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Nov. 15, 2017
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Make an Impact: Join AGTA at the 2018 Scotty Woodward Classic 5K
A letter from our very own, Douglas Hucker on meeting Scotty Woodward. MORE

Cabochon jewellery: The most delicious jewels
Katarina Perez
See AGTA Members - Crevoshay, Arunashi, and Tiffany and Company featured in this article! 'Cabochon' - a French word derived from 'Cabo' (meaning 'head' in Latin) - has been a preferential gemstone cut for centuries. Originally it was favoured in antiquity for the ability to extract the largest possible yield from a rough gem. MORE

Influencers 101: how to work with jewelry bloggers
Diamonds in the Library
If you're a jewelry designer, store, or brand looking for extra publicity, getting attention from jewelry bloggers can be a great boost for your online presence. But how do you get jewelry bloggers to feature you? MORE

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Amanda's Style File: November Birthstones
National Jeweler
See AGTA Members - Stuller, Inc., Goshwara, Yoki, LLC, and Dilamani featured in the article! November is the time of year to focus on being thankful. Those born in this month can be extra thankful because they have a two affordable, beautiful gemstones to call their birthstones. MORE

GIA Campus in Carlsbad Recognized as 2017 ACCSC School of Excellence
GIA - AGTA Member
GIA's (Gemological Institute of America) Carlsbad campus received the 2017 School of Excellence Award from the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC). MORE

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Colour Investigation: Labradorite
Jeweller Magazine
The unexpected flash of colour and light rolling along the surface of a gemstone can be awe-inspiring. MORE

Flora Maxima: The Ultimate Symbol for Beauty Reaches New Creative Heights
Oliver Dupon
See AGTA Member - BHI Campbellian Collection featured in this article! Flowers are one of the most interpreted motifs in design, particularly jewellery design, and throughout history each traditional specie has been attributed a meaning or a significance. MORE

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The American Gem Society Announces Keynote and Emcee Lineup for Conclave 2018 in Music City
American Gem Society
The American Gem Society (AGS) is thrilled to announce its three keynote speakers for Conclave 2018, in Nashville, TN. April 23-25. MORE

See Kimberly Collins Colored Gems Introduce Their One-of-a-Kind Jewelry Made From Beautiful, Unique Colored Gemstones
Worldwide Business with kathy ireland®
See AGTA Member - Kimberly Collins featured in this article! Worldwide Business with kathy ireland® is pleased to announce an exclusive interview with Kimberly Collins Colored Gems Founder/Owner/CEO Kimberly Collins, who will discuss the company's unique jewelry made from colored gemstones. MORE

TOP FIVE: Digital marketing tips from jewellery industry professionals
Professional Jeweller
Professional Jeweller sat down with digital-savvy members of the UK jewellery industry to discuss how trade professionals can boost business and brand awareness online. MORE

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