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Two longtime industry players have teamed to start a new company called Proto Products that sells products for 3D printing and casting and provides support for the trade. 
Police say that jeweler Paul Blarr, who has been accused of selling diamond simulants as natural diamonds, also may have been misrepresenting colored gemstones and selling gold-plated jewelry as karat gold. 
The latest Survey of Affluence and Wealth found that well-to-do Americans today are relying more on online reviews than brand messaging or salespeople’s opinions when deciding what to buy.  
Up-and-coming jewelry designers who would like to show their work in the JA New York Summer show’s New Designer Gallery can now apply to exhibit. 
The number of buyers in attendance at Baselworld was 117,000 this year, a 4 percent decrease compared with the 122,000 that attended last year, according to show organizers. 
The number of reported incidences of jewelry crime fell again in 2013, continuing a trend that began in the 1990s.  
A former Zale Corp. executive joining Gem Star and elections for the Jewelers Board of Trade’s board of directors are among the recent career moves in the industry.  
Jewelry company Judith Ripka has been sold to Xcel Brands Inc., a New York-based brand management company that also owns Isaac Mizrahi New York and Liz Claiborne New York. 
The Jewelers Board of Trade has launched a service that will allow non-JBT members to monitor and manage their credit profiles with the organization. 
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