Mary Milan is on a bit of a high these days—a record high, that is. Although PAJ Canada, the company she leads as its senior vice-president, grappled with the same pressures as the rest of the industry last year, judging by recent events, she’s expecting much different results in 2016.
Leon Peres believes in travelling light, although he sometimes has little choice in the matter. If you’ve caught him visiting a jewellery store, it’s likely because he’s hosting a diamond-cutting event for Ofer Mizrahi Diamonds, for which he serves as senior vice-president, marketing and business development.
Seems many among Hollywood’s glamour set love Lucy. Not the legendary redhead comedian, but Lucy Kilislian, custom jeweller and creator of Candy Ice, a line of interchangeable gemstone jewellery that looks as tasty as its name implies.
The jewellery department at Beverly Hills Jewellers looks like that of any other manufacturing operation.Rows of benches line either side of the room, while flex shafts and other tools of the trade lie within easy reach of the jewellers creating its bridal and fashion lines.
For the last little while, Sean Polan might have thought he was in the store furniture business. With designs, specifications, and a list of materials in hand, he’s been making the rounds with manufacturers, gathering quotes and weighing his options.
John Azadian has a pretty clear vision of what he wants his brand, Di Donna, to be. Not only must it adhere to the 3 Bs—big, bold, and beautiful—but nothing in the 1000-piece collection should cost a consumer more than $250. The reason?