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March 29, 2017
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Everything You Need To Know About the 2017 AGTA Spectrum Awards™ Competition
The AGTA Spectrum Awards™ are considered the most respected and prestigious creative award for the jewelry industry. MORE

3 Stone and Jewelry Trends from the 2017 Tucson Gem Shows
AGS Blog - AGTA Member
See AGTA Members, B & B Fine Gems, Gem 2000, Jye's International, Inc., Mastoloni Pearls, Omi Gems, Inc., and Royal India USA, Inc. featured in this article. Like tourists to the Grand Canyon, thousands of people routinely descend on Tucson, Arizona, in the first quarter of every year. The reason? Gemstones! MORE

Expectations For 2017 Are High As The Market Senses Perceived Pro-Growth Business Environment.
Gemworld International, Inc. - AGTA Member
See AGTA Member, Philip Zahm Designs featured in this article. Tucson Gem and Mineral Shows have always been looked to as a fairly reliable measure of what the gem trade can expect for the year ahead. MORE

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The Wedding Jewelry Trends That Are Taking Over Spring 2017
See AGTA Member, Tiffany & Co. featured in this article. A special piece (or pieces) of wedding jewelry is the perfect finishing touch for your bridal look. MORE

Tanzanite Born From Lightning- Book Review by Cynthia Unninayer
Gem Scene
The book, The Snows of Kilimanjaro, written by Ernest Hemingway and published in 1936, made the snow-covered peak a household name. But the book barely scratched the surface of the famous mountain and the secrets that lay beneath. MORE

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Gemfields Partners With Gübelin Gem Lab on New Emerald Traceability Technology
See AGTA Members, Gemfields, and Gübelin Gem Lab Ltd. featured in this article. Gemfields, a supplier of responsibly sourced colored gemstones, has teamed with Gübelin Gem Lab, which specializes in the analysis of precious gemstones, to develop a new technology that traces the origins of emeralds in an effort to increase transparency in the colored gemstone industry. MORE

An Emerald With a History Goes to Auction
The New York Times
In the auction world, there are few things more fascinating than the journey of a gem through the hands of the rich and famous. MORE

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Social Media Marketing Tips to Help Small Businesses Stand Out
Business 2 Community
There are many qualities that make small businesses highly desirable to consumers. MORE

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