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2014 MJSA Expo New York Is a Place to Learn, Say Attendees

Jewelry-making expertise was on full display at MJSA Expo New York, the signature annual trade show for jewelry makers and designers, which took place March 9-11 at the Hilton New York. Sponsored by MJSA, the association dedicated to professional excellence in jewelry making and design,… Read the complete story »

MJSA Introduces Mobile Website with Improved Search Capabilities

MJSA, the association dedicated to professional excellence in jewelry making and design, has introduced a mobile website that enables quick searches for MJSA member companies, show exhibitors, and educational programs, as well as supplies and services through the MJSA Buyer’s Guide

Designed specifically for easy… Read the complete story »

Shawna Kulpa Promoted to Editor of MJSA Journal, as Tina Snyder Steps Down to Launch New Jewelry Company

MJSA has named Shawna Kulpa as the new editor of the association’s flagship monthly magazine, MJSA Journal

She will succeed Tina Snyder, who recently announced her plans to launch a new company, STACKED New York, which manufactures a branded line of stackable Argentium silver bangles… Read the complete story »

MJSA Publishes 2014 Buyer’s Guide

MJSA, the trade association dedicated to professional excellence in jewelry making and design, has published the 2014 edition of its popular MJSA Buyer’s Guide, which lists resources and information for purchasing jewelry-making tools, equipment, supplies, and services.

The Buyer’s Guide lists MJSA members by the… Read the complete story »

Swarovski’s "Professor of Crystal" Seminars Scheduled for the 2014 MJSA Expo New York

Swarovski will sponsor a day-long program of workshops at the 2014 MJSA Expo New York, all focusing on techniques for creating crystal jewelry and accessories. Featuring Nick Regine, star of the "Professor of Crystal" educational series running on YouTube and in MJSA Journal, the workshops… Read the complete story »

MJSA Appoints Four New Directors, Re-elects Officers

MJSA, the trade association dedicated to professional excellence in jewelry making and design, recently named four new directors to its board, each of whom will serve three-year terms:

Ted Doudak,
President,
Riva Precision Manufacturing, Brooklyn, New York.

Paul Fuhrman,
Chief Financial Officer,
Jewelers Mutual Insurance Company, Neenah,… Read the complete story »

MJSA to Bring At the Bench Live to the 2014 AGTA GemFair Tucson

MJSA, the trade association dedicated to professional excellence in jewelry making and design, will again present its signature At the Bench Live demonstrations at the 2014 AGTA GemFair Tucson. The sessions—which will cover topics ranging from working with currently fashionable gems and metals to new… Read the complete story »

Second Annual MJSA ConFab Teaches Business Skills to Designers

Featuring expert sessions on everything from digital marketing to maintaining margins, the second annual MJSA ConFab recently offered "profit lessons" to nearly a hundred jewelry makers and designers interested in expanding their business skills. Presented by MJSA, the association dedicated to professional excellence in jewelry… Read the complete story »

In Memoriam: Michael A. Salvadore Sr., Past President of MJSA

It is with deep regret that MJSA announces the passing of Michael A. Salvadore Sr., a former president of MJSA who, during his tenure, pushed for the association to address the “needs of the smaller manufacturer” and expand its communications with members. He died Sept.… Read the complete story »

MJSA Education Foundation Awards Nearly $6,000 in Scholarships

The MJSA Education Foundation recently awarded scholarships of up to $2,450 to four students pursuing degrees related to jewelry making and design. The 2013 scholarship winners are: 

Melis Agabigum of Ann Arbor, Michigan. The winner of a $2,450 scholarship, she is working toward her… Read the complete story »

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