ePRISM: April 4, 2018

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Become a NEW AGTA Member and Receive a Free Entry in the 2018 AGTA Spectrum Awards™
Simply complete an AGTA application for Membership and your first entry into the 2018 AGTA Spectrum Awards™ will be free! That is a $295 value! (Applicants must meet the requirements for Membership. Payment for Membership must be included. Offer open to first-time applicants only). MORE

Museum of Gemstones and Jewellery Jaipur
MGJF Jaipur
Does the pristine beauty of gemstones available in vibrant array of colours fascinate you? MORE

Veteran Gemologist-Appraiser Expands Labs to Hong Kong & Mainland China
Guild Laboratories - AGTA Member
See AGTA Member, Guild Laboratories featured in this article! Charles Carmona, president of Guild Labs, Los Angeles, and founder and chief gemologist of Guild Gem Laboratories in Hong Kong and Shenzhen, China, was recently featured in the March edition of the trade journal, Rapaport Diamond Report. MORE

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Industry Legend Herb Bridge Dies at 93
National Jeweler
Our condolences to AGTA Member Ben Bridge Jewelers. Herb Bridge, a leader in both the jewelry industry and the Seattle business community, died Tuesday surrounded by family at his home. He was 93. MORE

Victoria Revealed: stunning emerald jewels and the Fife tiara join Kensington Palace exhibition
The Jewellery Editor
An arrangement between HM Government and the estate of the 3rd Duke of Fife, has allowed the public to enjoy some of the most significant and beautiful jewels belonging to Queen Victoria and her descendants at Kensington Palace. MORE

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Pastel Jewelry That's Perfect for Spring
Robb Report
Usher in the new season with a palette of mood-enhancing pastel pieces. MORE

Spring Jewelry Spotlight: 18 Cuffs on Parade!
See AGTA Members, ALISHAN, Assael, Inc., Mastoloni, Jane Taylor, and VTse, Inc. featured in this article! Oh, I could write a sonnet about the details on these "Easter bonnets," from Alishan's gilded blossom to Sandy Leong's ombré ribbon of rubies and sapphires and the ravishing malachite-inspired swirls on Alexis Bittar's Lucite design. MORE

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JVC Announces 2018 Webinar Series: Information You Need!
The Retail Jeweler
See AGTA Member, The Jewelers Vigilance Committee featured in this article! The Jewelers Vigilance Committee will commence an important live webinar series beginning in May of 2018. MORE

Apply These 10 Pro Secrets to Keep Your Social Media On Brand
Small Business Trends
Ask any marketing professional for their No. 1 social media tip, and their answer will likely tie back to consistency. MORE

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