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Jewelers Mutual’s data breach and cyber related coverage options offer protection in the digital age

(NEENAH, Wis.) - In response to the rising threat of data security breaches, Jewelers Mutual Insurance Company has created data breach and cyber related protection to better serve the changing needs of jewelers. As more and more information is stored electronically, the potential for data breaches, identity theft, cyber fraud and other threats is growing, and the resulting costs and damage to a jeweler’s reputation can have lasting effects on jewelry businesses.


Rapaport calls for end to rampant over-grading of diamonds

(NEW YORK) - Martin Rapaport recently released a comprehensive editorial entitled “Honest Grading” that discloses the over-grading of over one hundred thousand diamonds, valued at more than a billion dollars. Rapaport calls upon the legitimate jewelry trade to reject those selling over-graded diamonds that fool consumers into believing they are getting better diamonds than they are receiving. 

Dazzling Paws Jewelry supports pet charities

(PLOVER, Wis.) - Seven pet organizations benefitted from the “Let’s Pawtner Together” holiday charity program sponsored by Dazzling Paws Jewelry LLC.     

Dazzling Paws Jewelry custom designs sterling silver pet themed jewelry for people who love dogs. The company manufactures dog breed jewelry, engraved pieces, pet memorial pieces and other pet themed designs that are manufactured in the USA from recycled silver.

Jewelers for Children donates towards Ebola fight

Jewelers for Children (JFC), the industry’s charity, announced they have made a $100,000 donation to Save the Children’s Ebola Children’s Relief Fund to support efforts in fighting the deadly disease.  JFC received pledges from donors including Sterling Jewelers, Pandora, JCPenney, Jewelers Mutual Insurance Company, and Hearts On Fire to assist with this support.

Curating a luxe experience

Distinguished jeweler Stephen Silver, Chairman/CEO of Stephen Silver Fine Jewelry, Menlo Park, CA, has invested his entire career in accruing elite rare jewels for serious collectors. Each thoughtfully procured piece is something he would often want to keep and appreciate. Within this delicate tension between selling and collecting lies the genius for Silver’s prowess in what he determines is worthy of acquisition irrespective of price.

Industry veteran writes book on gratitude

Ivan Levi, of Ivan Alan Jewels and Ivan Alan Solutions is a veteran in the jewelry industry. For over 30 years, one of the most consistent questions he gets from store managers is how to compete with the Internet.  His answer? “Don’t compete. There is always someone selling for less. Be unique and people will want what you have, you’ll love what you do even more, and all people - including customers - will want to be in your presence.“

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