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National Jeweler releases 2017 “State of the Majors”

Profiles $100 million Supersellers and the Top 50 Specialty Jewelers

(NEW YORK) - National Jeweler has released the 2017 “State of the Majors,” a report which analyzes the performance of the country’s largest jewelers and the state of jewelry retailing today. The report comes at a time of great change and opportunity for the retail jewelry industry.

Kim International releases new catalogs

Just in time for the quickly approaching holiday season, Kim International Manufacturing has introduced two new catalogs showcasing their gold and silver fashion collections. The Tesoro Collection™ catalog features 14kt gold, diamond and gemstone fashion jewelry. The Eleganza Collection™ catalog highlights Kim’s sterling silver designs with 18kt gold accents.

IGI launches progressive Diamond ID report

(ANTWERP, Belgium) - The International Gemological Institute (IGI) has formally announced its diamond evaluation card – the Diamond ID report. Unlike other reports where the diamond is kept in a vault and the report in a separate location, IGI’s new Diamond ID report stores the evaluation and diamond together in a secure credit card-size casing. The ID report contains security features and a Datamatrix, that once scanned, allows users to connect directly to IGI’s data system and confirm its authenticity. IGI introduced the report in April and has since successfully integrated the ID card as part of its services for diamond dealers and manufacturers. IGI says feedback to date has exceeded initial expectations.


Merit Diamond introduces MFIT®

Innovative men’s wedding bands designed with maximum comfort in mind


Merit® Diamond, manufacturers of the popular, luxurious diamond fashion line Sirena®, has developed and tested their supremely comfortable men’s MFIT® wedding band line over the past 5 years. The patented brand provides men with “not only stylish designs, but also the most comfortable fit available,” says Erik Kaplan, VP of Merit Diamond. “Everybody who tries on a MFIT® band should feel the difference immediately and most importantly, feel ultimate comfort,” he added.

GN Diamond offering free Gemprint on all diamonds

GNGN Diamond listens to the common pain points experienced by jewelers on a daily basis. Internet shopping is one of the biggest obstacles expressed by the brick and mortar store. By offering added value and annual savings through Gemprint, jewelers are now armed with a point of distinction against their local competition and on-line internet sites.

ASHI announces responsive version of free Lovebright Collection micro-website


(NEW YORK) - ASHI is delighted to announce the latest release of the responsive version of the Lovebright Collection micro-website. If you have an existing Lovebright Collection micro-website, then the responsive update with new theme and other important features like product filter and search have already been integrated into your website.

Gem Star Imports’ revolutionary ‘MAGNIFICENCE’ set to change the way we look at diamond jewelry

Gem Star Imports has a brilliant new concept for independent retailers who are looking for the next big thing to revolutionize their business and draw new customers across demographic lines. The “MAGNIFICENCE” collection, which will be available to ship in the month of October, is an exciting “game-changer” for the fine jewelry market.

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