The Mark Schneider Design Blog

UNIQUE BLUE CHALCEDONY PORTRAIT BY CHELSEA
Take a look at this new portrait by Chelsea, featuring several of Mark's Unique Blue Chalcedony pieces. Which is your favorite piece?
NEW YORK DESIGN PORTRAIT BY CHELSEA
We're excited to share with you another sketch done by Chelsea, featuring Mark's New York Pendant, matching earrings, and ring! Let us know what you think!
MARK ATTENDS AJDC RETREAT
Mark recently attended the American Jewelry Design Council’s (AJDC) annual retreat. AJDC holds two yearly meetings and one yearly retreat, where members gather to share projects and visit local galleries, discuss the artistic aspect of designing, and how to inspire...
TANZANITE PORTRAIT BY CHELSEA
Check out Chelsea's most recent portrait, featuring some of Mark's tanzanite pieces and agate earrings.
KEVAN HALL FASHION SHOW
Mark Schneider Design had the extraordinary pleasure of being a part of the Kevan Hall 2013 Spring Collection show. Fashion designer Kevan Hall partnered with the American Gem Trade Association and some of the top American jewelry designers to compliment...
CUSTOM DESIGN FOR WOODARDS IN TENNESSEE
Mark recently designed a custom ring for a client at Woodards in Tennessee . Check out the sketch and the client's reaction to the finished piece. We are so happy that she is pleased with the final piece. “This ring...
FIRE OPAL PORTRAIT
We'd like to share with you some drawings and thoughts from our wonderful intern, Chelsea! "With the aspiration to develop a career as a jewelry designer, I am an intern at Mark Schneider Design and I am studying Fashion Merchandising...
PEARL DESIGN PORTRAIT BY CHELSEA
We're excited to share with you another sketch done by Chelsea, featuring a few of Mark's pearl designs! Let us know what you think!
MARK'S OLD SKETCHBOOK
Mark discovered his old sketchbook from 1957! Check out some of his drawings and a picture of Mark when he was a youngster! Where 
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...
SOCIAL MEDIA SAFETY TIPS
To Our Dear Friends,   We owe you an apology. On Saturday, August 1st, our Facebook page was hacked and hijacked. During this time, we lost control of our page, and a third party posted a great deal of problematic...
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...
AJDC ICE PROJECT DONE!
MARK'S AJDC ICE PROJECT IS DONE!   You sent us your suggestions and saw the sketch.  Now we are very excited to share with you the final piece.  It is comprised of rock crystal, anondized silver, and a yellow gold...