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Hoover & Strong reports Fairmined Gold gaining new ground in the U.S.

In the Peruvian desert, lies a small gold mining town by the name of Relave. Families here have depended on small-scale mining since the 1980s when economic hardship and conflict drove numerous families to settle as informal miners. Starting out without basic infrastructure, they worked the tailings left by previous large-scale international mining operations and managed to transform their challenging situation over the years.


JA offering Members Scholarships

(NEW YORK) - Jewelers of America (JA), the national trade association for businesses serving the fine jewelry marketplace, funds scholarships for members on renowned industry diploma, professional development and certification programs. JA awards scholarships during the enrollment period from February 1st, 2015, through September 30th, 2015, and employees of JA Member companies are encouraged to apply.

November is Jewelers for Veterans Month

Every jeweler in America asked to participate

(NEW YORK) - “November 2015 and every November thereafter is now officially Jewelers for Veterans month - highlighted by the observance of Veterans Day,” Ralph Destino, Chairman of the Jewelers for Veterans Foundation said.

“Every jeweler in America is being asked to show their support for our returning vets and help provide these warriors with a pathway to economic success in an industry where they can put their skills to good use,” continued the Chairman-Emeritus of Cartier.

JA’s “A Little Bit of Bling” Sweepstakes shared the love this Valentine’s Day

(NEW YORK) - Jewelers of America (JA), the national trade association for businesses serving the fine jewelry marketplace, ran a Valentine’s Day Edition of its “A Little Bit of Bling” Sweepstakes to increase consumer excitement for jewelry in the run up to Valentine’s Day and raise awareness of JA-member jewelers as jewelry gift destinations. The sweepstakes offered a prize of a $500 jewelry gift card redeemable at any JA-member jewelry store.

AISociety AiCertify-2015 debuts with a Global Valuation Standard

The AISociety - Appraisers International Society (AIS) began live and self-study global, online, offerings of AiCertification™2015 at the start of February with the live, AiResidence sessions of its 5-course series of Valuation Appraisal courses to AIStandard v4.0 for gems, jewelry, watches and other personal property.

Gem & jewelry professionals registering for the residence program now are able to join the current AiCore group and get up to date with prior sessions using AiCloud course materials and audio-video AiRecordings.

The Professional Appraisal Practice - Part II

Point of sale appraisals - Professional Valuation & Appraisal services can be a source of professional pride, customer respect and lucrative profits. So why do so many jewelers persist in embracing the hazardous pitfalls inherent to providing such services without the training requisite to doing so?

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