WHAT’s NEW/ Packaging and Display

A line of low-voltage glass and medal pendant ceiling fixtures from W.A.C. Lighting comes in a range of colors and finishes. The fixtures can spotlight jewelry over counters and showcases at point of sale. The Low-Voltage Ceiling Pendants can be attached to a track or extended from a monopoint or minipoint (using a remote transformer). Flexible, durable cord sets are offered in black and white and available in 48-in. and 96-in. lengths. W.A.C. Lighting, 113-25 14 Ave., College Point, NY 11356; (800) 526-2588 or (718) 961-0695, fax (800) 526-2585; e-mail: sales@waclighting.com; www.waclighting.com.

Rotating acrylic countertop stands are available from Rio Grande Display & Packaging in three sizes. The three-sided stand holds 108 two-inch cards, a four-sided stand holds 144 two-inch cards, and a five-sided stand holds 180 two-inch cards. The stands are available in all black or clear acrylic bars with black top and bottom pieces. Rio Grande Display & Packaging, 7500 Bluewater Rd., N.W., Alburquerque, NM 87121-1962; (800) 545-6566 U.S., (800) 253-9738 Canada, fax (800) 965-2329; e-mail: bluegem@riogrande.com.

Ovadia Corp. announces display products made of glass, crystal, and natural woods. Crystal-cutting process enables solid pieces of glass to be etched with a customer’s name or logo. The etched area can also be filled with color. Another product line uses natural woods for display pieces. Solid blocks of rare and exotic woods are carved; each is hand-rubbed and polished and fitted with either leatherette or “Oro-Lite” jewelry display pads in any custom slot arrangement. Ovadia Corp., 101 E. Main St., Little Falls, NJ 07024; (800) 776-8234 or (973) 256-9200, fax (973) 256-7346; e-mail: Ovadia@bellatlantic.net.

Stuller Settings has released its first catalog, called “The Tools Book.” Customer requests and suggestions prompted Stuller to produce the catalog, offering the company’s full line of tools. Included are drill bits, safety equipment, mold-making supplies, engravers, and more, with color photos. Stuller Settings, P.O. Box 87777, Lafayette, LA 70508-7777; (800) 877-7777; e-mail: info@stuller.com.

Fuller Fine Jewelry’s catalog of fine coin jewelry features coins of the world displayed in a variety of mountings. Each frame is handmade. Items include the newest bullion coins minted around the world. The company offers merchandising, in-case displays, consumer postcards, and ad slicks. Fuller Fine Jewelry, 151 Exchange St., P.O. Box 620, Pawtucket, RI 02860; (800) 237-0043 or (401) 722-6530, fax (401) 723-1720.

Contact East has issued a 64-page Update Catalog, including several new products. Featured are tools and supplies for jewelers, watchmakers, and hobbyists, such as precision hand tools, inspection equipment, cleaning equipment, adhesives, and solder/desoldering supplies. All products are guaranteed. Contact East Inc., 335 Willow St., North Andover, MA 01845; (978) 682-2000, fax (978) 688-7829.

Kurt S. Adler Inc. has released its 202-page, full-color 1998 Christmas catalog. Featured are holiday gifts, collectibles, themes, and decorative accessories. New styles have been added to this year’s catalog, including Advent calendars, candles, containers, stocking hangers and stuffers, trees, and villages. Kurt S. Adler Inc., 1107 Broadway, New York, NY 10010; (800) 243-9627 or (212) 924-0900, fax (212) 807-0575 or (212) 675-6672.

Gemcare Products Inc.’s Radiance 2000, a polishing cream for gold, platinum, and silver, and Diamonds & Pearls, a pearl and diamond cleaner, have been reformulated to enhance the natural brilliance of jewelry material and gemstones. The company’s production and research facilities have been relocated from its original home kitchen laboratory. Gemcare Products Inc., 7075 Vineland Ave., North Hollywood, CA 91605; (800) 262-2756 or (818) 765-1263, fax (818) 765-1279, e-mail: gemcare@msn.com.

Orogold Model 82-275-USA Deluxe Magnetic Tumbler/Finisher with Auto Reverse features 110 volts, electric variable speed control, auto-cycle timers, 200-ring bowl capacity, stainless-steel pins, and soap. The bowl is 11 in. wide and 4 in. deep. Gold International Machinery Corp., P.O. Box 998, Pawtucket, RI 02862-0998; (800) 619-GOLD or (401) 724-3200, fax (401) 728-5770; www.goldmach.com.

Series HD filter chambers are designed for high-purity, high-flow, high-temperature applications such as electroplating. SERFILCO Ltd., 1777 Shermer Rd., Northbrook, IL 60062; (800) 323-5431 or (847) 559-1777, fax (847) 559-1995.

Labelview Pro software enables jewelry store owners to design and print tags and labels for their inventory. Text, bar codes, and graphics can be inserted on larger labels. Labelview Pro is designed to run on Windows 3.1, 95, and NT3X and 4X. Templates are included with the software. Kassoy Automated Solutions, 16 Midland Ave., Hicksville, NY 11801; (800) KAS-TAG1 or (516) 942-8517, fax (516) 942-5514, e-mail: sales@kassoy.com.

FastSearch-CFR, a Windows-based CD-ROM, contains all federal regulations – more than 1 million pages – affecting business owners. The CD finds and displays any regulation on any subject, including occupational safety, labor, and taxes. Quarterly updates are issued. FastSearch Corp., P.O. Box 12427, Scottsdale, AZ 85267; (800) 232-4590.