Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Supreme Jewelry, Erica Courtney and DeLatori Halloween Jewels

This Halloween, get in the spirit while the spirits are out. Here are some amazing designs just in time for this year's All Saints Day! Supreme Jewelry, Erica Courtney and DeLatori really got into the spirit of Halloween, while maintaining an air of elegance and charm. With jewels covered in black and white diamonds, platinum, orange sapphires, black onyx and crystals, and price points ranging from $495 - $68,000 - this Halloween, these pieces will ensure you'll be the thriller of the night!

It's enough bling to make even Morticia and Elvira roll over in their grave!

Thursday, October 25, 2012

Erica Courtney Wins Best Use Of Color

On October 22 in Dallas Texas, the American Gem Trade Association named their 2013 Spectrum Award Winners - and Erica Courtney was the recipient of the Best Use of Color Award. It's no surprise her stunning 18K Yellow Gold earrings featuring Opals, Apetite and Tsavorite Garnets gained the attention of the judges (we are totally coveting these!) 

Erica's award was mentioned on Women’s Jewelry Association-Los Angeles’s website - make sure to visit Erica on Facebook! Congrats to Erica! 

Ostbye Named Vendor Of The Year 2012

We love when worthy jewelers and manufacturers are recognized for their impeccable designs, lavish gemstones and excellent service. This year, we are proud to announce that Ostbye was named Retail Jewelers Organization’s 2012 Vendor of the Year! Ostbye’s well-deserved award was mentioned in Southern Jewelry News, Retail Jeweler and InStore Magazine. This is not the first time they have been 
recognized for their exceptional sales, service, and support; this 
powerhouse brand was awarded Vendor of the Year in 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, and now 2012. We are so happy for everyone at Ostbye and we can’t wait to see what 2013 has in store! 

Congrats to the entire Ostbye team! 

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Carrie Ann Inaba in People Magazine Wearing Lance Fischer and Supreme Jewelry

People Magazine recently declared Dancing With The Stars Judge, Carrie Ann Inaba,"Dripping With Diamonds"and they couldn't have been more spot on. The always-glam judge wore three pieces of LANCE FISCHER's  Zultanite® Jewelry: "Princess Manisa" bracelet, "Wind Chill" bracelet, and "Scimitar" ring during this year's exciting season of Dancing With The Stars. Combined, these three pieces added up to 92 karats of Zultanite®, and 5.82 karats of diamonds. Along with LANCE FISCHER, Carrie Ann also sparkled in an of-the-moment rose gold and platinum "Knot" ring from Supreme Jewelry”I listened to Rihanna’s song ‘Diamonds’ as my pre-show ‘get in the mood song, ’so the jewelry was going to have to be fab!”- Carrie Ann Inaba to People Magazine Online.

Tiffany Chou on Hawaii News Now

Hawaii News Now Featured Tiffany Chou during an exclusive segment about what continually inspires and motivates her designs. In the clip, Tiffany describes how she became involved with the jewelry design business, as well as what seems to inspire her fresh and chic pieces. As Tiffany was born on the island of Maui (we're jealous!), she discusses how most of her artistic expression comes in the form of ocean life.

View the clip by clicking HERE.

Angelica Celaya Dazzles In DeLatori

Frequently we encounter a celebrity that truly seems to stand out on the red carpet, whether it is for her striking gown, flawless makeup, shoes, or hair. This time it was the jewelry, worn by actress Angelica Celaya that really caught our eye. Angelica dazzled in her DeLatori jewels on the red carpet for the 2012 Billboard De La Musica Mexicana Awards, wearing DeLatori bangles, earrings and ring. An extremely popular telenovela star, Angelica Celaya has been making the move to more english-speaking roles, recently she appeared in the Thursday night drama, Burn Notice.

Charriol Supports Breast Cancer Research - Hollywood Life

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and we are doing our part here at CHARRIOL to support this incredibly worthy cause. Wear this 18 karat faceted rose gold and diamond ring as a reminder of those who are currently, or have been, affected by this disease. A portion of all proceeds from the sale of this ring will go directly to breast cancer research during the month of October. 

We think this ring will not only warm up your jewelry box, but also warm your hearts; it certainly did ours!


Monday, October 15, 2012

Erica Courtney in Brides Magazine

The November issue of Brides Magazine features the Erica Courtney® Gorgeous & Engaged™ Platinum and Diamond "Charlotte" engagement ring in a spread all about vintage-inspired rings. With its large and intricately designed "showpiece" head, we think the "Charlotte" ring absolutely pops off the page and manages to be both lovely and vintage and chic and modern. We are in love with this ring!

Jewelers unBLOCKed in INSTORE Magazine

There are many things we love about Jewelers unBLOCKed's CEO Patricia K. Low and when you meet her, you can't help but be taken by her genuine and salt-to-the-earth personality. She truly cares about her customers and clients and we are constantly blown away by how she continues to go above and beyond for the retailers and individuals that utilize Jewelers unBLOCKed insurance. Keeping with her stance to be true to her clients, Pat offers invaluable advice and insight into jewelry insurance in the October 2012 issue of INSTORE Magazine. Make sure you keep up with Jewelers unBLOCKed's Tip of the Week each Friday on Facebook!

