Supplier News: Week of Oct. 9

Stuller’s New Jewelry Catalog
Stuller, Inc. has introduced its latest catalog, Jewelry 2018-2019, just in time for the holiday season.

The new catalog features 800 pages and includes special sections for personalized jewelry, lab-grown diamonds, wedding day jewelry, and colored section tabs for easy navigation.

“We’re excited about the selling opportunities this catalog creates for our customers,” said vice president of jewelry, bridal, and findings Maren Rosen, in a press release. “Whether it’s an item off the shelf or flexible 3C designs, we’ve made it easy to engage shoppers in the customization process.”
To shop the catalog, visit stuller.com/jewelrycatalog2018.

 

American Gem Society Debuts Revamped Website
American Gem Society (AGS) has announced its newly revamped website, with fully enhanced features designed to make it easy for customers to find the information they need.

The new site allows for real-time updates to AGS members’ profiles on the Find a Jeweler, Find a Professional Jeweler, Find an Appraiser, and Find a Supplier searches, helping to connect customers to their businesses. A new membership forum called Social Link is also a part of the revamp, where members can interact with the rest of the AGS community.

“Whether consumers are using any of our search functions to help them find an AGS jeweler, researching information on diamonds and birthstones, or verifying a diamond grading report through AGS Laboratories, the new format helps them more quickly access information,” said AGS and AGS Laboratories CEO Katherine Bodoh in a press release.

AGS has also introduced a new member portal, where members may sign up for all AGS-related events.

For more information and to see the new site, visit americangemsociety.org.

Revere Academy Announces Winners of Tahitian Pearl Jewelry Design Contest

Tahitian Pearl Jewelry Design Contest

The Revere Academy of San Francisco has announced the winners of its second Tahitian pearl jewelry design contest, with William Robertson of Cedarburg, Wis., taking the Grand Prize in the student category, and Jenny Reeves of San Francisco the grand prize winner in the instructor category. Robertson took home the honors with his Tahitian Tides design, featuring a 13 mm gray semi-baroque Tahitian pearl, akoya pearl, 18 diamonds, and 5 paraiba tourmalines, set in 18k and 20k yellow gold (pictured, above). Reeves’ design, dubbed Sun and Sea, featured a hollow-form Argentium sterling silver, 18k, 22k, and 23k gold pendant with a Tahitian pearl, watermelon tourmaline, and reclaimed diamonds.

Winners were decided by a panel of three jurors, judging each design based on originality, design, marketability, and craftsmanship. The panel included Alan Revere, founder of the Revere Academy; jewelry designer Sarah Graham; and designer and president of the American Jewelry Design Council, Barbara Heinrich.

“The talents and skills of our students are so diverse,” said Alan Revere, in a press release. “They work in many styles and with a wide range of techniques. What made this competition so captivating was witnessing the stunning range of creative interpretation, all under the same guidelines.”

Other prize winners included Melissa Skartsen, Cynthia Clearwater, and Meggie Roy, in the student jewelry under $1,500 category, and Karen Keit and Jordan J. de Haan in the student jewelry over $1,500 category.

To see all of the winning pieces and to learn more, visit revereacademy.com.

 

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