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On The Move

Abbott & Shapiro LLC move into new space to support growth

(SHELTON, Conn.) – Abbott & Shapiro LLC, makers of The EDGE jewelry store management system have moved as of October 25, 2010.

Their new 5,500 square foot office suite, located at 3 Corporate Drive, Suite 215, Shelton, CT 06484, is approximately 50% larger than their previous space.  This new space will support their business expansion plans, already in progress with the hire of two new support technicians and the introduction of offering emergency technical support on Saturdays (10-6 Eastern).

Pandora joins Responsible Jewellery Council

(LONDON) - The Responsible Jewellery Council (RJC) has announced that Pandora, the world’s third largest jewelry brand, has joined the Council’s membership.

Pandora, the Danish leading designer and manufacturer of hand finished and modern jewelry, joins more than 250 companies and trade associations in the Council’s membership.

Arkansas Jewelers Association names Stanley 2010 Retail Jeweler of the Year

Laura V. Stanley of Stanley Jewelers in North Little Rock has been named Arkansas Jewelers Association Retailer of the Year for 2010.

Stanley is a third-generation jeweler who is a Graduate Gemologist of the Gemological Institute of America and a Certified Gemologist Appraiser with the American Gem Society. She recently earned a master’s degree in business administration at Webster University.

AGA Officers and Board of Directors elected for the 2011-2013 term

The Accredited Gemologists Association (AGA) is pleased to announce the results from their recent election. The association’s constitution requires a simple majority of the total number of valid votes cast by the voting membership of the Association. This year’s ballot also contained a proposed change to the constitution.

AGTA announces election results for 2011 Board of Directors

(DALLAS, Tex.) - The American Gem Trade Association (AGTA) announced the results of their 2011 AGTA Board of Directors elections.  Robert Bentley of Robert Bentley Company, Betty Sue King of King’s Ransom, Gerry Manning of Manning International, Bill Larson of Pala International and Niveet Nagpal of Omi Gems, Inc. were all elected to three-year terms as Directors.  These terms will take effect at the 2011 AGTA Board of Directors Meeting in Tucson.