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In This Issue
New Gold Regulations
Feedback Needed!
Cost of Doing Business
JCK Las Vegas
Trends: Silver Jewelry
Trends: Stacking Rings
Trends: Jewelry Fashion Show
Jewelry 101: Platinum
Sales Tax Fairness Passes
JA Member Jewelry on TV
Upcoming Events


Roseville, CA

G. D. A. Jewelers
Lexington, KY

Gold Master Jewelers
Corpus Christi, TX

Linnea Jewelers
La Grange, IL

McCombs Jewelers
Northport, AL

Ritter Brothers, Inc.
Williston, ND

Sundance Jewelers
East Lansing, MI 

TeMari Designs
Yankton, SD


Imagine Designs Gem Corp
New York, NY
Rahway, NJ

Superfit Inc.
Philadelphia, PA

Ti Sento Milano
Minneapolis, MN

New Gold Regulations: JA Prepares You
A conflict minerals law is now in effect as part of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform & Consumer Protection Act. Its impact will be felt throughout the gold & jewelry supply chain. Prepare your business with our updated conflict minerals/gold guidance.
GE Capital, Jewelers of America's credit financing partner, is offering JA Members an exclusive webinar on mastering social media. Help us tailor it to your needs by telling us what elements of social media marketing you most want to know about. Click to give feedback!
Coming Soon: Cost of Doing Business Survey
Get your balance sheets ready! We'll be compiling data for a 2013 Cost of Doing Business Report starting June 6th. The updated survey platform will give you improved customized reporting.
JCK Las Vegas - Visit Fellow JA (Supplier) Members
Attending JCK Las Vegas next week at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino? Don't forget to visit JA at Booth L110 and use our JCK Show Directory of JA Supplier Members to find new products from the most professional jewelry suppliers in the industry, fellow Jewelers of America members! View our Show Directory

Fall Jewelry Trend: "New Look" Nostalgia

Fast-forward to fall and you'll see a nod to Dior's 1940s "New Look" in women's turtlenecks, hemlines and nipped waists. See how this trend translates to jewelry in our Trend Report.
Huffington Post Stacking Trend Features JA Member Jewelry
In another example of the marketing benefits of JA membership, Jewelers of America contributed JA Supplier Member jewelry to's feature on stacking rings. See the slideshow
Highlights from JA-Produced Jewelry Fashion Show
Check out jaw-dropping jewelry from 24 jewelry designers and manufacturers in our gallery of highlights from the AGS Conclave Supplier Fashion Show.
Jewelry 101: Platinum Facts

This excerpt from Jewelers of America's Jewelry 101 jewelry training program reveals little-known platinum facts and the answers to consumers most common platinum questions.  

JA Applauds Senate's Passage of Marketplace Fairness Act

May 30 - June 3: Couture, Wynn, Las Vegas

May 31 - June 3: JCK Las Vegas, Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Las Vegas

June 16-18: Iowa Jewelers Conference, The Inn at Okoboji Resort, Okoboji, IA

July 16-18: National Pawnbrokers Expo, Cosmopolitan, Las Vegas

July 28-30: JA New York Summer Show, Javits Convention Center, New York

For a full list of upcoming industry events, visit
Jewelers of America's Industry Events Directory