June 13, 2018

AGTA Announces the 2018 AGTA Spectrum Awards ™ Judges
The American Gem Trade Association (AGTA) is pleased to announce its panel of judges for the 2018 AGTA Spectrum Awards™MORE

AGTA Welcomes You to Visit Designers New Location at the 2018 AGTA GemFair™ Tucson
The excitement a colored gemstone brings to a designer, a buyer and eventually the owner is unparalleled.MORE

WJA Sponsors Gem DIVA™ Award at the 2018 AGTA Spectrum Awards™
AGTA is ecstatic to announce another year of sponsorship from the Women's Jewelry Association in the 2018 AGTA Spectrum Awards™.MORE

Rocking Out With The Most Popular Groups of Gemstones
Whenever I trek out to Las Vegas for Jewelry Week, where multiple trade-only shows are going on simultaneously, I always feel like I have hit the trifecta. It's a triple play of trends, new directions and discoveries. MORE

Geologist’s Newest Mission: Share the Love of Colored Gemstones
GIA — AGTA Member
See AGTA Member, Gessner Gems featured in this article! "Adventure is in my blood," says Robert Gessner, a GIA Graduate Gemologist (GG) and Cape Town-born geologist who is the owner of Gessner Gems, a sourcing and curatorship firm for colored stones.MORE

Become a NEW AGTA Member and Receive a Free Entry in the 2018 AGTA Spectrum Awards™
Simply complete an AGTA application for Membership and your first entry into the 2018 AGTA Spectrum Awards™ will be free!(Applicants must meet the requirements for Membership. Payment for Membership must be included. Offer open to first-time applicants only)MORE

Amanda's Style File: June Pearls
National Jeweler
See AGTA Members, Lika Behar Collection, Mastoloni Pearls featured in this article! Treasures of the sea, pearls are an iconic symbol of femininity, power and professionalism.MORE

Six Simple Steps That Make Social Media Marketing Less Overwhelming
You've probably heard the term “FOMO” by now. Fear of missing out is the sensation that everyone else is doing something you should be doing.MORE