In a Mumbai jewelry design studio, intelligence meets art

NAME Rahul and Roshni Jhaveri, husband and wife owners of Studio Renn. ORIGINAL CITIES Mr. Jhaveri, 36, is from Mumbai; Ms. Jhaveri, 37, grew up in Nagpur, a city of about 2.9 million people in central Maharashtra state. THEY LIVE NOW In the district of Malabar Hill in the south of Mumbai. Their studio is about 20 miles north, in …

Tiffany hires Nathalie Verdeille to lead jewelry design

Tiffany & Co. has trapped a formidable – and familiar – design talent to lead its core categories of jewelry and fine jewelry, WWD has learned. Nathalie Verdeille, director of jewelry creation at Cartier since 2005, becomes vice-president, artistic director of jewelry and fine jewelry at Tiffany. She is expected to start in the role later this year. More from …

Does Industry Need Prada Jewelry Design Diet? – JCK

Last March, I wrote a story about the jewelry industry’s ubiquitous problem with imitators – manufacturers and individuals who brazenly steal ideas from hardworking designers and brands, then pass them off as their own. It is a problem that plagues the company since there summer a company. But while to my knowledge there are no statistics on copyright infringement specifically …

How bright is the future of India’s jewelry industry

The pandemic has transformed our lives and changed the way we look at things. It has impacted every nook and cranny of our way of life. The deterioration of the country’s economic situation also led to the jewelry industry to slow down. But, at the end of every tunnel, there is always a silver lining. Natural calamities, recession and many …

What the jewelry industry can learn from Victoria’s Secret – JCK

Victoria’s Secret has long been synonymous with her angels, a swarm of impeccable models wearing push-up bras and angel wings shown on oversized catwalks. But what was once perceived to be fun and ambitious is now a discard for consumers, who in recent years have soured over promoting the unapproachable beauty brand (which, in retrospect, always seemed more designed for …

Thailand’s gemstone and jewelry industry embraces digital transformation

Nantapong Chiralerspong, Deputy Director General of the Department for the Promotion of International Trade (DITP), Ministry of Commerce, chaired the online press conference of ‘BGJF Virtual Trade Fair (The 66th Special Edition)’, a virtual fair for stones precious and jewelry between 22-24 June 2021 via www.BGJF-VTF.com. This online event aims to create new opportunities in global trading for gemstone and …

AWNL brings solid geometric art to meteorite jewelry design

Swedish jewelry brand AWNL takes pride in the art of geometry, unconventionally installing the pyramid – a three-sided polygon with three vertices – in a meteorite to give the wearer special beauty. Defying the difficulty of traditional craftsmanship, AWNL managed to cut meteorite pieces into solid geometric shapes with Muonionalusta’s Widmanstätten pattern fully preserved and featured. Use of solid geometric …

Mutter Founder Helena Vieira Talks About Jewelry Design

“Battered metal” – this is the Instagram biography of Mutter, a UK based jewelry brand founded by Helena Vieira. The phrase, which recalls the strength and malleability of Vieira’s choice materials, is an apt description for this. The designer, who discovered her passion for metalworking during her studies in Lisbon, traces a path between hard and soft, vigor and delicacy. …