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DEF Invests in Education on Three Continents
The Diamond Empowerment Fund (DEF) has grantedits largest-ever award, to be shared among nine beneficiaries across three continents.The $470,000 training and education grant,released early last week, is designed to support girls’ education,entrepreneurship and youth...
Financial-Legal Oct 15, 2019 Rapaport News
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HRD Antwerp Enters Iran in Middle East Expansion
Diamond-grading group HRD Antwerp will launch an educational program in Iran to expand its presence in the Middle East.HRD will start training certified diamond graders in a debut course in Tehran at the end of April in collaboration with Alireza...
Polished Markets Feb 14, 2017 Rapaport News
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De Beers Raises Social & Training Spend by 13% in 2015
De Beers spending on skills training for its workforce andsocial projects jumped last year, according to the miner’s Report to Societypublished this week.The company pumped $52.5 million into the cause in 2015, a13 percent rise...
Mining May 05, 2016 Rapaport News
Scholarships Now Available for GIA Programs and Classes
GIA is now accepting applications for more than 200 scholarships for its Gemology and Jewelry Manufacturing Arts programs, courses and lab classes. The aid is sponsored by private donors and the Institute’s endowment...
Manufacturing Oct 22, 2015 Rapaport News
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Jewelers Get Help on Marketing to Same-Sex Weddings
Retail jewelers seeking to boost their sales to same-sex couples shopping for engagement and wedding jewelry are the target audience for a November webinar.Jewelry manufacturers group The Plumb Club is sponsoring the online event...
Retail Oct 21, 2015 Rapaport News
GIA Offers 7-Week Diamond Course in Hyderabad
The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) will offer its Graduate Diamonds diploma program in Hyderabad, India.The seven-week program begins on August 20 and will provide a theoretical understanding and practical knowledge to students seeking to learn the...
Manufacturing Aug 17, 2015 Rapaport News
AnchorCert Academy Offers New Training Courses at Birmingham Facility
AnchorCert Academy, a division of the U.K. Assay Office in Birmingham, announced the launch of new series of one and half-day training courses to be offered by independent experts at its new, purpose-built facility.The courses range in cost from $125...
Technology Aug 05, 2015 Rapaport News
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JA Schedules Marketing and Business Seminars in New York on July 26, 27
Jewelers of America (JA) will present professional seminars on July 26 and 27 during the JA New York summer show at Javits Center that are designed to help retailers focus their strategic marketing plans on millennials, learn about...
Research Jul 21, 2015 Jeff Miller
GJSCI Debuts Online Jewelry Career Learning Platform
The Gems and Jewellery Skill Council of India (GJSCI) embarked on a technological revolution with its e-learning/digital learning platform that will be unveiled during the India International Jewellery Show (IIJS) 2015. The digital learning...
Technology Jul 13, 2015 Zainab Morbiwala
Sales Associates Greatly Influence Wealthy Shoppers' Jewelry Purchases
Sales associates wield great purchasing influence over wealthy shoppers who visit a jeweler, according to proprietary research by the Luxury Institute, which measured buying habits across seven product categories. Furthermore, only a minority of wealthy...
Research Jun 23, 2015 Jeff Miller
Pedraza Defines 7 Rules for the Luxury Retailer
Jewelers have tremendous opportunity to grow their operations as long as they do not fail to execute rules of peak performance for customer relationships, according to Milton Pedraza, the CEO of the Luxury Institute. Pedraza defined operating results...
Research Jun 09, 2015 Jeff Miller
Press Release: IGI's CAD Programs Receives Tamkeen Approval in Bahrain
Press Release: Jewelry designers have traditionally relied on drawings to show their clients what the final piece will look like when it is finished. This often takes time especially if the client requests multiple revisions....
Technology May 04, 2015 IGI
Northwest Territories Expands Training Program for Mining Opportunities
The Surface Miner Training Program Development project in Canada will enable the Northwest Territories Mine Training Society and Aurora College to launch a new training program this summer that is geared toward preparing the...
Mining May 01, 2015 Jeff Miller
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Press Release: GSI & Parinay Jewellery Host Education Session in Trivandrum
Press Release: Gemological Science International (GSI), one of the largest independently owned gemological laboratories in the world, is pleased to conduct a training session in association with Parinay Jewellery at Trivandrum. This is the first time GSI collaborated...
Marketing Apr 20, 2015 GSI
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JA Schedules Sales & Management Certification Exams at Four Trade Shows
Jewelers of America (JA) will offer its sales and management professional certification exams at four upcoming U.S. trade shows. The certification is centered around two-hour exams that evaluate the proficiency of jewelry professionals on two...
Research Apr 15, 2015 Jeff Miller
Fana Creates Sales Portal for Its Jewelry Retailers and Associates
Jewelry designer Fana added a retail jewelry portal to its website to bolster sales training, product details and marketing resources. The portal enables individual associates to track their performance and earn incentives through the...
Technology Mar 24, 2015 Jeff Miller
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Industry Group Picks November to be Jewelers for Veterans Month
Beginning this year, November will become Jewelers for Veterans month, and appropriate time considering the observance of Veterans Day, according to Ralph Destino, the chairman of the Jewelers For Veterans Foundation. The foundation's...
Marketing Feb 13, 2015 Jeff Miller
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Pat Henneberry Joins Hearts On Fire to Lead Global Training
Pat Henneberry, the founder of The Jewelry Coach, joined diamond brand Hearts On Fire as its vice president of global learning and development. Henneberry will oversee the strategic direction, operation and expansion of all retail...
Research Jan 30, 2015 Jeff Miller
Press Release: AISociety's AiCertify 2015 Begins Feb. 2
Press Release: The AISociety -- Appraisers International Society (AIS) -- begins global, online offerings of AiCertification™2015 on February 2, with live, AiResidence sessions of its five course series of ValuationAppraisal to AIStandard v4.0 for gems, jewelry, watches and...
Research Jan 26, 2015 AISoceity
MJSA Introduces Online Learning Webinars
Press Release: MJSA, the association for jewelry makers and designers, has introduced MJSA Online Learning webinars for jewelry makers and designers. Sponsored by the MJSA Education Foundation, and made possible by a grant...
Manufacturing Nov 14, 2014 MJSA
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