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Padgett elected President of NC Jewelers Association

Padgett elected President of NC Jewelers Association

The North Carolina Jewelers Association (NCJA) ann...

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Schnack’s Fine Jewelry turns 150

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From Vicenza with Love: At Oro International, Italian family values shine

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Mason-Kay Jade to make Atlanta Jewelry Show debut

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Researchers at the University of Southampton have found a prehistoric gold trade route between Ireland and southwest England. The route gives a glimps...

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Jewelers Mutual presents honors at National Sale Conference

Jewelers Mutual presents honors at National Sale Conference

(NEENAH, Wis.) - Jewelers Mutual Insurance Company recognized its top agencies and agents during the annual awards ceremony held at their National Sale...

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Ancient trade route shows gold's enduring power

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Ancient trade route shows gold's enduring power

Researchers at the University of Southampton have found a prehistoric gold trade route between Ireland and southwest England. The route gives a glimpse into how ancient cultures regarded gold.

A new study has shed more light on how the value of gold has endured – and changed – since ancient times.

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Colorado woman finds 8.52 carat diamond in Arkansas state park

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Colorado woman finds 8.52 carat diamond in Arkansas state park

MURFREESBORO, Ark. –  An 8.52 carat diamond has been found by a Colorado woman at Arkansas' Crater of Diamonds State Park at Murfreesboro.

Park officials said Friday that the gem found by Bobbie Oskarson of Longmont, Colorado, is the fifth largest diamond found since the park was established in 1972....

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From Jewels to Tools: Ivan Levi to speak on enhancing business practices at RJO Show in August

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From Jewels to Tools: Ivan Levi to speak on enhancing business practices at RJO Show in August

(HIGHLAND PARK, Ill.) - The jewelry industry has seen changes in the way business is being done since the advent of the Internet, and especially since the economic downturn began in 2007. Ivan Levi’s quest to find answers to questions about these changes led him to discover how one specific, yet easy...

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Rings of Strength collects over $60,000 for JFC

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Rings of Strength collects over $60,000 for JFC

(NEW YORK) - Jewelers for Children (JFC) held the 3rd Annual Rings of Strength Tour on Thursday, May 28, at Mandalay Bay Resort Casino in Las Vegas, NV. More than 125 participants assembled at 5:30 a.m. to either walk or run 5K, or bike one of two courses, a leisurely 15K route or a challenging 50K r...

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Padgett elected President of NC Jewelers Association

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Padgett elected President of NC Jewelers Association

The North Carolina Jewelers Association (NCJA) announced that Brad Padgett, an independent jeweler and native of Jacksonville, North Carolina, is the new president of the statewide association. His two-year term of office as the organization’s president began May 16.

Padgett graduated with a B.S.B.A....

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Two Houston jewelers named Distinction Winners in Houston Better Business Bureau Awards for Excellence

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Two Houston jewelers named Distinction Winners in Houston Better Business Bureau Awards for Excellence

(HOUSTON, Tex.) - Houston Jewelry and Jewelry Judge Ben Gordon were among the businesses recognized at the annual Houston Better Business Bureau Awards of Excellence held in May. Both businesses were named Distinction Winners, a designation awarded to businesses that maintain a superior commitment to...

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In tune with the times? New Unisex Ring Collection keeps the beat

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In tune with the times? New Unisex Ring Collection keeps the beat

Designed by Elaine of Esprit Creations

New to SJTA and the Atlanta Jewelry Show, family business Esprit Creations has been successfully manufacturing and wholesaling fine sterling silver jewelry with genuine gemstones for over 2 decades. Standing apart from the ordinary, their wide selection of exclu...

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Mason-Kay Jade to make Atlanta Jewelry Show debut

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Mason-Kay Jade to make Atlanta Jewelry Show debut

Mason-Kay Jade has been a leading fine jade jewelry wholesaler/supplier/designer in the United States since 1976. The company specializes in all natural (type “A”) jadeite jade fine jewelry, designed in-house by their exclusive designer Kristina and MK design team. Mason-Kay Jade is excited to intro...

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Tradeshows

 2015 Tradeshow Calendar

 

JANUARY

 

January 6-7
G&LW Show
Asheville, NC
U.S. Cellular Center Asheville
601.879.8832
www.glwshows.com


 January 9-11
G&LW Show
Orlando, FL-Osceola
Heritage Park
601.879.8832
www.glwshows.com


 January 18-20
JA New York Winter Show
New York, NY
Jacob JavitsConvention Center
888.562.4962
www.ja-newyork.com


 January 24-26
Jewelers International Showcase (JIS)
Miami Beach, FL–Miami
Beach Convention Center
561.998.0205
www.jisshow.com


 January 24-26
Retail Jewelers Organization
Spring Buying Show (RJO)
San Antonio, TX
HyattRegency San Antonio
800.247.1774
www.rjomembers.com


