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November 25, 2015
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Reasons Why You Can't Miss the 2016 AGTA GemFair Tucson
At the AGTA GemFair™ Tucson, from February 2 - 7, 2016, in the safe, secure comfort of the Tucson Convention Center, is the world's leading colored gemstone and cultured pearl tradeshow; truly a not to be missed event! MORE

One of December's Birthstones: Tanzanite
Add More Color To Your Life
Exotic velvety blue with a rich overtone of purple, tanzanite is a one of a kind gem, unlike any other. Rare and valuable, tanzanite is also found only one place on the planet: the Merelani Hills of Tanzania, in the shadow of Mount Kilimanjaro. MORE

Rocks On: Paraiba Tourmaline
National Jeweler
In the little less than three decades since its discovery, Paraiba tourmaline has surpassed a great number of other gemstones in popularity.

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Designer Spotlight: Alishan
There are times in your career when you pinch yourself, and this is definitely one of those moments. Alishan's reputation precedes him. He is well-known for creating gorgeous handmade work that is built with integrity and passion.

Be at Your Best in Bold Colored Jewels
The Wall Street Journal
Five tiers of gleaming jewels, a constellation of paintbox colors set in yellow gold; worn at the ears, they draw every eye in the room. The rainbow palette is no designer's whim. The ruby, coral, pearl, emerald, yellow sapphire, diamond, blue sapphire, hessonite and cat's eye represent "navratna," or nine gems: the sun, six planets, and the lunar and solar phases of the eclipse. MORE

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Zodiac-Inspired Jewelry: Sagittarius
GIA 4C’s Blog
An archer, taking the form of a centaur, a half human, half horse mythological character, strides across the night sky taking aim with its bow and arrow. The noble vision is Sagittarius, the constellation associated with the ninth zodiac sign covering those born between November 22 to December 21 – a sign that's inspired some magnificent jewelry. MORE

The Statement Earring Is Here to Stay! 20 Best Pairs to Wear to the Party
There's a certain embrace of excess during the colder seasons, sartorial and otherwise, and the ubiquity of the statement earring at holiday soirees can make finding a pair that truly stands out a bit of a challenge. However, with a host of options in kaleidoscopic colors, interesting shapes, and all sizes to choose from, keeping your earring game strong has never been easier. MORE

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Top 8 Social Media Etiquette for Business (Infographic)
Business 2 Community
Every day, more and more people are using the Internet — not just for casual informational search, but for socializing, too, paving way to countless social media websites. However, these platforms do not only cater for individuals who are looking to connect with their friends and family. MORE

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Step inside the Diamond Council Reading Room!

The Diamond Council of America invites AGTA members to visit our online Reading Room, which features a library of articles, videos and other resources to help your business thrive.



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