September 2016

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5 Retailers on Top Trends in Wedding Jewelry

Modern nuptials run the gamut from a rustic, outdoor woodland wedding to a colorful celebration in an exotic destination. Accordingly, engagement and wedding jewelry is becoming at once more varied and more personal.  Retailers say clients today want their purchases to be tailored precisely to their tastes and reflect their own personal aesthetic. This means…

Editor’s Letter, Weddings 2016

Thanks to the Supreme Court’s historic 2015 ruling legalizing same-sex marriage, there’s no better time to be in the wedding business. Don’t believe me? Check out the stats we pulled together (“LGBTQ Wedding Jewelry: The Breakdown”), a result of our annual collaboration with The Knot, whose 2016 LGBTQ Weddings Study offers a clear indication of the…

The LGBTQ Factor

Kristen Maxwell Cooper, executive editor of The Knot, dishes on wedding fashion, trending jewelry styles, and the results of a new study on LGBTQ wedding jewelry Since 2012, JCK has partnered with The Knot on an annual supplement that delves into modern-day wedding jewelry preferences among couples around the country. For the past three years,…

LGBTQ Wedding Jewelry: The Breakdown

Platinum band with Gibeon meteorite inlay and 0.96 ct. t.w. black diamonds, $5,600, lashbrookdesigns.com   One-of-a-kind heart-shape blue sapphire ring in 18k rose gold, $5,020, ireneneuwirth.com     Per Lei emerald-cut engagement ring in platinum, $1,920 (without center stone), danhov.com     14k yellow gold men’s milgrain band with 1 ct. t.w. diamonds, $3,650, sylviecollection.com   Ring with 1 ct. fancy yellow diamond and 0.88 ct. t.w.…

The Next Best Ring

Your left hand will be the center of attention with these blinged-out bands, offbeat settings, and unconventional cuts. MIXED CUTS PRIMA BALLERINA (Top) Semi-mount in 18k white and rose gold with 0.77 ct. morganite and 0.68 ct. t.w. diamonds; $3,303; Doves by Doron Paloma, Great Neck, N.Y.; 888-663-6837; dovesjewelry.com PEAK PERFECTION (Inset) Ruda ring in 14k gold…