ePRISM: March 7, 2018

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Mark Your Calendars! 2018 AGTA GemFair™ at the JCK Show Las Vegas
At AGTA GemFair™, it’s a blackjack every time! Win at the game and increase your profits by buying colored gemstones and cultured Pearls from AGTA Members! MORE

Colored Gemstones Engagement Rings is the Hot New Trend of 2018
Engagement 101
See AGTA Members, John Buechner, Erica Courtney, Omi Gems, Inc., Parle Gems, David Gross, and Oscar Heyman featured in this article! After my end of the year forecast, I usually wait until the June Vegas Jewelry Week to confirm the engagement ring trends we will see next Proposal Season. MORE

WJA Webinar | Just the Facts: What the Jewelry Industry Must Know About Harassment
WJA - AGTA Member
Join us for an informative webinar to learn about basic employment requirements that business owners must have in place to create a compliant and productive workplace. MORE

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Aquamarine, March's birthstone: a history of this fascinating gem
The Jewellery Editor
Aquamarine takes its name from the Latin word for seawater, its luminous hue conjuring up images of the ocean. MORE

Strong Women, Strong Jewels: Fierce and Formal at the 2018 Oscars
I've always known that the entertainment industry was full of talented women, but the #MeToo movement has taught me that it's full of strong women, too. MORE

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Amanda's Style File: Aquamarine It To Me
National Jeweler
See AGTA Member, Stuller featured in this article! Happy Birthday, March babies! This month, we celebrate aquamarine and all of the pieces of jewelry that bring out its splendor and make it shine. MORE

How jewels became the stars of the Oscars' red carpet
New York Post
In early 1999, Gwyneth Paltrow was the hottest commodity in Hollywood. MORE

Hisano Shepherd's Pearl Jewelry Will Surprise You
Robb Report
See AGTA Member, Little H featured in this article! "You know, pearls aren't supposed to be perfectly round and white," says designer Hisano Shepherd, whose fresh take on the beloved gem truly breaks the mold. MORE

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The Most Jaw-Dropping Jewelry at the 2018 Oscars
See AGTA Member, Tiffany & Co. featured in this article! The stars shone bright like diamonds... And emeralds and rubies and opals at the 2018 Academy Awards. MORE

Top Tips For Using Video In Your Social Media Marketing Strategy
In my experience, videos are more memorable than traditional marketing content and more convenient for consumers to engage with. MORE

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