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The Emmys: Platinum And Popular Jewelry Brands Ruled The Night

Los Angeles, CA—Hollywood’s biggest television stars celebrated their achievements at the 68th Primetime Emmy Awards and related parties. After the Oscars, this is one of jewelry's biggest nights in Hollywood. For many, platinum jewelry and other leading luxury brands were the top choice to...

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Product News: CHRYSMELA Offers Super-Secure Earring Back To Prevent Loss

Los Angeles, CA—Want to be sure your diamond earrings really are forever yours? More than 86% of women surveyed by a Los Angeles jewelry company have lost one or more earrings in their lives, often due to a faulty back. As a result, many don’t wear their favorite earrings for fear of losing them....

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GSI Offers Free Grading Services at Centurion South Beach

Miami Beach, FL—Gemological Science International (GSI) is extending a special offer for retailers attending the u upcoming Centurion South Beach show. 

“We are excited to work together with Centurion and have the opportunity to offer our diamond grading and testing services at Centurion South...

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Industry News: GIA Career Fair, New Diamond Mine Opens; Burma Ruby Ban To End; More

GIA’s Jewelry Career Fair Set For Oct. 7 in Carlsbad

Carlsbad, CA—GIA’s annual Jewelry Career Fair and Open House will take place Oct. 7 from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Institute’s headquarters Robert Mouawad campus. Panel discussions begin at 8:30 a.m.; nearly 40 industry job recruiters will be...

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Conflict In A Family Business: What To Embrace And What To Avoid

Kennesaw, GA—Disagreements and conflict are inevitable in both families and family businesses. Rare is the family that doesn’t have at least one relative everybody wants to avoid—Uncle Joe’s politics, Aunt Mary’s criticisms, cousin Louie’s obnoxious jokes, or sister Annie the drama queen—but when...

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Video: Tomer Regev Of Carelle

Las Vegas, NV--Tomer Regev introduces a major new piece for Carelle, called “Pixels,” created from hundreds of articulated pieces of 18k gold and diamonds, and inspired by digital imagery. Click here to watch.

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Video: Louiza Babouryan Sarkisyan of Arman Sarkisyan

Las Vegas, NV--Louisa Babouryan Sarkisyan reviews the latest colored gemstone, gold, and oxidized silver pieces debuting from designer Arman Sarkisyan. Click here to watch.

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2016_9_15_CelineStandUp

Celebrity News From SU2C, Toronto Film Festival, New York Fashion Week, More

Celine Dion, Rihanna, Jennifer Hudson In Hearts On Fire

Los Angeles, CA—Singer Celine Dion (left), whose husband René Angélil succumbed to cancer earlier this year, performed on stage at the Stand Up to Cancer charity event on September 9 in Los Angeles. She wore Butani ruby and diamond earrings...

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2016_9_15_Marquart

Industry News: DPA New Marketing Chief; Jewelry + Trend Forecasting Book Out; More

Diamond Producers Association Announces New Chief Marketing Officer

New York, NY—The Diamond Producers Association (DPA) has appointed Deborah Marquardt (left) as chief marketing officer. Marquardt will lead all U.S. activities for the DPA, with a focus on integrated marketing and media...

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Retail News: Borsheims Sponsors Three Community Events

Omaha, NE—Borsheims closed out the summer season by sponsoring three large Omaha-area events in just 10 days: MAHA Music Festival, Omaha Fashion Week, and the Go Red for Women Expo brought Borsheims’ brand and jewelry in front of thousands of customers in all demographics. 

The MAHA Music Festival...

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Brand News: Gumuchian Gets Buzz For Conserving Bees; Frederick Goldman Hires QC Engineer; More

Gumuchian Generates Buzz For Honeybee Conservation Efforts

New York, NY—Many people instinctively view bees as dangerous menaces worthy of extermination. They may not realize that honeybees are generally docile, highly complex, and crucial players in our both food system and the biodiversity of...

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The Calculation to Keep You on Track

La Costa, CA—As the fourth quarter quickly approaches and you prepare both store and staff for the most lucrative time of the year, it’s also important to pause and take a look at your inventory positioning.

Presidential election years always make retailers nervous and concerned that the...

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2016_9_15_SuzanneKalan

Video: Designer Suzanne Kalan

Las Vegas, NV--Designer Suzanne Kalan reviews her latest collection and her partnership with Rio Tinto’s “Diamonds With A Story” program, which features designer jewelry with ethically-sourced diamonds tracked from mine to market. Kalan’s feature cognac and champagne diamonds in black rhodium for...

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Video: Robin Gandhi of IDD

Las Vegas, NV--Robin Gandhi, “Boy Wonder” describes how IDD Jewelry has sought to change the way jewelry is sold, not only changing the titles of its officers to reflect a more engaging environment but also offering a creative buying experience at the JCK Show in Las Vegas and teaching jewelers how...

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Centurion Emerging Designer Competition Entry Closes Tonight

Merrick, NY—The deadline to enter the 2017 Centurion Emerging Designer Competition is midnight EDT tonight. Three lucky winners will receive a showcase and exhibit space at the Centurion Scottsdale 2017 show, scheduled for January 28 - February 1, 2016.

The competition, sponsored again this year...

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Classified: Designer Silver Line Realm Seeking Sales Representatives

Philadelphia, PA—REALM is currently seeking energetic and passionate 1099 Sales Representatives/Brand Ambassadors for direct sales to retail jewelers and high-end boutiques. Territories available include Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, South Central and Mid-Atlantic.

The ideal candidate is a team...

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25 IN 5, Full-Day E-Commerce Conference In South Beach Announces Powerful Speaker Roster

South Beach, FL—Isn’t it time for your store to fully join the e-commerce world to stay competitive in the years to come? The 25 IN 5 e-commerce conference, October 17 in South Beach, challenges you to do just that.

“25 IN 5 is the exciting new Full-Day E-Commerce Conference for better fine...

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2016_9_8_OHBStrawberry

Product News From Oscar Heyman, Rahaminov, And Frederique Constant

Oscar Heyman’s Ruby Strawberry

New York, NY—This gold and platinum strawberry brooch from Oscar Heyman (left0 features 52 cabochon rubies (20.85 ctw), 66 round diamonds (1.06 ctw) and 12 round emeralds (0.95 ctw). The leaves are enamel. Suggested retail, $50,000.

 

Rahaminov Offers New Movál...

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Video: Matthew Campbell Laurenza, MCL

Las Vegas, NV--Matthew Campbell Laurenza, the eponymous designer of fashion-forward jewelry, shows his latest pieces of pearl and colorful jewelry targeted to the female fashion-loving customer. Click here to watch.

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