Supplier News

Midwest Conglomerate Acquires Southwest Silver Star

The Hoeweler Group of Cincinnati recently acquired Shube’s Manufacturing, a maker of handcrafted silver jewelry in Albuquerque, N.M. Shube’s Manufacturing will now be known as Shube’s Inc.

The Hoeweler Group owns and manages varied businesses including South Dakota Gold.

Hot Diamonds Awards Mini Cooper Sweepstakes Winner

Theresa Wing, of Custer, Mich., won a 2006 Mini Cooper in the Hot Diamonds Mini Cooper Sweepstakes.

Wing turned in her winning entry at Closson’s Jewelry in Ludington, Mich., during the holiday shopping season before the end of 2005. Closson’s Jewelry was one of more than 200 stores nationwide that participated in the contest. There was also a prize for the owners of Closson’s Jewelry: a Caribbean cruise for two.

Beny Sofer Moves

Beny Sofer Inc., a provider of high-quality loose stones and fashion jewelry, has moved to a new, expanded facility to accommodate growth.

The company’s new headquarters is located at 587 Fifth Ave., New York, NY, Ninth Floor; (800) 30-SOFER.

Stuller Becomes Roland ASD Jewelry Dealer

Roland Advanced Solutions Division has addedStuller Inc. to its network of jewelry dealers. Stuller now offers the Roland JWX-10 Jewelry Model Maker and the MPX-70 Photo Impact Printer throughout North, Central, and South America.

Stuller Inc. manufactures and distributes finished jewelry, mountings and findings, diamonds and color gemstones, jewelers’ tools and supplies, packaging and display materials, and precious metal mill products. It employs approximately 2,100 associates worldwide.

Roland ASD develops advanced solutions for the sign-making, engraving, jewelry-design, and CAD/CAM industries.