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JA now accepting GEM Awards nominations

Nominations accepted in four categories including a new GEM Award for Retail Innovation

Gem(NEW YORK) - Jewelers of America (JA) has announced that submissions are being accepted in four categories for the 16th Annual GEM Awards gala taking place on January 19, 2018, at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York. GEM Awards, a premier jewelry industry accolade gala, honors the achievements of individuals and companies whose work raises the visibility of fine jewelry and watches.

Southern Jewelers Guild reviews popular industry Facebook groups

It’s been about 6 months since I first wrote about the industry-only, closed Facebook group named Jewelers Helping Jewelers. In the last 6 months, it has been my pleasure to watch this group continue to flourish, and grow from the 3500 members it had when I first wrote about it, to where it stands now, which is over 6,800 members at press time.

Artist donates paintings to benefit Jewelers for Children

JFCNoted jewelry designer and artist Reena Ahluwalia has donated two original, museum quality paintings to be auctioned at the Jewelers for Children (JFC) Facets of Hope event in Las Vegas. The paintings, Portal of Empowerment and Brilliance Pink Diamond, show highly nuanced, hyper-realistic diamonds with ultra-magnified facets.

JA applauds re-introduction of bipartisan sales tax fairness bills

jewelers of america e(NEW YORK) - Jewelers of America (JA), the national trade association for businesses serving the fine jewelry marketplace, welcomes the growing momentum toward passage of sales tax fairness on Capitol Hill. On April 27 the Remote Transactions Parity Act (RTPA) was reintroduced in the U.S. House of Representatives, while the Senate re-introduced the Marketplace Fairness Act (MFA).