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April

MJSA Journal 

Every month, the award-winning MJSA Journal offers design ideas, fabrication and production techniques, bench tips, business and marketing insights, and trend and technology updates—the information crucial for business success. "More than other publications, MJSA Journal is oriented toward people like me: those trying to earn a living by designing and making jewelry," says Jim Binnion of James Binnion Metal Arts. 

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Online this month: Going Green

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Profiles in Being Green by Shawna Kulpa
The eco-friendly efforts of jewelry makers

The Sustainable Story by John Shanahan
How to talk about your responsible efforts

Cause and Effect by Irina Missiuro
William Travis Kukovich talks philanthropy

Come into Bloom by Irina Missiuro
Chi Huynh discusses his Blossom Ring’s unique abilities

At the Bench: Laundry List by Helen I. Driggs
Tips for repurposing clothespins at the bench

Fashion & Gem Trends: The Talk of Tucson by Deborah A. Yonick
Identifying the bestsellers at this year’s gem shows 

Business Strategies: Your Special Sauce by Andrea Hill
Branding your way to better margins

PLUS...

A Mission in Life:

The 2018 MJSA Online Design Challenge

A young couple dedicated to protecting the natural environment is at the center of this year’s MJSA Online Design Challenge. It features a collection of responsibly sourced gemstones from the project’s sponsor, Columbia Gem House in Vancouver, Washington. We’ve supplied nine designers with the fictional scenario. Read it here and then check out this month’s featured design by Bliss Lau.

MJSA Videos

Doing Good: Sourcing Metals and Gemstones Responsibly
Highlights from the panel discussion held at MJSA Expo, March 13, 2017

Boothmanship Tips
Learn the four crucial steps you need to take to achieve exhibiting greatness. 

MJSA Tech Video: Red Flags when Repairing Jewelry
In this video, learn how to identify some common "red flags" to help you uncover all of the problem areas in a piece of jewelry. Based on the MJSA Journal article "Raise a Red Flag" by Arthur Skuratowciz.

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