16 CFR Part 23, Guides for the Jewelry, Precious Metals, and Pewter Industries; Project No. G711001 #00082

Submission Number:
00082
Commenter:
Cecilia Gardner
Organization:
Jewelers Vigilance Committee
State:
New York
Initiative Name:
16 CFR Part 23, Guides for the Jewelry, Precious Metals, and Pewter Industries; Project No. G711001
To the FTC: please substitute our previous submitted comments (#00079) with this version. Signet, an important member of the JVC, has added its support to our submission. Please publish this version. ******** The following constitutes the comments of the undersigned trade associations and entities ("JVC Coalition"). These comments are submitted in response to the Federal Register Notice issued by the Federal Trade Commission ("Commission" or "FTC") on December 28, 2015 regarding its proposed revisions to the Guides for the Jewelry, Precious Metals, and Pewter Industries ("Guides" or "Jewelry Guides"). The JVC Coalition represents the entire jewelry industry -- manufacturers, wholesalers, distributors, precious metal suppliers and refiners, gemstone dealers, and retailers. We are grateful for the opportunity to comment on the Commission's proposed revisions to the Jewelry Guides, and appreciate the attention that will be afforded our response. The JVC Coalition consists of the following trade associations and entities: Jewelers Vigilance Committee American Gem Society Jewelers of America CIBJO Diamond Council of America The Fashion Jewelry & Accessories Trade Association MJSA Stuller, Inc. Signet Jewelers Limited American Gem Trade Association Natural Color Diamond Association Diamond Manufacturers and Importers of America