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Gemologist-writer Diana Jarrett earns top place in writers competition

Jarrett award July(NEW YORK) - Well-known industry writer and gemologist Diana Jarrett gathered an armful of awards from the Eastern Federation of Mineralogical and Lapidary Societies, Inc. for their Bulletin Editors Contest reports the New York Mineralogical Club. Jarrett is already a multi-award winning journalist to the trade and countless consumer publications. 

This year’s awards included the top billing Trophy for Educational Articles-Advanced for her reportage of the legendary Russian jeweler Fabergé in “Uncovering Fabergé.” She also accepted Third Place Written Features award for her Bulgari retrospective, “A Dazzling Display”. Lastly, her annual coverage of the Tucson Gem and Mineral Shows, “What Went Down at Tucson” earned 5th Place in the Non-Technical Articles division.

Stuller names new vice president of sales

Stuller DavisFormer VP, Robert Cox retires

(LAFAYETTE, La.) – Sales and business development executive, Gary Davis has joined Stuller as the new vice president of sales.

A Georgia native, Gary brings 20+ years of experience in leadership and problem solving in marketing, business development, sales management, and operations to Stuller’s sales team. Immediately prior to joining Stuller, Gary served as vice president-business development at QSpex Technologies, Inc.

ASHI Diamonds appoints Ron Delger to represent Pacific Northwest region

(NEW YORK) - ASHI Diamonds, a premier diamond jewelry manufacturer servicing over 1,000 fine independent retail jewelers in North America for over 30 years, is pleased to announce the addition of Ron Delger as their sales representative and marketing consultant for the Pacific Northwest Region of Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming and Alaska. Ron’s appointment is part of ASHI’s Marketing and Expansion Strategy that will enable it to better service independent jewelers.

3 pros take top honors in Bench Pressure Challenge

After four battles between jewelry-design masters, INSTORE’s Bench Pressure Challenge crowned three artists winners at this year’s SMART Jewelry Show in Chicago.

On Saturday, April 18, Craig Farley and Kelsey Kudriavtseff each won one CAD Challenge event. The competition was too close to call, and both were given the top award. The following day, Kelly Williams won both of her Bench Challenge battles and took the overall crown.

White Pine Trading Fine Jewelry division reports growth in acquisitions and revenues

Seasoned staff, dedication to customer service credited

(NEW YORK) - Less than a year after its launch, White Pine Trading LLC’s Fine Jewelry division has experienced better-than-expected growth, according to industry veteran Jeffrey Sadowsky, Vice President of Fine Jewelry Acquisitions.

Reed Exhibitions acquires Jewelers International Showcase

(NORWALK, Conn.) -  Reed Exhibitions has announced it will expand its jewelry event portfolio with the acquisition of Jewelers International Showcase (JIS). JIS has three annual business-to-business events for the jewelry industry at the Miami Beach Convention Center. Thousands of retailers attend the JIS Events from the United States, Caribbean and Latin America to do business with almost 700 exhibitors in the ideal location of Southeast Florida - a major hub for Latin American business activity.

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