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The New York State Jewelers Association was founded in 1909 to foster, promote and protect the welfare of the jewelers in New York State. With membership now open to all jewelry industry professionals in the United States, the NYSJA represents the top retailers, designers, suppliers, manufacturers, vendors, and gem labs throughout the USA.
NYSJA would like to extend a very heartfelt "Thank you" to all who attended the outing, donated an item, and sponsored the golf outing event.The weather was beautiful and a wonderful time was had by all!! The golf outing is the major fundraiser for the association. A donation from the proceeds will be made to the Jewelers for Children Charities.

Thank you to all of the sponsors, ticket purchasers, advertisers and donors who helped make this year a great year for NYSJA!


To see photos of the event, click on the link below:

2013 NYSJA Golf Outing, September 30, 2013


NYSJA would like to send out a special Thank you to the following sponsors for 2013:




C G Creations

Baume & Mercier

Glennpeter Jewelers

Jewelers Mutual

JCK Events

Kay Cameron

Manhattan Gold & Silver

Martin Flyer



Myron Toback, Inc.



Solomons Fine Jewelers

The Signature Group

Wilson & Son Jewelers

WR Cobb


Thank you to the 2013 Auction Donors:


CG Creations

Citizen Watch

David Yurman

JCK Events

Jewelers for Children

Kay Cameron

Kramer Portraits


Michele Watches


Rachel & Ben Rosin

Solomon's Fine Jewelers


2013 Dues Renewal Invoices have been mailed. Invoices can be scanned and emailed to: or faxed to: 877-281-8638.


Click here for a 2013 Membership Application:




The New Capwiz program has been launched! Please click on the Membership Tab above and select "Legislative Action" from the drop down menu. The Capwiz program will enable NYSJA members to be appraised of the ongoing legislative proposals and changes in Washington affecting the jewelry industry. Please continue to refer to the site for current information.

NYSJA has a New Fax Number: 877-281-8638.


EXCITING NEWS!!! NYSJA IS NOW OPEN TO ALL JEWELRY INDUSTRY PROFESSIONALS WITHIN THE UNITED STATES! Join now and take advantage of the exclusive benefits that are available to NYSJA members only!

NYSJA is pleased and thrilled to now offer HEALTH INSURANCE PLANS !! NYSJA has partnered with Cool Insuring Agency in Latham, NY. Please go to for exclusive NYSJA members only Health Care plans. The following insurance benefits will be offered:

  • Medical and Dental
  • Life and AD and D Insurance
  • Disability
  • Employer- Sponsored Voluntary Programs
  • Retirement Plans
  • Section 125 FSA
  • HRA/HSA Accounts

If you are an NYSJA member in good standing, please contact Eric Kane at or call 800-233-0115.

*NYSJA Member Benefits only:

  • Health Plan Connection through Cool Insuring Agency
  • Pension Plans, 401K Plans, Long Term Care
  • Estate Planning and Business Succession Planning
  • Scholarship Program
  • Discounted Advertising on the NYSJA website and in the E Newsletter
  • Credit Card Processing with excellent rates


*and a host of additional money saving benefits! Please refer to the membership tab "Join Now" for the money saivng benefits NYSJA has to offer members only.

NYSJA is expanding! The Bylaws have been revised so that anyone who is involved in the jewelry industry can join! (previously only New York State business owners or residents of NY could join)

NYSJA is thrilled to announce the New Job Opportunities section under the Membership Tab. Click on Membership Tab at top bar and select "Job Opportunities " from the drop down menu.

The Web-Based Database has launched for NYSJA!! Members will be able to access their information as well as research other members 24/7. To use the database, click on "Member Login" at the top of this page. Your username will be your first name initial and your full last name. Click on "Forgot password" and a new password will be sent to you. If you do not have a valid email address, you will not be in the database. If you need to renew, login and click the "Membership Tab" then select " Pay Dues Online".Fill out the form and click "submit" and you are done!" Renew now and take advantage of this great new networking tool as well as the numerous new benefits that have been added for 2010. Keep referring to the website for further updates.

Additional Partnerships with other companies are currently being researched by NYSJA. If your company provides a service or product that NYSJA members can use- please contact us!

NYSJA is pleased to announce a partnership program with The Retail Council of New York State ( The Retail Council represents the full spectrum in today's retail marketplace from the largest chains to the independent "main street" merchant. Starting immediately, NYSJA members can take advantage of Retail Council's member value programs including: credit card processing; workman's compensation insurance; Fed Ex shipping discounts; Health Insurance; Energy and Payroll programs. For a more detailied list,click on the "Membership Tab" then "Join Us " above.

NYSJA has also partnered with JCK Las Vegas! ( new partnership will allow NYSJA members: Access to the VIP Buyer Lounge; Concierge Services; Show Registration Services; Networking Roundtable Discussions; Hometown Press Photo Opportunities; andDaily Exclusive Sweepstakes.

NEW MAILING ADDRESS FOR NYSJA: 501 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10017. Phone number: 212-290-1555 and email:

WATCH THE NYSJA HISTORICAL VIDEO: Watch Joel Kopel, Mike Wilson, PeggyJo Donahue, Hershel Graubart, and others speak about the NYSJA Centennial Celebration in Utica, NY, 2009. Click Here To Play Video

New Member Benefits are available through NYSJA, the Retail Council of New York State, JCK Las Vegas and The Antique Jewelry and Watch show! Click on the "Membership Tab; "Join Us" for a complete list and contact information. Or, click on the logo's listed to the right for further information.

Email Addresses: Please provide us with a current email address if you are not receiving the E Newsletter. NYSJA is "going green" and paperless as much as possible. Email communication will now be the primary form of communication between NYSJA and its members.

Area Meetings Scholarships

An Area Meeting was held in Albany, on March 1, 2012 with Shane Decker as speaker and was a renowned success!  The next Area Meeting will be held in the Westchester Area in late May. Please check the website for further details. Jim Ackerman will be the speaker.


2007 Scholarship Award Recipients

Congratulations to Meghan Andrews, who received the NYSJA 2012 Scholarship sponsored by NYSJA and awarded through the GIA website. There is still a Scholarship Award available for 2013.

For more information, click on the Scholarship Tab above.

Advertising   NYSJA Job Resource
Advertise with the NYSJA

Advertising opportunities are available for in the NJSJA E Newsletter as well as on the webiste.

Click on "About Us" tab and select "buy ad space". Downloadable forms are available in the buy ad space section.

  NYSJA Job Resource

Do you have a job opening at your company that you'd like to advertise to industry insiders? Members can contact the NYSJA for information on posting available industry jobs on our new Job Opportunities page.