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Rio Grande announces winners of the 17th Annual Saul Bell Design Award

At a celebration dinner held on May 21 during the Santa Fe Symposium® in Albuquerque, NM, Rio Grande announced the winners of the 17th annual Saul Bell Design Award competition. Through rigorous judging, two panels of experts chose first- and second-place winners in each of eight competitive categories, as well as an overall Best of Show winner. Prizes, awards and congratulations were presented to each winning designer at the gala dinner. All the winning designs, as well as finalist pieces, are featured online at www.saulbellaward.com.


Kim International appoints new Sales Manager for Midwest region

ReillyKim International Manufacturing, L.P. is pleased to announce that Bill Reilly has been appointed as their new Upper-Midwest Region Sales Manager. He will be covering the states of Minnesota, Iowa, Wisconsin, North and South Dakota. Bill brings 30 plus years of experience calling on the independent jeweler plus his wealth of knowledge, enthusiasm and dedication to customer service.

Diarough Group and Gems One establish strategic partnership

shaking handsDiarough Group, a leading player in the rough and polished diamond market, as well as a precision jewelry manufacturer, has announced the formation of a strategic partnership with Gems One Corporation, a New York City based fine jewelry supplier, designed to facilitate the distribution of its products through American independent jewelry stores. According to Ashit Parikh, President of Emby International, the distribution arm for the Diarough Group: “With Gems One we see an excellent opportunity for growth through their existing distribution channel. Further, by providing Gems One’s customers with the high-tech manufacturing and diamond cutting technologies that have made us a leading global provider, we hope to help strengthen their businesses in their local markets. And with Gems One’s senior management team’s demonstrated understanding of the American market, we trust them to fully utilize our strengths to create synergies at every level.”

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