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Thursday, April 9, 2009

Couture 2009: view the most exclusive design collection in the U.S.

With over 3,000 qualified retailers already registered to attend, anticipation for Couture 2009 is building. World-class retailers come to Couture for the opportunity to excite their customers and source those collections that distinguish them as a Couture Jeweler.
Now, it's your time to view the most exclusive design collection in the U.S.

From May 28th to June 2nd, Couture 2009 will welcome the world’s top retailers and the internationally- renowned brands, designers and emerging stars to the most exclusive and intimate destination for high-end jewelry and timepiece designs at the magnificent 5-Star Wynn Resorts.

“Couture is the must-attend show in Las Vegas if you are looking for new designs and the most diversified collection of the best jewelry from the top designers in the market. The Couture show takes place in such an outstanding venue that conducting business there is just the most enjoyable, and comfortable experience.”
Jim Rosenheim of the Tiny Jewel Box in Washington, DC


More than 200 of the industry’s preeminent brands and designers will come to Couture, with more than 89% choosing to exclusively show their timeless classics and debut their newest collections only at Couture. In 2009, Couture will host its largest collection of international designers with fashion-forward and unique designs that are sure to dazzle all visitors in attendance. More than 25 new international designers have been added to complement the design staples of the Couture collections floor including: Buccellati, Charriol, Damiani, David Yurman, De Grisogono, H. Stern, Hearts On Fire, Jaeger Le-Coultre, John Hardy, Judith Ripka, Kwiat, Mikimoto, Roberto Coin, Scott Kay, and many more. See exhibitor list

Back by Popular Demand: Couture 2009 Will Offer Retailer-Led Education Sessions
In 2009, Couture is offering fantastic high-level, peer to peer, educational sessions, led by America’s Best Jeweler (ABJ) winners. They will share insights and best practices to real-world challenges including marketing, in-store operations, inventory management and more. Sessions are available on a first come, first served basis and are open to jewelry retailers only. Topics include:
  • Friday, May 29 - The Social Media Dashboard
  • Saturday, May 30 - Strategies for Compensating and Retaining Key Talent
  • Sunday, May 31 - Running Successful Events
  • Monday, June 1 - Ten Creative Ideas for Old Inventory
To learn more about the ABJ program at Couture 2009, CLICK HERE

Couture 2009 opens on Thursday, May 28 and is open to qualified retailers from any of the events taking place during Jewelry Market Week in Las Vegas.

Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Damon Dash Designs a Range Rover - With Diamonds


Rap mogul Damon Dash's luxury timepiece and jewelry brand Tiret New York has turned its hand to automotive design with its latest creation, the Tiret Sport Coupe. Just unveiled at watch expo Baselworld in Switzerland, the luxurious 2-door SUV is based on the Range Rover Sport and features real diamond accents derived from Tiret's opulent oversized, bejeweled timepieces by designer Daniel Lazar.

Available by special order at an undisclosed but undoubtedly astronomical price, the car is available with custom watch dial displays derived from Tiret's diamond timepieces, as well as an elegant central clock.

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Monday, April 6, 2009

Lazy Link Love - The Business of Craft

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