Supplier News: Week of Feb. 9

Stuller Announces 2015 Bench Jeweler Workshop

Stuller Bench Jeweler Workshop 2015Stuller will hold its annual Bench Jeweler Workshop at its Louisiana headquarters March 27-29.

The two-day event will include demonstrations and seminars focused on continuing education for jewelers, as well as issues affecting retailers and sales teams. Attendees will learn about the latest jewelry tools, equipment and techniques, with new Workshop classes focusing on subjects such as assembly and findings, plating, polishing and jewelry photography.

“There’s something here for everyone, from novice to pro,” said Darrell Warren, vice president merchandising. “Take classes that interest you, visit skill and product demos, talk shop with other jewelers, and be among the first to handle new products and technology debuting in the industry – it’s all here at the Workshop.”

For more information, visit stuller.com/benchjeweler.

 

Yvel Partners With Save A Child’s Heart Foundation for Valentine’s Day

In honor of Valentine’s day, Yvel is contributing five percent of its online campaign sales to the Save A Child’s Heart Foundation, a nonprofit organization that provides heart surgeries to children in developing countries, at no charge to their families.

“We are honored to be part of such an incredible campaign and actively contribute to saving the lives of children from around the world who otherwise would not be able to survive,” said Yvel co-founder Isaac Levy. “We commend Save a Child’s Heart’s work and have the utmost respect for the doctors, staff and all of the volunteers involved in making the world a better place.”

Learn more about the initiative here.

 

First Jewelry Limited Offering Valentine’s Day Gift with Purchase Persona flash tattoos gift with purchase

First Jewelry Limited is offering customers a free set of Persona temporary metallic jewelry tattoos with a $50.00 purchase for a special Valentine’s Day promotion.

The promotion is available until February 14th at participating retailers.

Learn more about the offer here.

 

Gemfields to Sponsor 16th Annual ICA Conference

Gemfields has announced its sponsorship of the International Colored Gemstone Association’s ICA Congress, which will take place in Sri Lanka May 16th-19th.

The Congress brings leaders and experts in the gem industry together for presentations and events regarding colored gemstones.

Gemfields CEO Ian Harbottle will attend the event on behalf of the company, and discuss current trends in the colored gemstone industry.

“As the leading supplier of responsibly sourced colored gemstones, Gemfields is a natural partner for the ICA, whose objectives include promoting the understanding, appreciation and appeal of colored gemstones worldwide, as well as advancing transparency and integrity across the sector,” Harebottle said.  

For more information, visit gemstone.org.