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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A Sense of Source by John Shanahan
The growing awareness and importance of artisanal mines
Sustainable Alternatives by Irina Missiuro
Jewelers redefining what it means to source responsibly
The Jewelry Industry Summit by Cecilia L. Gardner, Esq.
An update on the movement to promote responsible sourcing in the jewelry industry
Doing Good: Sourcing Metals and Gemstones Responsibly (Video)
Highlights from the panel discussion held at MJSA Expo, March 13, 2017
Behind the Design: Minimalist and Monumental by Irina MissiuroMichael David Sturlin discusses his Ring to Brighten a Rainy Day. MJSA Members Only
Creative Design: The House that Class Built by Irina Missiuro
Finding inspiration with Petra Class. MJSA Members Only
Design Heroes by Irina Missiuro
Suzy Landa discusses Pat Flynn’s work. MJSA Members Only
At the Bench: Down the Tubes by Helen I. Driggs
A step-by-step guide to creating hollow rivets. MJSA Members Only
Fashion and Gem Trends: Stones On Fire by Deborah A. Yonick
Top gemstones spotted during this year’s Tucson gem shows. MJSA Members Only
Business Strategies: With the Best Intentions by Andrea Hill
The importance of intentionally creating a business culture. MJSA Members Only
MJSA Video: Boothmanship Tips
Learn the four crucial steps you need to take to achieve exhibiting greatness.
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 four of this year’s designers took on the challenge.
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