Supplier News: Week of Oct. 22

Charles VRahaminov Diamonds Appoints Charles Velasquez as Global Sales Associate

Rahaminov Diamonds is pleased to announce the appointment of Charles Velasquez as its global sales associate. The new member of the team comes to Rahaminov with executive management experience at Van Cleef & Arpels and Bulgari on NYC’s Fifth Avenue. In 2007, Velasquez moved to Los Angeles to work with Harry Winston on Rodeo Drive, and while there, he achieved the highest-grossing sales for four consecutive years.

“After 15 years of service with world-class jewelers, it’s an honor to work under the direction of Amir Goldfiner and the talent of Tamara Rahaminov Goldfiner,” said Velasquez. “Rahaminov Diamonds is synonymous with the ultimate in luxury and style.”

A hearty congratulations to Charles!


Visit Rahaminov Diamonds on JCK Marketplace to see its spectacular designs.


Firestar Diamond Named Exclusive Licensee to Supply Endless Diamond Brand

Fantasy Diamond Corp. has announced that it has selected Firestar Diamond Inc., a global manufacturer of diamonds and fine jewelry, as the vendor of its Endless Diamond brand to national and regional retailers in the United States. Fantasy Diamond’s sales, marketing, and design teams will remain intact, and the company will continue to supply independent jewelers directly.

Firestar has been a longtime strategic partner and major supplier to Fantasy Diamond. Apart from the sales aspect of their partnership, Firestar often provides Fantasy Diamond with loose diamonds and manufacturing products.

Endless Diamond is a collection designed by Fantasy Diamond. The line carries pendants, earrings, and fashion and engagement rings designed for everyday. Its style is based on the diamond’s brilliance and each piece captures the essence of its owner.


To see some of the collection, visit Fantasy Diamond Corp. on JCK Marketplace.


Michael Raymond Designs Launches Limited Edition Fine Jewelry

Michael Raymond Pereira, owner and designer of Michael Raymond Designs, has announced the launch of his October 2012 limited-edition fine jewelry collection. The pieces, comprised of fine silver, brass, and gold-plated jewelry with innovative designs, will be available on a limited edition basis through the brand’s e-commerce site as well as at NYC’s Pop Up Jewelry Gallery through December 2012.  

Collections such as Animus, which mirrors animal body parts, and Tongue in Cheek, inspired by iconic objects like toy hot dogs and iPod headphones, are among the handmade, whimsical designs offered.

“I enjoy combining unusual elements that normally would not go together,” said Pereira. “I love to reinvent objects that capture my attention, like oddly shaped animal bones or pieces of ammunition. I imagine new functions for these things and use them to create a surprising new sense of style.”

Pereira comes from a family of jewelers. After shadowing his father for years, Michael Raymond moved to New York City to develop his own design style. These collections are his first launch into the market as a jewelry designer. 

To see the designs and purchase some of the jewelry on a limited edition basis, visit


Malca-Amit Launches 3PL Division

Malca-Amit USA, a branch of the international integrated solution technology company Malca-Amit Inc., recently launched a Third-Party Logistic (3PL) Division that will tailor to the jewelry, diamond, and watch industries.

The branch will provide simple management solutions to jewelry companies, with services including distribution, liability, returns management, and virtual system management, among others.

For more information, visit


Overnight Mountings silver catalogOvernight Mountings Offers New Silver Collection Catalog

Overnight Mountings has recently released its new Silver Catalog, featuring more than 400 fashionable silver styles—all available for overnight delivery. With the record-high prices of gold, the brand is looking to takes its place in the growing silver market.

Retail stores may have their brand name printed on the cover of the easy-to-use book.

For a free copy of the Silver Collection, email


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