Saturday, August 11, 2012

Jewelry Information Center Unveils 2013 Trends at Fine Jewelry Preview


Jewelry Information Center Unveils 2013 Trends at Fine
                          Jewelry Preview

     Over 100 Pieces of Jewelry Showcased to Leading Consumer
                           Publications

NEW YORK, Aug. 10, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Jewelry Information Center,
the consumer education arm of Jewelers of America (JA), unveiled
jewelry trends for 2013, at its Annual Fine Jewelry Preview on Tuesday,
July 31, in New York. Over 100 pieces of jewelry were on display to
leading fashion and accessories editors from magazines like InStyle,
Lucky, Robb Report, Marie Claire, Veranda, W Magazine, Brides and Conde
Nast Traveler.

The jewelry trends featured included: statement necklaces;
shoulder-sweeping colored gemstone earrings; unique colored gemstones,
like boulder opals, watermelon tourmaline and rough-cut quartz;
sterling silver jewelry; big and bold pearls; beyond-bridal platinum.

"The jewelry showcased at the Fine Jewelry Preview gives editors a
sneak peek at the must-have jewelry styles for the year to come.
Shoppers can find these styles at the reputable jewelry stores of
Jewelers of America members and can always get trend inspiration at our
website, JIC.org," says Amanda Gizzi, Jewelers of America Director of
Communications.

The event was held in conjunction with partners American Gem Trade
Association, Cultured Pearl Association of America, Jewelers Mutual
Insurance Company, Platinum Guild International and the Silver
Promotion Service.

The Jewelers of America Supplier Members featured at the Fine Jewelry
Preview included: Alex Woo, Alexandra Mor, Art Jeweller, Bree Richey
Designs, C.J. Recht, Claudia Endler, Gumuchian, Ivanka Trump Fine
Jewelry, Jemily, Jewels of Ocean, Just Jules, K. Brunini, Kamari
Silver, Mark Patterson, Mattioli, Mijou Jewelry, Orlanda Olsen, Pamela
Huizenga, Pancis Gems, Stuller, Suzy Landa, Syna Jewels and ZAIKEN
Jewelry.

About Jewelers of America

Jewelers of America (JA) is the national trade association for
businesses serving the fine jewelry retail marketplace, with the
primary purpose of improving consumer confidence in the jewelry
industry. JA's consumer education arm, Jewelry Information Center
(JIC), provides public relations and marketing services on behalf of
the fine jewelry and watch industry. JIC's website, www.JIC.org, is the
online source for fine jewelry and watch information, trends and
shopping tips. Visit www.jewelers.org and www.JIC.org for more
information.

Courtesy Of :
Lauren Thompson
         Communications Manager
         lthompson@jewelers.org
                     (646) 658-5817      

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