ePRISM: May 2, 2018

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Map Your Treasures at the 2018 AGTA GemFair™ at the JCK Show Las Vegas
AGTA is located on the Pool Level of the Mandalay Bay in the South Pacific and Islander Ballrooms. MORE

Douglas Hucker Honored with Prestigious Robert M. Shipley Award
Douglas K. Hucker, CEO of the American Gem Trade Association (AGTA) was the recipient of the Robert M. Shipley Award, the most prestigious award given by the American Gem Society (AGS). MORE

GIA Supports AGS with $50,000 Education Grant
GIA - AGTA Member
The American Gem Society (AGS) will receive a $50,000 grant from GIA (Gemological Institute of America) to fund awards for GIA education for AGS members, bringing GIA's financial support for AGS to nearly $150,000 for 2018. MORE

WJA Webinar - Making Money and Making It Count
Interested in increasing sales and maximizing the money you bring into your business? Don't miss WJA's next webinar - Making Money and Making It Count. MORE

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What I Learned at AGS Conclave 2018
Gem Gossip
It was during my show-hopping around Tucson while looking at gems that I learned AGS Conclave was going to be held in Nashville this year! MORE

Takeaways from Joshua Israileff of ASBA's Seminar on Saltwater Pearls at AGS Conclave 2018
Cultured Pearl Association
See AGTA Member, ASBA USA, Inc. featured in this article! CPAA Foundation member Joshua Israileff of ASBA spoke about saltwater pearls on Monday afternoon at the 2018 American Gem Society (AGS) Conclave in Nashville, happening April 23–25. MORE

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Amanda's Style File: May Babies are Lucky
National Jeweler
See AGTA Member, Oscar Heyman featured in this article! Emerald has been the quintessential standard for all things lush, rich and green for centuries. MORE

Nashville Is Great, and 4 Other Lessons from Conclave
National Jeweler
I was in Nashville, Tennessee, earlier this week covering American Gem Society's Conclave. MORE

The Sweetest Platinum Jewelry Ever! Red-Carpet Styles Set with Candy Colored Gems
Platinum Guild International
See AGTA Members, Featherstone Designs, Tiffany & Co., and Oscar Heyman featured in this article! "Platinum acts like footlights to a jewel," explains designer Deirdre Featherstone. MORE

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The Cindy Edelstein Memorial Auction
Women's Jewelry Association - AGTA Member
The Contemporary Jewelry Design Group is holding its second annual Cindy Edelstein Memorial Auction, the proceeds of which will benefit WJA's Cindy Edelstein Jewelry Design Scholarship. MORE

James Avery Artisan Jewelry Mourns the Death of Founder, James Avery 1921-2018
James Avery - AGTA Member
It is with heartfelt sorrow that James Avery Artisan Jewelry announces the death of its founder, James Avery, on Monday, April 30 at the age of 96. MORE

Things You Didn't Know About Social Media Marketing
Lately, it seems that businesses of all types are engaging themselves in marketing efforts that can help them reinforce or accomplish their business goals. MORE

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