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May 25, 2016
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Shop the AGTA GemFair at the JCK Las Vegas Show
Opening one day prior to JCK, at the AGTA GemFair™ Las Vegas, you will find the best dealers in loose gemstones, cultured pearls and color intensive designer and manufactured jewelry. MORE

Recruiter Registration Now Open for GIA's New York Jewelry Career Fair
GIA - AGTA Member
Recruiters can now register online for GIA's New York Career Fair on Monday, July 25. The acclaimed recruiting event will feature a panel discussion, one-on-one career coaching, and hiring opportunities for various careers within the field. MORE

American Gem Society Laboratories Introduces Natural Diamond Verification Services
AGS - AGTA Member
The American Gem Society Laboratories (AGS Laboratories) announced today they will launch a new Natural Diamond Verification Service to distinguish if a diamond is natural or synthetic, and to discern if the diamond has been HPHT treated. MORE

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Red Flags Reminder
JBT - AGTA Member
It's that wonderful time of the year when fraudsters get to work to separate you from your valuable merchandise and hard earned profits...a few reminders and lessons learned to share with you. MORE

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Chopard continues "Journey to Sustainable Luxury" with Gemfields' emeralds
Luxury Daily
See AGTA Member, Gemfields', featured in this article! Swiss jeweler Chopard is turning the Cannes Film Festival red carpet green with its ongoing sustainability pledge. MORE

Another Magnificent Blue Diamond, The Cullinan Dream, Leads Christie's Sale
Blouin Art Info
Fresh off of achieving $57.5 million for the Oppenheimer Blue diamond in Geneva on May 18, Christie's is offering another big blue diamond, dubbed the Cullinan Dream, at its upcoming Magnificent Jewels and The Cullinan Dream auction in New York on June 9. MORE

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3 Most Common Mistakes Social Media Marketers Are Committing In 2016
Daze Online
In their quest for greater sales and increased ROI, the self-appointed "digital marketing guru" has lost touch with what social media has evolved into. A game-changer in the field of marketing is social media that brought in groundbreaking changes to online brand promotion. MORE

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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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