Supplier News: Week of Sept. 2

WJA Launches Nation-Wide Jewelry Night Out and Colorado Chapter

WJA JNO save the dateThe infamous Fashion’s Night Out may be taking a break this year, but the Women’s Jewelry Association isn’t sitting back. Its inaugural Jewelry Night Out is set to take place in 12 cities across America on Sept. 12.

WJA event will celebrate the industry while simultaneously serving as the debut of its new Colorado chapter.

The WJA Colorado Chapter will showcase the Jewelry is Art installation of designs from premier local artists and designers. The cocktail reception will offer attendees the opportunity to buy tickets for drawings for pieces by the featured designers.

For more information, visit womensjewelryassociation.com.

BELLARRI’s Cuffs Spotted on America’s Got TalentNick Cannon Bellarri cufflinks

Host of America’s Got Talent Nick Cannon sported some extra bling during an episode of the hit talent reality show this season: custom-designed cufflinks from BELLARRI. The cufflinks, designed specifically for the show, featured multiple rows of sparkling diamonds and set off the host’s colorful suit ensemble.

To see more from BELLARRI, visit bellarri.com.

Stuller and Gemvision Reintroduce CounterSketch Studio 4.0

Stuller and Gemvision announced an extensive update to the CounterSketch Studio 3-D jewelry design software ahead of a highly anticipated, custom-focused holiday season.

Stuller/Gemvision CounterSketchThe creative software program launched in 2009 has full 3-D capabilities, including features that allow a jeweler to interact with customers to design jewelry in real time.

The updated CounterSketch Studio 4.0 software includes new features such a freehand mode (which allows the addition of popular designs like halos and patterns), new on-trend styles, a user-friendly interface, and more than 150 new gemstone choices.

“Whether a jeweler is altering an existing design or conceptualizing from scratch, this program has everything needed to create bridal, fashion, remounts, even earrings and pendants,” said Gemvision president Jeff High in a press release. “And with the new freehand mode, jewelers gain creative freedom without sacrificing speed and ease of use.”

For more information, visit stuller.com/countersketch.

Kameleon adslick holiday 2013Kameleon Gets Set to ‘Make the Season Pop’

Kameleon is gearing up for another gift-giving season with the release of two new Holiday JewelPops for 2013. The limited edition Poinsettia and Gift Jewelpops will be available to retailers participating in the Kameleon Holiday Trunk Show program. Kameleon retailers also canparticipate in its Make the Season Pop gift set promotion.

The Make the Season Pop holiday gift set, available November 1, introduces a limited edition pendant and Angel JewelPop, the Emerald Isle ( KJP159), and the 2013 Christmas Dove Compact, all packaged together in a customized gift box. Each gift set has a retail value of $139 and is being offered for the promotional retail price of $89.

To order, contact JewelPop customer service at info@jewelpop.com.