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Houston Jewelry honored as “Texas Treasure”

(HOUSTON) - Houston Jewelry was recently honored in Congress as being a true “Texas Treasure.” The Honorable John Abbey Culberson made the statement into the Congressional Record on July 3, in Washington, DC.

Houston Jewelry, a family owned and operated business since 1866, has specialized in fine jewelry since 1953. A true “Texas Treasure,” the history of this jewelry store mirrors that of Texas itself.

Jewelers Mutual named to 2014 Ward’s 50

(NEENAH, Wis.) - Jewelers Mutual Insurance Company has been named to the 2014 list of Ward’s 50® top performing insurance companies for the fourth consecutive year. The award recognizes outstanding financial results in the areas of safety, consistency and performance over a five year period from 2009-2013.

Diamond Emotions joins RJO


Diamond Emotions is pleased to announce their acceptance into the Retail Jewelers Organization (RJO), an exclusive society of jewelers from across the United States. RJO is comprised of the most prominent names, businesses and people in the jewelry industry. “We are thrilled to become a member in this prestigious buying group,” said Rick Gouthro, president of Diamond Emotions.

Creating something unique nabs Editor’s Choice in Platinum Design Challenge

Veteran jewelry designer Chuck Bowman says he approached the challenge of incorporating wood into his Platinum Innovation Awards design just as he would any other – with an open mind and creative spirit.

“Pieces designed for a competition are always a mixed bag,” says Bowman. “Do you emphasize classic beauty or focus more on creating something unusual? Either can be successful or unsuccessful depending upon the judging panel. In this particular case we went for something fairly understated, but decidedly off the beaten path.”

Omi Privé receives first ever Platinum Craftsmanship Award

(LOS ANGELES) - Omi Privé, a Los Angeles based colored gemstone jewelry designer, has been awarded the first ever Platinum Craftsmanship Award in the fifth annual Platinum Innovation Awards. Each year, Platinum Guild International (PGI) hosts the prestigious Innovation Awards for outstanding platinum design in a variety of categories.