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How Pedro Ferreiro Scored Big With RhinoGold

See how this accomplished jewelry designer earns international acclaim

Pedro Ferreiro, an accomplished designer from the Canary Islands, won the coveted 2017 JMA International Design Competition, one of the most prestigious honors for jewelry designers worldwide   Meet Pedro Ferreiro Pedro Ferreiro makes his mark mastering jewelry design. Born in Tenerife, the largest of Spain’s Canary Islands, Pedro began his read more…

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Tracking the 2018 GRAMMY Jewelry Trends

4 big fashion statements from the 60th Annual GRAMMY Awards

Did you happen to catch music’s biggest event last night? The 60th Annual GRAMMY Awards were broadcasted live from Madison Square Garden in New York and was quite a night to remember! Graciously hosted by James Corden, the show featured jaw-dropping performances and a strong message for change in 2018. Much like read more…

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Pack Your Bags, It’s Tucson Time!

Here's a quick guide to visiting AGTA GemFair 2018

One of the jewelry industry’s longest standing traditions is the pilgrimage to Tucson each February. Buyers come from all over in search of the latest in colored gemstones and cultured pearl trends. By this time next week, many colors in many forms will light up the desert landscape. So whether read more…

How to Adapt to Social Media Changes in 2018

Adjust your strategy as we gaze into the social future

The social media game is FAST. Updates roll out inconspicuously and all of a sudden what worked last week doesn’t anymore. So in order to keep up, businesses have to modify strategy at the drop of a hat. Well, except me.   As jewelers, you guys wear many hats. On any read more…

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5 Tips to Kickstart Your Jewelry Repair Business

Maximize repair to boost your profitability

Few can argue that jewelry repair is an underlying revenue stream that pays the bills when things get slow. In fact, repair averages anywhere from 10-15% in monthly revenue, peaking in January. That’s right, you know all too well about the post-Christmas sizing, modifications, engravings, and enhancements that waltz through read more…

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A Simple Guide to Choosing Your Chain [INFOGRAPHIC]

Download this FREE infographic to walk your customers through the selection process

Imagine a customer bursts into your store proclaiming, “I want a chain!” The following dialogue is sure to follow as you guide your new customer to the perfect chain selection–   “What style chain would you like? Well, there’s box chain, cable chain, rope chain, wheat chain — we have several read more…

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Zale’s Tales

Stanley discusses Bitcoin, Meghan Markle, and more in his 2018 diamond outlook

I’m writing this as I reflect on 2017, catch my breath, and prepare for an exciting year. The 2018 diamond outlook is bright. And while change is constant, it’s the pace of change that continues to accelerate. 2017 in review The big story of 2017 has been undisclosed lab-grown diamonds (ULGD’s) read more…

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Chatham – Architects of the Gem Growing Industry

Offering a wide range of created gemstones of the very best cut and color

A Legacy The 8th Wonder of the World We all took chemistry in high school. And while a small handful of us aced it with flying colors, I think it’s safe to say most were just happy we didn’t burn the school down! Well, did you know that back in read more…

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School Your Sales Staff with CounterSketch Training

Cover the core tools you'll use every day working with this powerful software

Did you know 45% of today’s engagement rings are custom designed? Fortunately for your business, custom can command higher prices. And with the just-in-time manufacturing process and virtual inventory that comes along with CounterSketch®, you can expect lower overhead and therefore higher margins. So custom is a win for you and your read more…

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Grab the Top Golden Globe Jewelry Trends Here

6 fashion statements from the 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards

Did you happen to catch last night’s 75th annual Golden Globe Awards? The show kicked off awards season in a major way, highlighting big trends and an even bigger message. In case you missed it, the night’s theme followed the Time’s Up initiative — a rally to combat harassment and read more…

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