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Meet The Winners Of The 2017 Centurion Design Awards

Scottsdale, AZ—The votes are in and 12 jewelry designs were chosen as winners of the 2017 Centurion Design Awards. Every year, exhibitors at the Centurion Scottsdale Show are invited to submit a piece to the competition in one of 12 categories, to be voted on by the retailers attending the Show.

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Congratulations To The Centurion Golf and Tennis Winners!

Scottsdale, AZ—As it does every year, the Centurion Show 2017 kicked off with a pre-show golf and tennis tournament. All attendees are invited to join the event, held during the day Saturday prior to the opening reception of the Show that evening.

The 2017 tennis tournament winners were:

First...

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Celebrity News: J. Lo In Le Vian

Universal City, CA—Jennifer Lopez wore a Le Vian diamond ring (below bottom) to the photo session for NBC's World Of Dance on January 25. She also wore Le Vian diamond earrings (below), bracelets, and rings to a private event at Neiman Marcus Beverly Hills, January 26 in Beverly Hills, CA.

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Brand News: Ritani’s New CEO, Next-Gen At Rahaminov, Oscar Heyman’s New Book, More

Ritani Names Deborah Fine as New CEO  

New York, NY—Ritani has announced a major change in leadership. Deborah Fine, a veteran omnichannel retail, lifestyle, and media executive, will lead the brand as its new chief executive officer. She replaces former CEO Brian Watkins, who has left the...

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Classified: Sorter And Quality Control Associate Needed

Great Neck, NY—Le Vian Corp has a long family history in the industry and is looking to add to their team in Great Neck, NY. The firm needs a sorter and a quality control associate.

Essential Job Responsibilities, Sorter:

  • Sort diamonds and gemstones Sort diamonds and gemstones based on quality...
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Centurion Scottsdale Addresses “Generations” As Its Theme; Workshops Help With Planning Transitions

Scottsdale, AZ—The Centurion Scottsdale show kicked off its Generations theme for 2017 with two very early morning sessions giving retailers a chance to exchange dialogue with industry experts in transition planning.  Sessions were presented by Ira Bergman of The Gordon Co., Dan Pharr of Pharr...

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The Centurion Newsletter Will Be Published Friday, February 3

Scottsdale, AZ---This week's edition of The Centurion Newsletter will be published one day later than its normal Thursday release. Look for The Centurion Newsletter--with exciting news from The Centruion Scottsdale Show--on Friday, February 3 at 10 a.m. Eastern time. It will resume its normal...

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Exclusive Video: Bill Boyajian On The Top Challenges Facing Jewelers Who Want To Retire

Scottsdale, AZ—In keeping with the “Generations” theme of the Centurion Scottsdale Show, Bill Boyajian of Bill Boyajian and Associates discusses the two most challenging issues facing jewelers that want to turn over their family store to the next generation or find an outside owner. Click here to...

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Industry News: ‘Gems & Gemology’ Highlights Emeralds And The Power Of The Pink City

Carlsbad, CA—An emerald theme ties together several articles in the Winter 2016 issue of GIA’s peer-reviewed journal Gems & Gemology (G&G). The issue also covers a new source of Vietnamese danburite, a visit to the gem deposits of Mozambique and many more breakthroughs in the world of gems. The...

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