Entries by Stephane Boghossian

ExJewel #5. Tech X Jewel: Let’s 3d print this ring, blockchain these diamonds and Ai this customer service!

————————————————————————————————————— Introduction  A. Key innovations I. The evolution of material and design  3D printed jewelry: Supply chain automated The science of weird materials  Il. Blockchain is the future of traceability  III. Smart jewelry Wearable jewelry reinvents the world’s intimacy Healthcare: care to wear B. Predictions: The store of the future An experience rather than a […]

Special: Let’s celebrate woman!

coming soon. Let’s celebrate woman!  An engagement ring is probably the most important piece of jewelry you’ll ever wear. You’ll wear it during the ceremony, everyday going at the supermarket buying groceries, at Christmas parties with your family and friends or even going to a gala dinner with your boss. It needs to be unique and personal. […]

Blockchains are everywhere, even in the jewelry and the art industry !

De Beers is putting diamonds on the blockchain. Walmart is putting lettuce on the blockchain. Startups are putting skin care and liquor and fancy watches on the blockchain, even with art. By now, it may be safe to say that if someone, somewhere is selling something, someone else is thinking about how a distributed ledger with a buzzy name might help them do it […]

#4. I want to get inspired by everything around me!

——————————————————————————————————– Design thinking 1.1 Inspiration is key The challenges of innovation Unleash people’s full creative energies Meet Maria Tools we have access to References ——————————————————————————————————– Design Thinking 1.1 = Design methodology that provides a solution-based approach to solving problems, creating a project or even improve your company. Inspiration is key: Reaching out to your full […]

#2: Sustainability: core or storytelling?

Key dates 1948 “Diamonds are forever” campaign by “DeBeers” —> commercialisation of the engagement ring  1950 First appearance of diamonds simultant (Cubic Zirconia, Moissonite – Diamond simulant ) 1977 “Swarovski” first created glass diamond that was introduced later in high jewelry 1978 The first “Rapaport” Price List was released by Martin Rapaport, the Rapaport Diamonds Group founder. It categorises every […]

#1: Dying luxury, please help me!

Illustration credit to @saranassarjewellery Luxury & heritageLuxury goods are a social signal, as psychologists and economists will attest. They broadcast a message about status and taste, in part through their high-end materials, craftsmanship, and of course price tags. Birth-placed in Central Europe, jewelry was reserved for whom could afford such jewels, showing off their wealth. […]

15 reasons why I created ExJewel

Welcome welcome readers!  My name is Stéphane Boghossian. I am the founder of ExJewel. Well, you would ask me tons of questions now, one would be: what is ExJewel really about? For the moment, ExJewel is a 5-year dream plan. To kick-off this launching, below are 15 reasons why I created a new jewelry brand focused […]