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Why WJA?


Meeting new people and forming meaningful business relationships is the hallmark of the Women's Jewelry Association and its world-wide network of members.  

Student Members

WJA is currently offering students a FREE first year of membership.  After the first year, a student membership renewal is $75 per year.

To be eligible for the free membership, students must be 18 years and older, enrolled in a part-time or full-time jewelry-related educational program (leading to a certificate or degree), and must not already be a member of WJA. Please send an email to for more details and to take advantage of this special offer.

WJA Student Members Receive

  • Access to the WJA website and member directory which offers an incredible network of professionals in the jewelry and watch industries
  • Networking events at all major shows internationally
  • Access to WJA Connect, an online community platform for members to collaborate, share true knowledge, and build relationships
  • Virtual Career Center community to post open positions and seek out new career opportunities
  • A robust mentorship program and opportunities for your employees to volunteer as "expert" mentors
  • Members-only prices for WJA events
  • Leadership and skill development through local and national board service and committee work
  • 10% member discount on GIA distance education courses and lab classes
  • 20% member discount on New York University's Stern School of Business Executive Education sustainability programs
  • Access to recognition platforms like the DIVA design contestShining Star awards, and more.
  • Educational webinars and workshops at industry trade shows
  • Free Pearl As One Course through The Cultured Pearl Association of America
  • Online self-paced Negotiable training course
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion training

For more information on student membership, please contact WJA Membership & Operations Manager, Rachel Jurisz at