fine jewelry

Call for Applications 2011 American Craft Council Shows
Posted on May 13, 2010
Deadline: July 25, 2010 The ACC is now accepting applications for the 2011 American Craft Council Shows season. It’s an opportunity to exhibit and sell your handmade work across the country to thousands of craft buyers, collectors and enthusiasts. Gain national exposure and join a community of makers who have been juried into these prestigious events. If you produce original and handmade work in basketry, ceramics, clothing and accessories, decorative fiber, furniture and lighting, glass, jewelry, leather, metal, mixed media, paper, stone or wood, apply today! Download a full show prospectus and apply online. ... Read More
Scenes from designLAB at the JA NY Special Delivery trade show for Jewelers
Posted on October 29, 2009
The JA NY Special Delivery show is a unique event -- it's timed for last minute stock for the jewelry retailers. Exhibitors bring specials, deals, overstocks and regular merchandise to entice folks at this time of year. Each year it has gotten stronger and this year there was true crowds on day one. Unfortunately it's not the day I had my camera in hand plus access to the skyboxes over the show floor for a good shot. I got requests for an overview photo so I'm posting it even though it doesn't well represent the buyer attendance.  This was the second show where JA showcased designers in my newly invented trade show concept -- designLAB. A group booth for jewelry designers that gives each a small display space, shared resources and an open layout. Buyers... Read More