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MJSA Press Publishes Jeweler’s Guide to Apprenticeships

MJSA Press has published a new book, A Jeweler’s Guide to Apprenticeships: How to Create Effective Programs by educator and award-winning jewelry artist Nanz Aalund. Suitable for shop owners, students, as well as instructors, the 208-page volume provides detailed, proven approaches for finding, training, and… Read the complete story »

MJSA Education Foundation Awards $12,500 in Scholarships

The MJSA Education Foundation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit dedicated to advancing professional skills in jewelry making and design, recently awarded five students scholarships totaling $12,500. That amount includes, for the first time, a $2,500 scholarship provided by the Providence Jewelers Club Foundation for students enrolled in… Read the complete story »

MJSA Announces 2017 Vision Award Winners

MJSA, the U.S. trade association dedicated to professional excellence in jewelry making and design, has honored 10 outstanding designs in its 2017 MJSA Vision Awards competition. Celebrating creativity, craftsmanship, and technological prowess, the awards recognized both professional and student achievements in seven categories. 

The 2017… Read the complete story »

Cut Short by Blizzard, MJSA Expo Still Delivers "Inspiring" Experience

The 2017 MJSA Expo may have been cut short by one day, thanks to a looming blizzard, but that didn’t stop the show’s attendees from getting the full "Expo experience."

The industry’s longest-running show dedicated to professional jewelry making and design, MJSA Expo had been… Read the complete story »

MJSA to Present Bench and Business Seminars at AGTA GemFair Tucson

MJSA, the trade association dedicated to professional excellence in jewelry making and design, will debut a new seminar series, "At the Bench and Beyond," at the 2017 AGTA GemFair Tucson. Running twice daily from Jan. 31 to Feb. 3 in GemFair’s Tools, Technology, and Supplies… Read the complete story »

MJSA BEaJEWELER to Sponsor Open House in Portland, Oregon

MJSA’s student outreach initiative will partner with Portland Jewelry Academy, Portland Jewelry Symposium to offer educational opportunities Oct. 2-3

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MJSA Launches New Online Social Network for Jewelry Designers

MJSA, the U.S. trade association dedicated to professional excellence in jewelry making & design, has launched the MJSA Jewelry Designer Network, an online social forum where designers can share ideas and information, discover inspiration, and find the support they need to grow their businesses.

The… Read the complete story »

MJSA Press Book Honored in Association Media & Publishing Competition

The MJSA Press book Jewelry Metals: A Guide to Working with Common Alloys has won a Silver Award in the 2016 Association Media & Publishing EXCEL competition, the largest and most prestigious award program recognizing excellence in association publishing.

Published in 2015, Jewelry Metals is… Read the complete story »

JCK Tucson to Launch MJSA Supplier Pavilion

To expand its current focus on designer jewelry and loose gems,  JCK Tucson plans to launch a supplier pavilion featuring MJSA member companies at its 2017 show, Feb. 1-4 at the JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort. Created through a strategic partnership between JCK Tucson… Read the complete story »

MJSA Announces Winners of the 2016 Vision Awards Design Competition

MJSA, the U.S. trade association dedicated to professional excellence in jewelry making and design, honored 10 outstanding designs in its 2016 MJSA Vision Awards competition. Celebrating creativity, craftsmanship, and technological prowess, the awards recognized both professional and student achievements in seven categories, including the first… Read the complete story »

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