HAY HORIZON TV FEATURED MATRIX SCOLARSHIP PROGRAM. Stuller awards $75 000 scholarships in matrix to 15 Syrian Armenians
In August, the internationally renowned Stuller Inc., leader in the Jewellery business, awarded 15 Syrian-Armenian newcomers to Canada with scholarships for studies in 3-D jewellery design. This was a dream come true to many who fulfilled their educational dreams thanks to the generous donation estimated at $75,000 and the support of the École de Gemmologie de Montréal, which provided the facilities. Matrix 3-D CAD is the world’s leading tool for creating jewellery design. (watch here).
“Our new 2018 educational initiative will provide Armenian newcomers to Canada a competitive advantage like no other,” said Pierre Akkelian of AJF. “Matrix, the world’s leading jewellery design program is being offered with the complements of our good friend and “Honorary Armenian,” Matt Stuller. His generosity is allowing 15 of our students to pursue their careers with knowledge and confidence.”
Founded in 1970 by Matt Stuller, Stuller Incorporated, with 1300 employees spread out across 5 global operations, is the largest jewellery manufacturing and distribution facility in the United States, and an industry leader in the domestic and international wholesale jewellery sectors.
“Armenians are renowned as master jewellers and a hardworking people; we’re pleased to support young Armenians and help them enter the very exciting and inviting jewelry business,” said Matt Stuller.
AJF spearheaded this special project teaming the American company with Marie-Hélène Corbin, of l'École Gemmologie de Montréal and Mr. Jean Salette, from the St. Martin Hotel Group, both of whom generously contributed to the success of this project.
Gemvision recently released the new version of the world’s most advanced jewellery design suite Matrix 9.0. “The matrix essentials classes, lay the foundation to help students learn the fundamentals of understanding how to take an idea and bring it to fruition,” says Matt Bennett, Director of Sales and Training at Gemvision, a subsidiary of Stuller Inc., “These intense classes provide the core tools of design and how to take a digital file and create the 3-D version, allowing students a specialization in design or manufacturing.”
The course was covered by Hay Horizon TV (watch here).
Matt Stuller in Armenia
Matthew Stuller, the founder of one of the largest jewellery manufacturers in the world, was invited to Armenia in 2011 where he visited, among other places, the Holy See of Etchmiadzin – and was made into an ‘’Honorary Armenian’’. View Matt Stuller’s Etchmiadzin visit here.