Kranich’s and Samuel Gordon Jewelers join JA 100 Club

Jewelers of America has officially inducted two of its retail members into the JA 100 Club. The club acknowledges JA members who have been in continuous operation for at least a century and who have served their communities with high professional distinction.

The new JA 100 Club inductees are:

Altoona, Pa
Established 1903

Samuel Gordon Jewelers
Oklahoma City, Okla.
Established 1904

“By welcoming these members into the JA 100 Club, we honor their commitment to generations of customers and to the jewelry industry,” says Matthew A. Runci, JA president and CEO.”

The new inductees will have their names engraved on the JA 100 Club honor roll on display at JA’s New York City headquarters.

The JA 100 Club was created in 1995. With the addition of Kranich’s and Samuel Gordon Jewelers, the club now has 84 members. For a complete list of JA 100 Club members, visit the JA Web site at

Qualifying JA members who would like to be considered for induction should contact JA at 800-223-0673. Only JA members who have operated their businesses continuously for 100 years or longer can be inducted into the club.