Jewelers of America members are among the most professional businesses in the jewelry industry, exhibiting their commitment to upholding responsible business standards by signing JA’s Code of Professional Practices. When you buy jewelry or watches from a JA member, you can be assured that you are buying from a trustworthy, professional jeweler.
The Jewelers Board of Trade® is dedicated to the welfare of its members and the jewelry industry overall, providing industry specific credit information, collections and marketing services. Jewels by Alex is a proud member & has been for over 30 years.
Established in 1931, GIA is the world’s foremost authority on diamonds, colored stones, and pearls. A public benefit, nonprofit institute, GIA is the leading source of knowledge, standards, and education in gems and jewelry. We are proud members of GIA.
For over three decades, EGL USA has provided cutting-edge gemological research, testing, and laboratory analysis. This ongoing scientific work reflects the lab’s core commitment to protecting both the industry and its consumers. To that end, EGL USA delivers exemplary evaluations with clear disclosure of diamond, gemstone, and jewelry features, including known treatments.
Authorize.Net is committed to providing its merchant customers with the highest level of transaction processing security, safeguarding customer information and combating fraud. More merchants trust Authorize.Net than any other payment gateway to process their ecommerce transactions securely. For more information about the benefits of Authorize.Net’s secure transaction processing, please visit the Authorize.Net Web site.
Trustwave helps businesses fight cybercrime, protect data and reduce security risk. With cloud and managed security services, integrated technologies and a team of security experts, ethical hackers and researchers, we enable businesses to transform the way they manage their information security and compliance programs.
”Stop Blood Diamonds” is an organization pledged to stopping the exploitation of the diamond trade by human rights abusers. We can stop this by purchasing legitimate diamonds. Botswana used to be a poor farm country but today its government works hand in hand with the Diamond industry to give Botswana a living standard 7 times higher than its neighbors. Jewels by Alex helps stop the blood diamonds trade by supporting conflict free diamonds.
Which Came First: The Markdown or the Markup?
Nowadays, all kinds of stores offer jewelry at discounts so exaggerated you should probably question whether they’re true discounts. Whenever you find a “bargain” or “discount,” ask yourself this: Was the Merchandise ever sold at the regular price? For how long? Was the “retail” price purposely inflated and then lowered to lure you into thinking you’re saving money? Click the link to read more.