JCK Jewelry Agenda: Week of Oct. 11

Think pink at Bernie Robbins, find some silver belles at a virtual holiday market, and experience the work of some red-hot jewelry designers online and in person.


 “Pin On the Pink” at Bernie Robbins: Through Oct. 31, in Atlantic City, N.J.

Bernie Robbins BCA
Throughout the month of October, Bernie Robbins store associates at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Atlantic City will be wearing pink ribbons in addition to gifting the well-known emblem of breast cancer awareness to any customer who makes an in-store purchase. (Photo: courtesy of Bernie Robbins)

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Bernie Robbins Jewelers is supporting the cause in Atlantic City, N.J., with a Pin On the Pink promotion. Customers who visit the store, located in the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, will receive a complimentary pink ribbon pin with any in-store purchase through Oct. 31.

Buddha Mama Trunk Show: Through Oct. 14 at The Fine Jewelry Bar in
Palm Desert, Calif.

Buddha Mama earrings
Evil Eye square hoop earrings with diamonds in enamel and 20k yellow gold, $7,600; Buddha Mama

For a limited time, The Fine Jewelry Bar will be hosting an online and in-person Buddha Mama trunk show featuring the mother-daughter duo’s signature designs in 20k gold and enamel. The event kicked off last week with an Instagram Live event highlighting new pieces such as wood and gemstone tassel necklaces, and a pendant set with a one-of-a-kind aquamarine carved in the shape of a buddha.

Silver Promotion Service Holiday Market: Ongoing

Rembrandt Charms Holiday Dreams Bracelet
Holiday Dreams bracelet in sterling silver featuring 11 holiday charms, $457 as shown (bracelet and charms sold separately); Rembrandt Charms  

The Silver Promotion Service has gone virtual as a convenience to retailers; the latest in this endeavor is the launch of a holiday market featuring a curated assortment of giftable silver jewelry presented in a 70-page lookbook. See our picks here.


Shaun Leane Exhibition: Oct. 15 at Phillips Southampton 

Shaun Leane Leather Sabre Cuff
Sabre diamond and leather cuff in 18k white gold, $11,200; Shaun Leane at Phillips Flawless (photo: courtesy of Phillips)

Should your travels take you to Southampton, N.Y., this month, visit Phillips Southampton to see a selection of jewelry by British designer Shaun Leane. This in-person, gallery-format companion to Flawless, the auction house’s new online selling platform, is a great way to get to know Leane’s work on an intimate level, described by Phillips’ Paul Redmayne as “genre-defining…powerful, emotive, and often poignant.”


MJSA Webinar–Designer Spotlight Sophia Hu: Oct. 15 at 1 p.m. ET

Helices by Sophia Hu
Among designer Sophia Hu’s recognitions: first place, Jewelry Collection Couture/Fine, for her Helices collection in Rio Grande’s 2019 Saul Bell Design Award Competition (recapped here on JCK)

Hosted by Andrea Hill, a recent guest on JCK‘s The Jewelry District podcast, this webinar is a conversation with designer Sophia Hu, first-place winner of the 2020 MJSA Vision Awards in both the Professional Excellence (4+ Years in Business) and Laser Distinction categories. Discover her inspirations, her goals, and how her architectural background influences her creations. Cost: $50 for nonmembers; register for the event here.


Top: Opal birthstone jewelry sells itself—make the most of October while you can! Earrings with opals and diamonds in 18k yellow gold, $6,490; K. Mita







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