J.R. Yates Jewelry Featured During New York Fashion Week

Top Quote Trend-setting tungsten jewelry among the pieces showcased this season. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) September 25, 2009 - MODESTO, Calif. - Designs by leading contemporary jeweler, J.R. Yates were on display at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week held recently in New York. J.R. Yates signature designs were featured in the “Untapped Fashion & Music” show, which helps emerging designers and musicians showcase their work at major fashion events around the country. The event was held from 8-11 p.m., Sept. 12 at the Time Hotel on W. 49th Street. The after party was held at Greenhouse, a locally renowned lounge.

    "As a frontrunner in fashionable contemporary jewelry, we are privileged to showcase our designs at this event, alongside our fellow artists and artisans," said Ron Yates, founder, J.R. Yates. "In addition to the opportunity to display our jewelry, we were able to show our support for up-and-coming clothing designers, who will continue to shape the future of the industry."

    Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week is a semi-annual industry event showcasing the latest designs from major fashion houses such as Calvin Klein, Vera Wang and Isaac Mizrahi. Untapped Fashion & Music was attended by contestants from both MTV’s “The Real World,” and “America’s Next Top Model,” and Kristen Dalton, Miss USA 2009, the event was attended by leading celebrity and fashion publications such as Glamour, Village Voice, US Weekly, Vogue and People magazine.

    The models sported several pieces from the J.R. Yates Iconic Collection including the popular Tullamore tungsten and sterling ring, the ruggedly masculine Rendition tungsten and sterling rope ring, the modern Zurnov tungsten and black ceramic ring, and the Morpheus tungsten link bracelet. All of these items can be found on

    Designed for today’s modern man seeking a masculine style that sets him apart from the crowd, the J.R. Yates Iconic Collection combines materials with contrasting elements to create a distinctive look. Known for its elegant yet striking design, the Iconic Collection features exquisite design, comfort styling and lifetime warranties on its titanium rings, tungsten rings, and men’s wedding bands.

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