ePRISM: May 16, 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! (Applicants must meet the requirements for Membership. Payment for Membership must be included. Offer open to first-time applicants only). MORE

Get a Sneak Peek of AGTA's Seminars at the 2018 AGTA GemFair at the JCK Show Las Vegas
Maximize your AGTA GemFair™ Las Vegas experience with exclusive free seminars, interactive learning & more! (Editor's Note: Please see corrected name: University of Delaware’s Gemstone and Sustainable Development Knowledge Hub) MORE

Tanzanite, 50 Years Later
New York Times
See AGTA Member, Tiffany & Co. featured in this article! When Tiffany & Company introduced tanzanite in 1968, the company was sure the semiprecious stone would be successful. MORE

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From Ethiopia, Emeralds
New York Times
In 1990, while Vladyslav Y. Yavorskyy was a geology student at the University of Odessa, he visited his first emerald mine, the Malysheva deposit in Russia's Ural Mountains. MORE

Beyoncé Gives Giant Butterfly Ring To The V&A
Huffington Post
The Papillion ring, designed by London-based jeweller G (Glenn Spiro) in 2014, features 326 vivid green gemstones called tsavorites and 342 brilliant-cut diamonds. MORE

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Rainbow Jewelry: Wear A Rainbow, Baby
Diamonds In The Library
See AGTA Member, Goshwara featured in this article! Rainbow jewelry has been creeping up in popularity for the past few years, and I have to say I'm alllllll about it. MORE

Standout jewels from Week 1 at Cannes Film Festival
The Jewellery Editor
Our expert eye selects the most stylish red carpet jewellery looks hot from sunny Cannes where nature-inspired forms and one very big diamond dominate. MORE

Christina Lang Assael on the Importance of Sustainably Sourced Coral
Robb Report
See AGTA Member, Assael, Inc. featured in this article! The House of Assael CEO talks with us about responsibly harvesting coral. MORE

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Yael Designs Debuts Toi & Moi Collection of Gemstone Jewelry
See AGTA Member, Yael Designs featured in this article! Yael Designs is debuting the Toi & Moi Collection of gemstone jewelry that explores the idea of unity. MORE

Just Shine: The Most Luxurious Jewelry of the British Royal Family
The Silver Times
Chic jewelry — a constant attribute of life royals. MORE

Gem-fluencers: Expert Advice from 5 Jewelry Tastemakers
New York Post

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