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Oct. 18, 2017
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Jewelers 24 Karat Club of Southern California Honors Industry Icons
The Jewelers 24 Karat Club of Southern California held its 73rd Annual Dinner Dance and Gala, at 6:30pm on Saturday, October 14 at the Beverly Hills Hotel in Beverly Hills, CA. Some of the brightest stars in the jewelry industry were in attendance. MORE

Kagem Pioneers High-Tech Emerald Tagging System at Lusaka Auction
The Mining Review
See AGTA Members, Gemfields and Gublin Gem Lab featured in this article! The nanotechnology system invented by Swiss gemstone testing laboratory Gübelin Gem Lab made its global debut at an auction of gemstones hosted by Kagem, the Lufwanyama-based mine that is 75% owned by London-based Gemfields in partnership with the Zambian government. MORE

When Pantone's Fall 2017 Colors Meet Gemstones
National Jeweler
See AGTA Members, Jane Taylor, Mastoloni Pearls, Bernard Nacht & Company, Inc., and Lisa Kim Fine Jewelry featured in this article! The calendar tells me its fall. Up until now, the weather in New York has been saying something else. MORE

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Female Creativity Celebrated in Women Jewellery Designers
The Jewelry Editor
As author and jewellery expert Juliet Weir-de La Rochefoucauld lays out in the first few pages of her new coffee table book Women Jewellery Designers, "Ironically, the world of jewellery making has by tradition always been a very masculine industry, even though the jewels are destined to be worn mainly by women." MORE

The Symbolism, Superstitions and Legends of October's Birthstone
Bejeweled Mag
See AGTA Member, Tiffany & Co. featured in this article! "There is in them a softer fire than the ruby, there is the brilliant purple of the amethyst, and the sea green of the emerald – all shining together in incredible union." MORE

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Hamna Amir's Artisanal Jewellery Lights Up the Runway
Something Haute
Jewellery has been a focal point this bridal week, with designers collaborating with renowned jewellery brands to complete the look of their showcasing collection. MORE

AMNH to Completely Redesign Gem and Mineral Halls
National Jeweler
New York--The gem and mineral halls at New York City's American Museum of Natural History will soon be getting a facelift. MORE

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11 Social Media Trends to Watch Out for in 2018
Business 2 Community
Can you believe 2017 is almost over and 2018 will be here before we know it? MORE

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