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Gemstone wholesaler Tim Roark mixes business with friendships across the globe

Gemstone wholesaler Tim Roark mixes business with friendships across the globe

Tim Roark hadn’t traveled a lot as a child, but he...

Paying tribute to one of the oldest bench jewelers in the southeast

Paying tribute to one of the oldest bench jewelers in the southeast

John Bosco:  May 23, 1924 - December 14, 2016

The f...

Retailer Roundtable: Is the bead trend over?

Retailer Roundtable: Is the bead trend over?

Q: Is the bead trend over?

“The bead trend is defin...

Big idea for little diamonds

Big idea for little diamonds

HH Gold turns retailers’ melee into by-the-inch cr...

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How a group of retirees pulled off the biggest jewelry heist in British history

How a group of retirees pulled off the biggest jewelry heist in British history

They pried open the elevator doors to the open shaft. Then one or more of them dropped down to the basement.

The audacious April 2015 ransacking of safe-deposit boxes in Hatton Garden, London’s jewelry district, was epic. So much cash, jewelry, and ot...

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Industry Events

First 2017 JIS Show leaves attendees confident about the year ahead

First 2017 JIS Show leaves attendees confident about the year ahead

JIS deems 1st of two shows at temporary Fort Lauderdale location a success

(NORWALK, Conn.) - The JIS January 2017 Show concluded on January 29th at the Fort Lauderdale Convention Center for its first show of 2017 and its first of two shows being held ...

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On The Move

Noble Display and Packaging merges with J. Grant & Co.

Noble Display and Packaging merges with J. Grant & Co.

Noble Group brings greater service, products, pricing for independent jewelers

(CEDAR GROVE, N.J.) - Noble Display and Packaging has announced the completion of its merger with J. Grant & Co., a display and packaging company known for designing and...

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What's New

Zimbals expands wholesale pre-owned Rolex Watch Program

Zimbals expands wholesale pre-owned Rolex Watch Program

New SwissWatchServiceCenter.com site exclusively for Rolex repair

(TAMPA, Fla.) - Since 1990, the experts at Zimbals have been dedicated to the sales and service of pre-owned Rolex watches. You may know them by their wholesale-only website, SwissWatchP...

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Featured Articles

Retailer Roundtable: How was your Christmas season and what were your hot sellers?

Retailer Roundtable: How was your Christmas season and what were your hot sellers?

Q: How was your Christmas season and what were your hot sellers?  

“The actual numbers are still being tabulated, but what I can say is the numbers are close to 10 percent over last year’s holiday season. Which was quite a surprise as the months and we...

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Latest News

How a group of retirees pulled off the biggest jewelry heist in British history

4 DAYS AGO
How a group of retirees pulled off the biggest jewelry heist in British history

They pried open the elevator doors to the open shaft. Then one or more of them dropped down to the basement.

The audacious April 2015 ransacking of safe-deposit boxes in Hatton Garden, London’s jewelry district, was epic. So much cash, jewelry, and other valuables had been taken that the loot had bee...

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Printing up compassion in 3D

12 DAYS AGO
Printing up compassion in 3D

There is no remedy to cure the tragic hurt caused by the loss of a child. For a grieving parent, the best one can hope for is time to process the pain and a few happy memories. Time comes easy, but for parents of stillborn children, happy memories are often in short order.

Srdjan Urosev hopes his com...

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First 2017 JIS Show leaves attendees confident about the year ahead

4 DAYS AGO
First 2017 JIS Show leaves attendees confident about the year ahead

JIS deems 1st of two shows at temporary Fort Lauderdale location a success

(NORWALK, Conn.) - The JIS January 2017 Show concluded on January 29th at the Fort Lauderdale Convention Center for its first show of 2017 and its first of two shows being held in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. JIS reports the Show ...

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Registration open for 2017 Santa Fe Symposium

4 DAYS AGO
Registration open for 2017 Santa Fe Symposium

Premier conference for jewelry makers and educators

Registration is now open for the 2017 Santa Fe Symposium®. This year’s Symposium will be held in Albuquerque, N.M. from May 21–24.

“There is one reason I attend the Santa Fe Symposium year after year without fail: I learn more there than I do through...

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Noble Display and Packaging merges with J. Grant & Co.

12 DAYS AGO
Noble Display and Packaging merges with J. Grant & Co.

Noble Group brings greater service, products, pricing for independent jewelers

(CEDAR GROVE, N.J.) - Noble Display and Packaging has announced the completion of its merger with J. Grant & Co., a display and packaging company known for designing and manufacturing Ice Grip displays, modular Breakawa...

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RDI Diamonds achieves Responsible Jewelry Council certification

18 DAYS AGO
RDI Diamonds achieves Responsible Jewelry Council certification

(LONDON) - The Responsible Jewelry Council (RJC) has announced that RDI Diamonds, Inc. has achieved Certification against the 2013 Code of Practices (COP) at its trading office in New York.

