October 18, 1999
Partnership Brings Designers to the Web
A multi-year partnership designates www.ashford.com as the exclusive on-line outlet of the International Jewelry Design Guild. Under the terms of the agreement, Ashford.com and IJDG will create a special boutique on the Ashford site.
Twenty-five designers have signed with Ashford.com, including Jane Bohan, Whitney Boin Studio, Chris Correia, Michael Good, Susan Helmich, Scott Keating and Diana Vincent.
As part of the agreement, Ashford will create an informational Web site for Design Guild members providing consumer education.
IJDG is a trade organization of 80 jewelry designers committed to creating worldwide awareness of designer jewelry.
Ashford offers new and vintage watches, leather goods, sunglasses, fragrances, writing instruments and more through its e-commerce site.