Jewelry Shines at the Jewelers of America Fashion Show at AGS Conclave

The Fashion Show showcased fine jewelry from 27 jewelry designers to attendees on Wednesday, April 22nd 

April 27, 2015, New York, NY – Jewelers of America (JA), the national trade association for businesses serving the fine jewelry marketplace, produced the Jewelers of America Fashion Show at American Gem Society (AGS) Conclave in front of a standing room only crowd of AGS Conclave attendees. Jewelry lit up the runway during the fashion show that combined clothing from esteemed New York fashion designer Carmen Marc Valvo with the fine jewelry of 27 jewelry brands. The Fashion Show took place on Wednesday, April 22, at the New Orleans Marriott.

In addition to wearing the suppliers’ jewelry during the fashion show, each supplier-dedicated model was on hand for the AGS Supplier Showcase reception where retailers were able to get up-close look at the jewelry and pose for photos. 

“Jewelers of America was proud to partner with AGS to produce our fifth consecutive Fashion Show for AGS Conclave. Our team is committed to producing a high-caliber show that lets the jewelry shine in its best light. The energy in the room was very high this year and it carried through to the networking reception that allowed the retailers and suppliers to connect with one another,”  says JA President & CEO David J. Bonaparte.

The following jewelry designers showcased their jewelry on the runway:  American Gem Trade Association; ASBA USA Inc.; ASHI Diamonds LLC; Corona Jewellery Company Ltd.; COUTUREMARK™ by VIP Diamond; David Mor; Efva Attling Stockholm; Entice by Martin Flyer; Forevermark US, Inc.; Goldstein Diamonds; Harout R; Hearts On Fire; Joshua J. Fine Jewelry; Julius Klein Group; JYE Luxury Collection; Le Vian®; Lika Behar Collection; Mastoloni; McTeigue NY 1895; Precision Set; Real Gems, Inc.; Reuven Kaufman; Ritani; Roberto Coin Cento Collection; Simon Golub, Inc.; Supreme Jewelry and Vivaan.

Visit Jewelers of America’s website, www.jewelers.org, to learn about the valuable marketing and business benefits received through JA membership. 

About Jewelers of America
Jewelers of America is the national trade association for businesses serving the fine jewelry marketplace. Jewelers of America's primary purpose is to improve consumer confidence in the jewelry industry through its leadership in public, government and industry affairs; by advocating professionalism, including high ethical, social and environmental standards; and by facilitating members' access to education. Visit www.jewelers.org for more information.

About American Gem Soceity
The American Gem Society, founded in 1934 by Robert M. Shipley, is a not-for-profit trade association dedicated to proven ethics, knowledge, and consumer protection within the jewelry industry. The American Gem Society is a professional organization awarding credentials for its members, who are held to the highest ethical and professional standards in the industry and must pass annual recertification examinations to maintain their titles. Only one in twenty jewelers in the US have undergone the exacting requirements necessary for membership.  For more information regarding the American Gem Society, please call 866.805.6500, or visit www.AmericanGemSociety.org.