Gemvision's Matrix 9.0 software features improved modeling and additional new tools.

New Matrix

Gemvision, part of the Stuller family of companies, has released a new version of their award-winning Matrix 9.0 and Clayoo 2.5 software. The new version introduces new Smart Tools, Texture Builders and improved modeling as well as seamless manufacturing integration. gemvision.com/m9

Catch You at Camp

The 39th Annual Antique Jewelry & Art Conference (nicknamed “Jewelry Camp”) will be held Aug. 4-6 at Hofstra University in Long Island, NY. This year’s Jewelry Camp features Ulysses Grant Dietz, Dr. Géza von Habsburg and Benjamin Macklowe. jewelrycamp.org

Ack the Deck 

Shane Decker and Jim Ackerman will hold  sessions of their successful “Ack The Deck” Ultimate Jewelry Sales and Marketing Boot Camp in Denver, CO, on Aug. 2-3 and Atlanta, GA, on August 9-10. ultimatejewelrysalesbootcamp.com

Wheat for AIGS

The Asian Institute of Gemological Sciences has appointed Barbara Wheat, a 2003 graduate of the AIGS Accredited Gemologist program, as its new president. Career highlights include serving as managing director of Jewelry Trade Publications and executive VP of the Natural Color Diamond Association. aigsthailand.com

Get Lit

Lighting4Diamonds, a company known for its jewelry-perfect lighting solutions, is now able to provide clients with two new services: design planning and custom showcase creation. thejewelrylightingexperts.com


This article originally appeared in the June 2017 edition of INSTORE.