Cindy Edelstein, an entrepreneur, author, editor, and industry consultant who gained renown for her tireless advocacy of jewelry designers, died suddenly on Sunday, Jan. 24, at the age of 51. The cause was heart failure.
Edelstein, a longtime contributor to MJSA’s educational programs and a… Read the complete story »
MJSA, the trade association dedicated to professional excellence in jewelry making and design, has published the 2016 print edition of its popular Buyer’s Guide, the industry’s most wide-ranging resource for jewelry-making tools, supplies, and services.
The 2016 Guide, which lists MJSA members by the products… Read the complete story »
An exploration into the future of jewelry design and manufacturing—from advancements in 3-D printing to designing in the "cloud"—will kick off the seminar program of the 2016 MJSA Expo, which will run March 13-15 at the Javits Center in New York City.
The program will… Read the complete story »
MJSA has launched an enhanced digital presence—including a new website and expanded social media sites—for its BEaJEWELER outreach initiative, which seeks to bring "new blood" into the jewelry industry. The website (BEaJEWELER.com) offers an extensive overview of the life of a professional bench jeweler, as… Read the complete story »
There is a career opportunity in the United States that pays well, offers tremendous psychological benefits, is in both the manufacturing and the fashion sectors, and regularly has more job openings than candidates to fill them. It’s a career in making jewelry, and both MJSA… Read the complete story »
MJSA has announced the winners of its 2015 Vision Awards Competition. Created to recognize outstanding achievements in the design, manufacture, and sale of jewelry, this year’s awards go to eight designers in seven categories.
All of the winning entries will be featured in the August… Read the complete story »
In a move that creates a unique buying opportunity, MJSA Expo will in 2016 move to the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center and run simultaneously with the JA New York Spring Show, March 13-15.
In addition, while both shows will continue to be run independently,… Read the complete story »
From wearable technology to affordable 3-D printing, MJSA Expo New York brought the latest jewelry manufacturing and design trends to the Hilton New York on March 8-10. More than 3,200 professional jewelry makers and designers packed the Expo’s aisles to find a full range of… Read the complete story »
The MJSA Education Foundation, in partnership with New Approach School for Jewelers, has developed a new initiative, BEaJEWELER, to introduce young people to the field of jewelry making. The initiative addresses the challenge of Baby Boom generation bench jewelers retiring with too few new jewelers… Read the complete story »
MJSA, the trade association dedicated to professional excellence in jewelry making and design, will again present its signature At the Bench Live program Feb. 3-8 at AGTA GemFair Tucson. Running twice daily in the Tools, Technology, and Supplies Pavilion, the interactive demonstrations will offer advice… Read the complete story »