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JA New York Announces Designers Accepted into New Designer Gallery

June 18, 2015


Contact: Michelle Orman
(646) 302-5521


 JA New York Announces Designers Accepted into New Designer Gallery
10 Talented Designers to Debut at the 2015 JA New York Summer Show

New York, NY -  Continuing a long-established tradition of supporting emerging talent, JA New York is pleased to announce the 10 designers who will be making their debut in the New Designer Gallery at the upcoming Summer 2015 show. The designers featured in this years New Designer Gallery were selected among a number of applicants based on their distinct point of view and design acumen, and their booths are partially under-written by JA New York.

Were always so excited to showcase rising talent in our New Designer Gallery, noted Drew Lawsky, Group Show Director for JA New York Shows. Since 1977, weve been privileged to see a number of designers utilize our show as a launch pad for a successful career in jewelry design.

This years featured designers are Arya Esha, Laura Jackowski-Dickson /LJD Designs, Jewelry by Cari, Lauren Chisholm, Lisa Kim, Nathalie Regnier, Ruta Reifen, Sofie Cawood, Tracy Arrington, and Unhada. One of these designers will be awarded the Mort Abelson New Designer of the Year Award, which will be presented during a special ceremony on Monday, July 27th at 2:00pm in the New Designer Gallery area on the show floor.

To receive complete bios and head shots for each of the participating designers in the New Designer Gallery, or for high-resolution images of their jewelry, please contact Michelle Orman at (646) 302-5521 or via email at michelle@LastWordComm.com.

About JA New York

The JA New York jewelry show is the premier international jewelry event that brings exhibitors and retailers from around the world together in the glamorous backdrop of New York City. The JA New York shows date back to 1906 when its predecessor, the American National Retail Jewelers of America (ANRJA) was founded. The legacy of the ANRJA show has been carried through JA New York, as it celebrates 109 years of excellence and service to the jewelry industry. The JA New York shows are produced by Emerald Expositions, a world-class trade show producer. The JA New York shows are also the only shows affiliated with Jewelers of America, the largest and most respected jewelry retailer association in the U.S.