Education


The Smart Lab: All About Google’s Algorithms

July 8, 2020
Smart Age’s Emmanuel Raheb on why it’s important to always stay up-to-date with the latest changes to Google’s frequently altered algorithms.

Diamonds Do Good to Host Virtual Gathering

July 6, 2020
The event will feature the CEOs and leaders of De Beers, Signet Jewelers, Alrosa, Rosy Blue, and Chow Tai Fook.

The 10 Most Popular Stories of 2020 So Far

July 2, 2020
The RapNet row, a touching remembrance of a beloved designer, lessons about fordite, tips on keeping jewelry clean, and more.

JVC, Jewelers Mutual Introduce Online AML Program

June 25, 2020
Called JewelPAC, the program assures compliance with the anti-money laundering requirements of the USA PATRIOT Act.

Creative Connecting: Hashtag Hacks

June 16, 2020
In their latest column, Jen Cullen Williams and Duvall O’Steen share pro tips for using hashtags on Instagram, TikTok and even Facebook.

5 Things to Know About … Taaffeite

June 15, 2020
Long mistaken for spinel, taaffeite holds the distinction of being the only gem identified from a faceted stone.

Designers, Industry Members Create FIT Jewelry Design Endowment for Black Students

June 12, 2020
With an initial $50,000 endowment, it’s named for Art Smith, the leading midcentury black jewelry designer.

A Guide to the Online Resources Available to the Industry

June 9, 2020
We’ve updated our A-to-Z guide to add a virtual lecture series from ASJRA, an extension on DCA’s buy-one, get-one-free courses offer, and MJSA’s webinar series.

GIA’s Free Courses Reach Enrollment Capacity

June 8, 2020
Set to run through the end of June, the offer ended early after more than 10,000 people enrolled in the free introductory courses.

Creative Connecting: TikTok Tips

May 19, 2020
In their new social media-focused column, Duvall O’Steen and Jen Cullen Williams break down how jewelers can bring the bling to Gen Z on the popular new app.

10 Jewelry News Stories You Might Have Missed

May 10, 2020
Neiman Marcus and Baselworld news, another convention goes virtual, a new jewelry movie lands on Netflix, and more.

Coach’s Corner: Is Your Business Open to Change?

May 6, 2020
It’s not going to be business as usual when we open up, writes Pat Henneberry, and the jewelry industry will need to adapt.

You Can Earn an AJP Diploma from GIA for Free

May 6, 2020
First-time students can enroll in GIA’s online introductory courses on diamonds, colored stones, and jewelry at no cost.

JA Moves Its National Convention Online

May 5, 2020
Originally slated for New York in July, it will now take place May 26 through 28.

WJA Announces Carelle/WJA Member Grant Recipient

May 5, 2020
The winner is an active participant in the Women’s Jewelry Association.

Q&A: The Woman Who Told the Story of ‘The Radium Girls’

May 4, 2020
Editor-in-Chief Michelle Graff sat down for a virtual chat with Kate Moore, who wrote a book about the courageous watch and clock dial painters of the early 20th century.

10 Jewelry News Stories You Might Have Missed

May 1, 2020
Tips for reopening your store and managing your mental health, a hand sanitizer solution for jewelry stores, and more.New York—All the big stories last week revolved around reopening.

Tips for Emerging from Lockdown With Your Sanity Intact

May 1, 2020
Setting boundaries and having a plan can really be helpful for your mental well-being, Editor-in-Chief Michelle Graff learned during—what else?—a webinar.

Field Gemology & Geographic Origin: 5 Questions Answered

April 30, 2020
GIA’s Aaron Palke discussed expeditions, origin determination and the future of field gemology in a recent webinar.

Jewelers of America’s Certifications Now Available Online

April 30, 2020
They’re being offered for a limited-time price of $25 per exam, down from $55.
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