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Many Couture Members Featured in World Gold Council’s Blue Ribbon Panel

The esteemed 2010 World Gold Council juried collection is called “Revelations in Gold: Elegant and Innovative Gold Jewelry Design.” It was selected by a Blue Ribbon panel of industry experts as being the very best of what is new in the gold jewelry category.

Many Couture designers were chosen to be part of the Council’s display and retailers’ support materials. They represent the best in design and trends for 2010.



The 24k perfect Duvall O’Steen, Director, Jewelry PR & Promotion for World Gold Council is showing off the goods to award-winning fashion blogger Jonathan R. Valdez of Orange Juice & Biscuits  (Top 5 Best Blogger to Follow

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Marion Fasel, the kindest and most joyful jewelry journalist gets to see all the gold jewels Duvall has to offer.

“One editor said she thought it was our best yet,” said Duvall.  “And many were impressed by the quantity of new designers (people that they had not heard of) involved.”


Beth Bernstein, Fashion Director of INSTORE magazine took a ton of notes as she reviewed the more than 150 collections. She’s got the eye for trends so if she wrote about it you can count on it being in the news!

Only 50 collections were chosen for this year’s presentation. Among them were 23 Couture exhibitors! That’s an amazing sweep in our book!

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10023 WGC Heather Moore 367 Heather Moore Designs

10023 WGC Gurhan 306

10023 WGC Mauri Pioppo 402

Mauri Pioppo Fine Jewelry


10023 WGC Erica Molinari 184

Erica Molinari

10023 WGC Dana David 061
Dana David

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