Education


Halstead Is Holding a Virtual Conference in 2021, And It’s Free

September 21, 2020
More than a dozen speaker sessions will cover business development topics from selling on Instagram to marketing.

Watch: How to Make the Most of Your Data

September 18, 2020
See tech expert Jennifer Shaheen’s rundown on utilizing data analytics in this episode of the “My Next Question” webinar series.

5 Things to Know About … Red Beryl

September 15, 2020
It’s the gemstone also known as bixbite, but there are some in the trade who think it should be called red emerald.

92Y Offering Jewelry History Classes

September 15, 2020
New York City Jewelry Week co-founder Bella Neyman is leading the virtual courses.

Association Dedicated to Jewelry History Is Offering Scholarships

September 10, 2020
The Association for the Study of Jewelry & Related Arts wants to give students the chance to attend its annual conference for free.

Squirrel Spotting: 10 Things Not To Do To Your Salespeople

September 8, 2020
From not micro-managing to not making them managers, Peter Smith lists 10 things retailers should avoid if they want to hold onto their top salespeople.

Upcoming GIA Seminar to Teach ‘Jewelry Forensics’

September 4, 2020
Participants of next week’s two-day event will learn how to use its 12-step process for evaluating jewelry quality.

ASJRA Takes Fall Conference Virtual

September 3, 2020
The conference, held online this October, has artists, goldsmiths, authors and curators lined up to discuss jewelry in America.

Coach’s Corner: How to Keep Your Customers Engaged

September 2, 2020
Whether it’s live chat or a good old-fashioned phone call, The Jewelry Coach Pat Henneberry explains why keeping in touch is so important right now.

NoLo Studios Begins Residency Program for BIPOC Jewelers

August 31, 2020
The Brooklyn artist collective is asking for donations and supplies to support one year of rent and a full basic bench setup for one jewelry designer.

Edge Retail Academy Offering A La Carte Consulting

August 28, 2020
Retailers can choose between financial strategies, inventory management and staff performance modules.

National Jeweler Is Expanding ‘My Next Question’

August 26, 2020
The webinar series will return in September with episodes hosted by all four National Jeweler editors.

GIA Accepting Scholarship Applications for 2021

August 26, 2020
The institute is offering $1 million in funds for new enrollments next year.

Creative Connecting: Make Your Social Media Bio Stand Out

August 19, 2020
Duvall O’Steen and Jen Cullen Williams share pro tips for filling out those profiles on Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn and more.

JCK Industry Fund Offers Grant to Support Industry Diversity

August 17, 2020
It will be awarded to a program that supports greater inclusion in the jewelry industry.

Human Rights Attorney, Jeweler Awarded WJA Scholarship

August 6, 2020
The Women’s Jewelry Association awards the WJA-Gabriel Love Foundation Student Scholarship to students interested in a career in the jewelry industry.

JA, JVC to Hold Webinars on Race, Diversity

July 27, 2020
Jewelers of America and the Jewelers Vigilance Committee each will hold upcoming webinars to discuss how the jewelry industry can create more ethical and inclusive work environments.

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.
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