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Promotions from MJSA Members
July 26, 2021
Featuring a sturdy steel powder-coated cabinet, the 76M Bench Top Polishing Unit has a 1/3 hp single-shaft polishing motor with a tapered spindle to hold buffs. In addition, the unit has an acrylic safety shield, fiberglass filter, light socket, and a suction motor that delivers 150 CFM (cubic feet of air per minute) of air movement. Designed to be easy to set up, the unit can be plugged into any wall outlet. Available from Handler Manufacturing LLC • handlermfg.com.
July 26, 2021
Featuring a unique design, these exclusive pieces from the Ashi Diamond Collection are made in 14k white gold and feature round and baguette diamonds. Included in the collection are a pendant (0.65 ctw), ring (0.70 ctw), earrings (1 ctw), and bracelet (2 ctw). These styles can also be customized with different metal karat or color and special sizing. Available from Ashi Diamonds LLC. • ashidiamonds.com.