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July 15, 2021

Supplier Spotlight: Sylvie Collection

The designs from Sylvie Collection are inspired by a combination of trends, comfort, and lifestyle. Sylvie Levine, owner and principal designer for Sylvie Collection, is heavily focused on keeping a strong pulse on trends across the broader engagement ring industry. She and her team discern how generational shifts are impacting fashion and lifestyle decisions, and what drives true customer satisfaction. The Sylvie Collection was first established in 1987, under the company Spectrum Diamonds, which was founded by Sylvie’s husband, Ian Levine, shortly after he immigrated to the US from South Africa. In 2007, as an extension of Spectrum Diamonds, they

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Stay in the Know With AGS PRO

Jewelers Mutual Group has provided us with seven terrific videos that feature subject matter experts discussing top-of-mind topics such as the Diamond Marketplace, shipping best practices, virtual inspections, anti-money laundering, and more! Ask the Expert: IDEX Jewelers Mutual Group In this episode, Jewelers Mutual Group talks with Osnat Davidov, marketing and managing director for IDEX. IDEX powers the Diamond Marketplace on the Zing® platform, which gives jewelers free access to the industry’s leading service providers all in one place. Find out how the Diamond Marketplace solves the challenges of purchasing diamonds and eases the buying process. Click here to view the video.

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3 Tips to Lower the Cost of Shipping Jewelry

By Jewelers Mutual Group Shipping jewelry has been a source of frustration within the industry for a very long time. Even with technology continuing to advance there are plenty of times when it doesn’t seem any easier. It’s time-consuming to coordinate logistics—and then shipments get delayed. Merchandise can get damaged in transit—or worse, it can be stolen. Not to mention the cost of shipping isn’t cheap, either. Even if you’re content with the rates you’ve been paying, there’s a good chance you can bring your cost down further without sacrificing timeliness or insurance coverage. Consider these three tips the next

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Learn it. Earn it. Share it.

Congratulations! A shout-out to the AGS members who have successfully passed their 2021 recertification exams and have downloaded their digital badges! Visit the “Learn it. Earn it. Share it.” section on the recertification resource page to learn more about promoting your digital badge. Elizabeth Allen, CSA B.C. Clark, Inc. Carolyn Biacan, RJ Helzberg Diamonds #639 Robert Bireley, CSA Morrison Smith Jewelers Lisa Bridge, CG Ben Bridge Jewelers Maria Brown, RJ Exclusively Diamonds David Carter, CSA Ben Bridge Jeweler Scott Davis, RJ Jack Lewis Jewelers Stephanus Esterhuysen, CG Henne Jewelers Robert Gatta, RJ Underwood Jewelers Ashley Harbison, CSA Wilson & Son Jewelers Kimberley Hatchell, CG

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