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Arkansas Jewelers Association names Stanley 2010 Retail Jeweler of the Year


Laura V. Stanley of Stanley Jewelers in North Little Rock has been named Arkansas Jewelers Association Retailer of the Year for 2010.

Stanley is a third-generation jeweler who is a Graduate Gemologist of the Gemological Institute of America and a Certified Gemologist Appraiser with the American Gem Society. She recently earned a master’s degree in business administration at Webster University.

Laura V. Stanley
Stanley serves on the American Gem Society International Board of Directors and chairs the International Guilds Committee. She is on the Jewelers Vigilance Committee’s Executive Committee and the Better Business Bureau of Arkansas board and is president of Pulaski County Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) and past board member of the Arkansas Jewelers Association.

Loyd Stanley, her father, won the Retailer of the Year award in 1985 and the Arkansas Jewelers Lifetime Achievement Award in 2008.  Caroline Stanley, Laura’s sister, won the Retailer of the Year award in 1992.  The Stanley Family has a reputation for supporting the city of Little Rock, the state of Arkansas and the jewelry industry nation wide.