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Video: Raele Sabounjian of A. Link

Las Vegas, NV--Raele Sabounjian, marketing director for A. Link & Co., shows the latest diamond designs for holiday selling. Click here to watch.

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Op Ed: Why Social Media Matters For Your Business

Merrick, NY--It's so easy to get caught up in the "how" of doing social media effectively, not to mention that we got the point that we should be doing it--that we can sometimes forget why social media even matters at all. So the next time you're trying to figure out the latest twist on...

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Celebrity News From Le Vian, Penny Preville, and Bizzotto

Ronda Rousey In Bizzotto

Hollywood, CA—Actress and Olympic judo champion Ronda Rousey wore Bizzotto jewels during the week of promotional appearances gearing up to the opening of The Expendables 3. For the August 11 premiere at the TLC Chinese Theater she wore the Impero ring and earrings in...

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Free Webinar Offers Tactics For Better, More Successful Holiday Email Marketing

Atlanta, GA—Silverpop, the digital marketing software division of IBM, is offering a free webinar with tips and techniques to get better results from holiday email marketing campaigns. The webinar will be held Thursday, August 28 at 2:00 p.m. eastern time.

To ensure you're optimizing your...

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Classified: Wholesale Watch Industry Veteran Seeks New Opportunity

Minneapolis, MN—Wholesale watch industry veteran with 15+ years of experienced with some of the finest branded watch lines is available for a new opportunity in watch / jewelry or any combination thereof.  My experience, customer base, and service along with a keen understanding of retail...

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H2 Events, Haiming Int’l Expo Group Announce April 2015 Beijing Show For Wealthy Chinese Consumers

Beijing, China—H2 Events, founder and 14-year organizer of the highly successful Centurion Jewelry Show in Scottsdale, Arizona plus other cities, and Chinese organizer Haiming International Exhibition Group, have announced the formation of an exciting new joint venture to produce the WEST MEETS...

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Brand and Industry News: Greg Davis To GN Diamond; AGS Opens LA Take-In Window; More

Greg Davis Joins GN Diamonds

Philadelphia, PA—Greg Davis has joined GN Diamonds as an account executive. To contact him, call (248) 760-7987 or email greg@gndiamond.com.

 

AGS Labs Adds Los Angeles Take-In Window

Las Vegas, NV—The American Gem Society Laboratories will open a take-in...

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How To Find, Identify, And Hire The Right Retail Sales Talent To Grow Your Revenue

Boston, MA—Almost 60% of the salespeople working in the luxury jewelry industry shouldn’t be.

They’re not bad people. They’re honest, ethical, and even genuinely nice. But they shouldn’t be selling anything, let alone a luxury product, because they don’t have the inherent wiring necessary to...

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Celebrity News: Daisy Fuentes in Le Vian; Kesha In Sylvie Collection

Kesha In Sylvie Collection

Hollywood, CA—Pop singer Kesha (left) wore a Sylvie Collection ring in yellow gold with lemon quartz and diamond during last weekend's episode of Rising Star.  She also wore a Daniel Gibbings beaded bracelet, and Lance Fischer earrings and a necklace, all featuring...

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T-Bird Jewels: Once Jeweler To Elvis And Liberace, Now A Favorite For Sin City Locals

Las Vegas, NV—T-Bird Jewels, in the Summerlin area of Las Vegas has a history chock full of beautiful jewels, celebrities and old Vegas. The Centurion caught up with second-generation jeweler Darryl Kulwin recently to find out about his business.

"Our business was started in 1962 by my father,...

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Corinne Jewelers Re-Opens, Re-Brands

Toms River, NJ—Corinne Jewelers officially reopened July 31 with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at its newly remodeled location at 917 North Main Street (Route 166), serving customers in Ocean and Monmouth counties.

Reopen, of course, is a relative term, as the store has been thriving. The event...

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Modern Day Selling: Lessons Learned While Fishing, Part II

Tallahassee, FL—In the first article of our series, we discussed the concepts of successful fishing and how it relates to the sales floor. To recap, three important things lead to success in fishing: the right location, the right equipment, and the right bait. If you are missing any one of these,...

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Industry News: JA Taps Borsheims’ Goracke; Banker Anna Martin Joins GIA; Ivory Bans In NY, NJ; More

Karen Goracke, Borsheims’ President And CEO, Joins JA Board

Omaha, NE—Karen Goracke (left), president and CEO of Borsheims, was elected to the Jewelers of America board of directors at JA’s semi-annual board meeting in July. She will serve through 2017.

Goracke began her career at Borsheims...

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Brand News From Goldstein Diamonds, Mark Patterson, Alpina, Frederique Constant, Mastoloni, More

Product Spotlight: Goldstein’s Three-Stone Diamond Ring

Scottsdale, AZ—Goldstein Diamonds introduces this platinum, 18k gold and yellow gold three-stone ring featuring a fancy yellow radiant cut diamond, 8.10 cts., set between two trapezoid-cut white diamonds, 0.80 cts. Suggested retail,...

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Classified: Belle Etoile Seeks Reps; Gordon Bros. Needs Special Event Coordinators; More

Belle Étoile Seeks Talented Independent Reps

San Francisco, CA—Designer jewelry brand Belle Étoile is looking for talented independent representatives for multiple US territories. Please email résumé to careers@belleetoilejewelry.com or call 415.626.9223.

 

Gordon Co. Seeks Special Events...

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Diamond Update: Prices Drop In July; Four Rare Reds Among 2014 Argyle Pink Diamond Tender

Diamond Prices Down 2.4% in July

New York, NY—Certified polished diamond prices for most sizes fell during July, according to the latest figures from Rapaport. The RapNet Diamond Index (RAPI) for 1-carat certified polished diamonds fell 2.4% during July, RAPI for 0.30-ct. diamonds declined...

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Video: Hanna Weiss of H. Weiss Debuts High-Fashion Diamond Rings in Las Vegas

Las Vegas, NV--Award-winning designer Hanna Weiss of H. Weiss debuts a line of avant-garde two-finger rings in gold, black rhodium, and black and white diamond during JCK Luxury. Click here to watch.

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Video: Eduardo Bruner of Brumani Shows New Luxury Color Collection

Las Vegas, NV--Eduardo Bruner of Brumani, offers an exclusive video tour of the Brazilian jewelry house's new luxury color gemstone collections. Click here to watch.

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Are The Right Customers Seeing Your Facebook Posts? Experts Tell How To Make Sure They Do

Merrick, NY—Facebook has been a boon to the jewelry industry. Indeed, a study by L2 Thinktank, the digital marketing research firm, shows the jewelry and watch category has the highest level of engagement on social media of any luxury category.

But what’s the most effective way to use Facebook?...

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