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Distinct points of view and a broad product range define JA New York Summer 2015

(NEW YORK) - The JA New York Summer show, held July 26 - 28th at the Jacob Javits Center, was host to an astounding breadth of product offerings in a serene and welcoming environment. Architectural or personalized pieces on display in the designer pavilions, richly unique pieces shown in the Turkish pavilion, the breadth of offerings in the expansive Hong Kong pavilion, and all of the prestigious brands in Inner Circle, were just some of the areas attending retailers were buzzing about.

Networking abounds at GIA’s New York Jewelry Career Fair

(NEW YORK) - On July 27, more than 600 people attended GIA’s New York Jewelry Career Fair where job seekers had the rare opportunity to meet in-person with representatives from 48 companies during the jewelry industry’s largest recruiting event. A wide range of gem and jewelry companies - including well-known brands such as Cartier, Christie’s, CIRCA Inc., Jewelry Television, Rent the Runway and Tiffany & Co. - looked for ambitious professionals to fill hundreds of positions. The program also featured a panel discussion with industry veterans and one-on-one coaching with 23 successful gem and jewelry professionals. JA New York was a major sponsor of the event.

Atlanta Jewelry Show ends 65th anniversary celebration with a flourish

Atlanta mingleAugust 2015 Edition Filled With New Resources, New Initiatives, Fun Networking Events

(ATLANTA) - The Atlanta Jewelry Show capped off its 65th Anniversary year with fresh finds, new initiatives, educational and networking events and a festive finale that truly celebrated the Association’s 65 years. From a record number of first-time exhibitors and “Engagements” keynote address to the launch of the new AJS Buyer Group, The Loupe, to nightly Mingle networking events and more, jewelers and vendors found plenty to celebrate during the August 8-10, 2015 edition at the Cobb Galleria Centre.

24 Karat Club Southeastern U.S. holds 41st annual Banquet

24K Mary Judy RandyMary Hayes, Hayes Jewelry in Mobile, AL named 2015 Jeweler of the Year

(ATLANTA) - The 24 Karat Club Southeastern United States (SEUS) hosted its 41st annual black-tie Banquet at the Atlanta Country Club on August 8th. The elite event was well attended with approximately 200 leaders of the jewelry industry and their guests enjoying an evening of networking and recognition.

International Gemological Institute brings IGI D-Show to West India

(JAIPUR, India) – Independent gem certification and appraisal institute, The International Gemological Institute (IGI), hosted the first west India IGI D-Show - a buyer-seller knowledge meet - at Jaipur’s Fairmont Hotel June 13-15. The event enabled more than 938 successful meetings between participating manufacturers and retailers.

Countdown begins to Select By Centurion Show in Chicago

(CHICAGO) - The 2015 Select By Centurion Show in Chicago is gearing up and ready to go later this month with a roster of elite manufacturers and trend-setting designers, plus gourmet meals, luxury accommodations, and targeted education sessions perfect to get ready for the holiday selling season. Full exhibitor lists are available on the web site at www.selectjewelryshow.com.

“We’re very excited about the first Select by Centurion Show in Chicago,” said Select By Centurion managers Joe Carullo, Bryan Cohen and Howard Hauben. “Along with great fourth quarter buying, we have an outstanding educational program and complementary housing for qualified retailers. Plus there is so much to do in Chicago that any retailer coming in for the show will have a great experience!”

Atlanta Jewelry Show welcomes 12 new designer brands to Point of View: A Designer Gallery for August edition

(ATLANTA) - The Atlanta Jewelry Show caps off its year-long 65th anniversary celebration with a growing roster of fresh new resources for jewelers to explore during the August 8-10, 2015 edition at the Cobb Galleria Centre. Topping the list are 12 innovative designer brands that will join the ranks of the show’s Point of View: A Designer Gallery for the first time.

New Point of View exhibitors include: AmberBeata Collections, Carada by Ciro Shiavo SNC, Charriol, Kimberley Diamond Co., Kir, Mason-Kay, Inc., Obaku, LLC, Paragon Couture Group, Sebastien Barier, Waxing Poetic, Yael Designs and Ziio. These companies join the section’s returning exhibitors: Asher Jewelry, Barbara Garwood, Bernard Nacht & Co., Inc, Beverly K Collection, Charles Garnier, Chrysalis Jewelry, Inc., Elisa Ilana Jewelry, Frederic Duclos, Honora, Jewelry Innovations, Inc., Jye’s International, Inc., Kabana, Inc., Mars, Nina Nguyen Designs, Raymond Mazza, Inc., Tony Maccabi Designs, Vahan, Venetti, Viken’s Jewelry Mfg. Co., Inc. and Zeghani.