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PhotoScribe jewelry inscription service now operating exclusively from IGI

(NEW YORK) - The International Gemological Institute (IGI) – creators of diamond laser inscription, Laserscribe - has announced that jewelry inscription service, PhotoScribe, will operate solely from the Institute’s New York laboratory.

PhotoScribe laser inscription service specializes in laser engraving and provides customers with high-definition, high-resolution engraving of jewelry articles.

Lafonn introduces new Lassaire® In Motion collection

(CYPRESS, Calif.) - Lafonn, the brand known for luxury within reach, is pleased to introduce its new Lassaire® In Motion collection.

The new collection, which made its debut at the JCK Las Vegas Show, features Lafonn’s exclusive simulated diamond, Lassaire®, in frameless designs. Lassaire® In Motion is more about what isn’t there as opposed to what is. With the absence of a traditional setting, the eye is drawn to the beauty of the Lassaire® stone. The collection is comprised of necklaces and earrings set in sterling silver bonded with platinum and 14K gold. Retail prices start at $85.

JBT’s Red Book available in new easy to use format

JBT Red Book AugAs technology evolves so does the well-known traditional Jewelers Board of Trade Red Book. Initially the Red Book was just that - a printed reference book with a red cover. Next came the CD. Now JBT is pleased to announce that future copies of the quarterly Red Book on CD will be distributed on a flash drive.

Hoover & Strong introduces white label diamond auction services

HooverHoover & Strong has announced a new white label auction service called myAuction™. This is an innovative service offered to jewelry retailers nationwide, allowing them to offer their own online auction service where their customers can sell their jewelry items to industry qualified buyers. The service is comprehensive because all processing, grading and cataloging is done at Hoover & Strong’s facility. The auction platform, accessed through the retailer’s website, allows the customer (the seller) to see their item at any given time, review the grading of the item, and even see a 360 degree imaging of the item. Once the auction ends, the customer can accept or reject the highest offer. If accepted, payment is processed within 24 hours. The retailer gains a happy customer and a commission for every item sold.

Thorsten Jewelry expands line of inlaid exotic hardwood bands

Thorsten Koa July(LONG BEACH, Calif.) - Thorsten Jewelry, a leading manufacturer of alternative metal wedding bands for men and women, is proud to launch new models of wedding bands inlaid with exotic hardwoods. Due to the popularity of using natural materials in rings, Thorsten reports exotic hardwood inlaid rings have been great sellers to Millennial men. 

LeStage by Marathon releases new catalogs

Marathon Company, the new owner of the LeStage Company, has announced the release of two new comprehensive catalogs for retailers and one customer counter catalog.

The new customer counter catalog is available to the retailer to give to their customers to take home with them. A great selling tool showing all of the Convertible Clasp Collection including the bracelets in several styles and wrist sizes. The catalog has an order sheet in the back making it easy for the buyer to pick their selections. The Convertible Clasp Collection offers so many options just by changing the clasp.

Gesswein announces new Castable Resin and 3D printing partnership

Jewelry is one of the most demanding art forms, and it requires precision that relies heavily on the tools that you use. Over the last few decades, the process of carving traditional waxes by hand has given way to detailed CNC mills, and more recently, the advances of industrial 3D printing. For 3D printing, jewelry represents the ultimate challenge, pushing machine resolution and material properties to the limits.