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Doland Jewelers - Three sons, three stores

There’s the old saying that bad things happen in threes. Not so for Mike Doland, the former owner of Doland Jewelers with stores in Davenport and Dubuque, IA. He has three sons, each of whom have taken an interest in the family business he started in 1986. His sons (Will, 38; Nick, 36; and Lucas, 32) each manage one of the three stores and each has their unique set of skills that benefit the business.

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Factory Grown Diamonds

Professional Gem Sciences Laboratory report on the state of the market in 2019 and trends looking forward

What does the future hold for the jewelry industry as factory grown diamonds become more prevalent? Here at the PGS (Professional Gem Sciences) Laboratory we are seeing more of these stones coming through our offices with increasing frequency. Both consumers in the public asking us to appraise their jewelry and experts in the trade with fresh buys have seen a rise in these stones in their jewelry. 

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August Atlanta Jewelry Show is one for the record books

“New Routes” themed event provided attendees tools to stay competitive in evolving marketplace

(ATLANTA) - The Atlanta Jewelry Show (AJS), the jewelry industry’s largest regional trade event in the country, recently concluded its August 2019 edition. During the four-day event, AJS August brought together over 1,200 industry professionals, and a record number of new buyers.

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