ePRISM: February 21, 2018

AGTA ePrism 02/21/18
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The Gorgeous Jewels of AGTA GemFair 2018
Diamonds In The Library
Good morning, my darlings!! I'm home and caught up at last - which means it's time for us to ogle all of the spectacular, sparkling specimens I met on my travels, beginning with my AGTA GemFair adventures in Tucson. MORE

Everthing you need to know about the 2018 AGTA Spectrum Awards™ Competition
The AGTA Spectrum Awards™ are considered the most respected and prestigious creative award for the jewelry industry. MORE

Gems Exhibit 2018, Opening Event
UAScience Flandrau
See AGTA Member, Somewhere In The Rainbow featured in this video! Opening presentations for the expanded special exhibit "A Modern Gem and Jewelry Collection" at Flandrau Science Center on January 30, 2017. MORE

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My Jewel Box: My Finds from Tucson + Miami 2018
See AGTA Members, Efim Gilin Vintage Jewelry and Period Jewels Inc. featured in this article! I haven't done a "My Jewel Box" post in a while! I always like to share my finds from Tucson & Miami, and I feel like documenting them in blog posts is somewhat more significant than an Instagram post. MORE

5 Things to Know About ... Conch Pearls
National Jeweler
See AGTA Member, Assael, Inc. featured in this article! Everyone knows about oyster pearls; their luster and beauty make for classic and timeless jewelry. MORE

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Let's Talk About Kate Middleton's Emeralds
The Adventurine
On Sunday night, at the 71st British Academy Film Awards, otherwise known as the BAFTAs, Kate Middleton lit up the red carpet with emeralds. MORE

Why More Brides Are Opting for Nontraditional Engagement Rings
As The Bachelor's engagement ring designer and Hollywood's go-to for diamonds, Neil Lane knows how to make a wedding sparkle. MORE

Tourmalines: a lesson in colour with Louis Vuitton
The Jewellery Editor
Tourmaline, that chameleon of the gem world comes in every colour of the rainbow, but Vuitton has assembled here a range of exceptional quality blue and green hues including several Paraiba type tourmalines. MORE

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Olympic Commentator Johnny Weir Has Some Serious Jewelry Swag
JCK - AGTA Member
The Internet is comparing Johnny Weir to Stanley Tucci's Crayola-colored Hunger Games character, Ceasar Flickerman. MORE

GIA Names Winner of New Gianmaria Buccellati Foundation Award
JCK - AGTA Member
See AGTA Member GIA featured in this article!
The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) has awarded its first annual Gianmaria Buccellati Foundation Award for Excellence in Jewelry Design--a new competition that recognizes artistic excellence--to GIA graduate Catherine Zheng.

Up Your Social Media Game with These Top 20 Tips
Business 2 Community
Interested in taking your social media strategy to the next level? It's not enough to just post on social media channels. MORE

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