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Collegiate Bead Co. introduces new school colors beads

(ROYAL OAK, Mich.) - Collegiate Bead Company, manufacturer of entirely American-made college and sorority beads designed to fit the popular Pandora and Chamilia style charm bracelets, has added enameled school colors to its product lines and now offers online order fulfillment capabilities to retailers nationwide.

GIA 2012 Education Catalog now available

(CARLSBAD, Calif.) – The 2012 Education Catalog for GIA (Gemological Institute of America) is now available online and in print. The catalog, entitled “Reach Across the World,” features in-depth descriptions of the Institute’s online gemology curriculum, lab classes and on-campus programs throughout the world.

Monogrammed jewelry display kit features eight different personalized items

(ERLANGER, Ky.) - A display kit for retail jewelers includes samples of eight different monogrammed items in sterling silver that can be affordably personalized: men’s and women’s signet-style rings, cufflinks, wallet, golf ball marker, moneyclip, lapel pin, and key chain. Offered by Insignia Collection, Inc., a division of Jewel-Craft, Inc., the kit makes it easy for retailers to showcase monogrammed jewelry and accessories among other products in an attractive manner.

GIA creates 4Cs app for consumers, retailers

Interactive diamond tool designed to engage, educate

(CARLSBAD, Calif.) – GIA (Gemological Institute of America) is using the latest technology to help educate and engage consumers on the 4Cs (Color, Clarity, Cut and Carat weight) of diamond quality. The new GIA 4Cs iPad application (app) for consumers is now downloadable for free on iTunes. A retailer version of this app, designed to be used at point of sale, is also downloadable for free from GIA’s retailer support site, www.retailer.gia.edu.