LBG’s Frank Proctor and Nancy Robey of The Nancy Robey Partnership in VIORO Magazine

In early September, several members of LBG were lucky enough to head to beautiful Vicenza, Italy to participate in an initiative to bring key U.S. retailers to the internationally renowned jewelry trade show, VICENZAORO. Leading the initiative on the U.S side was LBG’s President and CEO Frank Proctor, Nancy Robey of The Nancy Robey Partnership Inc., and Robyn Lewis of ANOM, Inc. The trip was an enormous success with retailers being introduced – or reintroduced – to this acclaimed show, all while being surrounded by the jaw-dropping architecture and history Italy has to offer. The Italian team at VICENZAORO has also been heavily involved in the endeavor and this featured in VIORO Magazine. LBG is looking forward to working with Nancy, Robyn, and the Italian team again – and we may be saying “ciao!” to Italy in the not so distant future!

CHARRIOL and DeLatori in JCK Magazine

CHARRIOL's 18 karat White Gold, Yellow Stainless Steel, White Sapphire and Diamond ring and DeLatori’s 925 Sterling Silver, Black Rhodium with Black Onyx and Clear Crystal ring from the Pompeii Nero collection (style no. 20-05-P348-25) were featured in the October 2012 issue of JCK Magazine in their "JCK 5" section in numbers 1 and 2 respectively. How stunning are these rings?

The Retail Jeweler Announces Donna M. Baker as Recipient of 24 Karat Club of Southern California’s “Excellence in Service Award”

The LBG team enjoyed a lovely evening of dinner and mingling to honor The Jewelers 24 Karat Club of Southern California’s “Excellence in Service Award” recipient, Donna M. Baker. LBG’s President and CEO, Frank Proctor also serves as President of The Jewelers 24 Karat Club of Southern California and the entire LBG team was excited to see Donna’s achievement mentioned in The Retail Jeweler. Congrats Donna!

CHARRIOL, DeLatori, Erica Courtney, Lance Fischer and Supreme in Vanidades Novias

There is something so unpredictable and lovely about a Fall or Winter wedding and we were practically drooling over the autumnal-inspired bridal spread in Vanidades Novias' Fall/Winter issue. We were so pleased to see CHARRIOL, DeLatori, Supreme, Erica Courtney and Lance Fischer's Zultanite® jewels all in this beautiful spread. We know the big day is supposed to be all about the bride - but we think the jewelry might be the star here! The spread features CHARRIOL's elegant 18 karat White Gold, Stainless Steel and Diamond earrings, DeLatori’s 925 Sterling Silver and 18 karat Gold overlay with Blue Topaz earrings, Erica Courtney’s® Platinum and Diamond "Flower Basket" earrings and Platinum and Diamond "Fancy White Pearl" necklace, LANCE FISCHER's Zultanite® "Askim Drop" earrings and Zultanite® "Princess Manisa" bracelet, and Supreme Jewelry's Diamond 'Knot' ring.

LBG’s Jen Cullen Williams Featured on JCK Online

Luxury Brand Group’s Jen Cullen Williams offered valuable insight into PR, branding, and social media on JCK online. In “An Inside Look Into the World of Jewelry PR,” Jen offered tips regarding some of the ways she thinks retailers and designers can turn their product into 360 degree brands – all ideals we strive to utilize here at LBG. To read the entire article, please click HERE.

Monday, October 1, 2012

Vanessa Hudgens wears DeLatori and Supreme Jewelry in UNTITLED Magazine

Actress Vanessa Hudgens looked old Hollywood glam in the Fall 2012 Cinema issue of UNTITLED Magazine. Vanessa wore DeLatori's 925 Sterling Silver with 69ct. Clear Crystal and Pink Amethyst earrings and Supreme Jewelry's 'Knot' Diamond ring and 'Chain" Diamond necklace.

DeLatori style no. 30-02-P238-10
Photography by Indira Cesarine for The Untitled Magazine

DeLatori in Traditional Home

We love when jewelry is used as inspiration in home decor - many of DeLatori's current pieces feature some of the hottest colors for Fall (check them out on National Jeweler by clicking HERE) and Traditional Home used TWO DeLatori pieces to demonstrate how taking a chance in your home should be just as fun as taking risks with your accessories.

DeLatori 925 Sterling Silver with Turquoise and White Topaz cufflinks and 18 karat Gold overlay over 925 Sterling Silver with Carnelian ring are both featured in the "New and Next" section in the October 2012 issue of Traditional Home!

Cufflinks style no. 10-02-P134-07, $250

Ring style no. 20-04-P044-14, $575

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Carrie Ann Inaba wears Lance Fischer and Supreme Jewelry on the season premiere of dancing with the stars!

It is that time of year again! "Dancing with the Stars" Season 15 All-Stars premiered Monday night and the always-beautiful judge Carrie Ann Inaba wore LANCE FISCHER's ZultaniteÒ "Ottoman Princess" ring, ZultaniteÒ"Scheherazade" necklace and ZultaniteÒ "The Fates" earrings and a gorgeous Supreme Jewelry ring. We cannot wait to see what else she will be wearing this season - and of course, the dancing!