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Book Your Hotel Today for the 2019 AGTA GemFair™ Tucson!
The countdown is on for the 2019 AGTA GemFair™ Tucson show! MORE

Visit the AGTA GemFair™ Tucson Tools, Technology and Supplies Pavilion in The Grand Ballroom!
Exclusive to AGTA GemFair™ Tucson, you'll find all your manufacturing, repair and display needs met with these vendors. MORE

GEM Awards Lifetime Achievement Recipient Named
Jewelers of America, a national trade association for businesses serving the fine jewelry marketplace, and the GEM Awards Committee have announced that Stewart Wicht, president and CEO of Rolex Watch U.S.A. Inc., will receive the GEM Award for Lifetime Achievement at the 17th annual GEM Awards on Friday, Jan. 11, at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City. MORE

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Purchasing a Sapphire: Color is Key
Omi Gems, Inc. - AGTA Member
September! This month often evokes a lot of things; the end of summer, the beginning of a new school year, fall foliage, sweater weather and SAPPHIRES! MORE

Tanzanite: Wearing One of the World's Rarest Jewels
Robb Report
See AGTA Members, Tiffany & Co., Temple St. Clair and Pamela Huizenga Enterprise, Inc. featured in this article! Discovered in the foothills of Tanzania's Mount Kilimanjaro in 1967 by a tailor named Manuel de Souza who was prospecting for rubies, this gorgeous gemstone was unveiled to the world at large-and to jewelry lovers in particular-by Tiffany & Co. the following year. MORE

Platinum Jewelry In The Spotlight At The "70th Primetime Emmy Awards"
PR Newswire
The traditional 70th anniversary gift is platinum, so it was no surprise to see spectacular jewelry set in platinum glistening on the red carpet at tonight's "70th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards." MORE

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All the Jewels I Want to Wear This Fall
See AGTA Members, Lika Behar Collection, Mason-Kay, Inc., and Omi Gems, Inc. featured in this article! Last week, I talked about curating a uniform of jewelry for myself-basically, timeless pieces that I could see myself wearing day in and day out (read feel good about getting my money's worth out of them). MORE

Earring Resurgence Continues at 2018 Emmys - Don't Miss These 6 Stunning Looks
When the jewelry world calls a revival in a jewelry category, it seems it has everyone's ears. MORE

Top 7 Advantages of Social Media Marketing
BBN Times
In today's fast-paced era, social media is no longer an option for brands, individuals and businesses. It has become a necessity. So, what are the impacts and benefits of social media marketing for any business? 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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