Ask questions, get answers about the latest developments in jewelry making and design
MJSA Expo—the industry’s longest-running trade show dedicated to professional jewelry making and design—has expanded online. Now you can discover the latest offerings from Expo exhibitors through regular Product Profiles and Service Profiles: In-depth webcasts, hosted by Andrea Hill, that explore how specific jewelry-making tools, supplies, and services can improve your operation and make your life easier. Below are a few of the coming profiles. To receive updates about new profiles, subscribe to our free e-newsletters.
Nov. 4, 2020, 2–3:30 p.m.
Learn about the Sisma line of powerful benchtop laser welders and what sets them apart. Sisma is a global leader in the design and production of advanced laser technologies, with a 60-year focus on jewelry; see how they’ve maintained that position by adopting enhancements such as current control, first pulse suppression, and "smart spot" technology for repeatable welding, coupled with extensive training resources and their patented “synchro-view” integrated camera system.
Nov. 11, 2020, 2–3:30 p.m.
Popular among manufacturers and designers looking for a clean, minimal look, Riva Precision’s Invisible Clasp can be used to close a chain necklace or bracelet, attach pendants, or stand alone as a pendant itself. Learn how this versatile component can add new flair to your designs.
Original Airdate: Oct. 28, 2020
Learn how National Chain controls all aspects of its manufacturing process, invests heavily in the latest technologies, and offers a wide range of services to provide its clients with a complete jewelry-making solution.
Original Airdate: Oct. 7, 2020
Everything you need to know about the refining experience to maximize your returns. Topics include the basics of the karatage system and assaying, testing methods, how to segregate materials, and stone removal. It also provides a glimpse into UPMR—its expertise, its certifications, and its emphasis on developing good working relationships with customers.