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24 Karat Club SEUS adds 4 new members

The 24 Karat Club Southeastern United States announced the addition of four new members at their recent membership meeting in Atlanta.

Joining the prestigious organization in 2015 are: Joe Carullo, vice president of marketing and sales for KC Designs; Shelly Schulz, marketing lead - luxury industry, Synchrony Financial; Matthew Tratner, director of membership & sales, Jewelers of America and publisher, National Jeweler; and Gary Wesdorp, president and CFO Jewel-Craft, Inc.

JBT holds annual elections

(WARWICK, R.I.) - The Jewelers Board of Trade® is pleased to announce the election of the following Officers and Directors to its Board at the Company’s Annual Meeting and Board Meeting, both held earlier this year.

The Board elected the following Officers and Directors to serve a one-year term as follows:

Endless enters 21st market in 20 months, securing New Zealand retail partners

Endless Jewelry has announced they  have secured more than 50 retail partners in New Zealand - it’s 21st market since it launched 20 months ago under the leadership of founder and CEO Jesper Nielsen.

The colorful and composable charm bracelet brand has carved a niche in the leather wraparound bracelet sector with its choice of more than 20 colorful, textured leather bracelets and 600+ charm designs.

White Pine Trading ramps up India operations with new Mumbai office and auctions

(MUMBAI) - White Pine Trading LLC, one of the world’s largest recycled diamond and jewelry companies, is ramping up its Indian operations with the launch of a new office in Mumbai, its fourth globally. 

In conjunction with the office opening, White Pine India’s 2015 diamond auction program commenced in February at the Trident Hotel BKC. “Over 160 companies attended the event, translating into extremely positive results,” said Myles Schakler, White Pine’s Vice President of Diamond Sales. The company’s next India event was held in April at the same location. At least two additional sales are slated for later this year.

ASHI Diamonds appoints Douglas Diamond to represent Midwest Region

(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 comprehensive merchandising and marketing programs designed to increase retail jewelers’ sales, market share and profitability.

Rio Grande wins “ADDY” Award for campaign celebrating jewelry makers

Rio Grande took home gold at the 2015 New Mexico American Advertising Awards (also known as the ADDYS). Held at Case Escencia in Albuquerque, New Mexico in March, the awards ceremony recognizes outstanding print, digital and integrated advertising and marketing campaigns from across the state. 

Rio Grande was presented with a Gold ADDY award in the Business-to-Business category for the “For the Love of Jewelers” campaign, which celebrates the work of independent jewelers and metalsmiths. A Gold American Advertising Award is recognition of the highest level of creative excellence. This is the first year Rio Grande has submitted work to the competition.

Chris Glaser forms CAD/CAM consultancy

Chris Glaser is proud to announce the formation of his new company, Glaser Cad Cam Advisers, LLC. The new company began operation in February serving both retail and manufacturing jewelers’ CAD/CAM needs, providing revolutionary design software, EnvisionTec 3D Printing solutions and state-of-the-art Rexcan 3D Scanning technology to the industry.