of America press release
July 29, 2002
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: Fred Michmershuizen
Sheryl Suko, GJG
Mrs. Gottrocks Fine Jewelry and Gifts
Suko, GJG, owner of Mrs. Gottrocks Fine Jewelry and Gifts in Manassas,
VA, is featured in Careers in the Jewelry Industry, a publication
that is part of a new outreach initiative sponsored by Jewelers
of America, the national trade association for retail jewelers.
The outreach initiative aims to attract job seekers to the many
opportunities available in the jewelry industry.
Part of the outreach initiative is a guidebook that will be distributed
to high schools, colleges and career counseling centers throughout
the country. The guidebook describes 10 different occupations,
including retail sales professional, management professional,
bench jeweler and appraiser. Suko is profiled in the careers guide
because of her success and expertise in owning and running a fine
jewelry retail operation.
"We hope that individuals looking for promising career options
will draw inspiration from people like Sheryl Suko, who is a shining
example of the success that so many have achieved in the jewelry
industry," says Jewelers of America President and CEO Matthew
Suko is happy with her chosen career in the jewelry industry.
She was a successful freelance documentation specialist before
attaining her gemological education and embarking upon her current
path as a jeweler.
"I love my new career," Suko says. "Today I can
look forward to an enjoyable and rewarding life working in the
jewelry industry." Suko, who received the title of Graduate
Jeweler Gemologist (GJG) from the Gemological Institute of America
six years ago, operates Mrs. Gottrocks Fine Jewelry and Gifts,
a custom jewelry design and repair service with a website located
Mrs Gottrocks Fine Jewelry and Gifts offers a wide selection
of fine jewelry for men, women and children, including rings,
bracelets, earrings, pins, necklaces, chains, pendants, diamonds
and gemstones. Mrs. Gottrocks also carries a wide selection of
gifts, charms, Christian jewelry, Judaica and bridal selections.
"Ethical conduct and reasonable pricing is the cornerstone
of Mrs. Gottrocks customer services, including our internet website,"
For further information on Mrs. Gottrocks, call 703-303-0845
or visit www.gottrocks.com.
Careers in the Jewelry Industry guidebook is available for
free from Jewelers of America. Contact Jewelers of America at
800-223-0673, or visit www.jewelers.org/careers.
Jewelers of America is the national trade association for retail
jewelers. With more than 10,000 members nationally, JA also works
locally through its 42 state and regional affiliates. JA advocates
high social, ethical and environmental standards, promotes professional
business and leadership skills, and enhances its members' profitability
by offering education, certification, marketing and cost-saving
Jewelers of America, 52 Vanderbilt
Avenue, 19th Floor, New York, NY 10017
Tel: 646-658-0246, Toll Free: 800-223-0673, Fax: 646-658-0256
Web Site: www.jewelers.org, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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