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In This Issue
2013 CASE Award Winners
New Jewelry Jobs Board
Salary Survey
Certification Exams
Trends: Floral Jewelry
Tip: Facebook News Feed Redesign
Tip: Charitable Marketing
New York Gold Conference
Ultimate Proposal Contest
Upcoming Events
JCK Show Las Vegas



CBC Fine Jewelers
El Paso, TX

Fernbaugh's Jewelry
Logansport, IN

Jems Jewels & Gold
North Wales, PA

Richards Jewelers
Westfield, MA

Southern Gold & Silver
Fort Payne, AL

Spectrum Art & Jewelry
Wilmington, NC

The Gold Concept
San Luis Obispo, CA

Traditional Jewelers
Raleigh, NC

Yepremian Fine Jewelers
Warwick, RI


House of Baguettes
New York, NY

Julius Klein Diamonds
New York, NY

Simplexdiam, Inc.
New York, NY

2013 CASE Award Winners Announced
Jewelers of America's CASE Awards recognize JA Retail Members who exhibit creativity, artistry, style and excellence in jewelry design. Winners were selected in seven categories at the JA New York Winter Show. The First Place and Best in Show winners are pictured here, but view all the winners in our Photo Gallery!
2013 CASE Award Winners
Jewelry Jobs Board Jewelers of America Launches Jewelry Jobs Board
JA's website now features a Jobs Board for jewelry employers and jobseekers. We're offering a special discount of $50 off all 30- and 60-day job postings through April 30th (Use Promo code: JAJOB50)! JA Members receive additional discounts.
Scholarships available Take Our Salary Survey!
Help Jewelers of America promote the jewelry industry as an exciting career path by taking a few seconds to complete this anonymous online salary survey. Your information will help update JA's "Guide to Careers in the Jewelry Industry."
Sales and Management Certification relaunch Register for Sales & Management Certification Exams
We're holding on-site exams for Jewelers of America Sales & Management Professional Certification at the SMART Jewelry Show in Chicago on April 12. Register early and save $10!
Floral Jewelry Trend Report

In Bloom: Floral Jewelry Trend

The floral jewelry trend is proving it has staying power, with floral prints in full bloom in fashion this year. Use our Trend Report for inspiration on how to feature this trend in-store.

Tip: Facebook News Feed Redesign - Get Visual or Get Lost!  

Facebook is rolling out a major redesign of its News Feed. The new design will impact how you engage with your customers and prospects. We break down the key updates, so you can capitalize on the changes and grow your social network.
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Tip: Help Children Through Charitable Marketing with JFC 

You can help children who struggle with catastrophic illness, abuse and neglect. Jewelers for Children's simple fundraising programs relate directly to your jewelry business and give you an opportunity to motivate staff and connect with customers.
New York Gold Conference Initiatives in Art & Culture: New York Gold Conference

JA Members get 50% off the New York Gold Conference, April 11-13. To receive this amazing discount, register with code "JA" by April 1! Seminars cover all aspects of gold, with presentations on Buccellati, Henry Dunay and David Webb to name a few. Register today!  

Ultimate Proposal Contest logoHundreds of entries are coming in for the Ultimate Proposal Contest -- a fun mix of romantic, creative and exciting proposal stories. View them here! It's not too late to join in on this national contest and give your customers a chance at a $1,000 gift card to a JA Member store and $1,000 to David's Bridal®. Participation is a free benefit of Jewelers of America membership; you receive a marketing kit for in-store & online promotion. Register today!
JCK Las Vegas Show
JCK Las Vegas Show Planning!
Attending the JCK Las Vegas Show, May 31-June 3? Don't miss "How to Use Public Relations & Social Media to Get Your Business Noticed," on June 1, 2:30-3:45pm. JA Director of Communications Amanda Gizzi will show how to improve your PR efforts.
April 11-13: New York Gold Conference, New York, NY
JA Members get 50% off registration, use code "JA."

April 12-15: The SMART Jewelry Show, Chicago, IL
Visit Jewelers of America at Booth 312!

April 13-14:  Oklahoma Jewelers Association Spring Seminar, Tulsa, OK

April 20-21: Missouri Jewelers Association Spring Seminar, Chesterfield, MO

April 24-27:  AGS Conclave, Phoenix, AZ
Don't miss the JA-produced Supplier Fashion Show & Showcase on April 24!
For a full list of upcoming industry events, visit Jewelers of America's Industry Events Directory at