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The Gemological Institute of America will teach hands-on instruction in colored stone and pearl grading from Feb. 25 to 28 in conjunction with the Atlanta Jewelry Show. 
The Platinum Guild International (PGI-USA) has a new program for jewelry store employees who exhibit exemplary platinum-selling skills.  
Fifteen days to go until Christmas. That makes it the perfect time to remind salespeople to ask for the add-on, or to refresh the store’s tactics for making multiple sales.  
Investigators believe that thieves followed a van from a trade show in Chicago to a rest stop near Rochester, Minn. before allegedly carrying out a $500,000 heist in a matter of minutes. 
MJSA just named Ann Arnold, the chief strategy officer at the Buyers Intelligence Group (BIG), as the chair of its board of directors.  
Investigators believe that thieves followed a van from a trade show in Chicago to a rest stop near Rochester, Minn. before allegedly carrying out a $500,000 heist in a matter of minutes.  
The Omaha retailer said it still believes in the “goodness of people” even after it came to light that a woman the jeweler rushed to help might have been dishonest.   
An independent jeweler’s $170,000 sale and Q&A with the man working to clean up the grading practices of EGL labs outside the United States were the top stories on National Jeweler last week.
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