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WJA’s Jewelry Night Out Returns Next Month

Events & AwardsAug 18, 2021

WJA’s Jewelry Night Out Returns Next Month

These are the in-person events chapters across the country are planning for Sept. 9.

WJA NY Metro’s Jewelry Night Out event on Sept. 9 will feature a conversation with costume designer Stephanie Maslansky (at left) in 3 West Club’s Grand Ballroom (at right).
New York—The Women’s Jewelry Association is ready for another “Jewelry Night Out.”
The annual chapter-wide event celebrating WJA members and membership will return Sept. 9, bringing with it in-person activities at various locations across the country. 
For WJA New York, the night will feature a conversation honoring the role of jewelry in TV and film with costume designer Stephanie Maslansky in 3 West Club’s Grand Ballroom. 

Maslansky’s recent work includes Season 3 of both “Jack Ryan” and “Berlin Station,” as well as four years in the Marvel Cinematic Universe designing seven seasons of superheroes for Netflix: “Daredevil,” “Jessica Jones,” “Luke Cage,” “Iron Fist,” and “The Defenders.” She is currently designing on “City on a Hill.” 
During the event, she will discuss how she uses jewelry to help define a character, followed by a Q&A session with National Jeweler Editor-in-Chief Michelle Graff. 

WJA San Diego will have a well-timed chat for Jewelry Night Out with marketing and communications experts Jen Cullen Williams and Laryssa Wirstiuk about building a holiday marketing strategy. 

Other chapters that have posted in-person gatherings for members as of press time include Dallas, Miami, Twin Cities, Las Vegas, Boston, and Providence
Last year, the association planned a “Jewelry Night In” event, taking it virtual for the first time amid the continued pandemic. 
The evening included education about the future of WJA programming and how to maximize membership benefits to move a career forward, as well as a keynote from Chow Tai Fook/Hearts on Fire’s Caryl Capeci, and breakout networking opportunities. 
To stay up to date on what the various WJA chapters have planned for Jewelry Night Out 2021, or for more information, visit

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Brecken Branstratoris the senior editor, gemstones at National Jeweler, covering sourcing, pricing and other developments in the colored stone sector.

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