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February 08, 2017
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What is the Best Gem Show in Tucson? AGTA GemFair, A Must See!
Gem Gossip
See AGTA Members, Only Beads, Joel Price, Inc., Mayer & Watt, Bernard Nacht & Company, Inc., Omi Prive, Pala International, Inc., Excalibur Jewelry, Kimberly Collins Gems, Rare Earth Mining Co., Inc., Manak Jewels, Inc. Robert Shapiro, Desert Sun Mining & Gem Co., Inc., BHI Campbellian Collection, and Zava Master Cuts featured in this article! The AGTA Gem Fair has been happening since 1981 and is a tradeshow that is open to wholesale only, where they cater to those stores, designers and clients who are discerning, looking to find the best jewelry, gemstones, and so much more! MORE

AGTA Continues Silicosis Campaign
American Gem Trade Association (AGTA) has gotten more industry support for its campaign to fight the rise of silicosis in the gemstone industry. MORE

Live from Tucson: 9 Gemstone Market Updates
National Jeweler
There’s no better time or place to talk about what’s happening in the gemstone market than in Tucson when the city’s playing host to the annual gem shows. MORE

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Gemstones Exhibit at Flandrau Science Center
UA News
The special exhibit, "A Modern Gem and Jewelry Collection," brings together a dazzling trove of gems – diamonds, rubies, emeralds, sapphires, and more – alongside exhibits about the science, history, and artistry of gems and gem cutting. MORE

Gems & Gemology Highlights Emeralds and the Power of the Pink City
GIA- AGTA Member
An emerald theme ties together several articles in the Winter 2016 issue of GIA’s peer-reviewed journal Gems & Gemology (G&G). MORE

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Jewelers of America Announces “People’s Choice” Category for 2017 CASE Awards
Jewelers of America
Jewelers of America (JA), the national trade association for businesses serving the fine jewelry marketplace, is accepting entries for CASE Awards, its national retail jewelry design competition. MORE

The Top 8 Social Media Marketing Trends in 2017
Business 2 Community
In 2016, social media continued its rise with more than 2.3 billion active users and more than 1.9 billion active mobile social users worldwide. MORE

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