Last updateTue, 14 Feb 2017 4pm

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Jewelers for Children celebrates 14 years

Announces milestone with over $40 million donated to children’s charities

(NEW YORK) – On June 3, Jewelers for Children (JFC) held the 14th Annual Facets of Hope event in Las Vegas at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino.  The charity announced that more than $2.5 million had been raised to support their charity partners in the year ahead, and that since 1999, more than $40 million had been donated on behalf of the industry to help children in need.

Eastern Lighting approved for AGS Membership

(STAFFORD, Tex.) - Stafford, TX-based Eastern Lighting, Inc. was approved for Sustaining Firm Membership in the American Gem Society (AGS).

The American Gem Society is an international association of fine jewelry professionals that are dedicated to proven ethics, knowledge, and consumer protection.  AGS awards professional titles to member firms that have an established jewelry business and have earned an unquestionable reputation for ethics and honesty in their community.

Catalog Kings adds new studio locations

Successful jewelers are using high quality, well produced catalogs to lead to more sales.  Jewelry needs special attention in photography so it shines and dazzles.  Catalog Kings has placed experienced, talented photographers in more locations to better serve clients and help your lines sell.

GIA appoints Stephen B. Morisseau as Public Relations Director

Department expansion reinforces Institute’s mission

(CARLSBAD, Calif.) – GIA (Gemological Institute of America) has appointed Stephen B. Morisseau as the Institute’s public relations director, effective immediately. The role expands the communications team, reinforcing GIA’s mission to protect the public trust in gem and jewelry purchases. Morisseau will be responsible for implementing and driving communication strategies that further GIA objectives.