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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.  
Manufacturer Ptak Brothers Jewelry has introduced the “Loving Embrace” program, a new business-to-business product designed to help jewelers close bridal sales.
U.S. Antique Shows has announced that it will hold its trade-only Las Vegas Antique Jewelry & Watch Show from May 29 to June 1 at the Paris hotel.
Following its all-day conference on Wednesday, the Women’s Jewelry Association moved to the 44th floor of the Hearst Tower in Manhattan for the evening and recognized its 10 “Shining Stars” for the year.
Offering shoppers a unique experience and one-of-a-kind jewelry were among the pieces of advice offered during one panel discussion at the WJA’s In the Know conference, held Wednesday afternoon in New York. 
Although the threat of a snowstorm and a closely scheduled fair in Hong Kong surrounded the JA New York Winter show this year, buyers turned out to shop the floor for the extended four-day show.
Alfred Albrizio, jewelry designer and owner of the C’est Magnifique jewelry store in New York City, died Feb. 2. He was 66 years old.

Initiatives in Art and Culture has announced the dates for its fourth annual gold conference, “Gold--Desire, Design, and Demand,” an event focusing on gold jewelry, looking in particular at the importance of design and the emotional value and durability of the metal. 
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