Ralf Kircher is Group Executive Editor for SmartWork Media, overseeing INSTORE and INDESIGN magazines. He thinks the perfect jewelry-store experience is one that doesn't make him feel like the bumbling romantic his wife knows him to be.
The Diamond Council of America has launched a program to train high school students for jobs in the jewelry industry, ranging from sales professionals to bench jewelers and designers.
One of the best parts of my job is when I get to give our fantastic team of editors and designers a pat on the back for a job well done. I’m pleased to do that once again upon hearing Wednesday’s news that INSTORE and INDESIGN have been honored six times in an international competition for trade publications.
In an interview with public radio’s Marketplace last week, President Obama was asked to describe his job in five words or less.
“My job is to keep the American people safe and to create a platform for hardworking people to succeed,” the president told host Kai Ryssdal.
In the somewhat rare area where jewelry and technology overlap, we recently came across an item on wired.com worth noting. A June 27 post pointed out a book called The Ultimate Guide to Sea Glass by Mary Beth Beuke.