Mark Schneider Design

American Jewelry Design Council AJDC Exhibit Goes to Kent State University

The inspiring “Variations on a Theme” exhibit of one-of-a-kind creations by forty of America’s most influential jewelry designers is moving on. After spending seven successful months at the venerable Forbes Galleries…

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…

Las Vegas Jewelry Week 2014: My Favorite Jewels

It’s hard to describe Jewelry Market Week to the uninitiated. I’m sorry, but the JCK Vegas Show and the Couture Event are just NOT the same as a trade show for…soap, or office products. How to articulate the sparkle, the catch in the throat? How to describe the…

Calling All Jewelry Designers: New Designer Gallery at JA New York

Hey, this is a shout out to all my jewelry designer friends, particularly if you’re a new talent who recently launched your business. The JA New York Show has announced that applications are now being accepted for the coveted New Designer Gallery…

American Jewelry Design Council Exhibition at the Forbes Galleries NYC

For 25 years, the American Jewelry Design Council has been promoting the work of independent American jewelry artists. Before this important non-profit started in 1988, the perception was that only European-trained masters could be revered for their innovative designs…

Contemporary Jewelry Design Group Members Shine in Sparkle for Sandy Relief Auction

The Sparkle for Sandy Relief Auction is a remarkable collaboration of over 90 jewelry designers and a New York jewelry retailer who pulled it all together. The designer jewelry is being auctioned to help Waves for Water

Greenwich Jewelers Sparkle for Sandy Relief Jewelry Auction

Jennifer Gandia, co-owner of Greenwich Jewelers in downtown Manhattan, watched the path of destruction through lower Manhattan and coastal communities with a heavy heart. Jennifer and the Greenwich Jewelers team felt compelled to do something…