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July 09, 2013

 


In This Issue
Obamacare Employer Mandate Delayed
CIBJO Prepares CSR Program for Jewelry Industry
World’s Largest Synthetic Diamond Plant Opens Doors
How a Tiffany’s Employee Stole $1.3 Million in Jewelry
Call for Entries for Centurion 2014 Emerging Designer Awards
Handle With Care: Jewelers Share Their Tips for Tackling Sticky Retail Situations
Watch A Diamond Turn Into A Fiery Fountain
Diving for PURLs
Linked up and away
6 Rookie Mistakes That Kill Your Customer Service
Why Jewelers Should Be Taking Full Advantage of Pinterest’s Reach
Dealing With Rejection: 5 Ways to Turn a No Into a Yes

 

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While most of the jewelry industry is away on vacation we’re hard at work building websites. If you’re not already part of the GemFind Network, now is the time to hop on board to take advantage of the growing community, and all the new features and apps.
Give us a call at 800-373-4373 for a free evaluation of your online presence, to learn more about how we can grow your business….

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Thirty-three years ago, a young French jeweler landed in New York with three wedding rings in his pocket that would change the face of the bridal market. The then patented “bar” setting, later trademarked as Gemlok, was an innovative setting technique. >>>

Obamacare Employer Mandate Delayed

By Rob Bates                                 JCK                                 July 08, 2013           

               

Implementation of the Affordable Care Act mandate that employers with 50 or more full-time employees provide them health insurance is being delayed for one year, the Treasury Department announced July 2. >>> 

   

CIBJO Prepares CSR Program for Jewelry Industry

By CIBJO                                             Diamonds.net                                      July 08, 2013   

      

CIBJO is a currently preparing a “groundbreaking” corporate social responsibility (CSR) educational program for the jewelry sector, which will be offered worldwide and promote the industry’s involvement in sustainable development, >>> 

World’s Largest Synthetic Diamond Plant Opens Doors

The Israeli Diamond Industry                                                         July 08, 2013

                

 

A synthetic diamond factory being billed as the world’s largest was opened in the United Kingdom, Rough and Polished reports. >>> 

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How a Tiffany’s Employee Stole $1.3 Million in Jewelry
By Eric Spitznagel                           Bloomberg Businessweek                        July 08, 2013           

       

               

An executive at Tiffany & Co. (TIF) allegedly stole $1.3 million worth of jewelry from the company. How did she do it?  >>> 

Call for Entries for Centurion 2014 Emerging Designer Awards

By Daniel Ford                                               JCK                                           July 08, 2013           

               

 

 

 

The competition is open to any jewelry designer who has never exhibited in a U.S. fine jewelry trade show. Two winners will receive a showcase and exhibit space at the Centurion Scottsdale show in Arizona, Feb. 1-5.  >>> 

Handle With Care: Jewelers Share Their Tips for Tackling Sticky Retail Situations

By Emili Vesilind                                                                   June 2013 issue of JCK magazine   

                                       

“There is only one boss-the customer,” Wal-Mart founder Sam Walton famously wrote. “And he can fire everyone in the company from the chairman on down, simply by ­spending his money somewhere else.” >>>

Watch A Diamond Turn Into A Fiery Fountain

By stonechicky                The Israeli Diamond Industry Blog                 July 08, 2013      

                                        

Once upon a time, nobody knew for sure what diamonds were really made of at the molecular level. Two centuries ago, a man named Antoine Lavoisier had it in his head that he could prove that diamonds were actually formed from carbon atoms, if he could make a diamond burn, just like all other carbon-based materials. >>> 

Diving for PURLs
By George Prout                                                             Southern Jewelry News                         

As I write this, I am flying back to the East Coast after an exceptionally successful series of Shows in Las Vegas. In many respects, the mood at JCK was the best I’ve seen for at least six years, >>>

 

Linked up and away 

By Whitney Sielaff                           National Jeweler                           July 08, 2013

Tomorrow we’re headed off for summer family vacation. It’s a chance to spend quality time with my wife and sons and wind down a bit from the stress of work. >>> 

6 Rookie Mistakes That Kill Your Customer Service

By Jason Brick                                             OPEN forum                                   July 08, 2013          

                                        

 

 

In business, the customer isn’t always right … but the customer is always the customer. The better your interactions with those who provide your streams of income, the more successful your company will be. >>> 

GemFind’s New Ring Builder Increases Retail Jewelry Sales of Diamonds and Engagement Rings for Jewelry Retailers

 

The new 2013 version of GemFind’s popular Ring Builder® website tool for jewelry retailers and diamond dealers – has unique new features. The new Ring Builder® allows users to superimpose loose diamonds on to the ring that they are configuring online. This fully ecommerce capable web application is a must-have for all jewelry retailers and it is customizable providing seamless integration into any retail jeweler’s new or existing website with all the social sharing features. 

 

http://www.ringbuilder.com 

  

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One of the highlight features of the new Ring Builder is that the consumer, while shopping on the local retail jeweler’s website, can virtually superimpose any one of 10 different shaped loose diamonds directly onto one of more than 400 prospective engagement ring styles from Unique Settings of New York. After the ring is virtually configured, the user can then select from tens of thousands of certified loose diamond being supplied from any number of diamond vendors within GemFind.net. New settings and diamond suppliers will be continually added.

 

Call us today at 800-373-4373, for a free consultation and demonstration of GemFind’s customized website tools which are guaranteed to help you grow you business in a cost effective and consistent manner.

Why Jewelers Should Be Taking Full Advantage of Pinterest’s Reach

By Kristin Young                                                  June 2013 issue of JCK magazine       

                                        

As anyone who’s whiled away an evening “pinning” can attest, Pinterest is something of an addiction. Millions of users can’t seem to get enough of the 3-year-old social scrapbooking site. >>> 

Dealing With Rejection: 5 Ways to Turn a No Into a Yes

By Steve Strauss                                    Entrepreneur                                July 08, 2013      

 

 

 

   

When you’re an entrepreneur, you hear the word “no” a lot. The not-so-fictional rejection letter above was just one of scores of similar responses I received for years from publishers back in the day when I was first trying to become a published writer. >>>

 

  

  

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