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Friday, April 20, 2018

Rahaminov Diamonds Latest Collection Has Many New Offerings Geared To the Self-Purchasing Female.

from Press Release


New collection directed toward this target audience...

What do women want? A question for the ages; one that has plagued scholars and scientists for eons. The question is routinely asked and answered during the weekly team meetings at Rahaminov Diamonds, which serve as a springboard for discussion and design possibilities, many of which end up in production.

No fancy focus groups are needed when the brand is helmed by two generations of jewelry-minded women.

Tamara Rahaminov Goldfiner, the brand’s co-founder, brought her daughters into the business several years ago. Nicol Goldfiner Barlev is responsible for design, alongside her sister Melanie Goldfiner, Rahaminov Diamonds’ New Business Director. With their finger on the pulse of trends and fashion, the next generation has infused a modern take to the storied brand, and is an excellent representation of the women for whom the new collections are designed.

Seeing an increasing number of female self-purchasers become brand loyalists, Rahaminov Diamonds has widened its focus to encompass designing collections specifically with this consumer in mind. While this may pose a challenge for some male-dominated brands, Rahaminov Diamonds is fortunate to have a trio of bright, talented, and in tune women at its helm.

“We find we have women across varied age ranges coming into the brand,” explained Tamara Rahaminov Goldfiner. “From first-time fine jewelry purchasers looking for stackable rings and line bracelets, to those women celebrating a milestone in their lives, whether it’s a birthday or career achievement, who wish to mark the moment with a substantial purchase of a right hand ring or multi-carat hoop earrings. These new introductions have been designed with these women’s needs in mind, to provide them choices and options.”

ABOUT RAHAMINOV: Rahaminov Diamonds is an internationally recognized diamond house known for its timeless jewelry and impressive diamond inventory. Our exquisite designs showcase rare and important diamonds, brought to life through unparalleled craftsmanship with attention to detail. We believe that the diamond is as rare as the woman who wears it; a sentiment that stems from the fact that our pieces are designed for women by women. At Rahaminov Diamonds, the diamond inspires the design. For more information, visit

New International Colored Gemstone Exhibition to Partner with JCK Las Vegas 2019 #JWLV

New ICA Exhibition to Open in JCK Las Vegas 2019

The International Colored Gemstone Association (ICA) announces that it has signed a multi-year agreement with JCK Las Vegas to have its own exhibition ballroom as part of this important jewelry event when it moves to the Sands Convention Center in 2019. This new global gemstone neighborhood will showcase approximately 80 booths featuring some of the most respected colored gemstone suppliers from around the world.

"We are delighted to participate in the JCK Las Vegas Show beginning in 2019.  This important event in the gem and jewelry sector will provide our members a new and unique opportunity to exhibit all in one location in the United States," says Clement Sabbagh, ICA President.  "The ICA colored gemstone marketplace/exhibition will be the destination for retail buyers and jewelry designers to access the largest assortment of colored gemstones worldwide." 

"We couldn't be more proud to work with a world-class organization like ICA," says Yancy Weinrich, Senior Vice President of Reed Jewelry Group.

The ICA colored gemstone marketplace/exhibition will be conveniently located directly across from the registration area, and retailers will have a preview one day before the opening of JCK Las Vegas.

About ICA

The International Colored Gemstone Association (ICA), a non-profit organization, is the only worldwide body specifically created to benefit the global colored gemstone industry. ICA was founded in 1984 and is now comprised of over 700 gem industry leaders from mine to market, including miners, gem cutters, suppliers, retailers, trade associations, gemological laboratories, academia, museums, and more, from 47 countries, who are devoted to advancing and promoting the knowledge and appreciation of colored gemstones.

For more information regarding ICA, and the ICA Colored Gemstone Marketplace/Exhibition, please contact ICA, 31 W. 47th St., Suite 1103, New York, NY, USA 10036,  T+1-212-620-0900 or  E-mail

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Emerald Expositions Jewelry Group Announces the 2019 Launch of “PREMIER” Las Vegas #JWLV

Emerald Expositions Jewelry Group Announces the Launch of “PREMIER” Las Vegas
New Fine Jewelry and Watch Event to Launch at LVCC During Market Week 2019

Emerald Expositions Jewelry Group has just announced the launch of PREMIER, a brand new fine jewelry trade event to take place during Las Vegas Market Week, beginning in 2019. To be co-located with Las Vegas Antique Jewelry and Watch Show and AGTA GemFair™ Las Vegas at the Las Vegas Convention Center, May 31-June 4, PREMIER will feature an extensive selection of established fine jewelry manufacturers and brands, emerging designers, and timepieces within a convenient, easy-to-shop venue.

