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Citizen Watch Company announces newly integrated company – Citizen Watch Company of America, Inc

Citizen(NEW YORK) - Citizen Watch Company, Ltd., parent of Bulova Corporation and Citizen Watch Company of America has completed the integration of the two companies into one organization, Citizen Watch Company of America, Inc. The company will do business in the Trade as Citizen Watch America.

Jewelers of Louisiana opens application for funds to benefit jewelers impacted by Louisiana floods

(NEW ORLEANS) - Over 100 people employed in the jewelry industry were impacted by the August floods in South Louisiana. Jewelers of Louisiana, a statewide organization representing over 1,500 employees, has established a fund to help anyone in the jewelry industry affected by the floods. Over $3,700 had been raised by the fundraising drive.


Jewelry salesman goes missing under suspicious circumstances

bryon macron missing nbcnewsEarly in the morning on Friday, December 16 Bryon Macron left his home and has not been seen since. Macron has been a Lafayette Township (Medina County, OH) Trustee since 2010 and has a long career in the jewelry industry. He worked many years in retail and then moved into sales on the supply side, most recently as national sales manager at Monelle Designs where he worked after a 2-year stint at AV Diamonds.

24K Club SEUS accepting applications for 2017 scholarships

24KThe 24 Karat Club Southeastern United States (SEUS) is pleased to announce that applications are currently being accepted for multiple scholarships. Individuals employed in the jewelry industry for a minimum of 2 years, currently working in the industry and holding residence in the following states are eligible and encouraged to contact a Club member and apply: AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN, TX, VA, WV. The deadline for application submission is June 23, 2017.

Police searching for suspects in $6M New Years Eve jewelry heist

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Three jewel thieves ended 2016 with a $6 million score, raiding safes at a Midtown jewelry wholesaler just after the ball dropped on New Year’s Eve.

Authorities believe the heist was an inside job, police sources said, since the thieves didn’t even have to crack the safes when they got inside.

“The safes were opened. They didn't even have to pry,” said one police source.

Abigail Kemp pleads guilty to string of armed robberies

Abigail KempA Georgia woman accused of stealing jewelry worth millions in South Carolina, Georgia, Tennessee, Florida and North Carolina pleaded guilty last week in Panama City Federal Court to charges arising from the heists.

Abigail Kemp, 25, waived her right to trial in Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina when she accepted a plea deal for the string of robberies that spanned a 10-month period, according to an Associated Press report.

German Town is Embedded with Millions of Tiny Diamonds


Upon first glance, Nördlingen has all the hallmarks of a classic German town. At its epicenter sits St.-Georgs-Kirche, a medieval church with an imposing tower that dominates the skyline, which itself is punctuated by the red pitched roofs of hundreds of timberframe homes and shops. But on closer inspection, it’s these very buildings that set Nördlingen apart from other towns, and for one very curious reason: These structures are embedded with millions of microscopic diamonds.