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“Corona” Eclipse pendant debuts to mark August, 2017 total solar event

Clarksville, TN Jeweler Elliott Herzlich creates commemorative jewelry sky watchers will love

EclipseOn Aug. 21, 2017, America will fall under the path of a total solar eclipse. During the eclipse, the sun will disappear behind the moon and turn the daylight into twilight. At the same time, the temperature will drop rapidly, as the rare total solar eclipse sweeps the nation. For about two and one-half minutes, day will turn into night and people who are in the “path of totality” will be part of an unforgettable experience as the sun’s corona reveals itself in grandeur.

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Beware of callers faking identities to have high-end orders shipped

JSAThe Jewelers’ Security Alliance has received numerous reports of a type of fraud being attempted against the jewelry industry. The diamond, jewelry and watch industry have been targeted by this widespread scam.

Forbes opinion piece suggests ‘Fight For $15’ having negative impact

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What a difference a week makes.

Last week, Seattle Mayor Ed Murray trumpeted a new report on his city’s minimum wage experiment, from a team of researchers sympathetic to the cause. The Mayor’s request of this report was unusual, given that the city had already funded a separate University of Washington study.

JA members and staff hit Capitol Hill for annual D.C. Fly-In

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(NEW YORK) - Jewelers of America (JA) hosted two days of legislative events for jewelers in Washington, D.C., on June 20 and 21, giving retailers and suppliers the opportunity to learn about key issues that affect their businesses and meet with top lawmakers. Events, which were part of the Jewelers of America Political Action Committee’s (JAPAC) annual D.C. fly-in, included a Dinner and Legislative Forum at the historic Army & Navy Club on June 20, and a full day of meetings with Congressional leaders on Capitol Hill on June 21.