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AGTA GemFair™ Tucson a Big Success
The highly-anticipated AGTA GemFair™ Tucson show opened February 5, 2019 to near- record first-day attendance, and the success continued throughout the entire show. MORE

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AGTA GemFair 2019 at the Tucson Gem Show
Gem Gossip
AGTA GemFair opened its doors on February 5th, 2019 and this year boasted record-breaking attendance numbers, including me! MORE

Gorgeous Gems Galore!
The Diamonds Girl
I was blown away by this show! Not only by the gorgeous gems, jewels, and pearls that I discovered, but also by the people... MORE

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American Gem Trade Association New Leaders Take Office
The American Gem Trade Association (AGTA) announced today the new officers of the AGTA Board of Directors. MORE

Rubies Take Center Stage on 'Sunday Morning'
National Jeweler
See AGTA Member, Oscar Heyman & Brothers featured in this article! Gem lovers who were up early this past Sunday got a rare, and red, treat. MORE

2019 GemFair Las Vegas

5 Questions with AGTA Chief Douglas Hucker
See AGTA's very own CEO, Douglas Hucker featured in this article! As the 2019 AGTA GemFair Tucson began to wind down on Saturday, AGTA CEO Douglas Hucker sat down for a quick chat about color trends and sourcing responsibilities. MORE

System for Comparing Color in Gemstones Launched in Tucson
National Jeweler
Chris Smith, developer of the system and president of American Gemological Laboratories, debuted ColorCodex during the AGTA GemFair trade show with a workshop event along with others who had a hand in the project. MORE

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From Tucson: Hot Stones and a Changing Market
National Jeweler
Here are six points they covered during their session at the AGTA GemFair jewelry trade show. MORE

The Best Ways to Use Instagram's Video Options in Your Marketing Efforts
Social Media Today
If you aren’t using all of Instagram’s features to promote your business, then your campaign efforts likely aren’t reaching their potential. MORE









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