What’s New Catalogs

Spectral Gems Inc. has released its 1998 colored gemstone catalog in a triple keystone format. The catalog, which gives retail prices, is designed to be shared with the consumer as a counter sales tool. It complies with or surpasses the enhancement-disclosure requirements of the Federal Trade Commission’s Guides for the Jewelry Industry and the American Gem Trade Association’s Gem Enhancement Manual. Spectral Gems Inc., 999 Haynes, Suite 360, Birmingham, MI 48009; (800) 637-4367 or (248) 644-2488, fax (888) 637-4367 or (248) 644-3138.

Steven Douglas Co.’s catalog includes a sales guide. Steven Douglas Co., 302 W. Fifth St., Suite 302, San Pedro, CA 90731; (310) 831-6069, e-mail: sndco@ix.netcom.com.

Frédéric Duclos has introduced a 16-page catalog of sterling silver mesh and wire knit earrings, necklaces, and bracelets, each signed by the designer. The company offers merchandising and selling tips, nameplates, and hang tags introducing the retail customer to the Frédéric Duclos name. Frédéric Duclos, 15102 Bolsa Chica Rd., Suite A-2, Huntington Beach, CA 92649; (714) 898-3636, fax (714) 897-7963, e-mail: fduclos@earthlink.net.

The Nu-Era Group Inc. has introduced its “In-Store Innovations Express Fall/Winter 1998” catalog of store equipment and supplies. Nu-Era customers are now able to order 24 hours a day, seven days a week. New-Era Group Inc., 611 N. 10th St., Suite 400, St. Louis, MO 63101; (800) 325-7003, fax (314) 231-3917, e-mail: info@nu-era.com.

Dismar Corp. is offering a guide to help retailers host successful sales promotions. The 76-page product guide, “Professional Sales & Displays,” features hundreds of in-stock promotional items. The guide offers sign kits, tags, outdoor banners, store signing supplies, and lead-generation systems. Dismar Corp., 4415 Marlton Pike, Pennsauken, NJ 08109; (800) 347-6271 or (609) 488-0100, fax (609) 488-1664.

Sunstone Inc.’s 1998 fall catalog features a variety of pieces from its exclusive design collections and samples of its basic items. The company’s sterling silver jewelry includes earrings, chains, bracelets, necklaces, pendants, pins, and rings. Sunstone Inc., 2022 Dempster St., Evanston, IL 60202-1017; (800) 323-5436 or (847) 328-6166, fax (847) 328-6194.