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April 12, 2017
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AGTA Collection™ Shines at the 2017 AGS Conclave Suppliers’ Showcase and Reception
The American Gem Trade Association participated in the Suppliers' Showcase and Reception sponsored by The Knot at AGS Conclave on April 05, 2017. MORE

Tucson 2017: A Sign of the Times
See AGTA Members Brenda Smith Jewelry, Columbia Gem House, Inc., Glenn Preus, Ltd., Omi Gems, and Sapphires of Montana featured in this article. The tide is turning. After many years of writing about trade events, occasionally a show will stand out as a sign that our industry has shifted. Tucson 2017 was one such show. MORE

Cathy Calhoun, CGA, Receives the Shipley Award at the 2017 Conclave
AGS - AGTA Member
Congratulations to AGTA Member, Calhoun Jewelers! Cathy Calhoun, CGA, of Calhoun Jewelers, is the recipient of the Society's most prestigious honor, the Robert M. Shipley Award. MORE

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Spring into Summer! Fashion Focus. Oscar Buzz & Beyond
Southern Jewelry News
See AGTA Members Erica Courtney, Inc. and Jennifer Dawes Design featured in this article. After years of "playing it safe" with unadorned necklines and "safe" colorless diamonds, empowered celebrities expressed themselves in bold statements, from Ruth Negga in Irene Neuwirth for Gemfields Mozambique ruby tiara in blackened white gold to Jessica Biel's dramatic Tiffany & Co. collar of 18 karat gold fronds and diamonds - sculptural art. MORE

Conversations: Tanya Dukes Visits With Jane Taylor And Cleo Zancope Gnatek
Contemporary Jewelry Design Group
See AGTA Member, Jane Taylor Jewelry featured in this article. We love jewelry. It's a sickness. MORE

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The Styles And Silhouettes Of Art Deco Continues To Influence Jewelry Today
See AGTA Members Oscar Heyman and Tiffany & Co. featured in this article. The great jewelers of Paris had first rebelled in the late 19th century against the later years of the Victorian era's industrial revolution and assembly line feeling. MORE

Multicolor Marvels
See AGTA Members Bellarri, Jane Taylor Jewelry, Oscar Heyman and Susan Wheeler Designs featured in this article. Their bursts of color are so happy, so cheerful, you can’t help but want more. MORE

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Rihanna's Been Flaunting Her Chopard Collab For Months
The Adventurine
At the Grammys on February 12, 2017, she appeared in a pair of one-of-a-kind colorful chandelier earrings featuring flowers and butterflies that were inspired by the nature in the singer's homeland, Barbados. The jewels are set with a rainbow of 13 different gems including multicolor sapphires, tsavorites, rubellites, green beryls, aquamarines, Paraíba tourmalines, rubies, amethysts, topazes, lazulites and diamonds. MORE

Green With Envy: The Big Gemstone Trend Of 2017
The Jewellery Editor
We are witnessing a welcome return to nature as the world of design, from jewellery and fashion to interiors, embraces all things green. MORE

The Free Social Media Tools You Should Already Be Using
If you want to learn more about a situation or get to the bottom of something important, you've probably been told to "follow the money." MORE

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