The Mark Schneider Fine Jewelry Blog

BRIDES FEATURES TWO MS ENGAGEMENT RINGS!
  Brides.com has featured both Beloved and Escape in their Round Cut Engagement Rings section this week. Check out the following links for more details: Beloved Escape
MARK'S PEARL RINGS ON DISPLAY AT FORBES SPACE EXHIBIT
The Forbes Gallery in New York City is currently hosting an exhibition titled "Out of this World! Jewelry in the Space Age" and has chosen Mark's Dynasty Pearl Ring and the Black Pearl Ring to display. If you're in New...
UPCOMING TRUNK SHOW AT WESCHE JEWELERS
Mark is heading to Wesche Jewelers in Florida for a trunk show next Thursday, May 2nd, during SpaceCoast’s Fashion Week. Check out this article by Florida Today about his upcoming visit, and make sure you stop by to see him when he’s...
CONTEMPO PEARL RING - FROM SKETCH TO FINISHED PIECE
Mark designed this Contempo Pearl Ring for the Cultured Pearl Association of America's Pearl Design Competition. As you can see from the differences between the original sketch and the final piece, it is amazing how much can change from conception....
NEW AMETHYST PENDANT
Mark Schneider often derives his inspiration from the innovative buildings of his favorite architects who extend the boundaries of their field in the same way that he strives to blaze the trail in jewelry design. This brand new pendant showcases...
CAMEO SKETCHES
Back from the past, we've noticed a trend that at first mention conjures reminiscences of items long forgotten, tucked away in your grandmother’s jewelry box, but the cameos getting face-time on runways and pages of magazines like Vogue, Elle, and...
NEW PENDANT SKETCHES
In preparation for the JCK Luxury show, Mark Schneider is designing a brand new fashion collection of colored gemstone jewelry. Here’s a sneak peak at a few statement pendants in the works: A subtle diamond pave bail showcases the fantasy-cut...
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 -...