Rebecca Shukan Joins Omi Privé
Shukan is the company’s new director of sales and development.
Shukan is the new director of sales at development and colored gemstone jewelry brand Omi Privé, headquartered in Los Angeles.
In her role, she will strengthen relationships with retailers, expand brand awareness, and head colored gemstone and sales training, the company said.
A graduate of the University of Wisconsin and the Gemological Institute of America, Shukan most recently was director of the Diamond Council of America’s Jewelry Career Readiness Initiative.
Prior to that, she was a private jeweler for a decade.
Shukan has held leadership positions in the Women’s Jewelry Association of Los Angeles, the Junior League of Pasadena, and the Pasadena Symphony.
“We have known Rebecca for many years and we’re very excited to welcome her to our team,” said Omi Privé President and Designer Niveet Nagpal.
“Her background in colored gemstones as well as her experience in sales strategies and training is going to be a great asset to our team and our retail stores.”
The trend forecaster and her guests explored unconventional jewelry designs, NFTs, AI art, and more during her Trendvision presentation.
The Emerging Designers Diamond Initiative provides diamond credit and mentorship to young brands helmed by BIPOC designers.
De Beers Institute of Diamonds provides the very best in diamond verification, education and diamond services.
Rolex remained No. 1 while a brand known for its pilot watches slipped into the No. 5 spot.
De Beers is sharing over 130 years of experience and expertise through the De Beers Institute of Diamonds with a selection of courses.
Jewelry designers have until early February to apply to take part in Couture's Diversity Action Council program.
Morgan P. Richardson joins from La Perla.
The new portal will share information on responsible platinum sourcing and how it’s used beyond jewelry.
Sherry Smith breaks down retailers’ performance last year, including how natural diamonds fared vs. lab-grown.
The AGS Ideal Report by GIA is a digital-only addition to GIA diamond reports.
Its focus are words like “sustainability,” “ethics,” and “responsible sourcing.”
She was previously the executive director of sales and marketing for the De Beers Group-owned company.
It’s from a new collection of charms designed to go in the brand’s signature lockets.
The revised Laboratory-Grown Diamond Report-Dossier still includes the four Cs but doesn’t list growth method or post-growth treatments.
Holiday sales fell short of the National Retail Federation’s expectations, rising only 5 percent year-over-year.
The businesswoman and reality TV star paid nearly $200,000 for the “Attallah Cross.”
Luxury retail veteran Claudia Cividino has stepped into the role.