New York City. March 16, 2020. Greetings, friends. JenniferHeebner.com (JH) and The Jewelry Book (TJB) publisher Nicole Bromstad want you to know that you are not alone. Reach us at Jennifer@jenniferheebner.com or Nicole@thejewelrybook.com if you need a friend.
Single earring in 14k yellow gold with a removable green rutilated quartz, allowing the earring to be worn as a stud with a two-inch dangling chain, $285; by Monaka Jewelry, available online at The Clay Pot
JH plans to stay focused on the jewelry and jewelry stories that remind us why our industry is so meaningful. Our content isn’t reliant on trade fairs or public venues, so expect us to continue to reach readers via digital delivery and snail mail (for TJB, our trade content partner). In fact, now may be an even more important time to dive into new collections and the tales behind them in order to maintain a sense of normalcy with a side of glittering escape.
Christmas will still come; jewelry will always be relevant for its beauty, messaging, meaning, economic impact the world over, and ability to connect people—even when social distancing is in effect. Milestones like weddings, promotions, graduations, anniversaries, and more will still happen, and people will continue to look to retailers and designers to provide them with the joy-inducing wearable treasures they love. Jewelry will always play a role in our relationships and lives because it is a special staple to many.
Malachite Tile earrings in 14k yellow gold with malachite and colorless diamonds, $1,280; available online at Emily Kuvin Jewelry
Sea Breeze ring in 14k yellow gold and 14k palladium white gold with a 2.4 ct. emerald, a 0.035 ct. blue diamond, a 0.03 ct. green garnet, and 0.01 ct. diamond, $1,870; email email@example.com at Keiko Mita Jewelry for purchase
Jewelry makes people happy, period. During this difficult time, TJB and JH will continue to deliver the jewelry content you crave in an effort to help us move past this temporary situation with grace and calm. Stay calm, stay safe, and stay home if you can. This will all pass and life will return to normal.
Starburst necklace in 18k yellow gold with 34 cts. t.w. blue-green azure-malachite beads and two large cabochon-cut amethysts, $8,500; available online at Daria de Koning Jewelry
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