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April 27, 2016
AGTA ePrism
May's Birthstone: Emerald
Add More Color To Your Life
The timeless appeal of emerald can be summed up in three words written in the year 50 AD: "Nothing greens greener." Roman historian Pliny the Elder was explaining the desire for the supreme green gem not only in Rome but throughout the ancient world. MORE

Newark Museum Acquires Krementz & Co. Manuscripts
National Jeweler
The Newark Museum has added to its extensive jewelry collection with a set of archival manuscripts from Krementz & Co., the well-known manufacturer that made jewelry in the city for more than 140 years. MORE

Jewelry industry seeks pearls of marketing wisdom
Star Tribune
The jewelry industry is in the midst of a dispute about how diamonds that look like the real deal, but are not exactly, can be advertised. MORE

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Adam Graham Joins OMI/OMI Prive
OMI - AGTA Member
Jewelry industry veteran Adam Graham has joined Omi, Inc. as Director of Sales and Marketing. In this new role, he will oversee the selling, marketing and public relations functions of the gemstone company and its fine jewelry division Omi Prive'. MORE

Colour me beautiful with Goshwara
The Jewellery Editor
Sweta Jain selects only the most luminous coloured gemstones for her unique Goshwara jewellery collections. MORE

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Mason-Kay Celebrating 40 Years of Jade Excellence
Mason-Kay - AGTA Member
Behind all great companies is a great story. And so it is with Mason-Kay. In 1976 two brothers-in-law had a vision of a company dedicated to selling jade. Not just jade, but high quality, untreated jadeite jade loose stones as well as a complete line of finished jewelry.

Gift Ideas for Mom: Jewelry Styles for Every Kind of Mom
GIA 4C's Blog
Is your mom sporty, hip, classic, or into DIY? We found jewelry styles to please every kind of mom under the sun. If you need gift ideas for mom, read on! MORE

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Solving the 10 most common social media marketing challenges
Chicago Tribune
Today, there are 2.3 billion active soci al media users around the world. That's nearly one-third of our planet's total population of 7.1 billion! MORE

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