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Donation of $500,000 from Jewelers Mutual puts power of giving in customers’ hands

Policyholder votes will steer company’s philanthropic efforts to benefit Feeding America®, Kids In Need Foundation, and Special Olympics

(NEENAH, Wis.) - Jewelers Mutual Insurance Group unveiled the company’s 2019 charitable effort empowering its policyholders to help decide how to allocate a $500,000 charitable donation to Feeding America, Kids In Need Foundation and Special Olympics.

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JA accepting GEM Awards nominations through June 28

GEM e(NEW YORK) - Jewelers of America (JA) has announced that submissions are being accepted in four categories for the 18th Annual GEM Awards which will be held on January 10, 2020, at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York. GEM Awards honors the achievements of individuals and companies whose work raises the visibility of fine jewelry and watches.

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Burglar Alarm Systems for Jewelers: Understanding line supervision and security

Mutual eUseful info from the Jewelers Mutual Clarity Blog

Peace of mind may be hard to come by when your business is closed for the night.

That’s where burglar alarms for jewelry businesses come into play — but not all are created equal.

Underwriter’s Laboratories (UL), an authority in the security industry, certifies alarms and may apply two terms related to how they function.

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GIA furthers best practices with improved ‘Know Your Customer’ program

All laboratory clients must update their client agreements 

(CARLSBAD, Calif.) - To comply with applicable laws, regulations and best practices, GIA (Gemological Institute of America) is enhancing its ‘Know Your Customer’ (KYC) program. This program supports the high standards of integrity that align with GIA’s mission of ensuring the public trust in gems and jewelry.

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Just Perfect MSP® gets 2 U.S. patents for Perfect Fit™ technology

Perfect 3(NEW YORK) – Just Perfect MSP® has officially received 2 U.S. design patents for it’s Perfect Fit™ technology. The technology, covered by U.S. patent numbers D820-714S and D814-330S, ergonomically sculpts the shoulders and shank of a ring to prevent rings from spinning or falling to the side. The patented technology also places additional metal weight in the bottom of the shank to ensure the center diamond remains on the top of the finger. 

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Antwerp diamond industry celebrates “100 Years Brilliant”

Brilliant cut hits milestone anniversary

(ANTWERP) - 100 years ago, Antwerp engineer Marcel Tolkowsky was the first person to scientifically determine the perfect way to cut a brilliant diamond. This is not an anniversary the Antwerp diamond industry could let pass by without notice. The Antwerp World Diamond Centre (AWDC) held a street festival May 27 to pay tribute to the most iconic and successful diamond cut in history: the brilliant.

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