Based on research by The Knot, 40% of all engagements occur between the winter holidays and Valentine’s Day.
“Designers are crafting engagement rings to suit every type of style,” says Michael O’Connor, jewelry and style expert.
“One factor that every engaged couple has in common is their desire for a beautiful ring that won’t break the bank. Platinum is the perfect choice for
What inspires your jewelry designs?
At Oscar Heyman it is all about the stones. The beauty, the essence, the color, the lustre of a stone are of primary importance in our jewelry. Our designs also are inspired by the beauty found in the natural world. Our floral brooches and jungle animals among others are coveted pieces. Our customers also inspire our designs. Oscar Heyman loves
Jewelry Expert Michael O’Connor Shares Tips on How to Get a Similar Style
In Platinum at a More Attainable Price
New York, NY (December 15, 2011) – Just in time for the key holiday engagement season,
Platinum Guild International USA, the US marketing arm for the platinum jewelry industry,
today announced its top 3 celebrity ring settings of 2011:
• Anne Hathaway’s classic solitaire diamond
Platinum Bridal Jewelry Trend-Spotting at the 2012 AGTA Spectrum Awards
By Adam Graham from AGTA
The Platinum Honors TM category at the annual American Gem Trade Association (AGTA) Spectrum Awards TM competition provides magazine editors and wardrobe stylists with an opportunity to see the newest trends in bridal jewelry design using color set in platinum. This competition is the premier jewelry design
Online Platinum Soulmate Video Showcases Diverse Styles from International Brands
New York, NY (November 21, 2011) — As the holiday and key engagement season approaches, Platinum Guild International (PGI) highlights the top global engagement and wedding ring trends, as revealed by Jewelry and Style Expert Michael O’Connor. Throughout the past year, world-class designers have reinterpreted classic platinum styles with details such
Platinum Jewelry Designers are Encouraged to Submit Product Photos and Press Materials
(New York, NY) November 16, 2011— Platinum Guild International USA (PGI-USA) is excited to announce the official launch of its dedicated Press Site: www.pgi-press.com. PGI- USA is one of the first jewelry associations to offer the media unprecedented access to view and download the latest news, photos,
As unique wedding styles evolve, the world-class designers who create the ultimate soul mate symbols, the engagement and wedding band, continue to design new approaches to classic platinum styles. Platinum remains a timeless choice for engagement and wedding rings because it doesn’t fade or change color. It symbolizes a relationship that will endure. Some of the hottest global trends are:
From the runway to the red carpet, men have been spotted wearing platinum jewelry beyond their wedding bands.
“Since platinum is so rare it’s the ultimate expression of status,” states Eric Alulis of CliQ Jewelry. “Unlike women, men generally accumulate fewer pieces of fine jewelry over their lifetime, so each piece of platinum jewelry is meant to celebrate a special occasion
Platinum Guild International USA (PGI-USA), the U.S. marketing arm for the worldwide platinum jewelry industry, and David’s Bridal, the nation’s leading bridal and special occasion authority, are partnering to launch the “Platinum Moments Sweepstakes” on Facebook this November. David’s Bridal is asking their Facebook fans to share a platinum moment in their relationship for a chance to win an enduring platinum anniversary
PGI-USA awards eight jewelry designers with ‘Platinum Honors’ for outstanding work in platinum at the 2012 AGTA Spectrum Awards.
(New York, NY) October 26, 2011— Platinum once again took center stage at the 28th
annual AGTA Spectrum Awards, a competition hosted by the American Gem Trade Association
that celebrates outstanding design using colored gemstones. An impressive array of platinum
entries were submitted in this
New York, NY (September 27, 2011) — In an effort to target the Millennial consumer, Platinum
Guild International-USA (PGI-USA) will launch a major multi-media campaign this October. The
campaign represents a new direction for PGI-USA, introducing positioning that resonates with
the customer’s emotional side while also depicting the practical qualities of platinum that
differentiate it from other metals.
Platinum Guild International-USA conducted extensive qualitative research
December 8, 2011 (Atlanta, Georgia) – Union Diamond (www.UnionDiamond.com), a leading online diamond jeweler, announced today the name of the winner in the “My Perfect Union” $40,000 platinum and diamond engagement ring giveaway open to members of the military. The website (www.myperfectunion.uniondiamond.com) started accepting submissions on September 26th with the six finalists having been announced on November 29th.
SPC Michael Brewer