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7 Ways to Find Jewelry Design Ideas and Inspiration

Even the most accomplished jewelry designers sometimes experience creativity fatigue, or loss of inspiration. This is true for most artists in any creative industry. The question is, “how do you rekindle, or if you’re new to the profession, fire up, your creative juices”? Much like any artistic process, finding inspiration and coming up with new design ideas is a personal process, but there are also many things you can do to help that process along.…

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A Perfect Fit: Stunning CAD Jewelry and Pantone’s “Living Coral”

Pantone, best known for its proprietary color matching system (the Pantone Matching System), which brought us a standardized system for identifying colors, has declared ‘Living Coral’ to be the color of 2019. Officially titled “Pantone 16-1546 Living Coral”, the company describes Living Coral as an “animating and life-affirming coral hue with a golden undertone that energizes and enlivens with a softer edge… Vibrant, yet mellow Pantone 16-1546 Living Coral embraces us with warmth and nourishment…

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Top 5 Questions about Jewelry Design for 3D Printing (and their Answers):

1. What is the most popular 3D modeling program for jewelry designers?

Because every designer, whether a novice or a pro, has different objectives, preferences, and requirements, it would be difficult to point to a single software as being the best one on the market, or as one that is suited to every designer. We can, however, say which ones are the most widely used today. These include Matrix, RhinoGold, JewelCad, and 3Design, with each…

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How to Design a Jewelry Collection

If you’re reading this blog, you’ve already rightly decided that it’s important for your jewelry business to have some jewelry collections. Perhaps you even decided that after reading our blog explaining why it’s important to create a collection. In that post we also gave some ideas for collections. In this post, we’re going to talk about how to actually create a jewelry collection. Before we do that, however, let’s look at what defines a collection:

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Our Sincere Wishes for a Happy Holiday Season and a Wonderful New Year

Like most people, as the current year winds down and the New Year draws closer, we here at Jewelrythis like to take the time to reflect on the year not only personally, but professionally too. This year at Jewelrythis, we saw a lot of changes and feel we have a lot to be grateful for.

For starters, we proudly and with much anticipation, launched our Producethis service, which lets you use the Jewelrythis platform to…

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Jewelry Destination: Rome, Italy

 

The Colosseum – one of Rome’s many famed attractions

At first glance, Rome can be overwhelming in all of its glory. You may find yourself focusing on its architecture, food, the Vatican City, fashion, the people, not stopping to think that it could be a jewelry (“gioielli” in Italian) hotspot with artisanal designs and traditional pieces waiting to be discovered amongst the chaos of the city. Many of Rome’s jewelers actually studied…

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Happy Thanksgiving

 

From the Jewelrythis family to yours, wishing you a very happy Thanksgiving and many reasons to be grateful.

 

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Sustainable Jewelry Report: Is Coral a Sustainable Gem?

The use of coral in jewelry goes back to the pre-climate change era, when coral harvesting permits weren’t necessary, when CITES and US Fish and Wildlife didn’t exist, when the global temperature was a few degrees cooler than it is now. Tibetans were some of the first people to make salmon-colored and red coral popular by imported it from the Mediterranean sea (it is now illegal to harvest coral from the Med), using beads with…

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Gemology: Trigons- They May Appear on your Diamond’s Certificate!

You may have noticed that the diamond is the world’s most popular gem, with quite an emotional stigma attached to it, brought about by the large crown jewels worn by royalty and the modern day jewelry industry dating back hundreds of years. Scientifically, the diamond is one of the earth’s most fascinating gems and triangles are an important part of a diamond’s billion-year formation, in the form of trigons.

 

Trigons in…

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Jewelry Destination: Oslo, Norway

Norway is a country of tradition dating back thousands of years. Famous for its Viking history and stories of bravery in exploration, Norway has much to offer in the way of art, food, sports, culture and even jewelry design. Norway’s jewelry design is a lot like its country; it is functional, minimalist and charming with attention to detail. Gold-plating is very popular in Norwegian jewelry design. This is in part due to the traditional brooches…

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