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2015_3_26_KaleyCuocoNS

Celebrity News From Norman Silverman, Le Vian, Doves, Royal Jewelry, More

Kaley Cuoco in Norman Silverman

New York, NY—Actress Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting, best known for her role as Penny in television's The Big Bang Theory, wore Norman Silverman Diamonds’ earrings to the 23rd Annual "A Night At Sardi's" on March 18, to benefit The Alzheimer's Association.

 

 

 

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2015_3_26_BarbaraWheat

How To Protect Your Reputation Before It Gets Damaged

Merrick, NY—It’s no secret that luxury consumers care more about sustainability issues than ever before, and they demand their brands and retailers do business in a way that supports their beliefs in social and environmental responsibility. They’re also not shy about heaping public shame on a...

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2015_3_26_Onboarding

Welcome Aboard! Steps To Help A Good Candidate Become A Great Hire

Merrick, NY—You’ve hired a new employee. You’ve put a lot of time and effort into the search, the interview, and the reference checking. You’re as sure as you can be that you found the best candidate for the position--there are still some very important steps you must take to ensure the new hire...

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2015_3_26_Charles_Garnier

Industry News: Silver Sales Gain Again; Edge Retail Academy Seminars; Sustainability Forum Set; More

U.S. Silver Jewelry Sales in 2014 Exceptional; Sixth Consecutive Year of Double Digit Growth           

New York, NY—“Silver Jewelry Sales Results,” a survey conducted by National Jeweler/Jewelers of America on behalf of the Silver Institute’s Silver Promotion Service, shows silver jewelry sales...

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Classified: Jewelry Showcases For Sale; Reps Wanted For New Silver Brand Entering US Market

Two Sets Of Jewelry Showcases For Sale

New York, NY—For sale in excellent condition: jewelry cases, 30 x 18 x 74 H. Custom wood, silver metal color, interior spotlights and mirror. Contact Icho Cohen, (646) 763-4494.

Jenks, OK—Custom wood cases in good condition, about 105 linear feet....

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2015_3_6_CORONETDiamondGuitar

Brand News From Coronet, Fana, Sarine, Forevermark, Kirk Kara, And Ritani

CORONET Makes History In Basel With Diamond Guitar

Basel, Switzerland—Aaron Shum Jewelry and its signature brand CORONET have created a special edition diamond Gibson guitar (left). The brand teamed up with Chow Tai Fook as its diamond partner to sponsor the stones, and Gibson Brands as sponsor...

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Video Recap! The Centurion 2015 Emerging Designer Awards and Opening Ceremony

Scottsdale, AZ--The 2015 Centurion Emerging Designer Award winners were announced during the opening ceremony and dinner on Tuesday, February 3 in Scottsdale, AZ. The three Emerging Designers for 2015 were Erica Sanchez-Hawkins, Tom Rucker, and Hector Hassey. The Emerging Designer Awards are...

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Special Video: The Centurion Design Awards and Vendors’ Choice Retail Awards Presentation

Scottsdale, AZ--The Centurion Design Awards and Vendors' Choice Retail Awards Dinner, sponsored by Veranda magazine, is an annual highlight of the Centurion Scottsdale Show. Click here to watch the full awards ceremony in this exclusive video recap. 

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2015_2_19_FSCover

Celebrity News From Frederic Sage, Doves, Le Vian, Sylvie Collection, Supreme Jewelry, More

Frederic Sage On Cover Of The Knot

Great Neck, NY—Frederic Sage’s “One and Only” Morganite ring made the front cover of the most recent edition of The Knot magazine.  The emerald-cut ring is shown in 18K pink and white Gold. The Knot also showcased Frederic Sage’s mini ”Blossom” bridal ring, an...

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2015_2_19_Baileys_Fine_Jewelry_logo

Every Woman Wants A Bailey Box!

Raleigh, NC—It's not often you see a web address for a jewelry store without the word "jewelry" or "jeweler" in it. But Bailey's Fine Jewelers, often just referred to as 'Bailey's,' is one: www.baileybox.com.

"Locally, for decades, that's been our slogan," says third generation jeweler Trey...

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2015_3_19_Storm_Chasers_Ring

Retail News: Storm Chasers’ Championship Rings Are A Home Run At Borsheims

Omaha, NE—The 2014 national championship ring for the Omaha Storm Chasers baseball team was unveiled last week at Borsheims’ Regency Court location. The Storm Chasers are the Triple-A minor league affiliate of the Kansas City Royals. This is the Storm Chasers’ second consecutive Triple-A National...

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2014_12_11_MatthewPerosi

10 Ground Rules For Employees Using Social Media

Totowa, NJ—Many retail jewelers still struggle managing the time it takes to promote themselves on social media. Unfortunately, even though you can hire an agency to manage your social accounts, the best way to engage your customers is to establish your brand's own online identity. It's difficult...

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2015_3_19_List

Seven Easy Tips To Boost Productivity

Redmond, WA—Matt Heinz, president and founder of Heinz Marketing, is a nationally recognized author and blogger on the subject of increased productivity and results. In a recent whitepaper titled Secrets to Productivity, Work/Life Balance, and Success, he offers multiple tips for increasing...

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2015_3_19_CharlesStanley

Forevermark Launches Pilot E-Commerce And Diamond-Buying Programs For Jeweler Partners

Orlando, FLAt its 2015 Forevermark Forum last week, the brand launched a facilitated e-commerce pilot program that allows its partners to be wherever the Forevermark customer shops, whether online or in-store. The new Forevermark e-commerce allows retailers to exponentially grow their range of...

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2014_3_19_SmashAndGrab

Industry News: Crime Is Down But Stolen Value Up; Average Engagement Ring Price Rises; More

JSA: Crime Incidents Down, But Smash-And-Grab Value Up in 2014

New York, NY—The number of total crimes against the jewelry industry dropped slightly in 2014, but the dollar value of all losses rose by 17%, according to figures released last week by the Jewelers Security Alliance. 2014 saw 1,381...

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2015_3_19_NanisModel

Brand News: Nanis At 25; Rahaminov Moves; Popular UK Designer Sets Sights On USA; More

Nanis Celebrates 25 Years With New Collections

Vicenza, Italy—Nanis is celebrating its 25th anniversary with the introduction of two new collections, Cachmere and Trasformista. Nanis founder and principal designer Laura Bicego is a second-generation jeweler whose signature style incorporates...

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Classified: Gregg Ruth And Rudolf Friedmann Need Sales Reps

Gregg Ruth Needs Experienced Reps

Malibu, CA—Gregg Ruth is currently seeking experienced sales representatives for the Southeast and Midwest territories. These positions would focus on maintaining existing and developing new Independent Accounts across the territories. We offer the retailer a...

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2015_3_12_JLoDoves

Celebrity News: J. Lo In Brands You Know; Sasha Primak’s Wedding Style; MOFY Star In Doves

J. Lo In Brands You Know

Los Angeles, CA--Jennifer Lopez wore Doves “ear floater” earrings (left) for her new music video, Feel the Light. She also posted exclusive behind the scenes images on her social media, which show off our earrings. 

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2015_3_12_FaceJewelry

Fall Fashion Report: Jewelry Goes Big!

Merrick, NY—All the pent-up frustration of never seeing much (or any) jewelry on the fashion runways is over. Fashion Month—the four weeks of ready-to-wear runway shows in New York, London, Milan, and Paris—boasted some seriously big, in-your-face jewelry.

We mean that in the literal sense. As in,...

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