Education


Squirrel Spotting: 7 Tips for Salespeople This Holiday Season

November 24, 2020
Peter Smith winds down the year with lessons on smizing, the importance of body language and closing the sale.

PGI, Pratt Partner on Student Jewelry Design Competition

November 24, 2020
Winners will produce their designs with local New York City manufacturers.

Watch: A Webinar on Hosting Virtual Events

November 20, 2020
National Jeweler chats with two experts about how jewelers and designers can best connect with clients during the season ahead.

Why Gübelin Wants Us To Talk About Gemstones Like Wine

November 18, 2020
The lab’s new Gemstone Rating evaluates the quality, rarity and salience of a stone to assign it a numerical value from 75 to 100.

Selling on Instagram: A Q&A with Industry Expert Katerina Perez

November 17, 2020
In this special installment of Creative Connecting, the influencer talks about why specificity and patience are important, and what consumers want when they shop on social media.

The VWI Watchmaking School Is Now a Bulova Service Center

November 16, 2020
The watch brand also launched a special edition hack watch to raise funds for the Veterans Watchmaker Initiative.

How It Started/How It’s Going at My Store

November 13, 2020
Watch National Jeweler reunite with three retailers interviewed at the start of the pandemic to talk about then vs. now and the holiday season ahead.

Gem-A Instruments Now Distributor for GemPen

November 12, 2020
The portable device can be used to test diamonds to see if they are natural or lab grown and can also be used on colored gemstones.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: Why They Matter

November 10, 2020
The issues of racial injustice and inequity have risen to the fore this year, making “DEI” an acronym every company should learn.

NYC Jewelry Week Isn’t Letting 2020 Slow It Down

November 6, 2020
Though the weeklong celebration of jewelry will be virtual for the first time, its event schedule is still loaded.

JVC Co-Hosting Webinar on How Not To Get Sued

November 6, 2020
The Jewelers Vigilance Committee and Greenwald Doherty will talk about safety issues related to COVID-19, the legalities of layoffs and more.

Chicago Responsible Jewelry Conf. Goes Virtual Next Week

November 5, 2020
Slated for Nov. 9-13, the all-digital event also features a pay-what-you-can ticket scheme for 2020.

This New Group Aims To Support Black Jewelry Professionals

November 4, 2020
Led by a board comprised entirely of Black professionals, the Black in Jewelry Coalition is dedicated to fostering inclusivity and opportunity.

This Book Takes You ‘Beyond Fabergé’ in Russian Jewelry History

November 4, 2020
The authors dive into the lesser known jewelers that created the masterpieces of Imperial Russia.

New York’s AMNH Sets Open Date for Its New Gem, Mineral Halls

November 3, 2020
The renovated 11,000-square-foot halls feature about 5,000 specimens and, for the first time, a temporary exhibition space.

Watch: How a New Generation Buys and Sells Antique Jewelry on Instagram

October 30, 2020
The Moonstoned’s Elizabeth Potts and Fare Well Fine Jewelry’s Mia Graffam share their tips and tricks to selling vintage jewelry online and on social media.

Stellene Volandes Has a New Jewelry Book Out

October 28, 2020
“Jewels That Made History: 101 Stones, Myths, and Legends” is out from Rizzoli this month.

ASA Offers Class to BriteCo Jewelry Appraisal Network

October 28, 2020
It’s the fruit of a partnership between the American Society of Appraisers and the jewelry insurance company.

The Plumb Club Teams up with FIT on Mentoring Program

October 27, 2020
The organization will also bring top students to The Plumb Club Pavilion at JCK Las Vegas.

Meet the New WJA Cindy Edelstein Scholarship Awardee

October 26, 2020
Olivia Shih is a Taiwanese and American jewelry designer based in Oakland, California.
National Jeweler

Fine Jewelry Industry News

Since 1906, National Jeweler has been the must-read news source for smart jewelry professionals--jewelry retailers, designers, buyers, manufacturers, and suppliers. From market analysis to emerging jewelry trends, we cover the important industry topics vital to the everyday success of jewelry professionals worldwide. National Jeweler delivers the most urgent jewelry news necessary for running your day-to-day jewelry business here, and via our daily e-newsletter, website and other specialty publications, such as "The State of the Majors." National Jeweler is published by Jewelers of America, the leading nonprofit jewelry association in the United States.