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                                                  March 18, 2014  

 


In This Issue
U.S. Jewelry Stores Sales +7% to $2B
WFDB’s Blom Says Perspective Needed Regarding Synthetic Stones
Jewelers of America Announces Winners of National Retailer Design Competition
Dirty Diamond Worth Nothing But a Massive Ocean
Britt’s Pick: Jack Kelege’s Blushing Engagement Ring
On the Origins of Gems
How to Evaluate and Buy a Pink Diamond
Watch Out for the Real McCoy: How to tell Fake Diamonds from the Real Deal
11 Marketing Psychology Tips to Tap Into Buyers’ Minds
10 Phrases Customer Service Reps Should Never Use
7 Tips to Help You Remember Names Better
How Not to Treat Your Customers

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GemFind has been an online technology provider to the jewelry industry since 1999.  We are very excited to have created Watch Customizer in partnership with Time Delay.  This web application can be installed in any website, anywhere in the world in a matter of minutes.  It provides your clients with the ability to virtually customize their watch with more than 10,000 combinations of bezel and dial types.. For more information about this tool, please contact us at 800-3730-4373.


 

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Chief Executive Officer Alex Fetanat

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U.S. Jewelry Stores Sales +7% to $2B 
Jeff Miller                                              Diamonds.net                                             March 13

 

 

U.S. jewelry store sales rose 6.9 percent year on year to $2.113 billion in January, according to government data that was released today. The increase was further strengthened by a 1.7 percent decline in the consumer price index (CPI) for jewelry. >>>   

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Jewelers of America Announces Winners of National Retailer Design Competition 

Jewelers of America                                                                               March 17                                              

                                     

 

 

 

Jewelers of America (JA), the national trade association for businesses serving the fine jewelry retail marketplace, held its annual national retailer design competition at the JA New York Winter Show, March 1-4, 2014. >>>    

 

Dirty Diamond Worth Nothing But a Massive Ocean

Osvaldo Nunez                                      Design&Trend                         March 13        

                        

  

A dirty diamond has been found from deep within Brazilian ground and although it does not show signs of promise in the commercial market of jewelry, it does show promising signs of something perhaps greater. >>>    

 

Britt’s Pick: Jack Kelege’s Blushing Engagement Ring

Brittany Siminitz,                                 JCK                                        March 18

Lately I’ve had eyes for all things ballerina pink. It’s a color that the fashion world has managed to breathe new life into, designing apparel so sophisticated that the baby-girl color somehow seems fresh. >>>

 

On the Origins of Gems

                            NYTimes                              March 16  

  

 
The critical factor in determining a favored new gemstone is not color, as many people might suspect. Rather, it is quantity. In other words, is the gem available in volumes substantial enough to support a commercial trade? >>> 

 

 

   

How to Evaluate and Buy a Pink Diamond

Jewelry Notes                                 

Pink diamonds owe their color to certain physical abnormalities and chemical impurities within their structure. Most of these stones come from a single place in Australia – the Argyle mine. >>>

Watch Out for the Real McCoy: How to tell Fake Diamonds from the Real Deal

stonechicky                                The Israeli Diamond Industry Blog                                March 17     


 

Purchasing a precious stone or a diamond jewelry piece is always a cause for celebration. A recent comprehensive guide by gizmodo.com, which explains how to tell that your rock is real, makes sure that this celebration does not turn into a tragic loss of funds and face. >>> 

 

From GemFind Portfolio 

11 Marketing Psychology Tips to Tap Into Buyers’ Minds 

Jesse Aaron                                    Business2Community                                   March 13


Perhaps unsurprisingly, psychology has emerged as one of the most useful tools used by marketers. It gives us a glimpse into workings of the human mind, along with some useful techniques for subtly influencing it.
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10 Phrases Customer Service Reps Should Never Use

Barry Moltz                                         Open Forum                                     March 17 

Would you want to hear any of these phrases from a customer service rep? No. And neither do your customers.  >>>    

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