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Dangler Studios joins Southeastern Jewelers Organization

(SARASOTA, Fla.) - Sarasota, Florida based Dangler Studios is the newest supplier member to join the Southeastern Jewelers Organization (SJO) buying group. “We are pleased to become affiliated with an organization that embraces the same core values as our company,” stated David Ramirez, Executive Director of Brand Development for Dangler.

The Southeastern Jewelers Organization was founded in 1963 by a group of independent jewelers to increase the profit and margin of the independent jeweler throughout the US.  SJO is delighted to welcome Dangler Studios as a new vendor to the group. Members enjoy top class terms, service and discounts from a strong group of reliable and successful vendors. For information about SJO membership, call 704-535-7709.

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Jewelers Mutual earns 23rd A+ Superior rating from A.M. Best

(NEENAH, Wis.) - For the 23rd consecutive year, Jewelers Mutual Insurance Company has earned an A+ Superior rating from A.M. Best.

For consumers and jewelry business owners, this rating provides a measure of reassurance attesting to the financial strength and security of Jewelers Mutual. The A.M. Best rating validates the company’s reputation as the nation’s leading insurance company specializing in jewelry insurance, and proves consistent profitability. Financial stability has allowed Jewelers Mutual to specialize in jewelry and serve the jewelry industry for nearly 100 years.

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Jewelers for Children announces Board of Director elections

(NEW YORK) - Jewelers for Children (JFC), the jewelry industry’s charity, is pleased to announce the election of its new Board of Directors. Ed Bridge, President of Ben Bridge Jeweler, has replaced Howard Sherwood as Chairman. Sherwood concluded his two-year term on September 30.

“It is an honor to be selected by my peers to lead this incredible organization,” Bridge said. “Jewelers for Children brings the industry together in the service of so many worthwhile causes. I am excited to work with the board in expanding our support for children whose lives have been affected by illness, abuse, or neglect.”

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DNR Diamonds moves to New York

DNR Diamonds has announced they have moved their headquarters from Scottsdale, Arizona to New York City.  The company is now located at 579 5th Avenue, suite 888, New York, NY 10017.

“In the past couple of years we have been selling more and more in New York City and the area,” said company president Robby Nochimowski. “A lot of diamond dealers from the 47th street area have been contacting us for goods, and it just made sense to be closer to these customers.”

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Jewelex named 2009 RJO Vendor of the Year

The Retail Jewelers Organization (RJO) has named Jewelex their 2009 Vendor of the Year. The prestigious award was presented to Jewelex at RJO's 2009 Fall Buying Show in Covington, Kentucky.

Jewelex, a vertically integrated company with a reputation for innovative designs and a strong ability to execute orders on time, is growing as a leading supplier to independent jewelers. Jewelex prides itself on servicing the individualized needs of its clients on a personal level. Customer service and consistency are the focus of the company.

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SJTA announces 2009 - 2010 Officers and Directors

(ATLANTA) - The Southern Jewelry Travelers Association (SJTA) is proud to announce its 2009-2010 Executive Board and Directors elected during the recent August 8-10, 2009 Atlanta Jewelry Show. The Executive Board and Directors, comprised of industry sales representatives and manufacturers, work closely with the SJTA management team to develop and fine-tune programs and strategies designed to strengthen the Atlanta Jewelry Show, as well as other services the association provides to independent jewelers and representatives throughout the Southeast region.
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MJSA names Mitch Horowitz Vice President of Sales

Respected industry veteran will help Association grow in all areas

(PROVIDENCE, R.I.) - Mitch Horowitz, a sales executive whose abilities and experience are highly regarded throughout the jewelry industry, has joined Manufacturing Jewelers & Suppliers of America as its vice president of sales.

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