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Kim International appoints new Sales Manager for Midwest region

ReillyKim International Manufacturing, L.P. is pleased to announce that Bill Reilly has been appointed as their new Upper-Midwest Region Sales Manager. He will be covering the states of Minnesota, Iowa, Wisconsin, North and South Dakota. Bill brings 30 plus years of experience calling on the independent jeweler plus his wealth of knowledge, enthusiasm and dedication to customer service.

Diarough Group and Gems One establish strategic partnership

shaking handsDiarough Group, a leading player in the rough and polished diamond market, as well as a precision jewelry manufacturer, has announced the formation of a strategic partnership with Gems One Corporation, a New York City based fine jewelry supplier, designed to facilitate the distribution of its products through American independent jewelry stores. According to Ashit Parikh, President of Emby International, the distribution arm for the Diarough Group: “With Gems One we see an excellent opportunity for growth through their existing distribution channel. Further, by providing Gems One’s customers with the high-tech manufacturing and diamond cutting technologies that have made us a leading global provider, we hope to help strengthen their businesses in their local markets. And with Gems One’s senior management team’s demonstrated understanding of the American market, we trust them to fully utilize our strengths to create synergies at every level.”

ELLE Time & Jewelry wins 2017 JCK Design Award

Elle(DALLAS) - ELLE Time & Jewelry is the 2017 JCK Design Award Winner in the Fashion/ Bridge under $500 category. The winning ring is sterling silver with 14kt rose gold plated accents and features a mystic quartz dotted with CZs. It has a MSRP of $140 and is part of ELLE’s Revolution collection which includes coordinating necklace, bolo bracelet and earrings. The company reports each piece of the Revolution collection has been a best seller since its January launch.

Lafonn named 2017 JCK Jewelers’ Choice Award winner & finalist

Lafonn ring(CYPRESS, Calif.) - Lafonn, the brand known for luxury within reach, has grabbed two honors in the 2017 JCK Jeweler’s Choice Awards. Now in its tenth year, the awards are given in multiple categories. Both of Lafonn’s wins are in the “Lab Grown Gemstone” category, further anchoring the brand’s position as a market leader in this category.

Elisa Ilana Jewelry celebrates 20th anniversary

(OMAHA Neb.) - Elisa Ilana Jewelry is excited to celebrate its 20th year in the jewelry business. Over the last two decades, the Omaha-based jewelry retailer/manufacturer has built a loyal worldwide following in fine fashion and affordable luxury jewelry. Great care is taken in curating a wide variety of up-and-coming designers and unusual art to wear. Elisa Ilana has an extensive collection of both original designs and highly sought after designers. In addition to a retail storefront, Elisa Ilana has reached an ever-growing national audience through its e-commerce sites.