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Belle Étoile launches 2014 Summer/Fall Collection

(EMERYVILLE, Calif.) - Esteemed sterling silver jewelry designer and manufacturer Belle Étoile launched its 2014 Summer/Fall Collection at JCK Las Vegas, receiving rave reviews. This season’s collection plays with a variety of moods and personalities, ranging from playful and whimsical to bold and romantic.

IGI Mumbai launches “Young Gemologist” Workshop, broadens educational landscape

(MUMBAI, India) - The International Gemological Institute (IGI) – the world’s largest independent laboratory for testing and grading gemstones and fine jewelry – recently launched its “Young Gemologist” summer workshop, an introductory half-day session designed for students 10-15 years of age, in Mumbai. After receiving overwhelming initial interest, and enrolling 30 participants in its first course on May 21, the IGI School of Gemology has expanded the program into a regular, ongoing weekend offering.

ASHI unveils customizable Bridal Book

Have you ever wondered how to better brand your business in your marketplace and how to do so in a cost effective way? If so, you’ll want to take a look at the new 2014 customizable ASHI Bridal Book. ASHI’s customizable Bridal Book helps you brand your store by creating customized catalogs and brochures with your designer jewelry and watch brands, along with key business partners in your community that will drive traffic to your jewelry store.

JustPerfect MSP offers “Build your own Stackables” online

JustPerfect Machine Set Products (MSP), a New York City-based manufacturer of precision-set rings, has introduced an easy way for the retailers who carry its line to customize Stackables and many other forms of bands instantly with their clients. The entire JustPerfect MSP collection has been uploaded into an on line interface, enabling jewelers to work with their customers at the counter and choose from over 1200 ways to customize its rings.

New JBT service welcomed by retailers

(WARWICK, R.I.) - The Jewelers Board of Trade’s® (JBT) new service, JBT RatingWatch, has found fans among retailers in the industry. “We’ve seen a healthy initial response,” says Dione Kenyon, JBT president. “Credit ratings are on everyone’s mind today, and jewelry business owners reap benefits with good credit.” Retailers with better credit have an easier time getting inventory that’s not prepaid. Often, they also are offered better payment terms.