Lone Star GIAAA Event, JCK Correction

The Lone Star Chapter of the Gemological Institute of America Associates and Alumni will sponsor an all-day bench jeweler seminar on Sept. 7, one day before the Southwest Jewelry Show. The September issue of JCK magazine in the Calendar page listed the wrong date. JCK regrets the error. Please continue reading to learn more about the event.

The seminar will take place in Grapevine, Texas, at the Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center. Seminar fee is $125 and includes lunch.

Speakers and topics to include the following: Arthur Skuratowicz, “Innovative Tools for the Bench Jeweler,” Teresa Shannon, “Palladium – The Jewelry Industry’s New Metal,” Crafford LaserStar, “Laser Profit Centers for Today’s Retail Jeweler,” Cyril Saelens, “The Many Benefits of CAD/CAM Design Software,” and Patrick Ball, “GIA’s New iTunes University.”

An afternoon panel discussion will include: Dale Westberg, Advanced Chemical Co., Arthur Skuratowicz, Jewelry Training Center, Teresa Shannon Manufacturing Jewelers and Suppliers of America Jewelry Academy, and Cyril Saelens, 3Design Software Solutions.

Registration information & other inquiries can be directed to Jeanie Hord-Bellows at jeanie@lonestargia.com or 254-855-3012.