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IGI certified Lotus Temple Ring earns Guinness World Record

Laashikaa Jewels, a Mumbai based brand, earned a Guinness World Record for ‘the most number of diamonds set in one ring’ with their design creation, the Lotus Temple Ring. The ring, containing 7,777 natural diamonds, was certified by the global grading and certifying authority, IGI. The 21.39 carat ring from Laashikaa Jewels was graded VVS-VS in terms of clarity and E-F on the color scale. The exquisite piece of jewelry has round, brilliant diamonds studded on an 18 carat ring giving the jewelry an exceptional touch of luxury and grandeur.

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WJA give $65,500 in 2019 Scholarships and Grants

Winners to be lauded at Awards for Excellence Fundraising Gala

(NEW YORK) - In advance of its Awards for Excellence Gala on July 29, which will raise funds for scholarships and grants, the Women’s Jewelry Association (WJA) announced that proceeds from 2019 fundraising resulted in awards totaling $65,500 in grants and scholarships to 49 women. The recipients are using the funds to underwrite education and advance their professional careers.

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MJSA announces winners of 2019 Vision Awards competition

MJSA, the U.S. trade alliance dedicated to professional excellence in jewelry making and design, recognized 14 outstanding jewelry designers in its 2019 Vision Awards competition. An annual celebration of outstanding creativity, craftsmanship, and technological prowess, the competition honored both professional and student excellence in several categories, including a new award for Enamel Distinction.

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ASHI Diamonds appoints Steven Parks to represent New England region

Ashi StevenSteven Parks(NEW YORK) - ASHI Diamonds is pleased to announce the addition of Steven Parks as their Sales Representative and Marketing Consultant for the New England Region of New York, Connecticut, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Maine and Vermont. Steven’s appointment is part of ASHI’s marketing and expansion strategy that will enable it to better service independent jewelers in the U.S.

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Jeffrey Bergman joins Overnight

Bergman3Jeffrey BergmanOvernight is pleased to announce the hiring of Jeffrey Bergman, former President of Mercury Ring. Jeffrey has over 15 years of experience in the manufacturing, design, and sale of bridal and fashion jewelry to retailers across North America and the Caribbean.

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