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December 14, 2016
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Download the New AGTA GemFair™ Tucson App!
Download the new AGTA GemFair App before AGTA GemFair™ Tucson! Searching for a specific gemstone? The AGTA GemFair App will bring all of the gemstone products that our exhibitors have right at your fingertips! MORE

American Gem Society Selects Katherine Bodoh as Next CEO
AGS - AGTA Member
The American Gem Society (AGS) has announced the appointment of Katherine Bodoh as their new CEO. MORE

In Rainier's Foot Steps: Journey to the Chivor Emerald Mine
GIA - Los Angeles Alumni Chapter
The Los Angeles Alumni chapter invites you to journey through the Columbian Andes to the legendary Chivor Mine with Robert Weldon as he shares his 2015 travel journey. MORE

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Introducing Greenery
A refreshing and revitalizing shade, Greenery is symbolic of new beginnings. MORE

Ricardo Basta Jewelry in Century City
West Side Today
AGTA Member, Ricardo Basta, who was trained in Europe, is an industry award-winning jewelry designer renowned for his creative abilities using gemstones from all over the world along with rare and uniquely natural-colored diamonds in precious metals that he alloys himself. MORE

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Temple St. Clair's New Book Is An Ode To Bejeweled Animals
The Adventurine
From that opening point the story soars around the world and through time as AGTA Member, Temple St. Clair, writes about the various animals that inspired her haute couture jewelry collection. MORE

Wells Fargo Survey: Small Business Optimism at Highest Point in Eight Years
Business Wire
Small business owners are the most optimistic they have been since January 2008, according to the latest Wells Fargo/Gallup Small Business Index, conducted Nov. 11-17. MORE

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Five Social Media Tips To Create A Focused Marketing Strategy
There are plenty of social media platforms on the market, but choosing which platforms to utilize can have a lasting impact on your business and personal promotion. 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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