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Modeling the Future: GIA transforms jewelry education

(CARLSBAD, Calif.) – Students at GIA’s (Gemological Institute of America) campus in Carlsbad, Calif. now have access to the latest cutting-edge technology in jewelry design and manufacturing education through the completely revamped Jewelry Manufacturing Arts program. The Institute’s Graduate Jeweler (GJ) and Jewelry Design & Technology (JDT) courses have been fully updated, with redesigned classrooms outfitted with high-tech manufacturing and learning tools for efficient, visual and interactive education geared to today’s jewelry industry.


JVC Publishes “Essential Guide to Conflict Minerals and the Dodd Frank Act”

The Dodd Frank Act is a significant law sure to have a wide ranging impact on the jewelry industry.  The legislation, passed in 2010, addresses “conflict minerals” identified as tin, tantalum, tungsten and gold.  Pursuant to Dodd Frank, companies that are listed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), and that use these minerals will have to provide specific information to the public concerning the minerals. Companies that supply SEC listed companies (either directly or indirectly) will be impacted and may have to institute new measures governing their supply chain.   

Gemvision announces its Revo 540CX mill to join Matrix 7.5 in GIA’s CAD/CAM Classrooms

(DAVENPORT, Iowa) - Gemvision Corporation is proud to announce the addition of Gemvision’s Revo 540CX rapid-prototype mill to GIA’s CAD classroom instruction.

The initial Revo mill was built in 2003 and has quickly become a top CAM mill production choice for jewelry professionals and fulfillment agencies within the United States and worldwide.

Kameleon Jewelry® proud of another successful “Poppin’ for the Cure” campaign

Kameleon Jewelry® is proud to announce the results of the 2012 Poppin for the Cure campaign.  Since starting business, Kameleon Jewelry® has donated a portion of its proceeds from the sale of the Pink Ribbon JewelPops® to the fight against breast cancer.  During the month of October, stores throughout North America participate in the campaign.

TripleKey Wholesale announces new full service repair department

Located in the diamond district of New York City, TripleKey Wholesale is pleased to announce the opening of their new full service jewelry repair facility. 

The new facility enables TripleKey Wholesale to offer a wide range of repair services to the jewelry industry.  TripleKey’s jewelers are highly trained and skilled in working with all metals, diamonds and gemstones of all shapes and sizes. They have jewelers who specialize in invisible sets and other difficult setting and sizing jobs, as well as jewelers to create custom pieces for you and your customers. 

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