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Mississippi Jeweler dies in car crash

Ed Beets, Jr. 1953 – 2012

On December 8, 2012 the jewelry industry lost one of its own when Ed Beets, Jr. died suddenly in a fatal car crash. Ed was the owner of Southern Jewelry Designs in Columbia, MS and the creator/designer behind several custom design jewelry lines. Ed was making his way back to Mississippi from Arkansas when he was involved in a head-on collision. The husband/father/grandfather/jeweler was only 59 years old.

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NC jeweler comes back from hurricane better than ever

NC jeweler comes back from hurricane better than ever

Goldsboro, NC-based Daughtry Jewelers was ravaged by Hurricane Irene on August 26, 2011.   “It was pure devastation,” said David Hyde, Jewelers Mutual Insurance Co...

Richmond, VA jewelers join forces, raise $13,525 for Children’s Hospital Foundation

Richmond, VA jewelers join forces, raise $13,525 for Children’s Hospital Foundation

(RICHMOND, Vir.) - For the third year in a row a dozen of Richmond, Virginia’s finest jewelers banded together, under the leadership of Cheryl Fornash (Cheryl Fornash Je...

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Lewis Diamonds & Timepieces raises $30,000 for Texas Children’s Hospital

Lewis Diamonds & Timepieces raises $30,000 for Texas Children’s Hospital

(HOUSTON) - Lewis Diamonds & Timepieces, a full-service jewelry retailer located in Webster, Texas, recently celebrated their thirty-first year in business and first h...

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JEWEL COUTURE LLC Collection benefits the Knoxville Museum of Art

JEWEL COUTURE LLC Collection benefits the Knoxville Museum of Art

Several pieces from Mia Katrin for JEWEL COUTURE LLC’s new Statement Necklaces Collection were chosen by the Knoxville Museum of Art (KMA) for their 2012 Artscapes Gala...

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PGSL Diamond Classes bring professionalism to new generation of jewelers

PGSL Diamond Classes bring professionalism to new generation of jewelers

(CHICAGO) - On Monday, November 19th, Professional Gem Sciences Laboratory (PGSL) successfully completed a two-week, intensive diamond training course. The course was held...

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Inspection or cleaning: Choose your words carefully

During the warm glow of a successful sale, a jeweler may not always pass along the clearest of information regarding care and cleaning of the customer’s new piece. Jewe...

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Finger Mate offers on-site education

Finger Mate offers on-site education

Jeff Alexander, President of Alexander’s of Atlanta, recently spent the morning sitting in with the bench jewelers at the Finger Mate factory.   He got to see first-...

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Meet Ashley van Creveld - president, Southwest Diamond Cutters

Meet Ashley van Creveld - president, Southwest Diamond Cutters

Specializing in recutting and repairing diamonds

As president of the Dallas-based diamond cutting factory, Southwest Diamond Cutters, Inc., Ashley van Creveld is sw...

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Elisa Ilana rings in the new year with fresh styles

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Roseco 2015 Catalog now available

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