End of Summer Jewels

Summer is coming to a close even though it is hot hot hot here in Houston. As with all fashion, even jewelry has a season and presented here is the end of summer moving into fall jewelry.  Marco Bicego is perfectly suited to high-summer dressing and the transitional pre-fall season’s minidresses and multilayered looks and hopefully,…

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Green is for August and we are going green

This is not about green the color of money, or green grass, or jealousy, or eco anything, it’s just about the heavenly color green. And it is more than just a color. In retail, if you ask customers what their favorite color is, nine times out of ten you will hear if not bleu then…

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Jewelry industry concerned about our natural resources

The jewelry industry seems to be concerned about finding a less damaging way to create jewelry, and give back to the communities who provide their materials. Apparently, jewelers are designing sustainable jewelry and have been for a while, but it is now being brought to the attention of the consumer. And what this means is…

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JCK 150th Anniversary

JCK Magazine is celebrating its 150th anniversary this year and to celebrate the occasion, they are speaking to various numbers of professionals in the industry on a variety of subjects. This week JCK interviewed Tom Chatham, chief executive officer of Chatham Created Gems & Diamonds. JCK: How long have you been in the jewelry industry, and…

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Three Top Female Exec in Jewelry Business

Top three Female Executives in the Jewelry Business, names you will recognize if you are a jewelry aficionado. NADJA SWAROVSKI It’s amazing to see how the fashion-jewelry industry has truly evolved over the last 20 years, and I hope we’ve had a positive contribution. We took a big ­effort to get away from the term costume…

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