Every month, the award-winning MJSA Journal offers design ideas, fabrication and production techniques, bench tips, business and marketing insights, and trend and technology updates—the information crucial for business success. "More than other publications, MJSA Journal is oriented toward people like me: those trying to earn a living by designing and making jewelry," says Jim Binnion of James Binnion Metal Arts.
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Made in the USA: Where We Stand by Irina Missiuro
An update on the jewelry industry’s efforts to promote homegrown products
The Big Finish by John Shanahan
Tips and techniques for popular finishing touches. MJSA Members Only
CAD/CAM Corner: A Cross-Sectional Critique by Darla Alvarez
Applying clipping planes to model manufacturability. MJSA Members Only
Creative Design: Great Beginnings by Irina Missiuro
Getting to know Gregoré Morin. MJSA Members Only
Behind the Design: Coined Memories by Irina Missiuro
Adel Chefridi pays homage to his childhood. MJSA Members Only
At the Bench: Goin’ Fishing by Joel McFadden
A step-by-step guide to fishtail settings. MJSA Members Only
Business Strategies: Losing Control by Andrea Hill
Recognize the differences between managing and micromanaging. MJSA Members Only
Fashion and Gem Trends: Fall’s Color Play by Deborah A. Yonick
Pantone’s picks are comforting, enveloping, and easy to wear. MJSA Members Only
Online Design Challenge 2017: Celebrating a Life Lost Too Soon
A young grieving wife and a set of three Sri Lankan blue sapphires are at the heart of this year’s MJSA Online Design Challenge. Read this year’s scenario and then check out how the first five of this year’s designers took on the challenge.
Doing Good: Sourcing Metals and Gemstones Responsibly
Highlights from the panel discussion held at MJSA Expo, March 13, 2017
Learn the four crucial steps you need to take to achieve exhibiting greatness.
MJSA Tech Video: Red Flags when Repairing Jewelry
In this video, learn how to identify some common "red flags" to help you uncover all of the problem areas in a piece of jewelry. Based on the MJSA Journal article "Raise a Red Flag" by Arthur Skuratowciz.
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