Category Archives: Jewelry Industry
When Will We Start Treating Lab-Grown Diamonds Like a Product Instead of Like an Intruder? The jewelry industry continues to take polarized positions on lab-grown. It seems like every time we’ve grown past this debate, another social media group comes … Continue reading
This week, at Initiatives in Art and Culture’s Gold Conference, the opening evening event – normally reserved for an outing at an atelier or exhibit – was instead devoted to a panel on issues facing women in the jewelry industry. … Continue reading
This is the second of a two-part post. To read the first installation, click here. I’m not suggesting collaboration is new – I’m suggesting we need more of it. Here are some examples of collaboration from which we can draw … Continue reading
Everyone wants to know: What is the future of retail? Who will tell us what it looks like? What do consumers really want? How do we remain relevant?
Individuality is in, keeping-up-with-the-Joneses is out. Environmental stewardship is in, unconscious consumerism is out. Social awareness is in, ostentatious wealth is out. Thoughtful acquisition is in, conspicuous consumption is out. No wonder luxury jewelry is having a hard time.
I was just on a conference call with three experts in digital design. We are preparing for a panel discussion at the Gold Conference in New York at the end of April (you really should join us! Here’s a link … Continue reading
David Geller, 14th generation jeweler, author of the Geller Blue Book, and expert on jewelry retail, wrote an open letter to the jewelry industry that is a must-read for all of us.