MJSA News

Where to Find MJSA

Jeweler's Bench Conference & Trade Fair Sep. 13 - 14, 2014
Sheraton Providence Airport Hotel Warwick, RI, United States.

Portland Jewelry Symposium Oct. 5 - 6, 2014
The Sentinel Hotel Portland, OR, United States. Sponsor.

MJSA ConFab Nov. 2, 2014
Fashion Institute of Technology New York, NY, United States.

Jewelry Making Know-How

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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.

Eyes on the Prize
Some started with an amazing gem. Many relied on lasers and CAD/CAM to be fully realized. And one is a prime example of how beautiful jewelry is being marketed in the 21st century. They are the winning entries in the 2014 MJSA Vision Awards competition. Discover how each came to be. 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 Pamela Froman approached the challenge. Sponsored by Omi GemsRead now.

2014 Vegas Trends

On the Strip
Trend spotting at the Vegas jewelry shows. Read now. (MJSA Members Only.)

Quick Clips
Sessin Durgham demonstrates how to use a pulse-arc welder to convert post earrings to clip-ons. 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, explores how companies can enhance their levels of social responsibility, sustainability, and compliance. Read now.

Custom Jeweler 5.3 Now Online
A competition winner talks about what went into her prize-winning custom piece. Designers and makers talk about valuing your own work when prepping for a competition, pricing a piece, or learning when to say no. 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.