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Diamond Producers Association’s 5 Essential Truths for Natural & Laboratory-Grown Diamonds

The Diamond Producers Association (DPA), an organization comprised of seven of the world’s leading diamond companies with a mission to maintain and enhance consumer demand for, and confidence in, diamonds to ensure the long term sustainability of the industry, has released a list of 5 essential truths for both natural & laboratory-grown diamonds.

Rembrandt Charms announces new pricing

Rembrandt(WILLIAMSVILLE, N.Y.) - Rembrandt Charms continues to strengthen its products and services to stay ahead of the ever-changing jewelry environment. Over the past four years they have been working on updating charms to provide retail jewelers with the best quality possible. With all the improvement comes a new price structure for Rembrandt Charms, effective October 16th. These price adjustments are designed to help lower gold charm prices, maintain retail jewelers’ profit margin, increase sales and make karat gold charms more affordable.

New mineral named in honor of gemology pioneer

GIA scientist discovers ‘Crowningshieldite’

(CARLSBAD, Calif.) - Researchers at GIA (Gemological Institute of America), in collaboration with researchers at the University of Padova, recently discovered crowningshieldite, a new mineral named in honor of G. Robert Crowningshield, a pioneering figure in gemological research for more than 50 years at GIA.

JA announces Consumer Marketing Initiative

JAIndustry Pioneer Program developed, consumer campaign to launch in 2019

(NEW YORK) - Jewelers of America (JA) has announced the association will be coordinating the launch of a consumer marketing program in 2019. The campaign will be an industry-wide collaboration to increase consumer desire for jewelry and drive jewelry sales by promoting the unique and emotional aspects of jewelry ownership versus other disposable income purchases.