Below are informational links and area links. The informational links are related to the art of jewelry creation. The area links provide information on area businesses, government, events and recreational activities. Few places compare with the natural beauty of Northern Michigan. Abundant
forests, crystal clear lakes and breathtaking sunsets keep people returning to
the area year round! Cultural events, regardless of the season, include visiting museums and art
galleries, watching plays, going to movies and attending musical events. Whether you are visting or you live here, we hope you enjoy our area as much as we do.
American Gem Society (AGS) - For decades, the AGS has played a prominent role in creating industry standards and promoting laws and regulations that protect the jewelry buying public.
Jewelers of America - The national association for the retail jeweler. JA is both a center of knowledge for the jeweler and an advocate for professionalism and high social, ethical, and environmental standards in the jewelry trade.
Midwest Federation of Mineralogical and Geological Societies - The Midwest Federation Of Mineralogical and Geological Societies is a member of the American Federation of Mineralogical Societies.
Women's Jewelry Association - Established to provide a forum for women executies in the jewelry business to learn more about their related business and each other.
Area Chamber and Governmental Links
Benzie County Chamber of Commerce - Jackleens Jems is a proud member of the local chamber. More shopping, lodging, recreation and a calendar of events can be found here.
Frankfort-Elberta Chamber of Commerce - Visit this website for more Benzie County information and events scheduled in the City of Frankfort and Village of Elberta.
Traverse City Area Chamber of Commerce - It is the Chamber's mission to serve its members and community by providing services that promote the economy and protect the environment, making this region a better place to live, work, play, and raise a family.
Village of Beulah - This site provides information about the village, village goverment, community and local businesses.
Village of Elberta, Michigan - Located on the south shores of the Betsie Bay. Elberta hosts several art and craft shows during the summer months.
Other Information Links Of Interest
Benzie County's Information Network - Local news, events calendar, weather, service, shopping information. Links to dozens of other information web sites.
Benzie County's Organization Network - Links to local clubs, churches, business and professional organizations and points of interest.
My Michigan Vacation Information - Links to information on 15 Northwest Michigan Counties, including events calendars, maps, weather information, lodging, dining, recreation shopping and services offered throughout the area.