Each year, the JCK trade show isolates a fleet of “Rising Star” labels that it feels are promising brands to watch in the industry. Here are seven first-time exhibitors, all named 2017 Rising Star participants.

This story first appeared in the June 2, 2017 issue of WWD. Subscribe Today.

Baiyang Qiu

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The Chinese-born designer bases her line on sculptural jewelry made from fine-gauge gold wire.

Garnish

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The Brooklyn-based brand designed by Caitlin Royal is inspired by garden herbs. Designs can be ordered in sterling silver and various shades of gold.

Hania Kuzbari

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The Jordanian designer’s jewelry is inspired by the architecture of her home country, infused with Byzantine-type touches.

Jewelyrie

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The fine jewelry label, designed by Huan Wang, bases its designs in the gold medium. Designs are manufactured in New York, made of recycled metals and conflict-free stones.

M. Spalten

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Designed by Texas-born Melissa Spalten, the label looks to colorful semiprecious stones to influence its designs.

Maja Arnold 

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A custom monogram jewelry brand, Maja Arnold is designed by a trained typography artist.

Nostalzia

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Based in Seoul, fine jewelry label Nostalzia is inspired by constellations and other natural forms.

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