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CJDG Get To Know Sia Maravelias of Quadrum Gallery

There’s a new feature on the Contemporary Jewelry Design Group’s website called Get To Know. We will be interviewing the best, most innovative jewelry retailers, galleries and ateliers in the country! To kick this off, I interviewed Sia Maravelias…

#idazzledesires: Malak Atut ZAIKEN Jewelry

Graceful transition is a theme for Malak Atut of ZAIKEN Jewelry. Personally, she embodies modern transition through her roles as jewelry designer, mom, business owner, and President of the Contemporary Jewelry Design Group. She spends her days…

Las Vegas Jewelry Week 2014: The People Edition

Leaving the JCK Las Vegas and Couture jewelry shows, I was exhausted. My toes bled. I think I collectively slept about 11 hours in 6 days. But when it came time to say goodbye to friends, I was wishing for a later flight…

Jewelry Designer Spotlight: Jenny Reeves San Francisco

It is my great pleasure to combine two favorite passions whenever possible: travel and jewelry. Travel is necessary for my perspective, knowledge, and empathy. I try to fuse travel with visiting jewelry designers on their turf…

Global Good: An Interview with Dorothée Gizenga of The Diamond Development Initiative

As the Editor of the Contemporary Jewelry Design Group’s website, I have the opportunity to profile some incredible jewelry designers as well as write about issues that are important to the artisan jewelry community…

Jewelry Designer Spotlight: Sydney Lynch

Sydney Lynch occupies the intersection where jewelry meets true sculpture. From the distilled essences of landscapes, to a suggested tribal layout of gems and patterns, Sydney…

Jewelry Designer Spotlight: Michael Good

Michael Good is a jewelry designer, artist, and metalsmith who transcends all of those titles in the jewelry industry. It has been over 35 years since Michael took a workshop that demonstrated putting a curve in a flat sheet of metal…