Jewelry Destination: Baselworld. Basel, Switzerland

There are many prestigious jewelry shows on the roster for members of the jewelry industry to attend. Jewelers, gem dealers, manufacturers, buyers, retailers, and even members of the public are invited to attend the industry’s most exciting annual events, usually held in an exhibition hall or at a luxurious hotel.

Baselworld jewelry models

Baselworld 2019

Jacob & Co. Bugatti x innovative timepiece collaboration

The purpose…

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Jewelry Destination: Madrid, Spain

 

Madrid city center “Bear with Strawberry” sculpture

Madrid’s famous paella

Catedral San Antonio des Alemanes

Salvador Dali, Goya, Picasso, Flamenco, Paella, Futbol, cafe con leche, the famous architecture and cathedrals are all wonderful reasons to visit Spain! There is one hidden gem located in Madrid’s city center that is particularly enthralling – the Maison Grassy designer jewelry store and combined horological museum. Even in such…

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Enter the enamel jewelry design contest!

Enter Jewelrythis’s enamel jewelry design competition

With the resurgence in vintage and antique fashion, the jewelry market is reflecting the wearer’s desire for “throwback” or nostalgic pieces which are in hot demand!!!

Enamel pins have always been a kitsch way to express ideas and interests of the wearer, as well as enamel brooches which accessorize a “look” or a specific style of the wearer from formal to casual. Dress up or dress down with…

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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…

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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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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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Hidden Gems: Germany’s Most Popular Jewelry Destinations

 

There are nooks and crannies of the world where the jewelry industry has been a driving economic influence; in some instances it has been a source of economic wealth for the entire country. Some of these nooks are small cities where you will actually pinpoint specific jewelry techniques, gemstones, and important museum histories. I have been spending the last year accomplishing my jewelry projects and goals in Germany, and have seen some exciting, unexpected…

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Marissa Pearl – American Artist and Jeweler

The Jewelrythis team is growing! Today, we are pleased to welcome Marissa Pearl, our new Jewelrythis community manager.

Marissa’s background in fine arts and the underground art world has allowed her to bridge the gap between mainstream art and the subversive in her designs. She studied photography and art history at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and has participated in and curated art shows outside of her academic environment, immersing herself…

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The 4 Cs of CAD Jewelry: Complexity, Creativity, Craftsmanship, Challenge

The art of creating beautiful custom CAD jewelry is inspired by many talents and skills including creativity, technique, experience, craftsmanship, technological know-how, and even emotion. So that you can better see how all of these qualities figure into CAD jewelry, we’ve written a post to show you some of the stages of development of a beautiful custom CAD jewelry model, from conceptual birth to finish.

The Beginning As with any jewelry piece, we start with…

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