Education


Creative Connecting: TikTok Tips

May 19, 2020
In their new social media-focused column, Duvall O’Steen and Jen Cullen Williams break down how jewelers can bring the bling to Gen Z on the popular new app.

A Guide to the Online Resources Available to the Industry

May 11, 2020
It’s been updated to include education offers from GIA and AGTA as well as online events from the NRF, WJA and its local chapters. 

10 Jewelry News Stories You Might Have Missed

May 10, 2020
Neiman Marcus and Baselworld news, another convention goes virtual, a new jewelry movie lands on Netflix, and more.

Coach’s Corner: Is Your Business Open to Change?

May 6, 2020
It’s not going to be business as usual when we open up, writes Pat Henneberry, and the jewelry industry will need to adapt.

You Can Earn an AJP Diploma from GIA for Free

May 6, 2020
First-time students can enroll in GIA’s online introductory courses on diamonds, colored stones, and jewelry at no cost.

JA Moves Its National Convention Online

May 5, 2020
Originally slated for New York in July, it will now take place May 26 through 28.

WJA Announces Carelle/WJA Member Grant Recipient

May 5, 2020
The winner is an active participant in the Women’s Jewelry Association.

Q&A: The Woman Who Told the Story of ‘The Radium Girls’

May 4, 2020
Editor-in-Chief Michelle Graff sat down for a virtual chat with Kate Moore, who wrote a book about the courageous watch and clock dial painters of the early 20th century.

10 Jewelry News Stories You Might Have Missed

May 1, 2020
Tips for reopening your store and managing your mental health, a hand sanitizer solution for jewelry stores, and more.New York—All the big stories last week revolved around reopening.

Tips for Emerging from Lockdown With Your Sanity Intact

May 1, 2020
Setting boundaries and having a plan can really be helpful for your mental well-being, Editor-in-Chief Michelle Graff learned during—what else?—a webinar.

Field Gemology & Geographic Origin: 5 Questions Answered

April 30, 2020
GIA’s Aaron Palke discussed expeditions, origin determination and the future of field gemology in a recent webinar.

Jewelers of America’s Certifications Now Available Online

April 30, 2020
They’re being offered for a limited-time price of $25 per exam, down from $55.

On Data: A 5-Point Reopening Checklist

April 28, 2020
Jewelers need to re-evaluate their sales forecasts, their inventory and their employees, writes Sherry Smith in this special edition of On Data.

10 Jewelry News Stories You Might Have Missed

April 26, 2020
A major trade show is canceled, the Paycheck Protection Program gets a refill, advice on screening employees, and more.

John Henne Offers 5 Tips for Business During Coronavirus

April 24, 2020
The fourth-generation jeweler chatted with National Jeweler Editor-in-Chief Michelle Graff in a recent webinar.

What to Consider When Screening Employees for COVID-19

April 23, 2020
During a webinar Wednesday afternoon, an attorney who specializes in employment litigation gave a list of dos and don’ts for employers to consider as businesses reopen.

Instagram Live: Avoid These 3 Pitfalls to Ensure Success

April 21, 2020
In a special guest column, communications strategists Duvall O’Steen and Jen Cullen Williams talk timing, content and brand visibility on the platform.

African Gem Fair Rescheduled for the Fall

April 16, 2020
The Africa Gem Exhibition and Conference, originally slated for July in Zambia, will now be held from Oct. 1 to 3.

10 Jewelry News Stories You Might Have Missed

April 10, 2020
Baselworld on the brink, the queen wears a beautiful brooch, and we share recommendations for keeping one’s sanity while working from home.

5 Interesting Facts You Might Not Know About Diamonds

April 10, 2020
Editor-in-Chief Michelle Graff recaps a webinar in which she learned more about the stones’ formation, inclusions and the oldest diamonds on Earth.
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