Tag Results: countersketch

Gemvision Online Training Blog Header

Boost Your Business with Gemvision Online Training

Get the most from your Gemvision software without even leaving your store

At Gemvision, we’re committed to making our software profitable and easy to use. Training provides a crucial component to maximizing your investment. While we offer in-house training, we understand that getting away from the shop can be a challenge. You have an alternative. Through a remote training subscription, you can read more…

4 New CounterSketch Features to Boost Custom Design

Find out how the new CounterSketch update will benefit your business

Whether you’re a polished power-user or a starter to the software, the custom design capabilities using CounterSketch® are undeniable. And on July 11, 2017 all customers in good standing will receive a CounterSketch update with new features and functionalities. With significant changes to the software on the horizon, CounterSketch Academy will be available at no charge to existing customers read more…

K Bond Jewelers FF Header Blog

Feature Friday – Sarah Bond

The second-generation successor with a passion for jewelry design

My dad was more or less brought up in the jewelry business. His mother worked as the credit manager in the original Zales store in downtown Wichita Falls, Texas (The store where Zales started). As a little kid, he always enjoyed going downtown with his mom on Saturdays. He would read more…

My Bridge Experience – Fred Hornshuh

Owner of Carlson Brothers Jewelry shares his Bridge story

My name is Fred Hornshuh I’m a 41-year-old, 3rd generation jeweler, who owns and operates Carlson Brothers Jewelry in Tacoma, Washington. The store has been family owned for more than 70 years, founded by my great uncle, now 92 years old, in 1942.  We employ several jewelers, a wax carver, and read more…

Feature Friday – Jill Keith

A new jeweler on the block!

I was blessed to be raised on an Appaloosa horse farm – showing horses and traveling throughout the Eastern United States with my dad, mom and one of my brothers. We made the best of lifelong friends, enjoyed competition and success, and have wonderful memories of it all. I loved read more…

Selling the Story of Custom Design

Tips to drive traffic to your store

Offering customized jewelry is no longer an exception, it’s expected. With The Knot reporting that 45% of grooms customize the engagement ring, how do you communicate that a visit to your store means getting the perfect personalized ring? Step 1 – make sure your website tells your custom design story. read more…

Feature Friday – Doug Meadows

The Hero Maker and Visionary

I’m a transplant from Detroit, Michigan, 3rd generation bench jeweler, and 1st generation jewelry retailer. And my story starts with my grandfather, Arthur Meadows signing a lease at the Michigan Building in 1926 at the ripe, young age of 22. After 57 years of beautiful summers and cold winters, we read more…

Feature Friday – Dianna Rae High

The Southern Custom Queen

I started in the jewelry business when I married my husband in 1984. He grew up in a family jewelry store and my father-in-law inspired me to get into the business.  Many years later, I still love to be on the sales floor! Being a part of the most special read more…

REVITALIZE YOUR BUSINESS

Continuing education with Stuller

You unlock the door to your business. You turn the lights on. You make the coffee. You set the cases. You repair the work. You sell the work. You take out the trash. You close the books. The list goes on… Owning a small business has its perks. You’re the read more…

« Older Entries