ePRISM: March 21, 2018

AGTA ePrism 03/21/18
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Register now for the 2018 AGTA GemFair™ at the JCK Las Vegas Show
Mark your calendars! AGTA Members are the ethical resource for all links along the jewelry supply chain - mine to market. MORE

WJA Honors its 2018 'Shining Stars' in L.A.
National Jeweler
See AGTA Member, WJA featured in this article! The Women's Jewelry Association gathered members from across the country Saturday to honor those whose dedication to their local chapters makes them vital resources for women in the industry. MORE

Rare & Beautiful: Padparadscha
Elite Traveler
See AGTA's very own CEO, Douglas K. Hucker featured in this article along with AGTA Members, Bayco, Michael John Jewelry, Omi Gems and Oscar Heyman! Padparadscha has always been a fan favorite among avid gemstone collectors, but my friend, Douglas K Hucker, CEO of American Gem Trade Association, says its gaining fame and recognition outside the gem community as well. MORE

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Spend an Evening With Gems and Friends
AGS - AGTA Member
Attending Conclave? Visit the AGTA showcase presenting the AGTA Collection on opening night! The AGS Suppliers' Reception and Showcase is a beloved Conclave event, dedicated to incredible jewelry, great food and fabulous friends (old and new). MORE

GIA Spots Synthetic Ruby Layer on Natural Stones
See AGTA Member, GIA featured in this article! Attempts to upgrade the size and color of gemstones using a layer of synthetic material have been around for decades, but signs indicate the techniques are changing. MORE

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Desert Finds In Tucson
See AGTA Members, B & B Fine Gems, Barker & Company., Brenda Smith Jewelry, Bridges Tsavorite, Caroline C, Columbia Gem House, Gem Art Center, JYE's International, Inc., Katura Design, Mayer & Watt, Nomads, Omi Gems, Samuel Sylvio Designs, Sparkles & Colors USA, Inc., and Pala International featured in this article! February is a month that is anticipated by many of the world's gem dealers, jewelry designers, rock-hounds and gem aficionados, who trek to Tucson every year to sell and to search for the unusual and the spectacular. MORE

Statement Earrings Will Be (Even More of) a Necessity This Fall
JCK - AGTA Member
See AGTA Member, Little H featured in this article! Take a look at what has come down the runways at the recent fashion week events (Paris and New York, namely), and you'll notice more than a few trends. MORE

How the Tiara Became Jewelry's Accessory of the Moment
For decades, the tiara was, at best, a retro piece of costume jewelry. MORE

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All About Gal Gadot's Oscar Jewels by Tiffany
The Adventurine
See AGTA Member, Tiffany & Co featured in this article! Jewelry does not have the equivalent of Fashion Week, a high profile setting where not only the press, but also the public can see the new collections instantaneously. MORE

Using Social Media to Max Out a Trade Show
Investors Digest
Publicize early; post often; use and monitor the event hashtag, even afterward. MORE

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