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The Edge Retail Academy has introduced a new program to help jewelers improve the strength and profitability of their inventories through one-on-one sessions with industry expert Sally Furrer.
Jewelers of America is helping to make professional development affordable to its members by offering scholarships on industry education that cover up to 60 percent of the cost of leading diploma, jewelry courses and certification programs, the organization announced recently. 
U.K.-based Cooksongold, a global supplier of fabricated precious metals, has announced a strategic partnership with consultancy firm A3DM Technologies to bring the 3D printing of precious metals to customers in North America. 
The Gemological Institute of America has recently added a number of features to its Retailer Support Program, including the ability to embed videos as well as graphics and images to websites, such as GIA’s Gem Encyclopedia.
Jewelry is the most widely collected luxury item in the world among the wealthy, although in North America it ranks third behind art and watches, according to The Wealth Report 2014.
The Chinese jewelry market has become, and will remain so for generations, one of the most important on the globe. Columnist Jan Brassem provides a "Freshman 101" study guide for those who are considering expanding into this growing luxury market. 
Metallix Refinery Inc., a precious metals refiner with offices in Shrewsbury, N.J. and its facility in Greenville, announced recently that it has a new furnace that minimizes precious metal losses by creating a turbulence-free environment during the refining process.  
On a busy afternoon in his store, one Illinois retailer strayed from the normal procedures used when buying diamonds over the counter and ended up with moissanite. He cautions other retailers to take their time when buying merchandise off the street and inspect the metal and stones carefully. 
Manufacturer Ptak Brothers Jewelry has introduced the “Loving Embrace” program, a new business-to-business product designed to help jewelers close bridal sales.
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