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Sep. 20, 2017
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Book Your Hotel Today for the 2018 AGTA GemFair™ Tucson!
The countdown is on for the 2018 AGTA GemFair™ Tucson show! Book your hotel today and take advantage of the exclusive rates available to 2018 AGTA GemFair™ Tucson Exhibitors, AGTA Members and GemFair buyers through the 2018 AGTA GemFair™ Tucson booking portal. MORE

More fabulous jewels from AGTA Spectrum '17
The Jewelry Loupe
Any designer who wants to stand out at the AGTA Spectrum Awards has to start with world-class gem material and then do something astonishing with it. MORE

Bridges, Collins Among Those Elected to AGTA Board
National Jeweler
The American Gem Trade Association has announced the results of the annual election for its board of directors. MORE

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The Best Jewelry at the 2017 Emmys
The Adventurine
There were great expectations for glamour at the 2017 Emmy Awards. And the red carpet delivered. MORE

Vault Peeping: Pavé Fine Jewelry's Stunning Sapphires
I attended the AGTA Spectrum Awards editor event last month, a certain fireball of a sapphire ring caught my eye. MORE

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Jewelers for Children Elects New Officers and Directors Pamela Mortensen Assumes Chair Role
Jewelers For Children
The Jewelers for Children board of directors held elections at their semi-annual meeting in Las Vegas in June. New officers and 12 new directors were elected for terms beginning on October 1, 2017. MORE

Haute couture jewelry maker Temple St. Clair visits the Charleston Library Society
Charleston City Paper
Imagine a world paved with the rarest, most precious gemstones - ones that would make even Gollum shake with envy. For Temple St. Clair, seeking out these beauties is her everyday reality. MORE

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The World's Rarest Pearls (and How to Wear Them)
Robb Report
As we ride the wave of revitalized pearl jewelry, the ocean-born gem continues to reveal its range. MORE

Sell With a Story: Morganite's History
In recent years, morganite has enjoyed a growing popularity. Its pale blush pink or peach hues captivate in vintage-inspired designs and exude feminine sophistication in sleek modern looks and embody understated elegance in classic styles. MORE

Time for a Social Media Spring Clean
Jeweller Magazine
Done right, social media can be a massive asset for retailers; however, disaster is always just one post or tweet away. IAN SPENCER says it's time for businesses to conduct a social media spring clean. MORE

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Step inside the Diamond Council Reading Room!

The Diamond Council of America invites AGTA members to visit our online Reading Room, which features a library of articles, videos and other resources to help your business thrive.



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