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Dallas jeweler, Holocaust survivor Harry Bock dies

(DALLAS) - Harry Bock, who survived the concentration camps of World War II, then later moved to Dallas and built the widely respected Bachendorf’s jewelry stores while raising his family, died Monday, July 12 of natural causes at his home.  He was 80 years old.

Harry Bock came from a long line of fine jewelers. His father, Abraham Bock, who founded Bock Jewelry Company in Dallas in the late 1940s, learned the trade from Harry’s grandfather in St. Petersburg in 1900.

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Local Jewelers Crime Alert Prevention Network in Kentucky nails suspects

Crime Alert courtesy of Jewelers’ Security Alliance

On May 13, 2010, Bill Brundage of Brundage Jewelers in Louisville , KY , a leader of a local crime prevention network for...

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WFDB greets agreement on Zimbabwe diamond exports as a convincing victory for the Kimberley Process

( ANTWERP , Belgium ) - The World Federation of Diamond Bourses has welcomed the agreement reached by the Kimberley Process calling it “a convincing victory for the Kimberle...

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JA welcomes introduction of Main Street Fairness Act

The legislation would level the playing field between online and brick-and-mortar retailers

( NEW YORK ) - Jewelers of America (JA), the national trade association for busine...

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Jewelers for Children celebrates 12 years and announces $3 million to be donated to children’s charities

Jewelers for Children celebrates 12 years and announces $3 million to be donated to children’s charities

On June 6, 2010, Jewelers for Children (JFC), the industry’s charity, held the 12th Annual Facets of Hope event in Las Vegas during the JCK Show.  The charity announced ...

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King Jewelers & TechnoMarine sponsorship of Miss GEICO leaves everyone in its wake

King Jewelers & TechnoMarine sponsorship of Miss GEICO leaves everyone in its wake

King Jewelers, together with TechnoMarine, is proud to announce its sponsorship of Miss GEICO, the 4 time world champion and fastest offshore powerboat in the world.

The m...

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Jewelers of America expands legislative advocacy

( NEW YORK ) – Jewelers of America (JA), the national trade association for businesses serving the fine jewelry retail marketplace, has announced the expansion of its legi...

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GIA offers more than 140 scholarships for 2011

All applications must by submitted by Oct. 30

( CARLSBAD , Calif. ) – The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) kicked off its 2011 scholarship season in June with more educ...

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Manhattan Gold & Silver website features updated gold fixing prices multiple times daily

( NEW YORK ) - Manhattan Gold & Silver, a precious metal refining operation, recently made it easier for visitors to their website, www.mgsrefining.com, to ascertain the...

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Belle Étoile launches 2014 Summer/Fall Collection

(EMERYVILLE, Calif.) - Esteemed sterling silver jewelry designer and manufacturer Belle É...

 

Henderson Designs partners with Luca Lorenzini for fun, modern line

(CHARLOTTE, N.C.) - Lecil Henderson has extended his brand’s reach with the launch of Lu...

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