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Appointments And Reopenings At Christopher Designs, Rebecca Jewelry, Oscar Heyman, And WLH Limited June 17, 2020 (0 comments)


Christopher Designs Names Katherine Hamian Marketing Director

New York, NY--Christopher Designs has appointed Katherine (Katie) Hamian as its new Director of Marketing. She will oversee creative for the company, including brand image, social media, and marketing campaigns. She is also responsible for developing modern and innovative marketing strategies  in an extremely challenging landscape.

“It’s no secret that joining a jewelry brand during a worldwide pandemic and social crisis is no easy task. However, I felt up to the challenge knowing we have an amazing team and quality product at a great value to offer our existing and future clients. Once our office closed in March, our team actually began working closer than before. Even with our own personal challenges, we forged ahead knowing that our common goal was to be a resource and support system for our retail partners,” said Hamian. “We wanted to communicate that we’re all in this together, so we made clear, consistent and compassionate communication a top priority.

“If there’s one positive thing that’s come out of this, it’s why I love the jewelry industry. Jewelry has an amazing ability to spread love and happiness by playing a small part in life’s special moments. That’s something that will never change,” continued Hamian.

Christopher Slowinski, president and CEO adds, “We are thrilled Katie has joined our team. Her energy and market insights are invaluable, and just what our brand needs to endure this difficult time.”

Hamian has spent nearly a decade in the fine jewelry industry having previously worked at Nader Kash International and Beny Sofer Inc. Her appointment is effective immediately and she can be reached at


Rebecca Jewelry Taps IFE Lux Group For The American Market 

Florence, Italy—Italian fashion jewelry brand Rebecca Jewelry announces that IFE Lux Group will be its new agency and distributor for its jewelry in the United States, Bermuda, the Caribbean, and Canada. Rebecca was founded in 2000 by Alessandro Testi, pioneer of the Italian fashion brands that combine raw materials such as sterling silver, bronze, and steel with innovative and top-quality craftsmanship techniques. Now a renowned fashion house, the brand has a presence and international advertising campaigns in over 35 countries worldwide through flagship stores, independent specialty retailers, and selected e-commerce partners. The brand is produced by Industrie Testi Spa in Florence. 

Dario Pastorelli, president of IFE Lux Group, said, “I am honored to guarantee the continuity of a world-renowned brand with such a prestigious name in this part of the world, a true symbol of Italian fashion and craftsmanship. We at IFE Lux Group will do all it takes to expand the distribution of Rebecca jewelry into the best windows in the territory.”


ABOUT IFE LUX GROUP--Anna Zordan joined forces with Dario Pastorelli and launched IFE Lux Group, a United States-based leading consulting and distribution resource for jewelry, watch brands, and manufacturers representing the Excellency in Italian fashion and lifestyle goods.

According to IFE/Lux Groyp, "The personalized support we offer our designers, and the long-term relationships and excellent customer service with prestigious retailers throughout the United States, Bermuda, Canada, and the Caribbean are what makes IFE Lux Group the best resource for establishing a strong and long-lasting presence for your brand in the Americas." The agency client portfolio includes Locman watches and Rebecca/Testi. For further information visit


Oscar Heyman, WLH Reopen

New York, NY and Charlotte, NC--Oscar Heyman has reopened its New York City office and workshop and resumed normal business operations. “We can assure you that all safety and health concerns are our top priority. We will navigate this new normal together,” said a company statement. 

The Henderson Collection By WLH announces a new by-appointment in-store event program. After a soft launch that a company statement called very successful, it is ready for national roll-out. “Keep the faith, keep the energy, keep the devotion and keep the passion. Working together we will come through this,” says company president Lecil Henderson.

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