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Abbott & Shapiro’s MAXITURN™ System takes guesswork out of purchasing, improves efficiency

(SHELTON, Conn.) - Independent jewelers have an awesome new weapon that will make them more competitive and profitable by combining small-business flexibility and market savvy with the power of sophisticated quick response technology like that used by large chains and department stores.

Developed by jewelry industry retail automation technology leader Abbott & Shapiro, LLC, MAXITURN™ is a sophisticated system that uses the data collected by the company’s EDGE point of sale system to enable stores to buy product more quickly, accurately and effectively than ever before, from an electronic network that includes many of the industry’s leading manufacturers.

Stuller, Inc. launches Kera™ bead marketing support system

(LAFAYETTE, La.) - Stuller is excited to announce the launch of its new Kera™ marketing support system. Kera, the prime manufacturer’s branded bead collection, initially launched in November 2009.

“Kera gives jewelers the opportunity to actively participate in helping their customers create lasting memories,” says Elizabeth Brehmer, vice president of findings. “And we’ve designed this interactive, at-the-counter selling system to help retail jewelers sell Kera confidently while generating additional foot traffic in their stores. Jewelers can take advantage of our no minimum purchase requirements, next-day replenishing opportunities and universally compatible bracelets and necklaces.”

UPMR unveils Sterlium® sterling silver casting grain

United Precious Metals Refining (UPMR) is pleased to introduce Sterlium®, their latest Germanium-based sterling silver casting grain.

Sterlium® is a patented formulation specifically created, based on the demands of the silver jewelry industry for premium tarnish resistance and a snow-white color.   This casting grain is formulated with the element Germanium and other additives, to provide excellent metal fluidity, greater surface hardness for luster and high metal re-usability.  The “spring effect” provided by this metal helps in securing gemstones firmly in place and the whiteness of the metal enhances the brightness of the gemstone.

C&A Diamonds introduces the JewelPadTouch™

C&A Diamonds International, a subsidiary of Shrenuj, a DTC Sightholder has announced the premiere of the JewelPadTouch™ “The Future of Customer Service,” concept incorporated into the new iPad. C&A will unveil this exciting new technological breakthrough at the 2010 Las Vegas show. Simon Golub and Sons is the other Shrenuj subsidiary.

C.G. Creations introduces new Zable European Bead Catalog

C.G. Creations is proud to introduce the newest edition of the Zable European Bead Catalog.

Inside this latest catalog you’ll see C.G. Creations has expanded their already extensive selection of sterling silver motifs and genuine Murano glass beads.

Whether your customers’ tastes lean toward sophisticated or whimsical, if they prefer understated elegance or over-the-top bling, Zable European Beads are the right choice.

Call or e-mail C.G. Creations for more information and a complete catalog at 800-431-1606 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Presentation Box & Display announces new 2010 Catalog

(PAWTUCKET, R.I.) - Presentation Box & Display, a division of International Packaging Corporation, proudly announces a new 2010 Box Catalog for the retail jewelry industry to boost jewelers’ retail sales and improve retailers’ branding.

“As the economy recovers, we find that more and more businesses need to cost effectively reinforce their brand to grow sales,” states John Cavanagh, Vice President of Presentation Box & Display, and a 30 year veteran of the industry. “We’ve been very pleased with the reception to our five new box styles for the jewelry industry.  A number of jewelers also enjoy our blanket order program (available with the new catalog) as it helps them only pay for their boxes when they need them.  It’s all about helping our customer’s cash flow and helping them build their store traffic,” he said.

Chelsea Taylor Designs unveils Crystal Connections

Chelsea Taylor Designs in Manalapan, New Jersey is pleased to introduce Crystal Connections, the latest addition to their ‘create-your-own’ upscale, fashion jewelry line. Crystal Connections boasts more than 250 new and unique Swarovski Crystal and CZ pieces that combine to create varying earring, bracelet, pendant and anklet jewelry.