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In This Issue
Trends: Glorious Gold
Fine Jewelry Preview
Holiday Prep: Email Marketing Calendar
Tip: Facebook for Jewelers
New Board Chairman Gets a Facelift
Jewelry Scholarships
Jewelry Scholarships
Save on Job Postings
Special Offer for JA Members
Upcoming Events


Anna Re Fine Jewelry
Islip, NY

Ben Shemano Jewelry
San Francisco, CA

Bonnie Jennifer Proll
New York, NY

Carrasco Joyeros
Diamond Appraisal by Stoddard
West Palm Beach, FL

Express Jewelry Center
Concord, NH

Trumbull, CT
Wellington, FL
Atlanta, GA
Lewisville, TX

Guilford & Company
Saint Michaels, MD

J. Alexander Fine Jeweler
Hewitt, NJ

Millenia Jewelers
Robertsdale, AL

MJD Jewelry
Flower Mound, TX

NYC Wholesale Diamonds
New York, NY

Visionary Jewelers
Overland Park, KS

Sunrise, FL

Weston Jewelers
Weston, FL
US Jewelry & Gold
Gulfport, MS


Andrew Hamilton Crawford
New York, NY

Aria Gems
Washington, D.C.
Drukker Designs
Manassas, VA

Eli Frei
New York, NY

Nelson Jewellery USA
Los Angeles, CA   

Novell Leibish
Rahway, NJ   

Pac Team America
Paramus, NJ
United Precious Metal

Alden, NY


Jewelry Trend: Glorious Gold

With gold prices heading for the largest annual drop since 1981, consumer demand for gold jewelry will undoubtedly increase. Our Trend Report reveals the gold trends to stock now. 
Our Fine Jewelry Editor Preview took place this week, showcasing over 100 pieces of trendsetting jewelry to style makers at Brides, W, Instyle and more. See pics from the event.

Holiday Marketing: A Calendar for Email Promotion 

Curious about how to plan or schedule your holiday marketing emails? We were too, until we found this detailed email marketing calendar for each month through January with the key days for retail promotional emails and messaging tips.

Facebook 101 for Jewelers 

Whether you are starting out promoting your brand on Facebook or want to take your social engagement to the next level, review these tips on how and when to post from WR Cobb Online.
Bill Farmer Jr. Elected New JA Board Chairman
JA held its semi-annual Board of Directors meeting in July, welcoming Board Chairman Bill Farmer Jr., of Farmer's Jewelry, and five new Directors to the Board. Learn more about them here.
Jewelers of America's homepage at has a new look designed to make it even more useful to JA Members. Here are three of the biggest updates . . .
The 2013 JA Scholarship application deadline is approaching on September 30th. Take advantage of this membership benefit, which covers costs of industry education (like GIA courses) to expand your skills and advance your career.
JA Retail Members Get Extra Promotion in September
Jewelers of America's consumer education arm, Jewelry Information Center, is bringing back the "Little Bit of Bling" Sweepstakes that offers consumers a chance at a gift card to a JA Member retail store of their choice. The promotion will run on JIC's Facebook page in September. It's just one way we are getting consumers excited about shopping with their local Jewelers of America Member jewelers!
Jewelry job posting discounts To help you find the best seasonal staffing and new hires, JA is offering 15% off your next single job posting on JA's Jewelry Jobs Search. Use Promo Code HOLIDAYHIRE through 9/30/13.
A Special Offer for Your Sales Associates
Take advantage of this special incentive offer from GE Capital's luxury financing program. Through September, JA Member store associates can earn $25 for every five GE Capital credit applications they submit. Get started today!
September 12-13: Jewelers Bench Conference, Sheraton Providence Airport

September 28-29: Madison Jewelry Expo, Marriott Madison West

September 29-30: SELECT by Centurion, MGM Grand at Foxwoods, CT

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