Jewelers of America Newsletter - April 2012.  
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In This Issue
eLearning Center Redesign
Ultimate Proposal Contest
Sales Tax Fairness
DCA Course Discounts
Discounts on ADP
Jewelry Trend: Tassels
Video: The E-Myth
ID'ing Jewelry Repairs
Top 5 News Stories
Upcoming Events


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Peru, IN

Orange Park, FL

Oakland Park, FL

Rochester, MI

Minneapolis, MN

Weyers Cave, VA


 Meeo Miia
Las Vegas, NV

Valentina Diamonds Inc.
Los Angeles, CA

JA eLearning Center We're redesigning JA's eLearning Center to make it more interactive and relevant to your career development needs! We will update it regularly with information that you can use to improve product knowledge, customer service skills and more. Help us ensure we cover topics that are relevant to you: email with topics for articles, e-courses and videos!
Ultimate Proposal ContestVote for the Ultimate Proposal Story
The Ultimate Proposal Contest is in the voting stage and we need your help! Visit and vote for your favorite proposal story to help us determine who should win!
Jewelers of America Legislative Action Center - sales tax fairness
Diamond Council of America linkNew Discounts & Jewelry Sales Course from DCA claire shipman
Jewelers of America members get exclusive discounts on Diamond Council of America's online jewelry courses, including their new Advanced Jewelry Sales Course.  
ADP discounts Save on ADP Payroll & Other HR Services JA logo
JA members can save big on ADP's payroll processing services. For a limited time, businesses who switch to ADP will receive up to $500 cash back on payroll processing fees. Visit JA's Member Perks Marketplace to get this deal.
jewelry trend - tasselsSwinging Sensations: Tassel Jewelry
Tassel jewelry is topping the trend chart this season. Feminine and flirty, tassel jewelry has mesmerizing movements that garner attention and become an outfit's instant focal point. See some great examples from JA Supplier Members of styles to stock in your store.   

New video iconSpotlight On: The Entrepreneurial Myth
In this short video, Robert Clements, co-owner of E-Myth Benchmark, explains why most small businesses don't work -- and how you can avoid that fate.   
Flush-set I.B. Goodman men's ringIdentifying Jewelry Repairs: Flush Settings
It's important for jewelry sales professionals to be able to identify needed stone setting repairs. This article helps evaluate the craftsmanship related to flush setting.   
Five Hot Jewelry Stories for April
In case you missed it: a record-setting Christie's auction; gold prices are on the rise; Brad & Angelina get engaged; and more...  

Update on De Beers Settlement

JA Sends Letter to President Obama Applauding Burmese Progress
April 20-23: The Smart Jewelry Show, Chicago, IL
Stop by Booth 312 to chat with Director of Industry Relations David Peters

April 25-28: AGS Conclave, Miami, FL

May 18-19: North Carolina Jewelers Convention, Myrtle Beach, SC

May 31-June 3: Las Vegas Antique Jewelry Show, Paris Hotel, Las Vegas

May 31-June 4: Couture, Wynn, Las Vegas, NV

June 1-4: JCK Las Vegas Show, Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas, NV
Visit JA at Booth L110

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