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13-year-old designer making a name for herself in jewelry industry

Ask any parent of a 13 year old how it’s going and, if they’re like me, they’ll roll their eyes, lament over the drama and self-centeredness, and make some comment about the obsession with socializing. Trust me, I know first-hand what it’s like. But one conversation with 13 year old Gracie Beal, a budding design talent in the jewelry industry, and it is immediately evident you’re not talking to a typical teenager.

Latest technology, interactive sales driving Artisan Jewelry Company’s success

When you think of a small town family run jewelry store in today’s marketplace you might think of dark wood antique showcases filled with traditional, live merchandise and a bell over the front door. Or you might think of a contemporary setting with floor and wall coverings and showcases all designed to coordinate with light boxes featuring duratrans from the most current watch and jewelry brands offered for sale in the store’s showcases. Both will offer hometown friendly service mixed with years (or generations) worth of experience, training and expertise.

Key Items introduces new bridal line - B by Bliss

When Key Items set out to become a reliable, diamond jewelry resource for small independent jewelers 14 years ago, they made a commitment to listen to the needs of their customers. Providing price point sensitive products became the hallmark upon which every business decision would rest. But as requests for a mid-to-low range bridal line grew, Key Items decided to comply. Today they proudly introduce their new bridal line called B by Bliss.

GIA Symposium 2011

(CARLSBAD, Calif.) - Beginning with a keynote session on global finance and commerce by Steve Forbes and finishing with industry leaders engaging in a stirring debate on fair trade and sustainability, GIA (Gemological Institute of America) marked its 80th anniversary with its Fifth International Gemological Symposium at the Carlsbad world headquarters on May 29-30.

Students see their jewelry designs come to life in NC

Ellis Jewelers conducts Future Jewelry Designer Contest

(CONCORD, N.C.) - Throughout the month of May, Concord, NC based Ellis Jewelers accepted submissions in its inaugural Future Jewelry Designer Contest. After numerous submissions and careful judging, Ellis picked two winners and presented both with their custom-made pieces of jewelry in a special ceremony on Friday, May 27 at Ellis Jewelers in downtown Concord.

Christopher’s Fine Jewelry

What happens when you mix an amazing architectural talent with a passion for jewelry? Try an award-winning retail store that’s become a landmark in its community.

Christopher’s Fine Jewelry, located in Pawley’s Island, SC combines the best of high-end retail merchandise with a custom designed store reflecting the look and feel of its seaside community, and the combination brought them national recognition. But what really makes this father/son team tick is the long-established personal relationships with their customers. These connections may be the very thing that keeps Chris and his dad going during the difficult times.

Excitement building for August 2011 Atlanta Jewelry Show

(ATLANTA) – Learn everything you can... Buy everything you need... Earn everything you want... From striking new jewelry designs to freshen up a store’s merchandise mix to entertaining and enlightening educational programs filled with ideas to boost the bottom line, the August 6-8, 2011 Atlanta Jewelry Show offers retailers everything they need to maximize sales for the 3rd and  4th quarters and beyond.  Returning to the Cobb Galleria Centre, the August edition will bring together a number of new initiatives and show highlights, including  GIA’s Pearl Grading Lab Classes, the new Mobile VIP Club, new product introductions, a Winter-Wonderland themed gala and much more.

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