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Edelstein, Cindy

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Cindy Edelstein is an award-winning entrepreneur who has made it her mission to support the growth of designer fine jewelry as a retail category, an art form, and a community. It is a micro-niche but one she has dedicated her whole career to supporting.

Cindy is an author, speaker, consultant and owner of Jeweler's Resource Bureau, an umbrella marketing firm specializing in helping designers grow and prosper with unique trade events, publications, seminars and the industry's first Project Runway-like Business Incubator Contest called Future of Design.

She works with big organizations, as well, helping them understand the designer community. She helps trade shows, membership organizations and even foreign export entities work with the design world. Her social media profile spans the worlds of design, manufacturing and retail across the fine jewelry, fine accessory and fine craft industries.


  • Women's Jewelry Association - International Board of Directors
  • Manufacturing Jewelers & Suppliers of America


She is the co-author with her husband of the book "Brilliance: The Art of the American Jewelry Design Council" and the producer of an annual designer business conference, a specialty trade show called globalDESIGN and an online marketing intelligence community for designers.

Cindy often addresses design schools, industry gatherings and networking events to help design professionals understand more about entrepreneurship. She is a passionate communicator and creative problem solver and many in the jewelry world avail themselves of her expertise every day. As a business coach she offers insights not found anywhere else to a population rarely addressed in larger venues. She's a champion of the entrepreneurial artist.


Website @JewelryBizGuru

Nominated by Lorraine DePasque


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