 January 30-February 3
The Original Miami Beach Antique Show
Miami Beach, FL Miami
Beach Convention Center
239.732.6642
www.usantiqueshows.com


 January 29-February 9
J.O.G.S. Tucson Gem & Jewelry Show
Tucson, AZ
Tucson Expo Center
213.629.3030
www.jogsshow.com


 January 31-February 13
G&LW Show
Tucson, AZ
The GEM Mall
601.879.8832
www.glwshows.com


 January 31- February 8
G&LW Show
Tucson, AZ
Holiday Inn - Palo Verde/Holidome
601.879.8832
www.glwshows.com

 

FEBRUARY

 

February 1-2
43rd ACE It Winter Conference
Tucson, AZ-Tucson
Convention Center
718.893.1536
www.najaappraisers.com


 February 1-2
Southeastern Jewelers Organization
Charlotte, NC
The Ballantyne
619.940.9225
www.sjobuyinggroup.com


 February 2-7
JCK Tucson
Tucson, AZ
JW Marriott Star Pass Resort
800.257.3626
www.tucson.jckonline.com


 February 3-8
AGTA Gem Fair Tucson
Tucson, AZ
Tucson Convention Center
214.742.4367
www.agta.org


February 3-8
GJX Gem & Jewelry Show
Tucson, AZ
GJX Pavilion
520.882.4200
www.gjxusa.com


 February 4-6
Centurion Jewelry Show
Scottsdale, AZ
Tucson Convention Center
888.427.4697
www.centurionjewelry.com


 February 21-25
Independent Jewelers Organization (IJO)
Palm Springs, CA
Convention Center and 4 hotels
203.846.4215
www.ijo.com


 February 28-March 2
SJTA Atlanta Jewelry Show
Atlanta, GA
Cobb Galleria
800.241.0399
www.atlantajewelryshow.com

 

MARCH

 

March 8-10
MJSA Expo New York
New York, NY
The Hilton NY
800.444.6572
www.mjsa.org


 March 20-22 (Fri-Sun)
GTS Greensboro Jewelry Expo
Greensboro, NC
Greensboro Coliseum
770.410.9771
www.gtshows.com


 March 28-30
GTS Florida Jewelry Expo
Orlando, FL
Osceola Heritage Park Exhibition Hall
770.410.9771
www.gtshows.com

 

 

APRIL

 

April 12-13
G&LW Show
Minneapolis, MN
Ramada Inn Mall of America
601.879.8832
www.glwshows.com


 April 17-19
G&LW Show
Detroit, MI
Embassy Suites Detroit-Livonia/Novi
601.879-8832
www.glwshows.com


 April 18-20
The Smart Jewelry Show
Chicago, IL
Chicago’s Navy Pier
212.981.9625
www.smartjewelryshow.com


 April 22-25
AGS Conclave
New Orleans, LA
Marriott New Orleans
702.255.6500
www.americangemsociety.org


 April 24-25
G&LW Show
West Springfield, MA
Eastern States Exposition
601.879.8832
www.glwshows.com


 April 25-27
Jewelers International Showcase (JIS)
Miami, FL
Miami Beach Convention Center
567.998.0205
www.jisshow.com

 

 

MAY

 

May 1-3
G&LW Show
Orlando, FL
Osceola Heritage Park
601.879.8832
www.glwshows.com


 May 8-10
G&LW Show
Franklin, NC
Watauga Festival Center
601.879.8832
www.glwshows.com


 May 17-20
Santa Fe Symposium
Albuquerque NM
Hotel Albuquerque
800.952.6222
www.santafesymposium.org


 May 25-28
G.L.D.A. Las Vegas Jewelry Show
Las Vegas, NV
Mirage Hotel and Casino
301-294-1640
www.intergem.com


 May 26-June 1
Luxury By JCK
Las Vegas, NV
Mandalay Bay Hotel and Convention Center
800.257.3626
www.luxury.jckonline.com


 May 28-June 1
AGTA GemFair at JCK
Las Vegas, NV
Mandalay Bay Hotel and Convention Center
800.257.3626
www.lasvegasshow.com


 May 30-June 1
GTS Greensboro Jewelry Expo
Greensboro, NC
Greensboro Coliseum
770.410.9771
www.gtshows.com


 May 29-June 1
Swiss Watch at JCK
Las Vegas, NV
Mandalay Bay Hotel and Convention Center
800.257.3626
www.luxury.jckonline.com


 May 29-June 1
JCK Las Vegas
Las Vegas, NV
Mandalay Bay Hotel & Convention Center
800.257.3626
www.lasvegas.jckonline.com

 

 

JUNE

 

