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Hoover & Strong reports Fairmined Gold gaining new ground in the U.S.

In the Peruvian desert, lies a small gold mining town by the name of Relave. Families here have depended on small-scale mining since the 1980s when economic hardship and conflict drove numerous families to settle as informal miners. Starting out without basic infrastructure, they worked the tailings left by previous large-scale international mining operations and managed to transform their challenging situation over the years.


JA offering Members Scholarships

(NEW YORK) - Jewelers of America (JA), the national trade association for businesses serving the fine jewelry marketplace, funds scholarships for members on renowned industry diploma, professional development and certification programs. JA awards scholarships during the enrollment period from February 1st, 2015, through September 30th, 2015, and employees of JA Member companies are encouraged to apply.

November is Jewelers for Veterans Month

Every jeweler in America asked to participate

(NEW YORK) - “November 2015 and every November thereafter is now officially Jewelers for Veterans month - highlighted by the observance of Veterans Day,” Ralph Destino, Chairman of the Jewelers for Veterans Foundation said.

“Every jeweler in America is being asked to show their support for our returning vets and help provide these warriors with a pathway to economic success in an industry where they can put their skills to good use,” continued the Chairman-Emeritus of Cartier.

JA’s “A Little Bit of Bling” Sweepstakes shared the love this Valentine’s Day

(NEW YORK) - Jewelers of America (JA), the national trade association for businesses serving the fine jewelry marketplace, ran a Valentine’s Day Edition of its “A Little Bit of Bling” Sweepstakes to increase consumer excitement for jewelry in the run up to Valentine’s Day and raise awareness of JA-member jewelers as jewelry gift destinations. The sweepstakes offered a prize of a $500 jewelry gift card redeemable at any JA-member jewelry store.

Stuller, Inc. announces 2015 Bridge® event dates

6 events aim to increase retailer profitability

(LAFAYETTE, La.) - Stuller’s Bridge, which focuses on helping retail jewelers do better business, will soon kick off its sixth season.

The two-day events are filled with learning about new selling strategies, product and technology innovations, and everything jewelers need to know to keep their businesses competitive today and tomorrow, while providing an open environment to network and share. Jewelers leave with insight, inspiration, and confidence in the future.

Jewelers for Children announces 2015 Rings of Strength Tour

The 2015 edition of the Jewelers for Children Rings of Strength Tour will be held for Thursday, May 28, 2015 in Las Vegas. This will be the third installment of the popular event. Start time will be at 5:30 a.m. outside the tour bus entrance at the Mandalay Bay Resort Casino. Participants will be able to choose between a 5K walk or run, a 50K challenging bike ride in the foothills of Red Rock Canyon and new for 2015, a shorter, easier 15K bike route.

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Diana Jarrett
All tail, no horse
Thursday, 10 November 2016
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Brad Huisken
13 questions to consider for self-improvement!
Saturday, 01 March 2014
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Chuck Koehler
Do you do appraisals?
Monday, 29 September 2008
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Mia Katrin
A Day in the Life - A Jewelry Blogger’s Perspective
Sunday, 01 November 2015
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Crystal Vilkaitis
3 Facebook ads to generate local foot traffic
Tuesday, 04 August 2015