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Oct. 25, 2017
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12 Quick Tips for Maximizing Your Social Media This Season
National Jeweler
See AGTA Member, J.R. Dunn Jewelers featured in this article! The holiday season is the perfect time for retailers to reach out to consumers and engage them via their social media accounts. MORE

Jewelers 24Karat Club of Southern California Honors 3 Leaders
See AGTA's very own Douglas Hucker and AGTA Member A & Z Pearls featured in this article! The Jewelers 24Karat Club of Southern California honored three industry leaders at its 73rd Annual Dinner Dance and Gala, held Oct. 14 at the Beverly Hills Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. MORE

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Nearly 900 Attend GIA's Jewelry Career Fair and Open House
GIA - AGTA Member
See AGTA's very own Douglas Hucker and AGTA Members, Arunashi and Somewhere In The Rainbow Collection featured in this article! GIA's (Gemological Institute of America) Jewelry Career Fair and Open House drew nearly 900 gem and jewelry professionals, job seekers and members of the local community to the event's 26th anniversary on October 13, 2017. MORE

Gemstone Spotlight: Tanzanite
American Gem Society - AGTA Member
We often come across a gemstone that inspires us to learn more about its origins and history, as we search out jewelry designs that feature it. MORE

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October Birthstone Jewelry: Opal and Tourmaline
Platinum Jewelry
See AGTA Members, Featherstone Design, Coffin & Trout, and Somewhere In The Rainbow Collection featured in this article! Those born in October celebrate with not one, but two rainbows! The multitude of hues available for tourmalines and opals really burst with full force thanks to the natural white luster of platinum. MORE

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Have you hugged a geode today?
Curbed New York
The American Museum of Natural History announced this week the closing of its Hall of Gems on October 26. MORE

Bespoke List: 9 Modern Masters Crafting Cutting-Edge Bespoke Jewelry
Robb Report
See AGTA Members, Monica Rich Kosann and Bayco Gem Corporation featured in this article! These designers are creating the planet's most cutting-edge custom jewelry. MORE

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