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Michou adds new styles to the Poseidon’s Treasures Collection

Michou has created beautiful silver jewelry for 35 years, featuring silver pieces handmade in Bali and adorned with 22K gold vermeil and a dazzling array of colorful semi-precious gemstones.

Many years ago, when founder Michele Sonner was visiting the small Balinese family factories that lovingly make Michou jewelry, she came upon the small, unique silver carving of a sea horse. Michele was captivated and set about translating the little sea creature into jewelry, and the Poseidon’s Treasures collection was born. Originally created as a limited edition collection for debut at the New York Gift Show, she was amazed to see how strongly Michou’s customers connected to the collection.

JA launches Member benefit to help sell aged inventory

JAExclusive discounts on JewelryStockBalancing.com

(NEW YORK) - Jewelers of America (JA), the national trade association for businesses serving the fine jewelry marketplace, has introduced JewelryStockBalancing.com as the newest membership benefit. Jewelers of America Members receive an exclusive discount on this new online platform designed to help a network of approved retailers buy and sell aged inventory.

Stuller, Inc. and Gemvision launch additional versions of CounterSketch®


Stuller 4 14(LAFAYETTE, La.) - Stuller and Gemvision are pleased to now offer three versions of CounterSketch®, the award-winning CAD software.

CounterSketch is a creative, software program with full 3D capabilities including features that allow a jeweler to interact with customers to design a piece of jewelry in real-time. The latest evolution of the software, first introduced in 2009, features new versions that give jewelers more options including focused collections and a new introductory price.

Samuel B. Collection launches B2B portal for wholesale jewelry

(GREAT NECK, N.Y.) - In the jewelry industry, artisans hone skills over decades and pass craftsmanship down through generations. Such time and tradition undoubtedly creates masterpieces - but in a world that increasingly demands real-time access to inventory and a seamless purchasing experience across multiple channels, similarly long-established sales methods no longer suffice. With the launch of its online B2B platform, The Samuel B. Collection aims to transform how retailers purchase jewelry.

MJSA publishes redesigned Buyer’s Guide for 2016

MJSA(ATTLEBORO, Mass.) - MJSA, the trade association dedicated to professional excellence in jewelry making and design, has published the 2016 print edition of its popular Buyer’s Guide, a wide-ranging resource for jewelry-making tools, supplies, and services.

The 2016 Guide, which lists MJSA members by the products and services they offer, features a new layout that offers more supplier information, including minimum order requirements. It also offers in-depth articles on a variety of topics: technologies and tools to watch in 2016, tips for purchasing alloys and working with subcontractors, and trend forecasts for chains, components, and fashion colors.