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On the Road with Rob Phillips - The Techie Road Warrior

For those of us sales reps who are veterans of the road, we have fond memories of quaint ways of getting phone messages.  In the early 1980s my first answering machine was from Radio Shack and I had to call it from the road and make a unique high pitched sound with a hand held device right into the phone receiver.  And that was just the beginning of the hoops I had to jump thru to hear all the messages while writing them down.


Jewelers Vigilance Committee publishes new guide on FTC Platinum Amendments

The Jewelers Vigilance Committee (JVC) has released “The Essential Guide to the U.S. Trade in Platinum Jewelry” (Essential Guide) to clarify Federal Trade Commission’s 2010 amendments to the Platinum Section of the Guides for the Jewelry, Precious Metal and Pewter Industries. This Essential Guide explains these revised standards, and what they mean in practical terms for those who manufacture, promote and sell platinum jewelry. This Essential Guide is the newest addition to JVC’s series of Essential Guides and was underwritten by a grant from Platinum Guild International USA.

MJSA announces 2011 Vision Awards Design Competition

Association adds new category for custom designing retailers

(ATTLEBORO FALLS, Mass.) - The 20th annual MJSA Vision Awards Competition is now open to receive entries, according to Manufacturing Jewelers and Suppliers of America (MJSA), the U.S. trade association for jewelry makers, designers, and related suppliers. The awards celebrate outstanding talent in the field of jewelry design.

MJSA creates affordable “Artisan” membership category

New category extends informational benefits to smaller companies

(ATTLEBORO FALLS, Mass.) - Manufacturing Jewelers & Suppliers of America (MJSA) has introduced a new “Artisan” membership category, providing a cost-effective way for smaller jewelry makers to take advantage of the association’s many informational benefits.

ACE™ It Conferences by NAJA - Appraisers continuing education

The National Association of Jewelry Appraisers' (NAJA) 32nd Annual Mid-Year Conference will be held in San Diego, CA, August 15- 18, 2009 at the Town & Country Resort & Convention Center.

The appraisal organization dedicated exclusively to gems and jewelry presents an outstanding program to assist the professional appraiser's continuing education and an unparalleled networking experience.

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