The Mark Schneider Design Blog

IN THE RUNNING
AN AWARD WINNER STAYS IN THE RUNNING The winner of the coveted “Designer of the Year” title at JQ’s 2008 Retailers’ Choice Designer Awards, Mark Schneider, checks in to talk about where he’s been and what’s in stop for the...
FLORAL FLOURISHES
Floral Flourishes – Flowers are some of the most effortlessly beautiful details in nature. Get inspired by these man-made floral creations. Lovely Leaves – marschneiderdesign.com (Mystic) Golden Designs – Yellow gold is back as a strong trend for engagement rings....
INSTORE - OCTOBER 2012
From an aesthetic – not sales – point of view, who is your favorite modern jewelry designer? #2 - Mark Schneider
CLASSIC
Classic – A classic engagement ring is perfect for those who admire sophisticated, timeless beauty that will last forever. The “classic” cut, which includes round and princess cut center stones, is the most popular style of engagement ring. You’ll never...
RINGS, NATURALLY
If you have a quirky, off-beat sense of style like Katie Hudson, don’t pick a predictable and clichéd ring to symbolize your love. Choose a unique engagement ring, like these floral-inspired creations, that matches your tastes.   Fancy Flora -...
DECOLLETE ADORNMENT
Choose a unique necklace that has a pop of color or interesting details like lava or rough diamond. Quirky Do you tend to be fashion forward? Then an art gallery would be the ideal venue for you. Let Bijou Phillips...
ROUND ABOUT
Singer Nelly Furtado’s engagement ring from Beau Demacio Castellon is an ode to the most popular diamond, the round brilliant cut. This simple and classic shape has been thoroughly researched, and it cut to optimize the fire and brilliance in...
AJM - MAY 2004
MJSA BULLETIN Mark Schneider Mark Schneider Design, Long Beach, CA First Place, Platinum Distinction After winning the AVA professional category in 2002, designer Mark Schneider is back again, this time with his faceted Tahitian pearl, black jade, diamond, and platinum...
PRECIOUS PEARLS
Precious Pearls – From creamy whites, to glittering golds, to the darker Tahitian varieties, the South Sea pearl is prized for its innate beauty, luster, and orient. Among the groups whose members are dedicated to the pearl and pearl jewellery...
PICTURE-PERFECT PINS
Brooches have made a huge comeback, and are shaping up to be the jewelry piece of the year. They’re available in every imaginable shape and size; just pick the pin for you. Clockwise from top left: Oscar Heyman’s Gardenia Brooch...
MARK SCHNEIDER IS ON JANE THE VIRGIN
Mark Schneider Fine Jewelry had the pleasure of being featured (fictionally) in the popular television series “Jane the Virgin,” which airs on The CW Network on Wednesdays at 9PM. After being approached to film a short scene in our store,...
SEEING STARS
MJSA names 2002 American Vision Award winners.  Innovative mechanics, revitalized techniques, and unusual materials caught the judges’ attention at MJSA’s 2002 American Vision Awards (AVA) competition. Five jewelry designers – three in the professional category and two in the student...
AGTA SPECTRUM AWARD WINNERS
Bridal – Manufacturing Honors – Mark Schneider, Mark Schneider Design – Tahitian Pearls, freshwater Pearls, white and black Diamond platinum earrings. Bridal – Entry Platinum Innovation – Mark Schneider, Mark Schneider Design – Ring in platinum with Sapphire and Diamonds. Men’s Wear – 1st Place –...