Supplier News: Week of Dec. 23

Arch Crown Unveils Promotional and Blank Earring Cards

Arch Crown promotional earring cardsArch Crown has released its newest collection of earring cards in various shades. Available in gold, silver, and white plastic with or without printing, the cards feature die-cut holes or cross- hair designs for pierced earrings.

Customers will easily find what metal they’re searching for with help from the white promotional earring cards. Preprinted with “14 kt gold” in metallic gold or “sterling silver” in metallic silver, the cards can’t be missed. As for the gold-colored promotional earring cards, its vivid black font is sure to stand out.

Promotional and blank earring cards are sold in groups of 250. Pressure-sensitive backs for hanging on displays are also available in groups of 250 and sold separately. 

Find a link to a free sample pack and the company’s latest catalog at

Mervis Diamond Searches for the Best and Worst Proposals of 2013Mervis Diamonds proposal contest

Mervis Diamond Importers, Washington, D.C.’s premier engagement ring and wedding band retailer, is looking for the best and worst marriage proposals of the year. The best will be awarded $1,000 toward a platinum wedding band; the worst will win $500.

Thus far, Mervis has received more than 60 creative entries for the best marriage proposal, including breathtaking getaways and classic romantic-dinner surprises. Each week the company highlights 15 of the proposals on its Facebook page for voting. The top two choices move on to a final-round selection.

Following NFL linebacker and Mervis client Greg Jones’ Super Bowl proposal in 2012, the jewelers were inspired to find even more endearing engagement tales.  

“We are often involved heavily in the proposal process and love hearing all of their happy stories after the proposals,” said Jonathan Mervis of Mervis Diamonds. “There is nothing we love more than a great proposal story, which made this contest the perfect fit for us.”

Check out some of Mervis’ dazzling diamonds at, and consider submitting your proposal to the contest!

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