MJSA Education Foundation Appoints Executive Director
MJSA, the trade alliance dedicated to professional excellence in jewelry making and design, has appointed Rich Youmans executive director of the MJSA Education Foundation, a 501(c)3 subsidiary that supports training and career initiatives for workers throughout the industry.
Posted: April 12th, 2022
MJSA Expo Buyers, Exhibitors Thrive on Face-to-Face Connections
MJSA Expo, the industry’s longest-running trade show dedicated to all aspects of jewelry manufacturing and design, returned March 20-22 to the Javits Center in New York City, as buyers returned in force with a pent-up desire to invest in new equipment, supplies, and services.
Posted: April 4th, 2022 Modified: April 14th, 2022
MJSA Begins Developing New Apprenticeship Initiative
MJSA, the trade alliance dedicated to professional excellence in jewelry making and design, is developing a new program to help jewelry manufacturers, designers, and retailers overcome one of their biggest problems: attracting qualified workers and training them.
Posted: March 16th, 2022 Modified: April 14th, 2022
MJSA Signs on to Warning about Russian Gold
Global Gold Transparency Initiative Calls on Jewelry Industry to Boycott Russian Gold The newly formed Global Gold Transparency Initiative has published an open letter calling on the jewelry industry to prevent Russian gold from entering jewelry supply chains. MJSA is among more than a dozen businesses and trade organizations that have signed on to the […]
Posted: March 10th, 2022
MJSA Education Foundation Accepting Scholarship Applications
All U.S. Jewelry Students Eligible for Funding The MJSA Education Foundation is now accepting scholarship applications from students interested in turning their passion for the design, manufacture, and/or repair of jewelry into careers. Any student who is a U.S. citizen and enrolled in a jewelry program—whether at a college, a university, or a trade school—can […]
Posted: March 2nd, 2022 Modified: March 10th, 2022
MJSA Expo to Feature Hybrid Educational Program
MJSA Expo 2022 to feature hybrid educational program.
Posted: February 7th, 2022
MJSA Expo Offers Buyer’s Link Concierge Service
January 21, 2022 — MJSA Expo, the longest-running trade show dedicated to professional excellence in jewelry making and design, now features a new service to better connect buyers and exhibitors. The Buyer’s Link Concierge Service allows all buyers to identify, during the registration process, the products and services for which they’ll be shopping at Expo. […]
Posted: January 21st, 2022
Helen Chantler Wins 2021 Design Challenge for Responsibly Sourced Designs
December 1, 2021 — Helen Chantler, CEO and creative director of Reflective Jewelry in Santa Fe, New Mexico, recently took top prize in MJSA’s 2021 Design Challenge for Responsibly Sourced Designs. Her winning entry, a hand-fabricated pendant made from sterling silver, karat gold, and responsibly sourced turquoise, comprises layers of metal that together form the “marriage” […]
Posted: December 1st, 2021 Modified: February 7th, 2022
MJSA Launches Career Connections E-newsletter
MJSA launches new Career Connection E-newsletter to help jewelers find workers.
Posted: November 23rd, 2021
MJSA Journal LIVE to launch at 2022 AGTA GemFair Tucson
November 2, 2021 — MJSA, the trade alliance dedicated to professional excellence in jewelry making and design, will in 2022 launch a new series of seminars based on the technical and business expertise found in its monthly magazine, MJSA Journal. The series, titled MJSA Journal LIVE, will debut at the 2022 AGTA GemFair Tucson, which […]
Posted: November 2nd, 2021 Modified: November 18th, 2021