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Not for the faint-hearted: Ira Savoie loves the lively challenge of jewelry appraising

Not for the faint-hearted: Ira Savoie loves the lively challenge of jewelry appraising

For the past 17 years, Ira Savoie has been appraising jewelry of all sorts for the people of New Orleans and beyond. Sometimes, it’s business as usual at his appraisals-while-you-wait studio; other times things get animated as he delivers an unwelcom...

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AWDC announces “revolution in diamond polishing process”

AWDC announces “revolution in diamond polishing process”

(ANTWERP) - The Scientific and Technological Research Center for Diamonds (WTOCD) is the collective research center of the Antwerp World Diamond Centre (AWDC), the umbrella organization for the Antwerp diamond industry. The WTOCD has announced they ha...

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Time Delay marks 40 years of crafting custom enhancements for one-of-a-kind watches

Time Delay marks 40 years of crafting custom enhancements for one-of-a-kind watches

(DALLAS) - Time Delay Corporation is celebrating 40 years in the time-honored tradition of offering its independent jewelers exactly what they need: the latest and finest in custom dials, bezels and bracelets at competitive prices, along with custom d...

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Industry Events

GIA’s New York Jewelry Career Fair slated for July 13

GIA’s New York Jewelry Career Fair slated for July 13

Event offers job opportunities, career coaching, networking and more

(NEW YORK) - Leading networking event for the gem and jewelry industry, GIA (Gemological Institute of America) Jewelry Career Fair , returns to New York City on Friday, July 13. Whether...

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May retail sales increased 5.6% over last year as economy continues to grow

(WASHINGTON) - May retail sales increased 0.7 percent seasonally adjusted over April and 5.6 percent unadjusted year-over-year as a growing economy prompted consumers to continue to spend, the National Retail Federation reported. The numbers exclude a...

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May retail sales increased 5.6% over last year as economy continues to grow

4 DAYS AGO

(WASHINGTON) - May retail sales increased 0.7 percent seasonally adjusted over April and 5.6 percent unadjusted year-over-year as a growing economy prompted consumers to continue to spend, the National Retail Federation reported. The numbers exclude automobiles, gasoline stations and restaurants.

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IDEX reports China cuts tariffs on 18 jewelry categories

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IDEX reports China cuts tariffs on 18 jewelry categories

(IDEX Online) – China will be slashing import taxes on jewelry, as part of tariff reductions on a wide range of consumer goods, as of July 1.

The Customs Tariff Commission of the State Council in China issued the "Notice on Reducing the Import Tariffs of Daily Consumer Goods" last week. According to ...

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GIA’s New York Jewelry Career Fair slated for July 13

4 DAYS AGO
GIA’s New York Jewelry Career Fair slated for July 13

Event offers job opportunities, career coaching, networking and more

(NEW YORK) - Leading networking event for the gem and jewelry industry, GIA (Gemological Institute of America) Jewelry Career Fair , returns to New York City on Friday, July 13. Whether you are looking to join the incredible gem and je...

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Thai jewelry sparkles at DITP Roadshow at JCK Las Vegas to promote 62nd Bangkok Gems & Jewelry Fair

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Thai jewelry sparkles at DITP Roadshow at JCK Las Vegas to promote 62nd Bangkok Gems & Jewelry Fair

(l-r) Sritala Sutapak, Deputy Director, Thai Trade Center Los Angeles; Boonkij Jitngamplang, President of Thai Gem and Jewelry Traders Association (TGJTA); Dr. Gaetano Cavalieri, President of CIBJO; Kwannapa Phivnil, Executive Director, Thai Trade Center Los Angeles; and Rung Julius Zheng, Vice Pres...

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Time Delay marks 40 years of crafting custom enhancements for one-of-a-kind watches

11 DAYS AGO
Time Delay marks 40 years of crafting custom enhancements for one-of-a-kind watches

(DALLAS) - Time Delay Corporation is celebrating 40 years in the time-honored tradition of offering its independent jewelers exactly what they need: the latest and finest in custom dials, bezels and bracelets at competitive prices, along with custom diamond enhancements for most pre-owned, precious t...

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Sissy’s Log Cabin names Lamar McCubbin new president

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Sissy’s Log Cabin names Lamar McCubbin new president

Arkansas’s largest independently owned jewelry store promotes new president from within

(LITTLE ROCK, Ark.)  - Sissy’s Log Cabin has announced the promotion of Lamar McCubbin to president. An industry veteran with more than 25 years experience, McCubbin has worked with the brand since 2014. With ...

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AWDC announces “revolution in diamond polishing process”

4 DAYS AGO
AWDC announces “revolution in diamond polishing process”

(ANTWERP) - The Scientific and Technological Research Center for Diamonds (WTOCD) is the collective research center of the Antwerp World Diamond Centre (AWDC), the umbrella organization for the Antwerp diamond industry. The WTOCD has announced they have developed a revolutionary technology that fully...

