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Reason to Hope: Jewelry industry steps up to help natural disaster victims

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Sandy Jones jewelry career comes full circle

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The psychology of the allure of gold

The psychology of the allure of gold

When you think of the color gold, images of grandeur and extravagance are likely to come to mind.

For millennia, the metal has adorned crowns and hilts of swords. It has been used to enhance paintings and ornaments to increase their value.

In some cult...

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Initiatives in Art & Culture announces 19th Annual Fashion + Design Conference: “White: Palette, Prism, Possibility”

Initiatives in Art & Culture announces 19th Annual Fashion + Design Conference: “White: Palette, Prism, Possibility”

Conference to be held November 10 & 11, 2017 at CUNY Graduate Center, New York City

Initiatives in Art & Culture (IAC), an organization committed to educating diverse audiences in the fine, decorative, and visual arts, has announced their 19th...

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Paul Machiels, owner of Charms Plus, to retire 37-year industry veteran seeking to sell wholesale business

Paul Machiels, owner of Charms Plus, to retire 37-year industry veteran seeking to sell wholesale business

Paul Machiels, who has spent the last 37 years selling jewelry, chains, and charms to retail stores, has announced his retirement. His announcement coincides with his intention to sell JKM Enterprises, parent company of Charms Plus, to interested buy...

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Merit Diamond introduces MFIT®

Merit Diamond introduces MFIT®

Innovative men’s wedding bands designed with maximum comfort in mind

Merit® Diamond, manufacturers of the popular, luxurious diamond fashion line Sirena®, has developed and tested their supremely comfortable men’s MFIT® wedding band line over the past...

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Alamea Hawaii’s appeal washes deep into America with elegance & beauty of the sea

Alamea Hawaii’s appeal washes deep into America with elegance & beauty of the sea

One doesn’t have to live in paradise to appreciate and crave a piece of it. With this in mind, Alamea Hawaii brings the beauty of Hawaii and beyond to inner America with elegant and fashionable designs for jewelers and retailers, inspired by the most...

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The psychology of the allure of gold

5 DAYS AGO
The psychology of the allure of gold

When you think of the color gold, images of grandeur and extravagance are likely to come to mind.

For millennia, the metal has adorned crowns and hilts of swords. It has been used to enhance paintings and ornaments to increase their value.

In some cultures, gold is a predominant feature of festivals a...

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Scientists believe cosmic collision reveals origins of gold

5 DAYS AGO
Scientists believe cosmic collision reveals origins of gold

WASHINGTON (AP) — It was a faint signal, but it told of one of the most violent acts in the universe, and it would soon reveal secrets of the cosmos, including how gold was created.

Astronomers around the world reacted to the signal quickly, focusing telescopes located on every continent and even in ...

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Initiatives in Art & Culture announces 19th Annual Fashion + Design Conference: “White: Palette, Prism, Possibility”

5 DAYS AGO
Initiatives in Art & Culture announces 19th Annual Fashion + Design Conference: “White: Palette, Prism, Possibility”

Conference to be held November 10 & 11, 2017 at CUNY Graduate Center, New York City

Initiatives in Art & Culture (IAC), an organization committed to educating diverse audiences in the fine, decorative, and visual arts, has announced their 19th Annual Fashion + Design Conference will be held N...

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Andie Weinman sparkles in the City of Gold

12 DAYS AGO
Andie Weinman sparkles in the City of Gold

Preferred Jewelers International CEO shares info on PJI and successful American retail strategies in Dubai

The City of Gold was the international backdrop for the Gemological Science International (GSI) presentation on ‘The Successful American Retail Strategies’ during DMCC Dubai on September 12, 201...

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Paul Machiels, owner of Charms Plus, to retire 37-year industry veteran seeking to sell wholesale business

21 DAYS AGO
Paul Machiels, owner of Charms Plus, to retire 37-year industry veteran seeking to sell wholesale business

Paul Machiels, who has spent the last 37 years selling jewelry, chains, and charms to retail stores, has announced his retirement. His announcement coincides with his intention to sell JKM Enterprises, parent company of Charms Plus, to interested buyers. His book of business continues to be lucrativ...

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Patrick Retzer joins the Color Merchants/Brevani family as V.P. of Sales

26 DAYS AGO
Patrick Retzer joins the Color Merchants/Brevani family as V.P. of Sales

(NEW YORK) - Brevani, the branded division of Color Merchants Inc. has announced they’ll be bringing on industry veteran Patrick Retzer to head up their sales division and oversee the brands direction.

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Merit Diamond introduces MFIT®

5 DAYS AGO
Merit Diamond introduces MFIT®

Innovative men’s wedding bands designed with maximum comfort in mind

Merit® Diamond, manufacturers of the popular, luxurious diamond fashion line Sirena®, has developed and tested their supremely comfortable men’s MFIT® wedding band line over the past 5 years. The patented brand provides men with “no...

