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2016_11_10_CarrieUnderwood

Celebrity News: Who Wore What To The Country Music Awards And More

On The Red Carpet At The Country Music Awards

Nashville, TN—The stars and their jewels were out in force at the 50th annual CMA Awards on November 2. Chart-topping recording artist Carrie Underwood (left) wore diamond rings from Hearts on Fire (top) and Harry Kotlar (bottom) on the red carpet at...

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2016_11_10_LilyDog

Lily & Co. Hosts Charity Tennis Tournament With A Trunk Show

Sanibel, FL—Doron Hakimian, president and chief designer of Doves by Doron Paloma, is doing something very unusual this weekend: instead of standing behind the counter at a Doves trunk show at Lily & Co. Jewelers, he’s going to be out playing tennis. (Left: Exterior of Lily & Co. with Lily, the...

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In Digital World, Gunderson’s Finds Print Is Still A Good Messenger

Sioux City, IA—Gunderson's, a family-owned jeweler with three stores in Sioux City, IA; Sioux Falls, SD; and Omaha, NE, is a company that firmly believes in the old adage of not throwing out the baby with the bathwater.

In this case, referring to digital vs. traditional media for its holiday...

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2016_11_10_RIRCouple

Diamonds: ‘Real Is Rare’ Bows As WSJ Highlights Synthetic Threat; Fancy Color Prices Rise; More

New York, NY—After debuting its unconventional approach to marketing diamonds to a new generation, the Diamond Producers Association (DPA) tapped actor and producer Nick Cannon to explore real relationships in “Why Real is Rare,” a short docu-film that explores how and when couples realize their...

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2016_11_10_FMAd

Brand News: Forevermark Launches Holiday Ad Campaign; Stuller Foundation Helps Flood Victims; More

Forevermark Launches 2016 Holiday Campaigns 

Stamford, CT—Forevermark this week launched its holiday marketing strategy, focused on the power of three campaigns working in tandem to drive demand to a wider audience of diamond consumers. The three campaigns, ‘Ever Us’ two stone, ‘Black Label,’ and...

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2016_11_10_MeghanJuday

Educating and Engaging the Next Generation In The Family Business

Philadelphia, PA—80% of U.S. businesses are family owned. But the likelihood of the business surviving each successive generation decreases exponentially: only about 3% of family businesses make it to the fourth generation, according to the Initiative for Family Business & Entrepreneurship at the...

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Classified: Breuning Seeks Texas Representation; New Line Needs Sales Managers

Breuning Seeks Representation In Texas

Lawrenceville, GA—Breuning, a major fine jewelry manufacturer based in Germany, is seeking an experienced independent sales representative for Texas and the surrounding area. 

The line encompasses several categories of fine jewelry as well as a...

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2016_11_10_Alexandra

25 IN 5 E-commerce Conference Inspires, Informs and Educates Prestige Jewelers

Miami Beach, FL—"You must sell online today." The message was simple, and emphasized by every speaker at the recent 25 In 5 e-commerce conference, attended by more than 80 jewelers in various stages of e-commerce development.

“You Must Sell Online Today,” said the keynote speaker, Alexandra WIlkis...

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2016_11_3_JLaw

Celebrity News From Le Vian, Sylvie Collection, Alex Soldier, Doves, Supreme Jewelry, More

J. Law, Elizabeth Hurley, Jourdan Dunn In Le Vian

Los Angeles, CA—Academy Award-winning actress Jennifer Lawrence (left)wore a Le Vian diamond ring and bracelet to the 2016 AMD British Academy Britannia Awards presented by Jaguar Land Rover and American Airlines, October 28 at The Beverly Hilton...

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2016_11_3_SundayWinners

Centurion South Beach Show Announces Winners Of Purchasing Raffles

Miami Beach, FL—Some jewelers at the recent Centurion South Beach Show got a nice surprise: they were winners of a raffle for purchasing credits to make their open-to-buy go further in acquiring new merchandise.

Attendees received one raffle ticket per store when they registered at the Show. Then,...

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2016_11_3_KaiKight

Industry News: AGS Announces Remaining Keynotes; Diamond Prices Dip Again In October: More

AGS Announces Remaining Keynote and Featured Speakers for the 2017 Conclave

Las Vegas, NV—The American Gem Society (AGS) has announced the remainder of its keynote speakers and its featured lineup for Conclave 2017, April 5-8, 2017 in Hollywood, CA.

Scott McKain, an internationally known...

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Where Are The Ultra-Wealthy Now?

New York, NY—The world’s ultra wealthy population remained flat in 2015, as the number of individuals with US$30 million or more in net assets grew just 0.6% and total ultra high net worth (UHNW) wealth increased by 0.8%, according to the latest World Ultra Wealth Report released last month by...

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2016_10_27_StanleyTruck

The Month In Review: October

Merrick, NY—October brought news of another legendary jeweler closing its doors, while a Florida jeweler shared its can-do spirit in the face of Hurricane Matthew approaching. October also saw the reveal of the industry’s first generic diamond marketing initiative in more than a decade, while...

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2016_11_3_RSchreibman

In Memoriam: Richard Schreibman, Alvin’s Jewelers and Alson Jewelers

Cleveland, OH--Richard Schreibman, third-generation jeweler and former executive and owner of Alvin’s Jewelers and Alson Jewelers, passed away on Thursday, October 20.  He was 78 years old. 

Schreibman was born on January 9, 1938, to Edith and Alvin Schreibman, second-generation jewelers....

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2016_11_3_EdahnGolan

New Research Shows What Diamonds U.S. Consumers Really Are Buying

Tel Aviv, Israel—In a diamond market that has offered little good news of late, research conducted by retail metrics firm NPD in the first half of 2015 shows some pockets of opportunity. More importantly, those areas—namely branded and larger diamonds—are especially key for luxury jewelers.

One of...

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Classified: Shah Diamond Seeks Experienced Reps

New York, NY—Our New York-based company is seeking experienced sales representatives to carry our comprehensive line of diamond products, including our flagship designer Carizza bridal collection, as well as our branded fashion products. Various territories available.

Job qualifications:

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