Jewelry Information Center Unveils 2013 Trends
at Fine Jewelry Preview
Over 100 Pieces of Jewelry Showcased to Leading Consumer Publications
Jewelry Information Center, the consumer education arm of Jewelers of America (JA), unveiled jewelry trends for 2013, at its Annual Fine Jewelry Preview on Tuesday, July 31, in New York. Over 100 pieces of jewelry were on display to leading fashion and accessories editors from magazines like InStyle, Lucky, Robb Report, Marie Claire, Veranda, W Magazine, Brides and Condé Nast Traveler.
The jewelry trends featured included: statement necklaces; shoulder-sweeping colored gemstone earrings; unique colored gemstones, like boulder opals, watermelon tourmaline and rough-cut quartz; sterling silver jewelry; big and bold pearls; beyond-bridal platinum.
"The jewelry showcased at the Fine Jewelry Preview gives editors a sneak peek at the must-have jewelry styles for the year to come. Shoppers can find these styles at the reputable jewelry stores of Jewelers of America members and can always get trend inspiration at our website, JIC.org," says Amanda Gizzi, Jewelers of America Director of Communications.
The event was held in conjunction with partners American Gem Trade Association, Cultured Pearl Association of America, Jewelers Mutual Insurance Company, Platinum Guild International and the Silver Promotion Service.
The Jewelers of America Supplier Members featured at the Fine Jewelry Preview included: Alex Woo, Alexandra Mor, Art Jeweller, Bree Richey Designs, C.J. Recht, Claudia Endler, Gumuchian, Ivanka Trump Fine Jewelry, Jemily, Jewels of Ocean, Just Jules, K. Brunini, Kamari Silver, Mark Patterson, Mattioli, Mijou Jewelry, Orlanda Olsen, Pamela Huizenga, Pancis Gems, Stuller, Suzy Landa, Syna Jewels and ZAIKEN Jewelry.
Jewelers of America (JA) is the national trade association for businesses serving the fine jewelry retail marketplace, with the primary purpose of improving consumer confidence in the jewelry industry. JA's consumer education arm, Jewelry Information Center (JIC), provides public relations and marketing services on behalf of the fine jewelry and watch industry. JIC's website, www.JIC.org, is the online source for fine jewelry and watch information, trends and shopping tips. Visitwww.jewelers.org and www.JIC.org for more information.