Friday, August 30, 2013

This Week at LBG: August 26th-August 30th

Tiffany Chou's "sea-shell" necklace is featured in the September 2013 issue of Self Magazine!
Stunning model Nicole Williams wears Michael John Jewelry's black & white diamond cuff while posing with Robin Thicke for Treats! Magazine!
CLEO Singapore Magazine interviewed evelynH. and featured her in the "Career Star" section of the September 2013 issue! 
We're pleased to announce that Michael John Jewelry will be featured in the new beautiful book Jewelry's Shining Stars, written by Beth BernsteinThe Jewellery Editor wrote a lovely piece on the book and included an image of their yellow gold pendant with brilliant and rose-cut diamonds, August 2013.
Kathy Griffin wears Zultanite® "Cupcake" earrings in the September 2013 issue of Vegas Magazine
Click here for the digital version of the magazine. featured Beth Bernstein's coffee table book, Jewelry's Shining Stars on their luxury and style focused consumer blog. Click here to view the article!
Michael John Jewelry's kunzite, rose gold, and diamond ring is featured on JCK Publishing Group online, August 2013.
To view the story online, click here!
Pantone has announced their "hot" colors for Fall 2013 - and we see several of the on-trend hues when gazing at the Zultanite® stone in various lights. From rich Emerald to the captivating Linden Green to the raspberry-inspired Vivacious, we can't think of another stone that can capture so many hot colors all at once! Pop over to the Pantone website ( to learn more.
Dramatic greens, poppy reds and luxe raspberry hues will all be on-trend, and Coast Diamond also has gorgeous gems featuring these vibrant, autumnal hues! 

Monday, August 26, 2013

LBG in the CITY

Last week, LBG's Jen and Arlene flew to New York to showcase a few of our client's fabulous jewels and catch up with editors from BRIDES, Elite Traveler, Glamour, Harper's Bazaar, InStyle, InTouch Weekly, JCK Magazine, The Knot, Life & Style, Martha Stewart Weddings, National Jeweler, O, The Oprah Magazine, W, and WWD. The duo brought along the latest fine jewelry collections from Coast Diamond, Daniel Gibbings, Lance Fischer, Michael John Jewelry, Supreme Jewelry, and Tiffany Chou - and already the response has been fantastic!

From frequent visits to Conde Nast, Hearst, and the xogroup to fabulous dinners with some of our favorites in the jewelry industry, the LBG team was constantly on-the-go during their trip to the city that never sleeps. To get an inside peek into their action-packed trip to the Big Apple, take a look at the photo gallery below:

At the The Knot

Tiffany Chou, Arlene, and Jen ready for a meeting with Glamour at Conde Nast!

Arlene setting up the jewels at Harper's Bazaar

Jewelry displayed during an editorial meeting

A few of the stops Jen and Arlene made (Offices of W, Glamour, Harper's Bazaar, and BRIDES)

Thursday, August 22, 2013

This Week at LBG: August 19th-August 22nd

Top blogger, Chriselle of The Chriselle Factor has been seen wearing Tiffany Chou's "In the Rough" bracelet and is featured on her blog. 
Take a look at the post here!
Actress, Claudia Lee (star of "Kick Ass 2") wears two rings in Miabella Magazine!
Hello handsome! Actor Robbie Amell of "1600 Penn" and "The Tomorrow People" wears a Michael John Jewelry watch in the latest issue of Bello Mag, August 2013.
Stephen Webster's Zultanite® & diamond 18K white gold "Sultan's Shield" necklace is featured in the Summer issue of Social Life Magazine, 2013.
 Jewelers unBLOCKed is pleased to announce that Ken Bessette has joined the Jewelers unBLOCKed team as Strategic Initiatives Partner. Ken's new position was featured in the latest edition of and Insurance Journal - Ken has already proven to be a tremendous asset to their team!

Friday, August 16, 2013

This Week at LBG: August 12th- August 16th

Supreme Jewelry's 18K white and rose gold engagement ring with pink tourmaline and diamonds and two Michael John Jewelry engagement rings are featured on BRIDES online in their "Engagement Rings With Colored Stones" story! August 2013. 

To view Supreme Jewelry's ring online, click here!
To view Michael John Jewelry's rings online, click here!
Daniel Gibbings' Zultanite®, pink sapphire and 18K yellow gold bracelet, LANCE FISCHER's Zultanite® "Persephone" earrings and evelynH. Jewelry's "Ocean Lullaby" ring is featured in the Summer 2013 issue of The Jewelry Book, August 2013.

See more of Daniel Gibbings' designs by visiting:
JCK Publishing Group online wrote a fantastic write-up on Michael John Jewelry's black gold and diamond hoop earrings! August 2013. 
To view the feature online, click here!
Tiffany Chou bangles are featured in the Summer/Fall 2013 issue of Pacific Weddings Magazine!
Michael John Jewelry's padparadscha sapphire and diamond earrings are featured in National Jeweler's "Pantone's fall hues come into play" story, August 2013.
We spy several of Pantone's hot fall colors in this beautiful pair of earrings, including Koi, Samba & Vivacious!

See more by viewing the story online here!

Thursday, August 8, 2013

Luxury Prive New York 2013 Recap

During Luxury Privé, New York, the US team of VICENZAORO, TRENDVISION & Luxury Brand Group, attended the following show events and had a great time exploring the city.

VICENZAORO & TRENDVISION Booth at Luxury Prive NY 2013
LBG's CEO and Principal Frank Proctor & Nancy Robey
LBG's CEO and Principal Frank Proctor 

LBG & VICENZAORO enjoying the Manhattan skyline and the Minus5 Ice Bar!
LBG's CEO and Principal Frank Proctor & Stefania Fin
Stefania Fin & Anthony Lopez

  American Gem Society Dinner - July 30, 2013
This awards and dinner ceremony is one of the highlights each year for the industry, honoring the elite members within the Society. This event was attended by over 400 industry professionals. 
Anthony Lopez, Stefania Fin, Maerita Cooper, Frank Proctor & Federico B.

Women’s Jewelry Association Gala - July 29, 2013
This Awards for Excellence gala honored the business professionals of high-end retail stores, jewelry designers and top tier consumer and trade publications. This event was attended by over 700 industry professionals.

The Great Gatsby Welcome Reception by JCK

    Exploring the city!
Stefania Fin in Central Park

This Week at LBG: August 5th - August 9th

Four LANCE FISCHER Zultanite® pieces including two rings, one cuff and one necklace, a bunch of Tiffany Chou bangles and earrings, an evelynH. Jewelry ring, five Michael John Jewelry pieces including two rings, one cuff and two pairs of drop earrings, and two Daniel Gibbings rings were featured in a truly gorgeous spread in the latest fashion issue of Bello Mag, August 2013. 

View the entire magazine online by visiting:!

Many thanks to American Gem Trade Association (AGTA) for naming Michael John Jewelry's Padparadscha Sapphire necklace as The Daily Gem!
 Engagement 101 Magazine featured Coast Diamond's 2013 Engagement Ring Collection and shed some light on Coast Diamond's talented designer, Jay Gilbert! August, 2013.
Check out the full article here!
Michael John Jewelry's Déjà vu collection receives a fantastic write-up in the August 2013 issue of INSTORE Magazine!