Jun 14, 2017

AGTA Confirms The 2017 AGTA Spectrum Awards™ Celebrity Talent for Winning Collection Photo Shoot
The American Gem Trade Association (AGTA) is thrilled to announce that Garcelle Beauvais and Tricia Helfer have been confirmed to headline the 2017 AGTA Spectrum Awards™ photo shoot. MORE

PGI Sponsors the Platinum Honors™ Categories in the 2017 AGTA Spectrum Awards™
AGTA is delighted to announce another year of sponsorship from the Platinum Guild International in the 2017 AGTA Spectrum Awards™. MORE

AGTA Raising Funds for Sri Lanka Flood Victims
National Jeweler
After torrential rains displaced hundreds of thousands of people in Sri Lanka, the American Gem Trade Association has been raising money to help the people of one community there. MORE

6 Takes on the Challenges in the Colored Stone Supply Chain
National Jeweler
See AGTA Members, American Gemological Laboratories, Gemfields, Jewelers Vigilance Committee and AGTA’s CEO Douglas Hucker, featured in this article. Ethical sourcing and a transparent supply chain are among the most prominent issues being talked about in the industry right now. MORE

Rare & Beautiful: The Irresistible Opal
Elite Traveler
See AGTA Members, Erica Courtney, Inc., Featherstone Design, Monica Rich Kosann, Omi Gems, Inc., Pamela Froman Fine Jewelry and Victor-Christy Studios, Inc. featured in this article. The opal gemstone holds an indefinable allure for me. There's something about its iridescence and dancing flashes of color that has always reminded me of water. MORE

Circle of Distinction Spotlight: Myriam Gumuchian
AGS - AGTA Member
See AGTA Member, Gumuchian, featured in this article. The American Gem Society congratulates Myriam Gumuchian, vice president and director of sales at Gumuchian, as the recipient of this year's AGS Triple Zero™ Award! MORE

As Stores Close, What Is Going On With Retail?
El Paso Inc
See AGTA Member, Temple St. Claire, featured in this article. The news is full of major retail chains closing stores – or closing their doors completely. Products that are unique and authentic resonate with consumers, who can be overloaded with technology. MORE

Lessons From A Photog Visionary: Tips for Working With Jewelry
The Retail Jeweler
Jewelry photography is not for the faint of heart. MORE

5 Influencer Marketing Trends You Need to Know
Influencer marketing is evolving, with marketers across all industries now using the strategy. MORE