Jun 21, 2017
AGTA Announces the 2017 AGTA Spectrum Awards™ Judges
The American Gem Trade Association (AGTA) is excited to announce its panel of judges for the 2017 AGTA Spectrum Awards™. MORE
AGTA Marketing Manager, Megan Whitmire, Nominated for WJA Awards for Excellence Award
The American Gem Trade Association (AGTA) is thrilled to announce that Megan Whitmire, Marketing Manager, of AGTA has been nominated for the WJA Awards of Excellence in the Marketing and Communications Category. MORE
Highlights from the 2017 AGTA GemFair™ at the JCK Las Vegas Show
See AGTA Members, Bead Palace, Inc. DBA Garg Gems, B & B Fine Gems, Bill Gangi Multisensory Arts, Kaiser Gems, Kimberly Collins Colored Gems, Mayer & Watt, Nomad's Lapidary Co., Inc. DBA Nomads, RMC Gems, Inc., and Starlanka Fine Gems, Inc. featured in this article.
Diamondoodles shares fun finds, hot & popular gemstones and pantone greenery highlights from the show! MORE
The Lure of American Freshwater Pearls: Revisiting the Latendresse Family
GIA - AGTA Member
See AGTA Member, American Pearl Company, Inc., featured in this article.
In 1987 Dr. E. J. Gübelin visited John Latendresse and his pearl farm in Camden, Tennessee. MORE
#JWLV Take a Walk Through the AGTA GemFair™ Las Vegas #AGTAGemFairLasVegas
The Daily Jewel
See AGTA Members, Columbia Gem House, Inc., John Dyer & Co., Krishaili Gems, LLC, Mayer & Watt, and Prima Gems USA, LLC., featured in this article.
The AGTA GemFair is part of the larger JCK Las Vegas Show - but it opens a day earlier...with that lets take a walk..... MORE
Rock Stars Of The AGTA And Couture Shows In Las Vegas
See AGTA Members Blue Moon Enterprises, Bill Gangi Multisensory Arts, Crevoshay, Evan Caplan, Kimberly Collins Colored Gems, Krishaili Gems, LLC, Mayer & Watt, Pam Huizenga Enterprises, Inc., SPB Gems, Inc./SPB Creations, Temple St. Clair, LLC, Tosco International, Inc., and Vista Gems featured in this article. But there was also some serious treasure hunting to be done at the AGTA Gem Fair, where I got lost in a small world of vibrant colors, magical moonstones, mystical opals and some mysterious new rock stars I never knew existed. MORE
Rare & Beautiful: Couture 2017 Trends
See AGTA Members, Pam Huizenga Enterprises, Inc., Ray Griffiths, Inc., and Victor-Christy Studios, Inc. featured in this article.
Renowned jewelry brands and independent designers from around the world descend upon Las Vegas each June to unveil their latest collections at the Couture show held at The Wynn. MORE
Millennials Prefer Offline Shopping
More than half of millennials make most of their purchases in physical stores, but young consumers are browsing the internet for information before closing the deal, according to a new survey. MORE
Sell With A Story: Famous Pearls
Stuller - AGTA Member
Pearls form inside a mollusk, a combination of the mineral Aragonite and a protein called conchiolin. MORE
8 Ways It Pays To Build Social Media Marketing Campaigns
As social media marketing enters a level of unprecedented maturity, communicators who use it as a tool in their arsenal are starting to realize its benefit as a true revenue generator. MORE