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Tiffany Stevens JVC
CIBJO Publishes Ethics Recommendations
The World JewelleryConfederation (CIBJO) has produced a special report on ethics ahead of its annualcongress in Bahrain next month.“Weaving It All Together: An Ethical Status Report at the End of2019,” released on Wednesday, covers a variety of topics, ranging frominternational...
Mining Oct 16, 2019 Rapaport News
Matt Perosi
Diversity: A Business Opportunity
Having a workforce that is more diverse not only makes goodbusiness sense, it makes good economic sense. Companies with a more inclusiveemployee base — i.e., a greater proportion of women and ethnically/culturallydiverse individuals — are more competitive in the...
Polished Markets Oct 15, 2019 Deborah Yonick
JVC
JVC Launches Diamond-Supply-Chain Kit
The Jewelers Vigilance Committee (JVC) will unveil a diamond-supply-chain-protectionkit this month to help retailers understand the Federal Trade Commission’s(FTC) revised guidelines for natural and lab-grown stones. The free tool, which aims to help...
Polished Markets Oct 03, 2019 Rapaport News
Jewelers of America (JA)
Ed Bridge to Receive Lifetime Achievement Honor
Jewelers of America (JA) has named Ed Bridge, chairman of Ben Bridge Jeweler, as the recipient of its 2020 GEM Award for LifetimeAchievement. The GEM Awards honor the outstanding achievements ofindividuals or companies whose work raises...
Retail Sep 19, 2019 Rapaport News
Lightbox
De Beers: No Need to Flag Synthetics Treatments
De Beers claims it doesn’t need to disclose treatments to its lab-grown diamonds, placing itself at odds with many synthetics traders pushing for full transparency in the sector.The company’s synthetics brand, Lightbox, applies post-growth enhancements to its...
Retail Feb 26, 2019 Joshua Freedman
JA
Jewelers of America Hires Membership Chief
Jewelers of America (JA) has appointed Regina Ciarleglio asits new director of membership, the trade association said Friday. Ciarleglio, who will oversee JA’s membershipdevelopment and retention, has more than 25 years of experience in the...
Polished Markets Jan 27, 2019 Rapaport News
Jewelry Industry Summit 150
Supply-Chain Forum Achieves Charity Status
The Jewelry Industry Summit has received tax-exempt status asa charitable organization in the US. The new classification means all donations and contributionsto the group are fully tax-deductible, it said Tuesday. The organization...
Fair Trade Aug 08, 2018 Rapaport News
Wave Ring
DPA Raises Concerns over Synthetics Marketing
The Diamond Producers Association (DPA) is worried lab-growndiamond suppliers will use the new Federal Trade Commission (FTC) guidelines toconfuse consumers — a claim synthetics companies reject.The FTC last month removed the word “natural”...
Marketing Aug 06, 2018 Rapaport News
JVC jewelry 150
JVC to Launch Legal-Info Webinars
The Jewelers Vigilance Committee (JVC) is releasing a seriesof new webinars to help the jewelry industry become more legally compliant. The program, which the organization announced last week,will cover four topics: sexual harassment...
Polished Markets Apr 03, 2018 Rapaport News
Virginia Drosos Signet
2017’s Diamond Merry-Go-Round
The past year has seen a number of changes in management-levelemployees within the diamond industry. Here’s a breakdown of the new faces anddepartures for 2017: Alrosa CEO Andrey Zharkov stepped down to besucceeded by former Sberbank senior...
Polished Markets Dec 26, 2017 Rapaport News
Tiffany Stevens Jewelers Vigilance Committee JVC
JVC Names Tiffany Stevens as CEO
The Jewelers Vigilance Committee (JVC) has appointed TiffanyStevens as president and chief executive officer, replacing Cecilia Gardner,who has served in the role for 18 years.Stevens (pictured) will take up the position on March 6, the legaladvisory...
Financial-Legal Mar 01, 2017 Rapaport News
Cecilia Gardner
JVC Begins Search for New Chief
The Jewelers Vigilance Committee (JVC) set up a committee toreplace Cecilia Gardner, who is stepping down next year from multiple roles ofpresident, chief executive officer and general counsel.Gardner (pictured) announced earlier this year...
Financial-Legal Aug 30, 2016 Rapaport News
Cecilia Gardner
Cecilia Gardner to Step Down as JVC Chief in 2017
The Jewelers Vigilance Committee (JVC) said its longstandingchief executive officer and president, Cecilia Gardner (pictured), will step down at the beginningof 2017.Gardner’s exit will follow JVC’s planned celebration forcompleting 100 years....
Financial-Legal Apr 05, 2016
JVC
Jewelers Vigilance Committee Publishes Quality-Assurance Guide
The Jewelers Vigilance Committee (JVC) has published aguide that helps jewelers ensure the products they sell comply with the law.“Getting It Right – JVC’s Guide to Quality Programs forJewelers,” published with a grant from...
Financial-Legal Jan 13, 2016 Rapaport News
JVC Website
JVC Site Redesign Aimed at Better Legal Compliance
With its redesigned website, the Jewelers VigilanceCommittee (JVC) is seeking to make it easier for users meet their legalobligations and maintain consumer confidence. The site, www.jvclegal.org,has been designed to enable more intuitive searches in all...
Retail Sep 10, 2015 Rapaport News
Cecilia Gardner
Consumers Demanding Responsible Sourcing From Jewelers
As the diamond trade faces numerous challenges that threaten to shake consumer confidence and push legal boundaries for the industry, the Jewelers Vigilance Committee (JVC) helps guide businesses in the U.S. to navigate these...
Financial-Legal Jun 26, 2015 Avi Krawitz
JVC
Possessors and Distributors Require NRC Licensing if Watches Contain Tritium
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) reminded both manufacturers and distributors of watches that contain tritium that licensing is required by initial possessors and by distributors of any consumer products containing nuclear material, to ensure they...
Watches Jun 15, 2015 Jeff Miller
JVC
Jewelers Vigilance Committee Schedules Four Business Webinars
The Jewelers Vigilance Committee (JVC) scheduled a live webinar series beginning this spring that is designed to help members avoid legal risk and implement compliant business practices. The first in the series is titled "Grading...
Financial-Legal Apr 01, 2015 Jeff Miller
JVC
Committee Plans 'Jewelry Industry Summit' for August in Chicago
A jewelry community forum titled “The Jewelry Industry Summit” is planned for August 16 to 19, 2015 at the Palmer House in Chicago for the purpose of enabling open discussions on sustainability and responsible sourcing. The goal of this...
Manufacturing Mar 23, 2015 Jeff Miller
bouffard
JVC Honors Bouffard With Stanley Schechter Award
The Jewelers Vigilance Committee (JVC) honored David Bouffard, the vice president of corporate affairs for Signet Jewelers Ltd., with the Stanley Schechter Award earlier this month. Recipients of JVC’s Stanley Schechter Award...
Marketing Jan 16, 2015 Jeff Miller
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