June 27-29
GTS Florida Jewelry Expo
Kissimmee, FL
Osceola Heritage Park Exhibition Hall
770.410.9771
www.gtshows.com

 

JULY

 

July 10-12
G&LW Show
Livonia, MI
Embassy Suites
601.879.8832
www.glwshows.com


 July 23-26
G&LW Show
Franklin, NC
Watauga Festival Center
601.879.8832
www.glwshows.com


 July 25-29
Independent Jewelers Organization (IJO)
Nashville, TN
Marriott Nashville
203.846.4215
www.ijo.com


 July 26-28
JCK Luxury Privé
New York, NY
Waldorf Astoria
800.257.3626
luxuryprive.jckonline.com


 July 26-28
JA New York Summer Show
New York, NY
Jacob Javits Convention Center
888.562.4962
www.ja-newyork.com


 July 30-August 2
G&LW Show
Spruce Pine, NC
Pinebridge Executive Inn
601.879.8832
www.glwshows.com

 

 

AUGUST

 

August 1-3
RJO Fall Buying Show
St. Louis, MO-Renaissance St.
Louis Grand Hotel
800.247.1774
www.rjomembers.com


 August 1-3
GTS Greensboro Jewelry Expo
Greensboro, NC
Greensboro Coliseum Complex
770.410.9771
www.gtshows.com


 August 7-9
The Arkansas Jewelers Assoc.
Hot Springs, AR
The Arlington Hotel
800.241.0399
www.arkansasjewelers.com


 August 8-10
SJTA Atlanta Jewelry Show
Atlanta, GA
Cobb Galleria Centre
800.241.0399
www.atlantajewelryshow.com


 August 8-11
44th ACE IT Mid-Year Conference
Washington, DC
The Hyatt at Key Bridge
718.896.1536
www.najaappraisers.com


 August 16-17
Select by Centurion Chicago
Chicago, IL
Four Seasons Hotel
888.427.4697
www.selectjewelryshow.com


 August 20-21
Select by Centurion Foxwoods
Ledyard, CT
Foxwoods Resort Casino
888.427.4697
www.selectjewelryshow.com


 August 30-31
Select by Centurion Dallas
Dallas, TX
Ritz Carlton
888.427.4697
www.selectjewelryshow.com

 

 

SEPTEMBER

 

September 10-13
G&LW Show
Tucson, AZ
Holiday Inn Palo Verde/Holidome
601.879.8832
www.glwshows.com


 September 13-14
Madison Jewelry Expo
Madison, WI
Marriott Madison West
608.257.3541


 September 26-28
GTS Florida Jewelry Expo
Kissimmee, Fla
Osceola Heritage Park Exhibition Hall
770.410.9771
www.gtshows.com


 September 27-28
G&LW Show
Bloomington, MN
Ramada Inn Mall of America
601.879.8832
www.glwshows.com

 

 

OCTOBER

 

Oct 10
GIA Jewelry Career Fair
Carlsbad, CA
Gemological Institute of America
800.421.7250 ext. 4100
www.careerfair.gia.edu


 October 2-4
G&LW Show
Livonia, MI
Embassy Suites
601.879.8832
www.glwshows.com


 October 3-5
GTS Greensboro Jewelry Expo
Greensboro, NC
Greensboro Coliseum
770.410.9771
www.gtshows.com


 October 9-10
G&LW Show
West Springfield, MA
Eastern States Exposition
601.879.8832
www.glwshows.com


 October 15-18
Jewelers International Showcase (JIS)
Miami Beach FL
Miami Beach Convention Center
561.998.0205
www.jisshows.com


 October 14-16
Centurion South Beach
Miami Beach, FL
Ritz Carlton South Beach
888.427.4697
www.centurionsouthbeach.com


 October 20-21
G&LW Show
Asheville, NC
U.S. Cellular Center Asheville
601.879.8832
www.glwshows.com


 October 23-25
G&LW Show
Kissimmee, FL
Osceola Heritage Park
601.879.8832
www.glwshows.com


 October 26-28
JA N.Y. Special Delivery
New York, NY
Jacob Javits Convention Center
888.562.4962
www.ja-newyork.com

 

 

NOVEMBER

 

November 21-23
GTS Florida Jewelry Expo
Kissimmee, FL
Osceola Heritage Park Exhibition Hall
770.410.9771
www.gtshows.com

 

DECEMBER

 

December 5-7
GTS Greensboro Jewelry Expo
Greensboro, NC
Greensboro Coliseum
770.410.9771
www.gtshows.com

 


Please visit Southern and Mid-America Jewelry News at the following shows: RJO, AGTA, SJO, SJTA, JCK, JIS, Smart Jewelry Show
*Other shows may be added throughout the year.

 

 


 Editors note: All information was provided by show organizers and is subject to change. Before making plans to attend a show, check with the show’s organizers using the contact information listed.

 


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