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A Roger Dery Charity Worth Supporting, Appraisal Scholarship and More November Service News

Plus expert jewelry advisory services from SimplexDiam.

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Dream Team

SimplexDiam, Inc. and Eaton Hudson Jewelry have joined forces to offer to a larger client base than ever before. This dream team offers guidance and assistance to store owners in times of transition, whether they are seeking to turn around a business, sell off unwanted inventory, or even liquidate an entire store.

simplexdiam.com, eatonhudson.com

Shining Legacy

Roger Dery’s nonprofit firm, Gem Legacy, aims to support East African development.

Renowned gem cutter Roger Dery’s new nonprofit, Gem Legacy, allows people to support education, vocational training and local economies in East African mining communities.

gemlegacy.org

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With the Band

In honor of engagement season, Tacori is offering a special incentive: the “Wedding Band Welcome.” For a limited time, customers who purchase a Tacori engagement ring will be welcomed into the Tacori family with savings on a Tacori wedding band.

tacori.com

Aspire to Appraise

The National Association of Jewelry Appraisers (NAJA) will award a scholarship for one lucky student to attend their winter conference. The 51st Annual ACE It Winter Educational Conference will be held Feb. 3-4, 2019, in Tucson, AZ.

najaappraisers.com

Red Hot

Connoisseurs Products Corporation has redesigned the classic red package of its jewelry cleaners. The new packaging is just as eye-catching as the original, but features bolder graphics, easier-to-read instructions and large visual indicators to help hurried consumers choose the right product.

connoisseurs.com

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Become A Wizard, Newest Updates and More Service News This Month

Boost your business with these new offerings.

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Fish Your Wish

Salmon Gold is a new initiative from RESOLVE that is dedicated to the careful re-mining and restoration of Alaskan streams and fish habitats that were negatively affected by past mining operations. Gold from this worthwhile project is already in the supply chains of Tiffany & Co. and Apple. resolve.ngo

Become A Wizard

Gemewizard, a leader in digital solutions for the analysis, description, pricing and trading of colored gemstones and colored diamonds, has launched Gem Color Academy, a new interactive online course for colored stone grading. Includes comprehensive online resources as well as course notes, at-home gem kit, and one year Gemewizard subscription. gemcoloracademy.com

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Refreshed Reporting

The Jewelers Board of Trade (JBT) has released an updated version of its Credit Report. After a full redesign, the new JBT Credit Report features a convenient front-page overview section, new charts, and live linking of summary information to its source. jewelersboard.com

Thinking Pink

The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) has released a software update for its GIA iD100 gem testing device. With the update, the GIA iD100 can now distinguish natural pink diamonds from lab-grown (HPHT and CVD) diamonds and diamond simulants. gia.edu

24K Winners

Congratulations to the Jewelers 24 Karat Club of Southern California’s 2019 Honorees! The organization recently honored Bill Jones of Sissy’s Log Cabin and Ruben Bindra of B & B Fine Gems for Excellence in Service and presented a Lifetime Achievement Award to Terry Chandler of Diamond Council of America. jewelers24kclub.com

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Upcoming Trade Shows, Stuller’s Newest Catalog and More Service News

Dates are almost here.

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Antique Extravaganza Upcoming

The Original Miami Beach Antique Show (OMBAS) returns to the Miami Beach Convention Center Jan. 4-8, 2020. Make the most of it by getting tickets to attend the spectacular Jewelry History Series; it’s an unmissable two-day educational conference that precedes OMBAS on Jan. 3-4. originalmiamibeachantiqueshow.com

Certain Certification

The Jewelry Appraisal and Gemological Institute (JAGi) has announced an expansion of their services to the entire retail jewelry industry. The JAGi CardCert report offers an independent, third-party diamond grade and appraisal for jewelry stores seeking to sell both inside their physical locations and to customers online. jagilab.com

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Plumbing New Heights

The Plumb Club now requires its members to become Certified Members of the Responsible Jewelry Council (RJC). That means all Plumb Club member products are produced in accordance with the RJC Code of Practices. responsiblejewellery.com

An Incredible Journey

The Diamond Producers Association’s (DPA) Real is Rare, Real is a Diamond platform has released their latest campaign: “The Diamond Journey.” This multimedia campaign tells the epic journey of a natural diamond. Video and social media assets available through DPA. realisadiamond.com

Hot off the Press

Stuller, Inc. has released their third and most extensive catalog of the year, Jewelry 2020-2021! Launched just in time for the holiday season, this fresh volume offers more than 1,000 new items, including a separate birthstone section, trending personalized styles, new chains and more. stuller.com

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Jewelry Pro Gear

From Gem-Covered Leggings to a New Diamond Screening Tool, You Need This Stuff for Your Store

These are the latest tools and baubles for jewelry pros.

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Darling Dish

This adorable hand-painted kitty cat ring dish is adorned with golden accents and the itty-bitty footprints of the tiniest feline you can imagine. Perfect for jewelry lovers or cat enthusiasts.

$15

etsy.com/shop/mspotterceramics

Creating Cartier

THE CARTIERS: The Untold Story Of The Family Behind The Jewellery Empire is a unique and enlightening deep dive into this illustrious family written by Francesca Cartier Brickell, a direct descendant of that legendary lineage, using long-lost family letters, journals, and photos. An incomparable portrait of a dynamic jewelry dynasty.

$35

the-cartiers.com

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Mini Magic

Need to screen for laboratory-grown CVD and HPHT diamonds but don’t have a lot of counter space to spare? DRC Techno’s petite powerhouse, the J-Mini, delivers DRC Techno’s dependable diamond-screening technology at space-conscious dimensions.

$5,999

drctechno.com

I Need a Hero

Perfect for active jewelry lovers, RingHero is a secure zippered wristband that lets you keep your rings close to hand but off of your fingers. Never leave your treasures alone in a locker room again! Inquire for wholesale pricing.

$19.99

yourringhero.com

 

Gems for Your Gams

Cold weather is leggings season, and we can’t think of a better way to make it through chilly days than by treating your lower body to these gem-printed leggings! Cozy, colorful, and fun.

$88

tashkabybeatrice.com

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