. Today, IGC Group is one of the largest Belgian manufacturers. For more information about the IGC Group visit

About GIA
An independent nonprofit organization, GIA (Gemological Institute of America), established in 1931, is recognized as the world’s foremost authority in gemology. GIA invented the famous 4Cs of Color, Clarity, Cut and Carat Weight and, in 1953, created the International Diamond Grading System™ which is recognized around the world as the standard for diamond quality.

Through research, education, gemological laboratory services and instrument development, the Institute is dedicated to ensuring the public trust in gems and jewelry by upholding the highest standards of integrity, academics, science and professionalism. Visit


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