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Start Your 2019 AGTA GemFair™ Tucson Plans Today!
At the AGTA GemFair™ Tucson, in the safe, secure comfort of the Tucson Convention Center, is the world's leading colored gemstone and cultured pearl tradeshow; truly a not-to-be-missed event! MORE

Celebrate October Birthday's with Opal
Add More Color To Your Life
A beautiful opal is one of a kind: a natural artwork with a unique pattern of rainbow flashes of color unlike any other. MORE

The Jewelers Board of Trade (JBT) Offers Free Financial Educational Webinars
JBT - AGTA Member
JBT has partnered with Mariel Diaz, Founder of Accounting for Jewelers to offer two FREE financial educational webinars: 'Understanding Financial Statements' and 'How to Develop an Annual Budget'. MORE

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Creating a Sustainable Future
The Chicago Responsible Jewelry Conference 2018
The Chicago Responsible Jewelry Conference engages all people in the jewelry industry, educators, and students. MORE

The Whitney Flame Topaz Smolders in Vibrant Red
Smithsonian Magazine
A visit to the local jeweler's and a request for topaz is likely to turn up an assortment of blue stones, ranging from near clear to cerulean. MORE

Jewelers of America Announces the 2018 GEM Awards Nominees
Jewelers of America
Jewelers of America (JA), the national trade association for businesses serving the fine jewelry marketplace, has announced the GEM Award nominees in the categories of Jewelry Design, Media Excellence and - new for 2018 - Retail Innovation. MORE

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Jewelers for Children Elects New Directors
The Jewelers for Children board of directors held elections at its semi-annual meeting in Las Vegas in June. MORE

Follow That Stone: Ressigeac Gems' Traceability Project
In June 2006, I published a story in the International Herald Tribune-later rebranded the International New York Times-about the jewelry trade's nascent efforts at documenting the gemstone supply chain. MORE

10 Digital Marketing Trends Every Entrepreneur Should Watch
Since the rise of the internet and mobile technology, marketing and advertising efforts have increasingly gone digital. 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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