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AGTA Invites You to Visit Estate Dealers in the New Grand Ballroom at the 2019 AGTA GemFair™ Tucson
Looking for treasures from days gone by? You'll want to visit with our Antique and Estate Jewelry dealers in the new Grand Ballroom, offering an extensive inventory of classic and antique treasures. MORE

Celebrate October Birthday’s with Tourmaline
Add More Color To Your Life
Tourmaline's name comes from the Sinhalese tura mali , which means "mixed stone." MORE

World Emerald Symposium
The 2nd edition of the World Emerald Symposium continues the successful series of events which started in 2015. MORE

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Tiffany Announced as a 2019 Gem Award Winner
National Jeweler
See AGTA Member, Tiffany & Co. featured in this article! Tiffany & Co. has been added to the list of Gem Award winners for 2019. MORE

New Mineral Named in Honor of Gemology Pioneer
GIA - AGTA Member
Researchers at GIA (Gemological Institute of America), in collaboration with researchers at the University of Padova, recently discovered crowningshieldite, a new mineral named in honor of G. Robert Crowningshield, a pioneering figure in gemological research for more than 50 years at GIA. MORE

Stuller Celebrates National Manufacturing
The Retail Jeweler
The week of October 6th, Stuller, along with thousands of other manufacturers from around the country, opened its doors to motivate and inspire local high school students in celebration of National Manufacturing Day (October 5, 2018). MORE

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Sell With A Story: Rutilated and Toumalinated Quartz
Stuller - AGTA Member
Quartz gemstones abound and include many consumer favorites: from amethyst and citrine to rose and smoky quartz. MORE

Fifty Shades of Jade
The Jewellery Editor
Jade has been used in Chinese sculptures and jewellery since the Neolithic period, and the mineral has long been valued for its hardness, durability and beauty. MORE

3 Keys to Successful Social Media Marketing
Credit Union Times
There's no doubt social media has become an important channel for business growth. MORE

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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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