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Fashion designer Kevan Hall’s 2013 Spring Collection presented by AGTA

Los Angeles-based designer Kevan Hall unveiled his Spring 2013 collection in December with an intimate runway production at his atelier, presented by the American Gem Trade Association (AGTA), harkening back to the salon presentations of the 1950s.  Celebrities including Estelle, Teri Hatcher, who made it a mother-daughter date night with daughter Emerson Rose Tenney, Virginia Madsen, Mayim Bialik, Alfre Woodard, Twilight’s Christian Serratos and more were in attendance to take in the drama on the runway. 

Atlanta Jewelry Show to offer GIA Lab Classes during 2013 Shows

(ATLANTA) – Responding to continued demand from its regional retail audience, the Southern Jewelry Travelers Association (SJTA) will once again offer GIA (Gemological Institute of America) Lab classes in conjunction with the semi-annual Atlanta Jewelry Show at the Cobb Galleria Center, Atlanta, GA. Providing a mix of lecture and hands-on training in an action-oriented environment, the GIA Diamond Grading Lab Class will be offered during the March Show and the GIA Colored Stone Lab Class will be offered in August.

Stuller announces eight Bridge conference dates in 2013 focused on store profitability

(LAFAYETTE, La.) - Looking ahead to its third season, Stuller’s Bridge conference provides attendees with profitable solutions for the changing retail landscape.

Bridge mixes educational seminars and group dialogue discussing a range of topics including customer and peer-to-peer networking, the latest in innovation, and strategies for successful business. Expanding over the last three years, the conference has helped jewelry retailers identify potential problem areas within their stores and proactively develop effective solutions. Three main themes: customization, in-store experience and retail challenges and opportunities are set to be the conversation drivers in the coming year.

MJSA Expo New York

March 10-12, 2013

Hilton New York

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Gem & Lapidary Wholesale Shows announce new Chicago event

Gem & Lapidary Wholesalers, Inc. (G&LW) has been in the business of promoting wholesale business to business trade shows for nearly 40 years.

The diversity of products showcased at many G&LW shows gives business owners the opportunity to try new trends and still maintain the time tested types of merchandise. There is always a large selection of unique and fine jewelry, fashion jewelry, precious and semi-precious gemstones, fresh-water and cultured pearls, antique and estate jewelry, watches, beads, gold, sterling silver, crystals, carvings, decorator items, supplies and jewelry making equipment direct from designers and manufacturers at marketable prices.

NAJA announces ACE© It Conferences educational line-up for appraisers

The National Association of Jewelry Appraisers has announced its 39th Annual Winter ACE© It Education Conference to be held in Tucson, AZ, February 3-4, 2013.

The appraisal organization dedicated exclusively to gems and jewelry presents an outstanding program to assist the professional appraiser’s continuing education and an unparalleled networking experience.