Business Briefs: Artisan Jewelry offers 3D custom jewelry designFrom Staff Reports
Artisan Jewelry Company on Hwy. 154 in Sharpsburg offers customers a custom design system that brings 3D technology to the ancient art of jewelry making.
Customers first select a starting point from thousands of options. Then, using the 3D software, customers have creative control to customize every detail of the jewelry from stone size, shape, and color to extensive design changes.
“You then receive a totally unique, one-of-a-kind piece that you helped create,” said Tammy Northcutt, owner.
The program, Countersketch, “is not only an amazing technology but a remarkable tool that allows customers to either utilize gemstones that they already have to create something new they will love, or start from scratch to create a beautiful piece of jewelry that is uniquely their own,” said Heather Kutzman of Artisan Jewelry.
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Hover Video, Photo moves to Thomas Crossroads area
Hover Video Productions and Hover Photo have opened a studio on Hwy. 34 East in the Thomas Crossroads area.
The studio is designed for portrait sessions and filming of commercials, web videos, and television shows. The studio also provides a convenient location for customers to pick up DVDs of various events, including local high school graduations from 2008 to the present.
“Hover Video has been in business for over five years, and having a retail space has always been one of our goals,” said Emily High-Massengill, owner. “We are excited about being able to offer our services to the general public,” she said.
“We offer so many services that they can utilize, including home move transfers, photo restoration, creative photography and event production.”
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Smith joins Matrix Insurance
Brain Lee Smith has joined Matrix Insurance Agency.
Smith specializes in property and casualty insurance for commercial clients and their employees.
He can provide his clients with a wide array of coverages, including property, liability, workers compensation, auto, equipment, employment practices, professional liability, E&O, life insurance, group health, and disability.
Smith was born and raised in Newnan, and is a graduate of The Heritage School.
He received his bachelor’s of business administration degree, with a focus on management, from Clayton State University. Following graduation, Smith began a career in the medical sales field.
Smith became an insurance agent in 2008. During his insurance career he has received several awards including the Chairman’s Council.
Smith and his wife, Laura, have one son.
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Slaton receives marketing service award
Newnan native Brent Slaton is this year’s recipient of the Marketing Distinguished Service Award from the American Architectural Manufacturers Association.
Slaton is national sales coordinator for Keymark Corporation of Fonda, New York. The award was presented at the AAMA’s 75th annual Conference Awards Banquet, held in Naples, Fla.
The Marketing Distinguished Service Award is presented to acknowledge a single individual who has exhibited leadership and outstanding service in marketing activities for the association.
Since attending his first AAMA conference five years ago, Slaton has served as chairman, as well as second vice president, of the Aluminum Material Council Marketing Committee, and as a Fenestration Masters subject matter expert on aluminum finishes and profiles, as well as a number of other roles on marketing-related committees and task groups.
Slaton and his wife, Tina, live in Newnan. They have a son, Jackson, and daughter, Sophia.
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AgSouth distributes nearly $2 million to Greenville area
Current and former members of AgSouth Farm Credit will receive nearly $48 million in two separate distributions this spring. Members of the Greenville branch will receive more than $2 million.
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BJ’s donates $42,500 to non-profits
The BJ’s Charitable Foundation will donate $42,500 to nonprofit organizations in the Atlanta region area.
The foundation chose organizations that provide critical services and programs in the areas of hunger prevention, self-sufficiency, health care and education. Beneficiaries are the Atlanta Community Food Bank, Atlanta Union Mission, Boys and Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta, Caring for Others Inc., Families First, Our House Inc., and the Gate City Day Nursery Association
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