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April 13, 2016
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June 17th Entry Deadline for the 2016 Summer AGTA Spectrum Awards
One of AGTA's biggest contributions in the promotion of color has come from its AGTA Spectrum Awards™ and Cutting Edge Awards competitions. The AGTA Spectrum Awards™ is considered the most respected and prestigious creative award for the design industry.
To enter the upcoming 2016 Summer AGTA Spectrum Awards™ visit:
June 17, 2016 – Mail-In Entry Deadline
June 28, 2016 – New York Drop Off

U.S. Jewelry Council Announces Four New Members
U.S. Jewelry Council
The United States Jewelry Council (USJC), a group of U.S.-based jewelry trade associations working to ensure the U.S. jewelry industry is collectively represented at government and international levels, has announced the addition of four new members. MORE

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Why You Should Be Paying Attention To The Jewelry Industry Summit
Jewelry News Network
I was intrigued when I received an email last January promoting the inaugural "Jewelry Industry Summit." an open forum on sustainability and responsible sourcing for our industry. MORE

Pair Platinum Jewelry with Your Pantone 2016 Inspired Wardrobe
Platinum Guild International
As a well-versed "fashionista" you already know that every year Pantone predicts specific shades of color that will be the mainstays and touch points of designers and buyers alike for the year. MORE

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Spring Jewelry Trends: Orange Gems Offer Visual Vitamin C
Orange really is the new black. Prepare for a healthy dose of visual vitamin C from jewels set with radiant fire opal, citrine and garnet. #springtrends2016.

Style Spotlight: 5 New Tsavorite Jewels
Tsavorite garnets have a higher refractive index and greater dispersion than emeralds, making them a more sparkling variety of spring-green gem. MORE

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7 Things You Should Really Do in Social Media Marketing but Probably Don’t
So you manage social media for a (personal) brand and everyone who's on the outside is thinking "Big deal, you tweet once or twice, you spend your day on Facebook AND you get paid for it and you Instagram pretty things." 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.


IGI, the Standard
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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

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