ePRISM: April 24, 2019

AGTA ePrism 04/24/19
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Free Sweepstakes, Uber Rides, and More at the 2019 AGTA GemFair™ Las Vegas!
Experience the GemFair Revolution at the AGTA GemFair™ Las Vegas with daily floor sweepstakes, Uber vouchers and a pampering Shopper Lounge with free chair massages! MORE

Sri Lanka Attacks: ‘Let That Not Be Monique’
BBC News
It is with a heavy heart that we share the passing of an AGTA Member. Lewis Allen’s wife, Monique Allen, of Crown Color, was a victim of the horrific Sri Lanka bombings. MORE

Celebrate May Birthdays with Emeralds!
Long revered for its deep green color, emerald remains one of the most precious gemstones available. Tranquil, mysterious, and mesmerizing, emerald evokes calm, confidence, and rejuvenation. MORE

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Mother's Day Gift Guide: The Best Floral Jewelry
Why not say it 'with flowers' for Mother's Day. But instead of giving live bouquets which are beautiful but might last only five days to a week, invest in the enduring beauty of floral jewelry. MORE

US Looks to Tighten Jewelry-Origin Rules
See the AGTA mentioned as a key organization responsible for creating greater transparency within the jewelry and gemstone industry. MORE

Here Are the 2019 WJA Awards for Excellence Recipients
National Jeweler
Last year, the Women’s Jewelry Association revamped its Awards for Excellence, choosing to honor a specific few individuals and groups instead of handing out awards in a dozen different categories. MORE

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Jewelers of America Announces Opening Keynote Speaker for National Convention
InStore Mag
Judi Holler will open the first annual Jewelers of America National Convention with her session “Fear is My Homeboy: 4 Ways You Can Transform Fear Into A Powerful Secret Weapon”. MORE

CIBJO President lays out comprehensive plan to promote responsible sourcing in jewellery industry to OECD forum in Paris
CIBJO President Gaetano Cavalieri has delineated a comprehensive plan for promoting responsible sourcing practices throughout the jewellery, gemstone and precious metals sectors. MORE

Sissy’s Log Cabin Breaks Ground on New Arkansas Store
National Jeweler
Congratulations to AGTA Member, Sissy’s Log Cabin, on expanding and building a new store in Faulkner County, Arkansas. MORE

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Father and Son Company, The Rare Gem, LLC Now Trading In Ultra-Rare Alexandrite Gemstones Through Its Newly Launched Direct-to-Consumer Website
Digital Journal
See AGTA Member, The Rare Gem, LLC, launch their new website in selling rare Alexandrite gemstones direct to consumers. MORE

Know your Stone Settings: The Four Techniques Jewellers Favour the Most
Channel News Asia Luxury
From bead to snow, and channel to invisible, here are the gem settings most favoured by watchmakers and jewellers. MORE

How to Write Every Kind of Social Media Bio (+25 Free Templates)
Hootsuite Blog
Your social media bios are your audience’s first impression of you and your brand. If anything seems off, you face the possibility of driving away potential followers—and customers. MORE









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