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GN Diamond offering free Gemprint on all diamonds

12 DAYS AGO
GN Diamond offering free Gemprint on all diamonds

GN Diamond listens to the common pain points experienced by jewelers on a daily basis. Internet shopping is one of the biggest obstacles expressed by the brick and mortar store. By offering added value and annual savings through Gemprint, jewelers are now armed with a point of distinction against th...

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Furry friends on the job: Loki - Kingsbury Designs & Repairs, Clinton, Mississippi

5 DAYS AGO
Furry friends on the job: Loki - Kingsbury Designs & Repairs, Clinton, Mississippi

 

This is Loki. Loki works for David at Kingsbury Designs & Repairs in Clinton, Mississippi. David says Loki was named after the evil brother of Thor, but his customers love him anyway.

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Furry friends on the job: Larry at Douglas Jeweler in Hartford, Wisconsin

12 DAYS AGO
Furry friends on the job: Larry at Douglas Jeweler in Hartford, Wisconsin

Say hello to Larry, the mini golden doodle. Larry loves going to work with his “dad” and “grandpa” at Douglas Jeweler in Hartford, Wisconsin. Larry likes wearing his finest clothes to work and always greets everyone with a tail wag and kisses!

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The Marketing Minute: Trend Spotting

5 DAYS AGO

Marketing specialist George Prout produces a weekly marketing advice video for retail jewelers, The Monday Morning Marketing Minute. He’s generously agreed to let us share them with our eWeekly readers.

 

Click here  to see more of George Prout’s The Marketing Minute

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The Marketing Minute: Pricing Strategy

12 DAYS AGO

Marketing specialist George Prout produces a weekly marketing advice video for retail jewelers, The Monday Morning Marketing Minute. He’s generously agreed to let us share them with our eWeekly readers.

 

Click here  to see more of George Prout’s The Marketing Minute

 

 

 

 

 

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Ashi Diamonds Launches “Galaxy of Stars” Fine Jewelry 2010 Catalog

(NEW YORK) - Ashi Diamonds is pleased to announce the release of its new and exciting “Galaxy of Stars” Fine Jewelry 2010 Catalog, showcasing an amazing assortment of elegant bridal sets, engagement rings, anniversary bands, and an extensive collection of pendants, earrings, bracelets, vibrant color gemstones and fashionable fine jewelry of all descriptions and value. This catalog is a comprehensive collection of many of the jewelry products that Ashi Diamonds manufactures and stocks for overnight delivery.

Ashi-Nov“For over a quarter of a century, we have dedicated ourselves to serving the fine jewelry needs of the independent retail jeweler,” says Rajeev Pandya, Partner of Ashi Diamonds. “We’re delighted to present this ‘Galaxy of Stars’ Fine Jewelry 2010 Catalog, a one-stop shopping and perfect over-the-counter resource for our retail partners to close more sales and convert their prospects into buyers.”

This remarkable catalog is the result of many years of jewelry experience, dedication to excellence and an overwhelming desire to help independent retail jewelers find exactly what their customers are looking for.

Whether customers desire timeless traditional jewelry or new cutting edge designs, the “Galaxy of Stars” collection showcases an exquisite array of quality jewelry that reflects the very best in fine craftsmanship and modern jewelry design.

This 160 page, color Ashi catalog includes more than 2,500 fine jewelry styles presented in a visually elegant layout alongside beautiful orchid flowers, making it an attractive and ideal resource for over the counter selling.  This catalog will enable independent retail jewelers to virtually extend their store’s inventory to over 2,500 fine jewelry styles - most available for overnight delivery for their customers to view and purchase.

For approved retailers, the Ashi catalog will also be available in a complimentary Customized & Branded version, which will be printed with their company logo and store information on the front & back covers.

Additionally approved retailers will also get a complimentary Customized & Branded interactive digital ECatalog that can be linked from their existing website. This interactive digital ECatalog will enable their website visitors to browse and flip thorough the entire Ashi catalog by exploring high quality images embedded in an electronic catalog, page by page, helping to turn browsers into buyers.

Ashi Diamonds is one of the premier diamond jewelry manufacturers servicing the independent jewelers in North America. A fully integrated jewelry company, Ashi has been one of the most trusted and widely respected names in the diamond and jewelry business for more than 25 years.

“Ashi is a vertically integrated jewelry company with offices and manufacturing facilities in USA, China and India which enables us to efficiently supply our customers with the latest in fine jewelry and offer exceptional value for their money,” says Sanjay Pandya, Partner of Ashi Diamonds. “We maintain a unique relationship with our valued customers, giving each one the utmost personal attention they deserve.”

Along with the beautiful styling and selection, the sell through on Ashi’s jewelry is outstanding when properly backed by Ashi’s integrated and extensive marketing programs that include customized brochures & flyers, ecommerce websites & digital ecatalogs, POS display trays & POP kits, TV & print ads, postcards & direct mail, posters & billboards, duratrans & counter cards, and DVD loops & digital images.

For more information on Ashi Diamonds’ “Galaxy of Stars” Fine Jewelry 2010 Catalog or to request a copy of the catalog, please call 800-622-ASHI or your regional Ashi sales representative or visit www.AshiDiamonds.com.


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