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Zimbals expands wholesale pre-owned Rolex Watch Program

4 DAYS AGO
Zimbals expands wholesale pre-owned Rolex Watch Program

New SwissWatchServiceCenter.com site exclusively for Rolex repair

(TAMPA, Fla.) - Since 1990, the experts at Zimbals have been dedicated to the sales and service of pre-owned Rolex watches. You may know them by their wholesale-only website, SwissWatchPricing.com, or from their book, “The Professional’...

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ASHI introduces Lovebright - The new halo engagement ring

4 DAYS AGO
ASHI introduces Lovebright - The new halo engagement ring

Surveys have show that diamond halo engagement rings make up nearly 50% of all new bridal sales today. “​This is the perfect time to introduce and showcase the beauty and value of a Lovebright halo engagement ring to your customers,” says Rajeev Pandya, partner at Ashi Diamonds. ASHI’s Lovebright br...

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Tradeshows

2017 Tradeshow Calendar

 

JANUARY

 

January 6-8
G&LW Show
Lakeland, FL-Lakeland Center
601.879.8832
www.glwshows.com 

January 10-11
G&LW Show
Asheville, NC –U.S. Cellular Center Asheville
601.879.8832
www.glwshows.com 

January 26-February 6
J.O.G.S. Tucson Gem & Jewelry Show
Tucson, AZ-Tucson Expo Center
213.629.3030
www.jogsshow.com 

January 27-29
Jewelers International Showcase (JIS)
Fort Lauderdale, FL-Fort Lauderdale Convention Center
561.998.0205
www.jisshows.com 

January 28-February 5
G&LW Show
Tuscon, AZ-Holiday Inn Palo Verde/Holidome
601.879.8832
www.glwshows.com 

January 28-February 8
G&LW Show
Tucson, AZ-The Gem Mall
601.879.8832
www.glwshows.com 

January 28-February 1
Centurion Jewelry Show
Scottsdale, AZ-
516.331.5586
www.centurionjewelryshow.com 

January 29-30
47th ACE It Annual Winter Conference
Tucson, AZ- Tucson Convention Center
718.893.1536
www.najaappraisers.com 

January 29-30
Southeastern Jewelers Organization (SJO)
Charlotte, NC The Ballantyne Hotel
877.996.9850
http://sjobuyinggroup.com 

January 31-February 5
AGTA GemFair
Tucson, AZ: Tucson Convention Center
214.742.4367
www.agta.org 

January 31 –February 5
GJX Gem and Jewelry Show
Tucson, AZ-GJX Pavilion
520.882.4200
www.gjxusa.com 

 

February

 

February 1-4
JCK Tucson
Tucson, AZ-JW Marriot Starr Pass Resort
800.257.3626
http://tucson.jckonline.com 

February 4-6, 2017
Retail Jewelers Organization Spring Buying Show (RJO)
Tampa, FL –Marriot Tampa Waterside Hotel and Marina
800.247.1774
www.rjomembers.com 


February 18-21
Independent Jewelers Organization (IJO)
Grapevine, TX- Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center
203.846.4215
www.ijo.com 

February 22-26
Bangkok Gems & Jewelry
www.thaitrade.com 
www.bkkgems.com 

 

MARCH

 

March 4-6
Atlanta Jewelry Show
Atlanta, GA- Cobb Galleria
800.241.0399
www.atlantajewelryshow.com 

March 12-14
MJSA Expo New York
New York, NY-Javits Convention Center
800.444.6572
www.mjsa.org 

March 13-15, 2016
LUEUR Spring
New York, NY-Javits Convention Center
239.732.664
Lueurny.com   

March 12-14
JA New York Winter Show
New York, NY- The Javits Convention Center
646.654.4983
www.nationaljeweler.com/jany 

March 17-19
GTS Greensboro Jewelry Expo
Greensboro, NC – Greensboro Coliseum
770.410.9771
www.gtshows.com 

March 20-21
G&LW Show
Minneapolis, MN-Doubletree-Bloomington Minneapolis South
601.879.8832
www.glwshows.com 

March 24-26
G&LW Show
Livonia, MI-Embassy Suites Detroit-Livonia/Novi
601.879.8832
www.glwshows.com 

March 25-27
GTS Florida Jewelry Expo
Kissimmee, FL – Osceola Heritage Park Exhibition Hall
770.410.9771
www.gtshows.com 

 

April

 

April 5-8
American Gems Society (AGS) Conclave
Hollywood, CA-Loews Hollywood Hotel
866.805.6500
www.americangemsociety.org 

April 8-10
Jewelers International Showcase (JIS)
Fort Lauderdale, FL- Fort Lauderdale Convention Center
561.998.0205
www.jisshows.com 

April 21-22
G&LW Show
West Springfield, MA-Eastern States Exposition
601.879.8832
www.glwshows.com 

 

May


May 5-7

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

May 12-14
G&LW Show
Franklin, NC-Watauga Festival Center
601.879.8832
www.glwshows.com 

May 20-22
GTS Greensboro Jewelry Expo
Greensboro, NC – Greensboro Coliseum
770.410.9771
www.gtshows.com 

May 21-24
Santa Fe Symposium
Albuquerque, NM-Hotel Albuquerque
800.952.6222
www.santafesymposium.org 

