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JA in the News
July 29, 2022
New York, NY – Jewelers of America (JA), the national trade association for businesses serving the fine jewelry marketplace, has elected four new Directors to its Board of Directors. The Directors were officially elected on July 21, 2022, at Jewelers of America’s annual general meeting (AGM).
JA in the News
June 16, 2022
New York, NY – National Jeweler, the publication that has been delivering industry news since 1906, has inducted six seasoned jewelry retailers into its Retailer Hall of Fame. The 2022 inductees are Christina Gandia Gambale and Jennifer Gandia of Greenwich St. Jewelers, Paul Schneider and Lauren Eulau of Twist, and Harvey and Maddy Rovinsky of Bernie Robbins Jewelers.
JA in the News
April 12, 2022
New York, NY – Jewelers of America (JA), the national trade association for businesses serving the fine jewelry marketplace, has announced the winners of its 32nd annual CASE Awards jewelry design competition. The CASE Awards, JA’s national design competition, recognizes JA Members who exhibit creativity, artistry, style and excellence in jewelry design.
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20 Under 40
April 5, 2022
Jewelers of America is proud to announce our 20 Under 40 list, a new recognition program that spotlights the best and brightest young professionals across the country who exemplify leadership skills and a commitment to bringing joy to their customers' lives through jewelry.
JA in the News
March 9, 2022
New York, NY – Jewelers of America (JA), the national trade association for businesses serving the fine jewelry marketplace, has announced the recipients of the 20 Under 40 in Jewelry Retail List. Jewelers of America’s 20 Under 40 is a new recognition program that celebrates young professionals who exemplify leadership skills and a commitment to elevating jewelry retail for tomorrow’s jewelry consumers.
JA in the News
January 25, 2022
New York, NY – Jewelers of America (JA), the national trade association for businesses serving the fine jewelry marketplace, is accepting entries for CASE Awards, its national jewelry design competition. The CASE Awards honor JA Members who exhibit creativity, artistry, style and excellence in jewelry design. The CASE Awards competition is open to all employees of JA Member retailers and suppliers. Employees of JA Member companies can enter through March 22, 2022.
As Seen On
December 9, 2021
 
In these uncertain times, giving a gift that shows love and appreciation is more important than ever. Jewelry is meaningful gift that will not only show your loved ones how much you care, but will also be a something they can treasure for years. Jewelers of America spokesperson Amanda Gizzi appeared on morning shows nationwide to showcase this season's top jewelry gifts from Jewelers of America members, including diamond essentials, chain links, and heart shapes. Click through our gallery to see her 2021 holiday picks!
JA in the News
November 16, 2021
New York, NY – Jewelers of America (JA), the national trade association for businesses serving the fine jewelry marketplace, is seeking nominations for the best and brightest rising talents in jewelry retail to be featured on Jewelers of America’s 20 Under 40 list. The list will shine a spotlight on jewelers who exemplify leadership skills and a commitment to elevating jewelry retail for tomorrow’s jewelry consumers.

“There are so many talented individuals hard at work, making JA Member Retail stores the best place to buy jewelry,” says JA President & CEO David J. Bonaparte. “The rising talent within our member stores is astounding and we know they have the skill, determination and foresight to make the future of jewelry retail shine.”

The Criteria for nomination in the 20 Under 40 list are as follows:

  • Nominee must be under the age of 40 as of January 21, 2022
  • Nominee must be a full-time employee in a jewelry retail store or fine jewelry department that is an active member of Jewelers of America
  • Nominee must be employed by a company that is an active member of Jewelers of America
  • The company may have a brick-and-mortar presence or serve its community via e-commerce.
  • Nominee may be a store owner, bench jeweler, manager, sales executive or serve the jewelry store full-time in marketing, accounting, or other areas of operations
  • Nominee must have at least three years of experience within the jewelry industry

Recipients will receive a certificate, national recognition, features on Jewelers of America’s social media and website, a press release to send to local press, and a free Jewelers of America Certification Course.

Individuals may self-nominate or be nominated by an industry colleague. Nominations are being accepted through January 21, 2022. Full rules and details can be found here or you can contact Jewelers of America’s Member Services at (800) 223-0673.
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Michelle
November 8, 2021
Jewelers of America has continued our ongoing partnership with stylist Cary Fetman of ABC's The Bachelorette to get JA Member jewelry for Michelle Young's season. This fall, bachelorette Michelle and hosts Tayshia Adams and Kaitlyn Bristowe will be seen wearing jewelry designs from our members like Brevani, Charles & Colvard, Dilamani, Gabriel & Co., GiGi Ferranti, Le Vian, Lilly Street, Mastoloni, Royal Chain, Samuel B., Shy Creation, Smiling Rocks and Syna Jewels.
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Katie
August 10, 2021
Jewelers of America has partnered with stylist Cary Fetman on ABC's hit series The Bachelorette to provide the leads with JA Member jewelry throughout the season. This summer, we watched bachelorette Katie Thurston on her journey to find love, decked out in jewelry from JA Member designers like Charles and Covard, Dilamani, Gigi Ferranti, Smiling Rocks, Misahara, Gabriel and Co., 302 Fine Jewelry, Brevani and Shy Creation.
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of America was founded by jewelers for jewelers to advance the jewelry industry and consumer trust.

JA membership consists of the most professional jewelry stores, jewelry designers and suppliers, manufacturers and businesses serving the fine jewelry marketplace.