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Breaking the rules of engagement, Helzberg Diamonds introduces the “Will You?” Ring

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Breaking the rules of engagement, Helzberg Diamonds introduces the “Will You?” Ring

Couples have new way to propose and then select “the” ring together

(KANSAS CITY, Mo.)  - Many couples dream of that moment when one partner gets on bended knee and asks the big question with a small box - but what if their partner doesn’t love the ring inside? Enter Helzberg Diamonds and The “Wi...

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The Marketing Minute: Trend Spotting

8 MONTHS AGO

Marketing specialist George Prout produces a weekly marketing advice video for retail jewelers, The Monday Morning Marketing Minute. He’s generously agreed to let us share them with our eWeekly readers.

 

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The Marketing Minute: Pricing Strategy

8 MONTHS AGO

Marketing specialist George Prout produces a weekly marketing advice video for retail jewelers, The Monday Morning Marketing Minute. He’s generously agreed to let us share them with our eWeekly readers.

 

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2018 Tradeshow Calendar

 

JANUARY

 

January 5-7
G&LW Show
Lakeland, FL-Lakeland Center

601.879.8832
www.glwshows.com

January 9-10
G&LW Show
Asheville,NC-U.S.Cellular
Center Asheville
www.glwshows.com 

January 20-22
Jewelers International Showcase (JIS)
Miami, FL-DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Miami Airport & Convention Center
800.840.5612
www.jisshow.com 

January 20-22
Retail Jewelers Organization
Spring Buying Show (RJO)
Savannah, GA-Savannah
Westin Golf & Resort
800.247.1774
www.rjomembers.com 

January 25-February 5
J.O.G.S. Tucson Gem & Jewelry Show
Tucson, AZ - Tucson
Expo Center
213.629.3030
www.jogsshow.com 

January 27-February 4
G&LW Show
Tucson, AZ
Holiday Inn-Palo Verde/Holidome
601.879.8832
www.glwshows.com 

January 27-February 7
G&LW Show
Tucson, AZ – The GEM Mall
601.879.8832
www.glwshows.com 

January 28-30
Centurion Jewelry Show
Scottsdale, AZ
516.331.5586
www.centurionjewelry.com 

January 28-29
49th ACE It Winter Conference
Tucson, AZ-Tucson
Convention Center
718.893.1536
www.najaappraisers.com 

January 28-29
Southeastern Jewelers Org.
Charlotte, NC-The Ballantyne
619.940.9225
www.sjobuyinggroup.com 

January 30-February 4
AGTA Gem Fair Tucson
Tucson, AZ – Tucson
Convention Center
214.742.4367
www.agta.org 

January 30-February 4
GJX Gem and Jewelry Show
Tucson, AZ
GJX Pavilion
214.742.4367
www.gjxusa.com 

January 31-February 3
JCK Tucson
Tucson, AZ
JW Marriott Star Pass Resort
800.257.3626
www.tucson.jckonline.com 

 

February

 

February 21-25
Bangkok Gems & Jewelry Fair
IMPACTMuang Thong Thani
Bangkok,Thailand
www.bkkgems.com 

February 23-25
GTS Florida Jewelry Expo
Orlando, FL – Osceola
Heritage Park Exhibition Hall
770.410.9771
www.gtshows.com 

 

MARCH

 

March 3-5
Atlanta Jewelry Show
Atlanta, GA
Cobb Galleria
800.241.0399
www.atlantajewelryshow.com 

March 10-13
Independent Jewelers Organization (IJO)
Grapevine, TX
Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center
203.846.4215
www.ijo.com 

March 11-12
G&LW Show
Minneapolis, MN
Double Tree - Bloomington Minneapolis-South
601.879.8832
www.glwshows.com 

March 11-13
JA New York Winter Show
New York, NY
Jacob Javits Convention Center
646.654.4983
www.ja-newyork.com 

March 11-13
MJSA Expo New York
New York, NY
Jacob Javits Convention Center
800.444.6572
www.mjsa.org 

March 11-13
LUEUR Spring
New York, NY
Jacob Javits Convention Center
239.732.6642
www.lueurny.com 

March 16-18
GTS Greensboro Jewelry Expo
Greensboro, NC
Greensboro Coliseum
770.410.9771
www.gtshows.com 

March 16-18
G&LW Show
Detroit, MI
Embassy Suites Detroit-Livonia/Novi
601.879-8832
www.glwshows.com 

 

April

 

April 14-16
Jewelers International Showcase (JIS)
Miami Beach, FL
Miami Beach Convention Center
800.840.5612
www.jisshow.com 

April 20-21
G&LW Show
West Springfield, MA
Eastern States Exposition
601.879.8832
www.glwshows.com 

April 23-25
AGS Conclave
Nashville, TN
Omni Hotel Nashville
702.255.6500
www.americangemsociety.org 

 

May

 

May 4-6
G&LW Show
Orlando, FL
Osceola Heritage Park
601.879.8832
www.glwshows.com 

May 5-7
GTS Greensboro Jewelry Expo
Greensboro, NC
Greensboro Coliseum
770.410.9771
www.gtshows.com 

May 11-13
G&LW Show
Franklin, NC
Watauga Festival Center
601.879.8832
www.glwshows.com 

