Our buyers' stay busy traveling the globe in search of incredible deals on exotic gemstones and jewelry. We love passing the savings on to you! Angie has been with JTV for 6 years and is an expert in pearl, silver and gold jewelry. Here's a firsthand account, written by Angie, of their most recent trip to Italy in search of fashion jewelry trends.
I went to the Vicenzaoro show in January for the largest Italian jewelry show. It’s an annual event and the best place to see the new designs and trends coming from Italy in gold and silver! Something I’m very happy to report is that gold is back. We are seeing updated designs of timeless classics and also bigger gauges and sizes are available now that gold prices have dropped in the last few months. The two biggest fashion trends we are seeing this year are earrings and bracelets. Bracelets have been on trend for awhile now, but what is new about them is that we are seeing more cuffs as well as classic links in big sizes. Layering and stacking them is still important. In earrings, it’s all about movement – chandelier earrings are very popular and are large in scale. These make a fashion statement and help elongate your face. I travel a couple of times a year to Italy as well as Hong Kong, Vegas, Tucson and NYC. The pictures you are seeing are from a quick stop in Venice. The weather was unusually beautiful for this time of year and we were able to take some fantastic photographs of the city.