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Supplier News: Week of Feb. 26


Lagos Raises Over $100K for Charity

Lagos has raised more than $100,000 with its limited-edition ceramic Caviar bracelet designed to support the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health, the brand announced.

The funds were raised at the annual Power of Love gala put on by Keep Memory Alive (KMA), an organization dedicated to improving the lives of those affected by brain disorders.

“Each year we look to expand our commitment to this important cause,” said Lagos founder and creative director Steven Lagos, in a statement. “Jewelry helps build memories, and our collectible pieces act as mementos for future reflection. We’re honored to contribute to Keep Memory Alive in this way, to help support their ongoing work.”

In addition to proceeds from the bracelet, a curated selection of styles totaling more than $50,000 was featured as a part of Lagos’ contribution to the gala’s silent auction. To date, Lagos has raised over $1 million for the cause.

The 2023 limited-edition bracelet is available for purchase on, with 100 percent of its proceeds going to Keep Memory Alive.

Arch Crown Releases New Catalog

Arch Crown 2023 catalog
Arch Crown’s 2023 Tag & Label catalog is available now.

Arch Crown has released its 2023 Tags & Labels catalog, featuring more than 100 styles of stock, preprinted, and custom-printed tags and labels and a full line of barcode technology products.

Other notable offerings from the 48-page catalog include new barcode packages comprising everything a retailer needs to print and scan bar tags using their own computer; durable plastic molded relief tags ideal for internet sales; and a variety of customizable items that can incorporate a store’s logo.

For more information, free samples, and the new catalog, visit

GSI Offering Gemology Program in Jaipur

Gemological Science International (GSI) has announced the inauguration of its expert gemology program, Colored Stone Professional, a 14-week diploma program offered in Jaipur, India.

Designed for beginners as well as industry professionals, the course promises to revolutionize the way students learn about the science of gemstones, blending theory and practical elements to provide a comprehensive understanding. The curriculum will cover a variety of topics, including crystallography, identification, geographic origin determination, recent treatments and enhancements used to improve the appearance of gemstones, and more.

“We are thrilled to launch Colored Stone Professional, which we believe will set a new standard in gemological education,” said Debbie Azar, president and co-founder of GSI. “Our global education team includes some of the industry’s most renowned experts, who have designed a comprehensive curriculum that will equip students with the knowledge and skills required to excel in the industry.”

For more information about the course, and to enroll, visit

Top: All proceeds from Lagos’ Power of Love bracelet goes to Keep Memory Alive, an organization supporting those affected by brain disorders. (Photo courtesy of Lagos)

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By: Brittany Siminitz

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