MJSA News

Where to Find MJSA

Santa Fe Symposium May. 18 - 21, 2014
Hotel Albuquerque Albuquerque, NM, United States. Sponsor.

JCK Las Vegas May. 30 - Jun. 2, 2014
Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino Las Vegas, NV, United States. B6148

JA New York Summer Jul. 27 - 29, 2014
Jacob K. Javits Convention Center New York, NY, United States.

Jewelry Making Know-How

Tool Testing
Want to make a bench jeweler’s day? Send him a box full of new tools to play with. MJSA Journal did just that, asking three jewelers to conduct independent product testings of some of the newest tools on the market. See what our lucky bench jewelers had to say.Read now.

NEW! MJSA Member School Roundup
Learn about upcoming classes and workshops from GIA, Metalwerx, New Approach School, North Bennet St. School, and the Revere Academy. Read now.

MJSA Online Design Challenge: A Mother’s Love
A devoted mother and a rare padparadscha sapphire are at the heart of this year’s MJSA Online Design Challenge. See how designer Gregory Crawford approached the challenge. Sponsored by Omi GemsRead now.

Tucson Trends

Hot Rocks
Top trends spotted at this year’s annual Tucson gem shows. Read now. (MJSA Members Only.)

Pearls of Precision
Gregory Crawford demonstrates how he crafted a custom pearl necklace in this step-by-step project. Read now. (MJSA Members Only.)

Professor of Crystal:
UV to the Rescue

Presented by the MJSA Education Foundation and Swarovski, this article by Nick Regine, the Professor of Crystal, reviews how to use UV glue and a UV light with challenging crystals. Read now.

Custom Jeweler 5.1 Now Online
How Green Lake Jewelry Works created a new "language" for custom design; Jim Dailing reflects on life lessons; Scott and Minter Richter describe how they increase business 60 percent by turning custom designs to stock items. Read now.

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MJSA Means Professional Excellence

MJSA is the trade association that provides the jewelry making, design, and business know-how needed to achieve excellence, raise profits, and maintain a competitive edge. To learn more about the benefits of membership, click here.