May 20-23
Santa Fe Symposium
Albuquerque, NM
Hotel Albuquerque
800.952.6222
www.santafesymposium.org 

May 28-31
G.L.D.A.-Vegas Gem Show
Las Vegas, NV
Mirage Hotel and Casino
301-294-1640
www.glda.com 

May 30-June 4
Luxury By JCK
Las Vegas, NV
Mandalay Bay Hotel and Convention Center
800.257.3626
www.luxury.jckonline.com 

May 31-June 4
AGTA GemFair at JCK
Las Vegas, NV
Mandalay Bay Hotel and Convention Center
800.257.3626
www.lasvegasshow.com 

 

JUNE

 

June 1-4
JIS EXCHANGE
Las Vegas, NV
Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino
800.840.5612
www.jisshow.com/exchange 

June 1-4
JCK Las Vegas
Las Vegas, NV
Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino
800.257.3626
www.lasvegas.jckonline.com 

June 22-24
GTS Florida Jewelry Expo
Kissimmee, FL
Osceola Heritage Park Exhibition Hall
770.410.9771
www.gtshows.com 

 

JULY

 

July 13-15
G&LW Show
Livonia, MI
Embassy Suites
601.879.8832
www.glwshows.com 

July 14-16
RJO Fall Buying Show
Minneapolis, MN
Hyatt Regency Minneapolis
800.247.1774
www.rjomembers.com 

July 15-17
JA New York Summer Show
New York, NY
Jacob Javits Convention Center
508.734.4986
www.ja-newyork.com 

July 26-29
G&LW Show
Franklin, NC
Watauga Festival Center
601.879.8832
www.glwshows.com 

July 28-31
Independent Jewelers Organization (IJO)
Cleveland, OH
Cleveland Convention Center
203.846.4215
www.ijo.com 

 

AUGUST

 

August 3-5
GTS Greensboro Jewelry Expo
Greensboro, NC
Greensboro Coliseum Complex
770.410.9771
www.gtshows.com 

August 4-6
Atlanta Jewelry Show
Atlanta, GA
Cobb Galleria
800.241.0399
www.atlantajewelryshow.com 

August 11-14
50th ACE IT Mid-Year Conference
Baltimore, MD
Lord Baltimore Hotel
718.896.1536
www.najaappraisers.com 

August 19-20
Select Jewelry Show
Ledyard, CT
Foxwoods Resort & Casino
888.427.4697
www.selectjewelryshow.com 

August 25-27
Southeastern Jewelers Org.
Charlotte, NC
The Ballantyne
619.940.9225
www.sjobuyinggroup.com 

 

SEPTEMBER

 

September 6-9
G&LW Show
Tucson, AZ
Holiday Inn Palo Verde/Holidome
601.879.8832
www.glwshows.com 

September 16-17
Select Show
Dallas, Tx
Ritz Carlton
888.427.4697
www.selectjewelryshow.com 

September 21-23
GTS Florida Jewelry Expo
Kissimmee, Fla
Osceola Heritage Park Exhibition Hall
770.410.9771
www.gtshows.com 

September 30-October 1
G&LW Show
Minneapolis, MN
Double Tree - Bloomington Minneapolis - South
601.879.8832
www.glwshows.com 

 

OCTOBER

 

October 5-7
G&LW Show
Livonia, MI
Embassy Suites
601.879.8832
www.glwshows.com 

October 5-7
GTS Greensboro Jewelry Expo
Greensboro, NC
Greensboro Coliseum
770.410.9771
www.gtshows.com 

Oct TBD
GIA Jewelry Career Fair
Carlsbad, CA
Gemological Institute of America
800.421.7250 ext. 4100
www.careerfair.gia.edu 

October 12-13
G&LW Show
West Springfield, MA
Eastern States Exposition
601.879.8832
www.glwshows.com 

October 14-15
Select Show
National Harbor (Oxon Hill), MD
Gaylord National Resort
888.427.4697
www.selectjewelryshow.com 

October 18-21
Centurion South Beach
South Beach, FL
ELV Special Events Center
888.427.4697
www.centurionsouthbeach.com 

October 19-22
Jewelers International Showcase (JIS)
Miami Beach FL
Miami Beach Convention Center
800.840.5612
www.jisshows.com 

October 28-30
JA N.Y. Special Delivery
New York, NY
Jacob Javits Convention Center
646.654.4983
www.ja-newyork.com 

 

NOVEMBER

 

November 2-4
G&LW Show
Kissimmee, FL
Osceola Heritage Park
601.879.8832
www.glwshows.com 

November 6-7
G&LW Show
Asheville, NC
U.S. Cellular Center Asheville
601.879.8832
www.glwshows.com 

November 16-18
GTS Florida Jewelry Expo
Kissimmee, Fla
Osceola Heritage Park Exhibition Hall
770.410.9771
www.gtshows.com 

November 30-December 2
GTS Greensboro Jewelry Expo
Greensboro, NC
Greensboro Coliseum
770.410.9771
www.gtshows.com 

 

DECEMBER

 

 


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