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Jewel-Craft, Inc. announces acquisition of LogoArt®

(ERLANGER, Ky.) - Jewel-Craft, Inc. announced it has officially acquired the thriving licensed jewelry manufacturer, LogoArt®, returning the brand to its original birthplace. The family-owned and operated full-service jewelry repair and manufacturing trade shop enters the licensed jewelry market with the help of some of the original founders of the LogoArt product line.

Jewelers of America Political Action Committee announces new Chair – Jenny Caro, Jewelry By Design

(NEW YORK) - The Jewelers of America Political Action Committee (JAPAC), the only PAC that supports the fine jewelry industry in Washington, D.C., has elected Jenny Caro, owner of Jewelry By Design, Woodbridge, VA, as JAPAC Board Chair. Through JAPAC, individual Jewelers of America members can join with other jewelry businesses in contributing to candidates for office at the federal level, who understand the interests of the jewelry industry.

Richline Group to acquire Chrysalis brand

Richline Group, Inc. announced in February that they had reached an agreement to acquire Chrysalis, a worldwide brand focused on creating stackable bangle bracelets adorned with talismans, good luck charms, and spiritual symbols.

Established in 2007, the Chrysalis brand was born of founders Andy and David Maine’s mutual love of jewelry and travel. What began as a chance meeting in London’s Portobello Market rapidly evolved into a spiritually-infused collection of expandable, bangles that make it easy and affordable for women to share and express their favorite memories.

Bulova celebrating 140th anniversary in 2015

Esteemed watchmaker commemorates 140 years of consistent creativity and innovation

(NEW YORK) - Since 1875, Bulova has been renowned as a force for innovation in timekeeping, known for its dedication to creativity, artistry and craftsmanship. In 2015, to mark 140 years of impressive achievements and a rich history of watchmaking firsts, Bulova will announce a series of exciting developments from both a product and corporate perspective.

Jewelers Mutual Insurance Company earns 28 consecutive A+ Superior Ratings from A.M. Best Company

(NEENAH, Wis.) - Jewelers Mutual Insurance Company has earned 28 consecutive A+ Superior financial strength ratings from A.M. Best Company, a highly respected insurance rating and information source. Founded in 1913, Jewelers Mutual is an insurer dedicated solely to serving the jewelry industry in the United States and Canada, serving both commercial jewelry businesses and personal jewelry owners. Jewelers Mutual is headquartered in Neenah, Wisconsin.

ASHI Diamonds appoints Victoria Tynedale, G.G. to represent West Coast

(NEW YORK) - ASHI Diamonds is a premier diamond jewelry manufacturer servicing over 1,000 of the finest independent retail jewelers in North America for over 30 years. A fully integrated jewelry company with manufacturing facilities in the USA, China and India, ASHI provides exceptional value to its retail partners and offers a comprehensive merchandising and marketing programs designed to increase your company’s sales, market share and profitability.

Jewelers of America names 2015 GEM Awards winners

(NEW YORK) - Jewelers of America (JA), the national trade association for businesses serving the fine jewelry marketplace, held their 13th annual GEM Awards on January 9, at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York. The winners in the categories of Design, Marketing & Communications and Media Excellence were revealed live to an audience of more than 520 of the jewelry industry’s elite. Larry Pelzel, of Neiman Marcus, received the 2015 GEM Award for Lifetime Achievement. Norman Miller, GEM Awards Chair, served as the host.