Jewelry Making Know-How

MJSA Jeweler’s Bench Conference and Trade Fair LogoMJSA Jeweler’s Bench
Conference & Trade Fair

The technical and business sessions are now online for MJSA’s Jeweler’s Bench, which will return to the Sheraton Providence Airport Hotel Sept. 13-14. Read now.

Aspirational Inspirations
Do you aspire to be the next big designer but need to get your thumb on the pulse of what today’s consumer is seeking? Then look no further. Industry experts share the hottest jewelry trends and we supply information on the metals markets, letting you know where the markets are expected to go so you’ll be able to plan accordingly. Read now.

NEW! MJSA Member School Roundup
Learn about upcoming classes and workshops from GIA, Metalwerx, New Approach School, North Bennet St. School, and the Revere Academy. Read now.

MJSA Online Design Challenge: A Mother’s Love
A devoted mother and a rare padparadscha sapphire are at the heart of this year’s MJSA Online Design Challenge. See how designer Geralyn Sheridan approached the challenge. Sponsored by Omi GemsRead now.

GemVisions 2015 Forecast

GemVisions 2015 Forecast
Swarovski Gems forecasts five megatrends in its annual GemVisions 2015 trends book. Read now. (MJSA Members Only.)

Shadow Magic
Darla Alvarez demonstrates how to create a matching wedding band using CAD. Read now. (MJSA Members Only.)

Professor of Crystal:
Crystal Persuasion

Presented by the MJSA Education Foundation and Swarovski, this article by Nick Regine, the Professor of Crystal, presents how to create a sterling ring with a crystal skull. Read now.

Custom Jeweler 5.2 Now Online
Four articles on how to attract new custom clients and get current customers to come back; Christopher Duquet reflects on the importance of maintaining a work/life balance; and tips on changing your store environment. Read now.

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MJSA Means Professional Excellence

MJSA is the trade association that provides the jewelry making, design, and business know-how needed to achieve excellence, raise profits, and maintain a competitive edge. To learn more about the benefits of membership, click here.