“The launch of PREMIER has been many years in the making,” explains Drew Lawsky, Group Show Director for Emerald Expositions Jewelry Group. “This event will provide a home in Las Vegas to manufacturers and brands who are seeking an alternative environment in which to exhibit during Las Vegas Market Week. Whether an emerging designer, or a multi-generational manufacturing brand, our exhibiting partners will be given the exceptional customer service for which our group is known, and our attendees will be delighted with the ease of accessing three independent yet synergistic shows in one convenient location, just minutes from our sister shows at the Wynn and Encore Las Vegas.”

“Our comprehensive experience in producing COUTURE and COUTUREtime, the JA New York Shows and the U.S. Antique Shows puts us in a unique position to be the stewards for this important addition to Las Vegas Market Week,” noted Gannon Brousseau, Senior Vice President for Emerald Expositions Jewelry Group. “Based on our experience, and the strategic knowledge we’ve garnered through the course of thoroughly researching this launch, we believe PREMIER has a unique value proposition within the market, and we intend to cultivate an experience during Market Week that benefits our entire industry.”

The same team that spearheads the marketing and communications strategies for COUTURE, COUTUREtime, JA New York, and the U.S. Antique Shows will further develop and execute the marketing for PREMIER. By applying proven, successful formulas, understanding and responding to specific nuances of a launch of this magnitude, and working with AGTA decision makers and the U.S. Antique Show community, the group will continue to generate enthusiasm among attending retailers by highlighting the creation of an entirely new Market Week experience. PREMIER will also be given the dedication and expertise of the COUTURE and JA New York operations team, which has developed a solid reputation within the industry for creating a seamless experience for exhibitors.

Press interested in more information about PREMIER should contact Michelle Orman or (646) 302-5521. Manufacturers, brands and designers interested in exhibiting should contact Drew Lawsky at (646) 668-3730 or via email

PREMIER is a fine jewelry trade event launching in Las Vegas in May of 2019. PREMIER will feature an extensive selection of established fine jewelry manufacturers and brands, emerging designers and timepieces within a convenient, easy-to-shop venue, providing an alternative environment in which to exhibit during Las Vegas Market Week.

PREMIER is owned by Emerald Expositions, a leading operator of business-to-business trade shows in the United States. The company currently operates more than 55 trade shows, as well as numerous other face-to-face events. In 2017, Emerald’s events connected over 500,000 global attendees and exhibitors and occupied more than 6.9 million NSF of exhibition space.

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

GIA’s Renowned Jewellery Career Fair London - April 23 at Goldsmiths’ Centre

GIA’s Renowned Jewellery Career Fair Comes to London
Recruiters and job seekers can connect on April 23 at Goldsmiths’ Centre

GIA (Gemological Institute of America) brings the gem and jewellery industry’s premier career event, the GIA Jewellery Career Fair, to the Goldsmiths’ Centre in London on April 23, 2018 for the first time in Europe. Since 1991, GIA’s Jewellery Career Fair has offered those interested in starting or furthering a career in the gem and jewellery industry the unique opportunity to hear from leading industry professionals, receive one-on-one career coaching from experienced insiders, and discuss job opportunities with recruiters from companies across the industry who are looking to hire. The event is free and open to the public; anyone interested in attending is encouraged to register before the event at

Registration will open for GIA’s London Jewellery Career Fair at 12:30 p.m., the event will kick off at 1:00 p.m. and go until 4:00 p.m. on Monday, April 23. Recruiting and one-on-one career coaching will take place from 2:15 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Michael Wainwright, managing director of Boodles; Nadja Swarovski, member of the executive board of Swarovski; and Mike Asscher, vice president of Royal Asscher, will provide insight during the panel discussion “Job Success in Today’s Market” at the London Jewellery Career Fair on April 23.

Industry leaders Mike Asscher, vice president of renowned diamond house Royal Asscher; Nadja Swarovski, member of the executive board of Swarovski, the world’s leading creator of crystal jewellery; and Michael Wainwright, managing director of Boodles, the family-owned luxury jeweller and jewellery designer group founded in 1798, will open the event with a panel discussion “Job Success in Today’s Market” moderated by Mehdi Saadian, director of GIA’s London school.

Following the panel discussion, attendees will be able to meet one-on-one with industry coaches offering insight and advice on how to make one’s way in any facet of the trade. In addition, recruiters from companies including luxury retailers BVLGARI, KARIA Ltd. and Louis Vuitton will be available, with numerous positions to offer.

“We are thrilled to bring GIA’s Jewellery Career Fair to London. This one-of-a-kind event connects aspiring gem and jewellery professionals, as well as those looking to make a career change, with insight and diverse networking opportunities for success in the industry,” said Kathryn Kimmel, GIA senior vice president and chief marketing officer, and co-founder of the GIA Jewellery Career Fair. “In addition to finding careers, job seekers can find inspiration and learn from the experiences of the accomplished professionals speaking at the event.”

GIA hosted its first Jewellery Career Fair in 1991 in Santa Monica, California, USA. Since then, the event has expanded and linked gem and jewellery companies with future employees at more than 60 events in India, Las Vegas, New York, GIA World Headquarters in Carlsbad and now London. For more information 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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