|WELCOME NEW MEMBERS
RETAILERSAppelblom Jewelry Co
San Mateo, CA
Dale Robertson Jewelry Co. Loveland, OHEast West Jewelers
Atlanta, GAFreddy's - The Certified
Miami, FLHeirloom Jewelry & Coins
Austin, TXHighglow Jewelers
Artesia, CAJ&B Jewelers
Daytona Beach, FL
Just Like New
Richards Fine Jewelry
South Elgin, ILSteve Neel Jewelers
Palestine, TXYaf Sparkle
New York, NY
| Meet the President & CEO: Part 2 |
Jewelers of America's President & CEO, David J. Bonaparte, is well known in the industry, so we were surprised by the many things we didn't know -- like how much he loves his kitchen! He shares a few of his favorite things and his thoughts on JA.
| Updated Sales & Management Professional Certification|
Jewelers of America Sales & Management Professional Certification exams are now open to all jewelry professionals! We're kicking off their relaunch with on-site testing and special pricing at the SMART Jewelry Show on April 12.
| Become a Participating Retailer in the Ultimate Proposal Contest -- and offer your customers a chance at an Ultimate Bridal Shopping Spree: a $1,000 gift card to a JA Member store and $1,000 to David's BridalŽ. |
Participation in this popular, nationwide contest is a free, exclusive benefit of Jewelers of America membership. Retail Members receive marketing material for in-store and online promotion. Our consumer education arm, Jewelry Information Center, launches the Ultimate Proposal Contest on February 25. Register now!
| Scholarships for Jewelry Education Available!|
A big benefit of JA membership is access to its scholarships on jewelry education, like Gemological Institute of America courses. Download the application and apply today.
| Get Cash Back With the Jeweler's Cut Program |
Earn double through Jewelers Mutual's Jeweler's Cut™ program through February 28! Jewelers Cut offers commercial insured retail jewelers or appraisers the chance at cash-back for introducing customers to Perfect CircleŽ Jewelry Insurance.
Guide to Top 2013 Legislative Issues Jewelers of America's strong advocacy in Washington, D.C., influences issues that affect the jewelry industry. Review the 2013 Guide to Legislative Issues to see what we are monitoring with our legislative counsel.
|February 24-26: JA New York Winter Show, New York, NY|
Visit us in the show lounge to learn about show specials and vote for your favorite CASE Awards entries! Don't miss Director of Communications Amanda Gizzi's popular Jewelry Trend seminar on Monday, February 25, 11:45am.
March 2-4: The Atlanta Jewelry Show, Atlanta, GA
For a full list of upcoming industry events, visit Jewelers of America's Industry Events Directory at www.jewelers.org.