Education


Activist Livia Firth Documents ‘The Diamonds of Botswana’

February 24, 2020
The sustainability champion visited diamond mining communities in the country for her new short-form documentary series, Fashionscapes.

5 Jewelry News Stories You Might Have Missed

February 23, 2020
A major retail executive steps down, a collection of favorite quotes, Tucson musings, and more.

Stuller’s Bench Jeweler Workshop Returns Next Month

February 21, 2020
The annual event, slated for March 27 and 28, will bring back the live Battle of the Benches competition.

‘Jewelry in America’ Is the Theme of the ASJRA Conference

February 20, 2020
The annual history-focused event is scheduled to take place April 4 in New York.

Coach’s Corner: 28 of My Favorite Sales Quotes

February 19, 2020
From Steve Jobs to Babe Ruth to herself, Pat Henneberry shares her favorite thoughts on sales and success.

WJA Now Accepting Submissions for Carelle Grant

February 11, 2020
The annual $5,000 award is given in honor of the late Brooke Tivol McGrath.

Live From Tucson: 9 Colored Gemstone Market Updates

February 7, 2020
Experts run down the list of stones finding new life in the market and reveal which gemstone is the current darling of the trade.

Hucker, Palumbo to Host Select Tucson Education Sessions

January 31, 2020
They will offer social media tips and tricks and a colored gemstone seminar.

MJSA Expo Returns to School Jewelers

January 30, 2020
The trade show has announced its two-day educational program.

Retailer Roundtables Continue at Centurion

January 27, 2020
They take place each morning and feature education on lab-grown diamonds, digital marketing, store design and more.

Ann Arnold, Isabella Fiske Create Holocaust Education Foundation

January 24, 2020
The sisters named the organization in honor of their father, Holocaust survivor Mark Schonwetter.

The Jewelry Glossary Project Is Live

January 24, 2020
Ten definitions related to sourcing are available for use. Here’s why the group behind the glossary will keep revising it.

JSA Issues Warning After Spate of Rooftop Burglaries

January 22, 2020
Burglars are breaking into jewelry stores through sidewalls too, to steal jewelry from vaults and safes.

Centurion to Host Free Gem Education Day in Tucson

January 22, 2020
It will be held during the gap between the end of the jewelry trade show and the start of the AGTA Gem Fair.

5 Sessions to Attend at AGTA GemFair Tucson

January 16, 2020

They cover responsible sourcing, market trends and new opportunities in gemstones for dealers and retailers.

The Smart Age: SEO Trends of 2020

January 14, 2020
Smart Age Solutions’ Emmanuel Raheb talks intent matching, and the importance of good content and mobile in his first column of the new year.

AGA Conference to Cover Traceability, Treatments

January 13, 2020
The Accredited Gemologist Association’s annual event in Tucson is scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 5.

5 Jewelry News Stories You Might Have Missed

January 5, 2020
Why one watch show has been postponed, a new gem and mineral museum opens in Maine, how to set intentions for 2020 and more.

7 ‘Gems’ I Discovered in 2019

December 23, 2019

Senior Editor Brecken Branstrator revisits interesting facts, stones and people she learned or wrote about this year.

The Jewelry Marketing Campaign’s Test Run Is Done

December 19, 2019
Conducted in the L.A. area this fall, the consumer-facing campaign reached more than 3 million people.
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