Month: November 2021

Good News

B Corp Brands Are Catching On—These Are the Only Jewelry Brands That Have Made the Grade

In 2021, consumers have easy access to virtually all of humankind’s accrued knowledge—thank you, Internet! Many even enjoy doing light background checks...

Trends and Fashion

Swoon! Architect Ramona Albert’s First Jewelry Collection is Seriously Covetable

“I think that the world needs access to great design and ideas in general,” says Ramona Albert, a well-known architect and founder of...

JM Intel

4 Winter Maintenance Tips for Your Store

To quote Game of Thrones, “Winter is coming.” And, at least in the northern half of the U.S., the coldest season can render...

Verlas diamond jewelry

A Modern Model: Interview With Co-founder of Hot DTC Brand Verlas

Diamond and gemstone jewelry brand Verlas stands out in the growing sea of direct-to-consumer (DTC) fine jewelry brands for two reasons: the brand’s...

On the Road

On the Road: New York City Jewelry Week

Welcome to On the Road. This time, we’re chronicling our adventures last week at New York City Jewelry Week (NYCJW), which had us...

Sterling King earrings
Trends and Fashion

Former Ballet Dancer Sterling King Spins Out Accessibly Priced Jewelry for the Fashion Set

How could an individual named Sterling King be anything but a jewelry designer (or perhaps a silver miner)? But it was more than...

M.S. Rau redesign

Celebrated New Orleans Jewelry Dealer M.S. Rau Debuts Stunning Store Transformation

M.S. Rau, which has been operating in New Orleans’ picturesque French Quarter for 109 years, is widely considered to be one of the...

JM Intel

Alarm System Security Basics

We get it. You don’t want to spend your valuable time thinking about your alarm system for your retail store or professional facility....


Zing Zoom: Talking Shop with Retailer Jenny O. Calleri

Welcome to our first edition of Zing Zoom!   This new “snack-able” video series will feature 10-minute chats with some of the industry’s most...

Good News

Meet the 3 Jewelry Designers Nominated for GEM Awards 

Independent. Powerful. Unique. Those three words describe not only the brands, but also the entrepreneurs, behind this year’s nominees for the GEM Awards...