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Check out Contemporary Jewelry from Quebec

In Industry News, What's New by Lauren Parker, Accessories MagazineLeave a Comment

New York—Quebec jewelry designers are turning out extremely innovative  pieces, as seen at the current exhibition at jewelry gallery Aaron Faber Gallery. “Innovation and Craftsmanship in Metal: Jewelry Artists of Quebec,” running through May 26, introduces visitors to the thought-provoking designs coming out of Canada’s largest, and only French-speaking province. “Contemporary …

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We love to share photos, profound quotations, snarky comments on Red Carpet fashion mishaps and where we’re heading for supper on Facebook. Others share advice and even design directions. That’s how San Francisco-based jewelry designer Alice Roche came up with just the right words for her Legacy collection of sterling …

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Most of the blazing bling that nearly blinded us as we walked through BaselWorld earlier this week was diamond jewelry—big statement pieces on display to lure in cash-laden Russian retailers. But beams of color—neons no less—struck our eyes over at Schofer Germany (aka “The Chain Company”). Using lacquer in a special …

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Silver Alternatives to Keep Prices Steady and Designs Bold in Jewelry

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New York–As sterling silver prices climbed up and up (hitting a 31-year high of $49.21/oz. in April 2011), retailers pressed manufacturers to absorb price differentials and/or turn out smaller, lighter merchandise. But as consumers continued to demand substantial more styling, manufacturers went back to their drawing boards (and factories), and …