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Point #69: Marketing and Sales Through Display

By the Maya Jewelry team Gone are the days of horn spirals being our only alternative jewelry option! As our industry continues to embrace an educated stance on high-quality jewelry, owners—and their employees—are raising the bar not only for the […]

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Point #69: From the Editor

By Kimberly Zapata It is with a mix of emotions that I write this From the Editor column, as it will be my last. After months

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Point #68: Board Welcome – Miro Hernandez

Miro Hernandez I’d like to thank the outgoing Board members,  as well as those continuing on in service, for their hard work and dedication. I’d also

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Point #68: 2014 Conference and Exposition Review

Kimberly Zapata On June 7, 2014 I prepared for the 19th Annual Association of Professional Piercers’ Conference as I have for every other conference: with frantic,

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Point #68: From the Editor

Kimberly Zapata Ah, the after Conference crash—more commonly referred to as post-Vegas depression, or PVD. For me, it set in the second I stepped through the

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Point #67: Is Triclosan Safe?

By Kimberly Zapata Triclosan is an antibacterial agent found in various consumer products, from hand soap to shampoo, deodorant, toothpaste, and clothing and kitchenware. As piercers,

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Point #67: From the Editor

By Kimberly Zapata I resolved myself to make a video for this issue’s “From the Editor.” (I love watching online webcasts—industry-related and not—but I was not

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Point #66: From the Editor

 By Kimberly Zapata

A mix of curiosity, boredom, and contempt for being confined indoors during yet another Northeast snowstorm this

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Point #65: From the Editor

By Kimberly Zapata The Point Editor

As 2013 draws to close, I—like most—have been reflecting on the year as a whole. When I consider 2013

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Point #64: From the Editor

By Kimberly Zapata This is a strange issue for me as it is the first post-Conference recap I am covering as Editor, and I’m doing it

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