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September 28, 2016
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Registration for the 2017 AGTA GemFair™ Tucson is now online!
Jump on board with the Colored Gemstone revolution 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

One of October's Birthstones: 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 Murder of an African Miner - And His Son's Quest for Revenge
Men's Journal
Campbell Bridges spent the last morning of his life testifying before Kenyan police officials about the death threats he'd been getting. MORE

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The Value of Award-Winning Design
Omi Privé - AGTA Member
Omi Privé recently won two AGTA Spectrum Awards, a jewelry design competition that has been held annually for over 30 years. MORE

American Gem Society Announces Mentoring Program Launch
American Gem Society - AGTA Member
The American Gem Society (AGS) is pleased to announce the launch of a unique mentoring program designed to foster professional growth and personal development for the membership. MORE

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Take a Peek at Pantone's top 10 Colors for Spring 2017
As designers showcased their upcoming looks for Spring 2017 at New York's Fashion Week earlier this month, color experts at the Pantone Color Institute were taking notes. MORE

5 Retailers on Top Trends in Wedding Jewelry
See AGTA Member's Victor-Christy Studios, Inc., Erica Courtney, Greenwhich Jewelers, and Omi Privé featured in this article. Modern nuptials run the gamut from a rustic, outdoor woodland wedding to a colorful celebration in an exotic destination. MORE

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50 Ways To Maximize Your Organic Visibility On Social Media
Social media marketing is great-if you know what you're doing. 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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IGI, a worldwide gemological laboratory, providing objective and accurate grading, identification and appraisal reports for gemstones and fine jewelry along with laser inscription and educational courses

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