Education


More Stones with Fraudulent Inscriptions Submitted to GIA

February 24, 2021
This time, they were either lab-grown diamonds or treated natural diamonds with counterfeit GIA report number inscriptions.

On Data: All About Valentine’s Day Jewelry Sales

February 23, 2021
V-Day was sweet for jewelers this year, and it has independent jewelers off to a strong start in 2021.

Creative Connecting: Recruiting and Job Hunting on Social Media

February 16, 2021
Need to find top talent, or looking for a new opportunity for yourself? Duvall O’Steen and Jen Cullen Williams outline best practices for doing so on social media.

Watch: The Gemstone Love Connection

February 12, 2021
From moonstone to rose quartz, gemologist Isabelle Corvin shares love stone lore just in time for Valentine’s Day.

GIA Now Accepting Applications for Liddicoat Fellowships

February 11, 2021
Those with a Ph.D. in a relevant field can apply for fellowships at the GIA’s Carlsbad or New York locations.

A New JBT, JVC Webinar Will Focus on Memo Risks

February 10, 2021
JBT Manager Jim Rocchio and JVC Senior Counsel Sara Yood will speak on “Conducting Business on Memo: Risks & Precautions.”

Watch: The Dos and Don’ts of Succession Planning

February 8, 2021
Bill Boyajian and Glenn Ballard discuss putting aside egos, financial preparedness, managing expectations and more.

92Y to Host Upcoming Talks with Wallace Chan, Kendra Scott

February 8, 2021
The Jewelry Center’s “Conversations with Contemporary Jewelers” also begins this week, hosting designers like Nak Armstrong, Alice Cicolini and Judy Geib.

GIA Accepting 2021 Scholarship Applications

February 5, 2021
Prospective students can apply now through March 31 for classes starting in June through December.

Employees Say Jewelry Industry Has Work to Do on Diversity

February 2, 2021
National Jeweler breaks down the results of its recent employee-focused survey on diversity, which paints a different picture than the survey taken by employers.

3 Moissanites With Fraudulent Inscriptions Submitted to GIA Lab

January 28, 2021
The stones were sent into the Johannesburg lab and researchers detailed their discovery in the fall issue of Gems & Gemology.

Jewelers of America Is Launching a Digital Academy

January 27, 2021
The trade association is expanding its webinar series with a host of technology-focused sessions over the next three months.

Zillion Names ‘Women in STEM’ Scholarship Winner

January 25, 2021
Recipient Kaylin Moss is a computer science major at Marist College.

Get a Sneak Peek of This New Gem and Mineral Museum

January 22, 2021
Take a virtual trip to the University of Arizona in Tucson with Museum Manager Eric Fritz in National Jeweler’s latest webinar.

Jewelers Circle Announces 2 Educational Webinars

January 22, 2021
They are part of a virtual event showcase to encourage business and networking in the absence of the Miami and Tucson trade shows.

Millennials, Gen Z Do Still Want Diamonds, Survey Says

January 20, 2021
And they will increasingly use the internet for research or involve gift recipients in the final purchase decision.

Creative Connecting: How to Use Pinterest Properly

January 19, 2021
Image searches are on the rise, making the already popular platform even more important for jewelers.

AGS Reschedules 2021 Conclave for September

January 19, 2021
The Dallas event will include three keynote speakers who were supposed to present at the 2020 event, including Henry Winkler.

NAJA Takes 55th Ace It Conference Virtual

January 19, 2021
Usually held in Tucson, this year’s event is slated for a digital format on Jan. 30-31.

Watch: Making the Returns Experience a Happy One

January 15, 2021
Not every holiday gift hits the mark, which is why retailers must have a seamless process in place for accepting returns and exchanges.
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