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Jewelers Mutual enhances portfolio of products with addition of Employment Practices Liability Insurance

(NEENAH, Wisc.) - How can a family-owned business become fertile ground for an age-discrimination lawsuit? When do jokes make a workplace hostile? Can you fire an employee for poor performance, even if she’s pregnant? What happens if the employee you let go due to a drop in revenue sues you for racial discrimination?


Lorenzo Sterling & 18K jewelry helps retailers through tough times

(SEATTLE) - In what many in the industry have described as a “challenging” year for jewelry sales, the Lorenzo brand silver and 18K gold jewelry collection, marketed in the U.S. exclusively by Simon Golub & Sons (SGS), reports a 25% increase in sales this year to date over 2007.

lorenzo-nov“The Lorenzo Sterling and 18kt line from SGS is one of our top selling collections. Customers love the great styling and affordable prices.  We have several clients who own multiple pieces of Lorenzo and always come back to see what’s new from Lorenzo. The line is also a favorite among our sales staff because it is a quality product that is so easy to sell,” says Holly Wesche Conn, owner of Wesche Jewelers in Melbourne, Florida. 

AJDC announces 2009 New Talent Contest

The American Jewelry Design Council (AJDC) is accepting applications for its annual New Talent Contest. The winner is awarded a booth in the New Designer Gallery at the July Jewelers of America Show in New York City and is the focus of extensive media attention. This high-profile competition has successfully launched the careers of past winners such as Zoltan David, Todd Reed, Sarah Graham and Brian Sholdt. In addition, the winner receives professional support from members of the AJDC on making the step to larger markets.

World of Gems Conference inaugural event a success

(DALLAS) - The first World of Gems Conference, held in Chicago September 13 and 14, had a very strong debut, according to co-hosts Gemworld International and the AGTA Gemological Testing Center (GTC). The conference went on despite flooding in and around the hotel. Over 150 people attended the conference from as far away as Germany, the United Kingdom and Colombia.

JIC announces GEM Awards date and new host

(NEW YORK) - On Friday, January 9, 2009 the Seventh Annual Jewelry Information Center GEM Awards gala will once again take place at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City, its long-standing and elegant location in the heart of Manhattan. Adding to the excitement of the upcoming event’s evening, JIC is proud to announce that Ms. Samantha Harris will be the brand new host and master of ceremonies. Seen on prime time television and currently at the height of her career, Ms. Harris is most well known as the co-host with Tom Bergeron of ABC-TV’s prevailing variety series, “Dancing with the Stars.”

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