Recommended Industry Consultants

Recommended Industry Consultants



Company Name:  Accounting for Jewelers

Area of Expertise:  Accounting

Company Bio: Accounting for Jewelers partners with jewelry businesses throughout the US for accounting services from bookkeeping and budgeting to taxes. Mariel oversees service operations, develops and implements the company’s long-term initiatives to sustain the jewelry industry, and works directly with clients for advisory services. She was previously a GIA Graduate Gemologist, Certified Bench Jeweler and German-trained Gemstone Carver before she became an Accountant.

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Contact:  (615) 601-2034


Company Name: Jen Cullen Williams Communications

Area of Expertise: Communications, Brand Development, Public Relations, Collaborations, Influencer Marketing, Events, and Creative Business Consulting

Company Bio: Jen Cullen Williams Communications enhances the market exposure of lifestyle and jewelry brands through connections and creativity, while providing impactful and strategic brand development programs.

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Contact:  (562)382-3802




Area of Expertise: Digital Marketing / Content Strategy

Company Bio: Liz Kantner has been working in Digital Marketing since 2010 and began her career in the jewelry industry a couple of years later as Marketing Manager for Todd Reed. During her time there she learned many aspects of the fine jewelry industry including public relations, advertising, sales and trade shows. In the spring of 2016 she launched her own company, Stay Gold, and began curating JA New York’s New Designer Gallery. Liz’s passion for jewelry and supporting emerging designers continues to grow!

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Contact: (215) 932-5121 

GemologyGeek LLC

Company Name: GemologyGeek LLC

Area of Expertise: Gemstone and Diamond sourcing, Product design, Engineering, Custom Design, Social Media coaching, and Content curation

Company Bio: After graduating with a BFA in Jewelry Design from Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) and a G.G. (Graduate Gemology Degree) from G.I.A. I spent the next decade in the industry expanding my experience in design, product development, engineering and gemstone, and material sourcing. This included managing production for several jewelry stores in NYC, as a Designer at Alexis Bittar, Head Stone Buyer and Product Development Manager at Judith Ripka, and Product Manager & Engineer at David Yurman for their fine jewelry line; then ventured out on my own launching GemologyGeek LLC, a Gemstone/Diamond sourcing, Design Development, and Social Media coaching consultancy business. I work with designers and private clients around the world.

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Contact:  (408) 391-2625

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Area of Expertise: Manufacturing/Production, Also Specializing in Technical Model Making, Casting, Mass Finishing, Stone Setting, and Polishing. ALL your manufacturing needs.

Company Bio: Do Jewelry Manufacturing Defects and rejects make you crazy? Troubled by poor, workmanship and defects? I may have a way to guide you back onto your profit path.
Hello, my name is Doug Napier, and I have been a Professional Jewelry Maker and Technical Model Maker for 35 years, working with some of the largest jewelry manufacturing companies in the world. I specialize in Production and Model Making for Production and Defect Recognition/Resolution of Production Problems. I also Specializing in Casting, Mass Finishing, Stone Setting, and Polishing.

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Contact: (605) 718-5070 

Jwlz, Incorporated

Company Name: Jwlz, Incorporated

Area of Expertise: Manufacturing, product development, planning strategies, process improvements.

Company Bio: Jwlz, Incorporated is a global consulting firm, specializing in Jewelry and Accessories business development, planning, and strategy. I develop product growth plans and branding initiatives for companies. Working directly with manufacturers, factory owners, designers, brand owners, and retailer alliances, I create win-win consumer driven results for all parties. I represent quality above all, in product development, process improvements, and in business relationships.

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Contact: (203)-451-4208