This message contains images. If you don't see images, click here to view.
Click here to advertise in ePrism.

Mobile version Subscribe  
January 20, 2016
AGTA ePrism

AGTA GemFair Tucson For All the Right Reasons
The 2016 AGTA GemFair Tucson is approaching quickly! GemFair is taking place February 2 – 7, 2016 at the Tucson Convention Center. Listen to fellow buyers tell you why this is the can’t miss show of the year! MORE

Put More Color in Your Life...and Your Business!
Bill Boyajian
I work with a lot of jewelers and continue to be surprised and disappointed at the lack of colored gemstone jewelry in their stores. I love colored stones, as do most gemologists. That's why I can't understand why more independents, in particular, don't carry as much colored stone jewelry as they should. MORE

Worldwide Business with kathy ireland® Explores Diamond Industry Standards with the American Gem Society
AGS - AGTA Member
Worldwide Business with kathy ireland® announces an exclusive interview with Ruth Batson, Chief Executive Officer of American Gem Society (AGS) and AGS Laboratories.

agta eprism

Etienne Perret's Gem Ceramic Ring With Color Enhanced Natural Diamonds
Jewelry News Network
AGTA Member, Etienne Perret, has carved a very successful niche for himself creating bridal and fashion jewelry using traditional and new materials. He specializes in color enhanced natural diamonds, 18k gold, platinum and Gem Ceramic. The results are first-rate designs that are affordable.

Kassoy Releases Jewelers Resource Newsletter
Kassoy - AGTA Member
Kassoy LLC, the world leader in supplies for the jewelry trade, today announced the release of the latest issue of their Jeweler's Resource Newsletter. The 16 page color tabloid-sized newsletter includes hundreds of items spanning several product categories, including jewelry barcode labels and tags. MORE

agta eprism

Around the world in luxury jewellery: Sri Lankan padparadscha sapphires
The Jewellery Editor
The very rare padparadscha sapphire is revered the world over for its beautiful lotus blossom colour. MORE

Look At All This Feather Jewelry Flying In!
Trends in jewelry can be a tricky thing. Like just before the 2013 film release of "The Great Gatsby"--I mean, did you ever see so many Eiffel Tower and Chrysler Building charms? Designers dug deep to interpret their artistic versions of all-things-Deco. MORE

agta eprism

Cindy's TrendTracker: Multicolored Gems
National Jeweler
While Pantone (usually) chooses one hue of the year, there will always be those that prefer all of the colors. MORE

47 Superb Social Media Marketing Stats and Facts
Business 2 Community
Social media use isn't quite universal—but it's getting close. 70% of the U.S. population now has at least one social networking profile; more than half use two or more social networks. The number of worldwide social media users is projected to grow from 2.1 billion last year to 2.5 billion by 2018. MORE

agta eprism
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.



IGI, the Standard
of Excellence
in Gemology
since 1975

IGI, a worldwide gemological laboratory, providing objective and accurate grading, identification and appraisal reports for gemstones and fine jewelry along with laser inscription and educational courses

2016 AGTA GemFair Tucson

Call for ePRISM Content
ePRISM is always looking for interesting content.  If you have stories related to colored gemstones or pearls to share with our readers please email them to for consideration.  Send web links or separate files.

The articles and website links appearing in ePrism, and not written by the American Gem Trade Association, are included in the e-publication as general information from -- and for -- the Trade, but do not necessarily reflect the opinion or endorsement of the American Gem Trade Association and its members.

Marketing Manager, 800-972-1162, 214-742-4367

Click here for the AGTA ePRISM Media Kit

Recent issues