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Gesswein introduces the PUK4c welder with SM03 Scope


The PUK4c precision welder is a compact and versatile TIG impulse welder. Fine and minute welds are carried out under a 10x welding microscope (SM03 Microscope). Very close to laser welding, the PUK4c allows the exact positioning of small, stable spot-welds or welds in hard-to-get-to or deep lying positions. In contrast to soldering, the area of the work piece affected by heat is very small. So small in fact, that problem free welds adjacent to precious stones or pearls can be handled with ease.

GIA demonstrates prototype mounted gem testing device

New accessibly-priced instrument to be available in late 2017

gia(CARLSBAD, Calif.) - GIA (Gemological Institute of America) has announced it will introduce for sale later this year an easy-to-operate, sophisticated desktop instrument to reliably identify natural diamonds, separating them from all simulants and from diamonds that may be synthetic or treated.

GN Diamond helps jewelers combat the internet with science, 3rd party validation & virtual reality life experience

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Customers and millennials are continuously challenging the retail jeweler. “We believe in driving results and helping our retail partners solve their pain points,” says Asaf Herskovitz, CEO GN Diamond. For example, profit margin erosion, lost sales to the internet, and the need for jewelers to distinguish themselves against big box stores, Amazon, and Blue Nile.

Samuel Spil reworks wedding band line, adds new display

(CHARLOTTE, N.C.) - Samuel Spil Co., suppliers of “bread and butter” jewelry items at exceptional prices, is pleased to announce they have reworked their wedding band program. Spil offers wedding bands in 10k and 14k in comfort fit, light weight and milgrain. Additionally, the company carries plain sterling silver bands and a wide assortment of gents stainless steel bands - with no minimum order. A new display is now available when a complete set is purchased.