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Schiffman’s Jewelers named the NC Family Business of the Year - Century category

(GREENSBORO, N.C.) - Schiffman’s Jewelers has been named the 2014 North Carolina Family Business of the Year in the Century Category by Wake Forest University Family Business Center and Business North Carolina. The venerable firm, which marked its 120th anniversary in Greensboro last year, was honored at the North Carolina Family Business of the Year awards celebration in Charlotte on May 8th.

Johnson wins Georgia Jewelers Design Competition

Marietta, GA jeweler Johnny Johnson has won the Best of Show category in the Georgia Jewelers Association annual Jewelry Design Contest. The Contest took place April 13th at the Callaway Garden Resort and Spa in Pine Mountain, GA during the association’s annual convention.

Gemvision Matrix Design Contest winners named at Symposium

(DAVENPORT, Iowa) - Following the conclusion of their 8th Design Symposium, Gemvision reported an increase in attendee excitement and enthusiasm.

The symposium featured two full days of focused beginner, intermediate and advanced level training covering a range of topics including Matrix, CounterSketch® Studio, Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM) and Marketing. As an added bonus, the symposium attendees received a pre-release version of Matrix 8.

GIA appoints Matt Crimmin as VP of Laboratory Operations

(CARLSBAD, Calif.) - GIA (Gemological Institute of America) has appointed Matt Crimmin as vice president of Laboratory Operations. Crimmin, who helped lead operational aspects of GIA’s international lab expansion from 2006 to 2009, brings valuable experience with global management and strategic initiatives to the role.