Revere Book Takes Gold Award

Alan Revere’s 101 Bench Tips for Jewelers, published by MJSA/AJM Press, a subsidiary of Manufacturing Jewelers and Suppliers of America, has won a Gold Award in the 2005 SNAP EXCEL Awards competition.

Based on the monthly column in AJM magazine, the illustrated book presents Revere’s most valuable bench tips and tricks and covers all aspects of bench work, from soldering to stone setting, piercing to final polish.

The 2005 EXCEL Awards competition, sponsored by the Society of National Association Publications, had more than 1,130 entries, all of which were judged on quality and overall excellence by a panel of publication experts.

MJSA was honored among the competition’s winners at the fourth annual EXCEL Awards Gala on June 29 at the Renaissance Hotel in Washington, D.C.

This marks the third consecutive year MJSA/AJM Press was honored in the EXCEL competition.

Copies of 101 Bench Tips for Jewelers are available for $42.95 ($36.50 for MJSA members). For more information, call (800) 444-6572, ext. 3038, or visit the MJSA Web site at