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Virginia jeweler wins IJO Custom Design Award

(OCCOQUAN, Vir.) - Congratulations to Mr. Terence Quinn, owner and president of Occoquan, VA-based Quinn’s Goldsmith, for his receipt of a custom design award at the Independent Jewelers Organization (IJO) Conference in San Antonio, Texas. Jeff Roberts, IJO president and CEO, presented Mr. Quinn with the prestigious award at the awards banquet.

Jewelers of America announces winners of National Retailer Design Competition

(NEW YORK) - Jewelers of America (JA), the national trade association for businesses serving the fine jewelry retail marketplace, held its annual National Retailer Design Competition at the JA New York Winter Show in March. The CASE Awards recognize JA Retail Members who exhibit creativity, artistry, style and excellence in jewelry design. Many of the winning pieces of the 2014 CASE Awards featured handmade elements, bead settings and high quality stones that reflect the vintage style that has become very popular in current jewelry and fashion trends.

Busch joins Rembrandt Charms as new Marketing Director

(WILLIAMSVILLE, N.Y.) - Rembrandt Charms Vice President, Eric Lux, has announced the appointment of Melanie Busch to Company Marketing Director for the North American business unit, effective February 28.

“Melanie has an impressive and diverse background encompassing innovative marketing solutions and strategic planning,” states Lux. “Her marketing acumen and strong leadership will be a definite asset to our team.”

Jewelers Mutual appoints Woldt and Calabresa to Personal Lines division positions

(NEENAH, Wis.) - Jewelers Mutual Insurance Company is pleased to announce that Trina Woldt has accepted the newly created position of chief marketing officer within the company’s personal lines division. Continuing her career in marketing and creative services management, Woldt will further develop the company’s marketing efforts of its Perfect Circle® Jewelry Insurance brand. More than 300,000 jewelry owners trust their cherished jewelry to Jewelers Mutual and its Perfect Circle Jewelry Insurance consumer product.

Rio Grande announces 2014 Saul Bell Design Award competition finalists

Drawing on years of experience and a lifelong passion for making jewelry, judges Lorna Durgham, Yvonne M. Padilla, Stephanie Johnstone, Neil Bell and Jeannine Daniels selected the five entries in each category that best exhibit imagination, design innovation and style. The designs selected as finalists now move on to the final round of judging, with winners to be announced - and celebrated - at an awards ceremony to be held on May 18 during the Santa Fe Symposium, in Albuquerque, NM.

Stuller, Inc. adds Chief Marketing Officer

(LAFAYETTE, La.) - In order to better align its growing print and ecommerce initiatives, Stuller has recently named Kevin Metz chief marketing officer. Kevin began his tenure on February 17th.

“Kevin brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to this position from more than 20 years in marketing and ecommerce,” says Danny Clark, president and COO. “And we felt he would be a great fit in the open, collaborative culture we have here at Stuller.”