May 29-June 1
G.L.D.A Vegas Gem Show
Las Vegas, NV- Mirage Hotel and Casino
301.294.1640
www.glda.com 

 

JUNE


June 2-8

Luxury By JCK
Las Vegas, NV- Four Seasons/Mandalay Bay/DELANO Las Vegas
800.257.3626
www.luxury.jckonline.com 

June 4-8
AGTA GemFair at AGTA
Las Vegas, NV-Mandalay Bay Convention Center
800.972.1162
www.agta.org 

June 4-6
Swiss Watch at JCK
Las Vegas, NV- Four Seasons/Mandalay Bay/THE Hotel
800.257.3626
www.jckonline.com/shows 

June 5-8
JIS Exchange
Las Vegas, NV-Tropicana Las Vegas
www.jisshow.com/exchange 

June 5-8
JCK Show Las Vegas
Las Vegas, NV-Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino
800.257.3626
www.lasvegas.jckonline.com 

June 24-26
GTS Florida Jewelry Expo
Kissimmee, FL – Osceola Heritage Park Exhibition Hall
770.410.9771
www.gtshows.com 

 

JULY

 

July 14-16
G&LW Show
Detroit, MI-Embassy Suites, Livonia/Novi
601.879.8832
www.glwshows.com 


July 23-25
JA New York Summer Show
New York, NY- The Javits Center
646.654.4983
www.ja-newyork.com 

July 25-27
JCK Luxury Prive’
New York, NY- Waldorf Astoria
800.257.3626
http://luxuryprive.jckonline.com 

July 27-30
G&LW Show
Franklin, NC-Watauga Festival Center
601.879.8832
www.glwshows.com 

 

AUGUST

 

August 3-6
G&LW Show
Spruce Pine, NC-Cross Street Commerce Center
601.879.8832
www.glwshows.com 

August 5-7
RJO Fall Buying Show
Denver, CO-Hyatt Regency Denver Convention Center & Denver Convention Center
800-247-1774
www.rjomembers.com 

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

August 5-8
Independent Jewelers Organization (IJO)
Seattle, WA-Sheraton Seattle Hotel & The Washington State Convention Center
203.846.4215
www.ijo.com 

August 12-14
Atlanta Jewelry Show
Atlanta, GA- Cobb Galleria
800.241.0399
www.atlantajewelryshow.com 


August 12-15
48th ACE IT Annual Mid-Year Educational Conference
Indianapolis, IN
718.893.1536
www.najaappraisers.com 


August 28-29
Southeastern Jewelers Organization (SJO)
Charlotte, NC The Ballantyne Hotel
619.940.9225
www.sjobuyinggroup.com 

 

SEPTEMBER

 

September 7-10
G&LW Show
Tucson, AZ-The Holidome
601.879.8832
www.glwshows.com 

September 10-11
Select Show
Dallas, TX-Ritz Carlton
888.427.4697
www.selectjewelryshow.com 


September 16-18
GTS Florida Jewelry Expo
Kissimmee, FL – Osceola Heritage Park Exhibition Hall
770.410.9771
www.gtshows.com 

September 17-18
Select Show
Ledyard, CT Foxwoods Grand Pequot
888.427.4697
www.selectjewelryshow.com 


September 30-October 2
GTS Greensboro Jewelry Expo
Greensboro, NC – Greensboro Coliseum
770.410.9771
www.gtshows.com 

 

OCTOBER

 

October 1-2
G&LW Show
Minneapolis, MN-Double Tree Bloomington Minneapolis South
601.879.8832
www.glwshows.com 

October 6-8
G&LW Show
Livonia, MI-Embassy Suites Detroit-Livonia/Novi
601.879.8832
www.glwshows.com 


October 8-11
Jewelers International Showcase (JIS)
Miami Beach FL- Miami
Beach Convention Center
561.998.0205
www.jisshows.com 

October 13-14
G&LW Show
West Springfield, MA-Eastern
States Exposition
601.879.8832
www.glwshows.com 

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

October 20-22
GTS Nashville Gift & Jewelry Expo
Franklin, TN – Ag Expo Park
770.410.9771
www.gtshows.com 

October 24-25
G&LW Show
Asheville, NC – U.S. Cellular Center Asheville
601.879.8832
www.glwshows.com 

October 27-29
G&LW Show
Orlando, FL-Osceola Heritage Park
601.879.8832
www.glwshows.com 

October 27-30
LUEUR Fall
New York, NY – Javits Convention Center
239.732.6642
www.lueurny.com 

October 29-31
JA N.Y. Special Delivery
New York, NY-Jacob Javits
Convention Center
646.654.4983
www.ja-newyork.com 

 

NOVEMBER

 

November 17-19
GTS Florida Jewelry Expo
Kissimmee, FL – Osceola Heritage Park Exhibition Hall
770.410.9771
www.gtshows.com 

 

DECEMBER

 

December 2-4
GTS Greensboro Jewelry Expo
Greensboro, NC – Greensboro Coliseum
770.410.9771
www.gtshows.com 

 

 


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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