Supplier News

L.I.D Opens New Offices in India L.I.D. Ltd., an Israeli company wholly owned by the Elishyov family, has opened a loose-diamond sales office in Mumbai, India.

The company also has a new, state-of-the-art diamond and jewelry manufacturing plant in Visakhapatnam, India. For information, call (800) 981-7005.

Rembrandt Acquires Beaucraft

Rembrandt Charms has acquired Beaucraft and will provide existing Beaucraft customers with inventory, pads, and displays.

Beaucraft, known to many by the trademark “Beau,” manufactured sterling silver jewelry for 55 years from its Providence, R.I., factory. For more information, call Rembrandt, (800) 828-7840.

Bilgore Relocates

Jeffrey Bilgore LLC has relocated to 22 W. 48th St., New York, NY 10036; (212) 223-5140, fax (212) 223-5143. Bilgore is an importer of rare gemstones and a designer and manufacturer of unique fine jewelry.

LeVian Sponsors Contest to Benefit JFC

LeVian is sponsoring a jewelry design competition to benefit Jewelers for Children. Design entries must be submitted by Feb. 28, and winning entries will be created by LeVian and modeled during the company’s Red Carpet Review 2006 Fashion Show. LeVian will match all proceeds from Red Carpet Review ticket sales and donate the proceeds to JFC. For information, call (877) 2-LEVIAN or e-mail: fashionshow@levian.com.

S&R Has New Online Feature S&R Designs, Marlton, N.J., has created an online feature called “Create your own Vertu bracelet,” which allows consumers to build an 18k diamond and natural sapphire bracelet online. Bracelets are available in mesh or lizard in 6-mm, 10-mm, or 14-mm widths, and one or more clips can be added. Suggested retail prices are shown and users are directed to the nearest authorized retailer or e-tailer to purchase. For information, see www.srdesign.com.