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GemFind Weekly Newsletter

November 20, 2012

 


In This Issue
Conflict Diamond Definition Likely Won’t Change This Year, KP Chair
Says
Maybe Diamonds Aren’t Forever
International Contemporary Jewelry Fair to Debut During Art Basel
Celebrity Jewelry Gawk…- Dark Designs
Scientists Discover Way to Turn Gold and Silver Different Colors
Astounding Feet: Diamond Heels
3 Steps to an Online Marketing Makeover
Angie Hicks’ 3 Rules for Online Reputation Management
5 Extra Holiday Survival Tips for Retailers in November
Has your business had its annual servicing?

 


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This is Thanksgiving Week and the official start to the holiday season.. Black Friday
and Cyber Monday will be here soon enough.  While many retailers are gearing
up for the holiday blitz, some vendors are nearing the end of their special order
cycle and are already making plans for a new website for next year.  We invite
all suppliers of jewelry, watches and diamonds to give us a call to learn about
our JewelCloud virtual inventory program which can be integrated into their own
website.  Suppliers can now auto upload their own inventory to the JewelCloud
and from one management panel control its distribution to their own website and
also to the websites of their authorized retailers.

Give us a call at 800-373-4373 to learn more about our JewelCloud
Supplier program.



Conflict Diamond Definition Likely
Won’t Change This Year, KP Chair Says


By Rob Bates                    
                       
  JCK
               
                     Nov.
19, 2012     


 



The official Kimberley Process definition of conflict diamond isn’t likely to change
at next week’s Plenary in Washington D.C., the certification scheme’s chair, Gillian
Milovanovic, tells JCK. Milovanovic, the World Diamond Council, and the NGOs have
all endorsed a new definition of conflict diamonds that will include diamonds produced
under violent conditions. >>> 

 
                                 


Maybe Diamonds Aren’t Forever

By Thomas
Biesheuvel 
               Bloomberg
Businessweek                 
        Nov. 15, 2012       

    
          


Ian Harebottle is looking for the next Marilyn Monroe. The chief executive officer
of London-based Gemfields (GEM), the world’s largest producer of emeralds,
says he’s seeking “an A-lister” who can do for the green gems what Monroe did for
diamonds when she sang Diamonds Are a Girl’s Best Friend in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes.

>>> 

GemFind Diamond Link


International Contemporary Jewelry Fair to Debut During Art Basel

By Valerie Jack        
                       
Haute Living.com  
           
                  Nov. 15, 2012
   

Miami is set to welcome the debut of the highly-anticipated International Contemporary
Jewelry Fair. The fair will take place during Art Basel, one of the most exciting
weeks on Miami’s calendar, when the city welcomes international collectors,
contemporary galleries, art dealers and the global glitterati. >>> 


GemFind’s New Ring Builder Increases Retail Jewelry Sales of Diamonds and Engagement
Rings for Jewelry Retailers

 


The new 2012 version of GemFind’s popular Ring Builder® website tool for jewelry
retailers and diamond dealers – has unique new features. The new Ring Builder®
allows users to superimpose loose diamonds on to the ring that they are configuring
online. This fully ecommerce capable web application is a must-have for all jewelry
retailers and it is customizable providing seamless integration into any retail
jeweler’s new or existing website.


 


http://www.ringbuilder.com 

  

ring builder new


One of the highlight features of the new Ring Builder is that the consumer,
while shopping on the local retail jeweler’s website, can virtually superimpose
any one of 10 different shaped loose diamonds directly onto one of more than 400
prospective engagement ring styles from Unique Settings of New York. After the ring
is virtually configured, the user can then select from tens of thousands of certified
loose diamond being supplied from any number of diamond vendors within GemFind.net.
New settings and diamond suppliers will be continually added. more… 

 


Call us today at 800-373-4373, for a free consultation and demonstration of GemFind’s
customized website tools which are guaranteed to help you grow you business in a
cost effective and consistent manner. 


Celebrity Jewelry Gawk™ – Dark Designs


By
Hannah Connorton
             
National Jeweler              
  November 14, 2012
             
              

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Although vivid color has been all over the red carpet as of late, sometimes celebrities
have to cross over to the dark side, even if just for a night. From dark sterling
silver and blackened gold to onyx, drusy and chocolate diamonds, here are some of
the best in dark designs donned by celebrities over the past few weeks.
>>>
 


IGI Announces New Educational Developments


By Admin
      
        
                  jewelryne.ws   
                      
   
  Nov. 15, 2012



The International Gemological Institute (IGI) announced extensions of its existing
gemological courses in Antwerp intended to provide both new students and alumni
the opportunity to update their knowledge base in the wake of new industry concerns
and developments related to synthetic diamonds and treatments.

>>>
 




Notification to Fable Customers:

Thank you very much for the patronage you have shown Fable Jewelry Company. Fable
prides itself in providing superior product at a fair price. Thank you for dealing
with our sales representatives who are committed to serving you.

Previously, Steven Derrick Morton was a sales representative of Fable. Mr. Morton
is no longer associated with Fable. As of January 15,  Mr. Morton’s sales
representative privileges were terminated.  He, therefore, is not and will
not be acting as a sales representative of Fable. >>>

Featured GemFind Designer



Expect the unexpected as Steven Kretchmer
combines art, science and a little magic to create collectible works of art. Steven
Kretchmer has often been referred to as the most innovative designer to ever hit
the jewelry scene. World renowned for his 18K blue and purple gold, gold mokume-gane,
and other magical precious metals, he captured mysterious yet fundamental forces
of nature and revolutionized fine jewelry design.
>>> 


Astounding Feet: Diamond Heels
By stonechicky                   
The Israeli Diamond Industry Blog             
         Nov. 19, 2012 



Most people who choose to adorn their body with diamonds generally do so
on their ring fingers. Some wrap their wrists with diamonds, others circle their
necks with the precious gems. And in the rare instance of royalty, if they don’t
circumscribe their digits or limbs with polished diamonds, some monarchs top their
noggins off with crowns and tiaras.
>>>  


3 Steps to an Online Marketing
Makeover


By Hiten Samtani      
                 Entrepreneur  
    
              
November 16,
2012



Marketing expert John Jantsch, author of the popular blog Duct Tape Marketing, recently
shared with Entrepreneur his insights on how to create a comprehensive and compelling
web presence. In a webinar hosted by Laura Lorber, Entrepreneur.com’s executive
online editor, Jantsch voiced his thoughts on the seven stages of a web presence:
>>> 





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Angie Hicks’ 3 Rules for Online Reputation Management
By Katie
Morell                     
  
                OpenForum 
                     
               Nov. 19
, 2012   


“I don’t like to call it ‘online reputation management,'” Angie Hicks tells me over
the phone in early November. “I like to call it ‘focusing on improving your business.’
Reputation management sounds negative to me.” >>> 


5 Extra Holiday Survival Tips for Retailers in November

By JCK Staff               
 
          
             JCK         
                     
       Nov. 15, 2012
   

JCK’s 2012 Holiday Survival Guide is chock-full of tips from experts in marketing,
social media, publicity, sales, and other critical areas of operations to get your
business in shape for seasonal success.Our editors were so inundated with advice
for retailers that we couldn’t fit it all into our Holiday Survival Guide. Here
are five more tips for you and your business in November: >>> 


Has your business had its annual servicing?


By David Brown         
                                     
Southern Jewelry News
            
                       



No, you haven’t got your jewelry publications mixed up with your favorite car
magazine! There are a lot of similarities between your vehicle and your business…
both have a responsibility to get you from point A to point B, and both are only
effective if you show them proper care and attention.
>>> 

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