Knoxville, Tenn. (PRWEB) April 19, 2012
Jewelry Television® (JTV), the world’s largest retailer of loose gemstones, today announced its co-founder, Gerald Sisk, has been included in JCK Magazine’s “Power List: 50+ Movers, Shakers, and Tastemakers in the Jewelry Industry.” Sisk, a graduate gemologist and gemstone expert, was ranked by the list as one of the top five industry leaders in the gems and gemology sector.
The JCK Power List, which includes more than 50 individuals who are considered leaders in the jewelry industry, was compiled by JCK Magazine editors in consultation with numerous outside experts. Referred to as a “guide to the people making waves and breaking barriers in the business,” the JCK Power List is the first of its kind for the publication.
Gerald Sisk, who recently revised and edited the book “Guide to Gems and Jewelry,” has traveled extensively across the globe throughout his 40-year career in the field of jewelry and gemstones.
In addition to receiving his graduate gemologist degree from the Gemological Institute of America, he is also a member of the International Colored Gemstone Association and has served as a committee member for the Gemstone Industry Laboratory Conference.
Sisk recently helped lead JTV’s first annual international Gem Congress 2012, which brought industry experts from many countries to JTV corporate headquarters in Knoxville, Tenn. The purpose of Gem Congress 2012 was to promote innovation, collaboration, and transparency within the international gemstone community.
For more information about Gerald Sisk or to purchase a copy of his book “Guide to Gems and Jewelry” visit JTV.com.
About Jewelry Television®
Jewelry Television® (JTV) is the only broadcast shopping network that focuses exclusively on the sale of jewelry and gemstones. The privately-held company was founded in 1993 and broadcasts high definition programming 24 hours a day, seven days a week, to more than 80 million unique households in the U.S. Jewelry Television® was recently ranked the 14th largest retailer of jewelry in the U.S. by National Jeweler. JTV.com is the fifth largest jewelry destination on the internet according to Internet Retailer’s Top 500 Guide for 2010. For more information, visit JTV.com.