Domestic & Global Jewelry Manufacturing
Domestic Manufacturing & Global Sourcing (1) Session
This workshop is for Jewelry Designers who are interested in learning how to manufacture and produce their own designs. The emphasis will be on DOMESTIC manufacturing with an overview of International manufacturing. You will strengthen your source decision-making and increase your understanding of the world marketplace. Topics relating to both domestic and international manufacturing, understanding how it relates to the bottom line, costing, tracking, and quality control. Discussion on the manufacturing of gemstones and materials will also be discussed.
- Learn how & where to manufacture in America.
- Gain insight to international manufacturing.
- Obtain valuable overview for speed-to-market.
- Strengthen your code of conduct and compliance.
- Understand supplier profiles at the product and delivery level.
- Manage various stages of global sourcing.
- Maximize your business needs with supplies.
- Identify the suppliers that give you the greatest savings.
Saturday (1) session
April 25, 2019
11.00 am – 4:00 pm
Location: 17 West 45th Street, Suite 904
New York, NY 10036
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Vashti de Verteuil
About the Instructor
Vashti de Verteuil studied apparel design and merchandising at the Fashion Institute of Design in NYC. She went on to open her wholesale accessories company, became a successful freelance designer of belts, scarves, and jewelry for Yves St Laurent and other Parisian couture houses. She exhibited and sold her collections at Accessories Trade Shows for over 17 years, with showroom reps in four states and Hong Kong. Her jewelry, belts, and accessories sold to department stores, specialty stores, and boutiques across the USA, Japan, Hong Kong, and the Caribbean. She founded and co-owned the retail store Gallery Vercon in the East Village until 2016. She is a teaching professor at Parsons The New School for Design. She designs jewelry collections, exhibits at select jewelry shows, and designs couture bridal accessories for a major bridal house.