Still, those with high-end and designer jewellery reported a satisfactory-to-good show when polled on the penultimate day.
Given the poor performance of the US economy, most industry insiders expect the situation to remain unchanged for a couple of years more. Meanwhile, in order to sell low end jewellery, manufacturers will have to come up with some completely new value propositions in order to increase consumer demand.
-Comedian Howie Mandel wowed the LUXURY by JCK/PREMIERE attendees with a wonderful performance that had the standing room only audience of jewelry retailers and manufacturers in stitches.
-Actress Cassandra Hepburn, Boxer Winky Wright and Actress Tara Reid visited the D.Atlantis Booth at the 16th Annual JCK Show - Las Vegas to pick up their brand new watches.
-Cadeaux, The Luxury Gift Collection made it's debut during JCK Las Vegas. Forty high end gift companies from around the world featured products from home accessories to tableware
-LeVian hosted a red carpet revue party and fashion show where fashion met fine jewelry on Sunday afternoon during The JCK Show - Las Vegas. Shown here is Eddie LeVian being interviewed by Mrs. USA. LeVian hosted the event where InStyle Magazine presented a forecast of the international fashion trends. The event benefited Jewelers for Children.
-The JCK Show Top 10 Designer Retailers of the Year gathered at the Design Center and include representatives from Verace St. Designer Jewlery of the US Virgin Islands; Fortunoff of Westbury, NY; Reinhold Jewelers of San Juan, Puerto Rico; Lily & Co., of Sanibel, Florida, Pageo Jewelers of Boston, MA; Don Muller Gallery of Northampton, MA; Spirits in Stone from California; Deja & Co. of Saratoga, CA; French Designer Jeweler of Scottsdale, AZ and XAN Jewelry of Kauai, Hawaii