ePRISM: April 3, 2019

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Follow AGTA as we Count Down to Las Vegas
AGTA is counting down the days to the AGTA GemFair ™ Las Vegas on social media. Follow AGTA to discover the highest quality and most ethical Gemstone and cultured Pearl dealers in the industry! MORE

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Making the grade: Crucial Factors in Assessing Jade’s Value
Jewellery Business
For centuries, producers have treated lower-quality jade to improve its marketability. This practice is still common today, and is accepted in the trade if full disclosure is respected, avoiding any kind of misrepresentation. MORE

Seeking inspiration: How the Spark of an Idea can Translate into Thoughtful Jewellery Design
Jewellery Business
See AGTA members, Jewels by Design, Stephen M. Avery, and Tiffany & Co., as they inspire thoughtful jewelry design throughout the industry! MORE

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The Gemological Characteristics of Pipi Pearls Reportedly from Pinctada Maculate
This study details their characteristic features, including their internal structures and the spectroscopic data that may aid in their identification. MORE

Why Coloured Gemstones are so Popular Right Now
CNA Luxury
Diamonds may be a girl’s best friend, but precious coloured gemstones such as spinels, peridots and tourmalines are gaining prominence. MORE

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Amanda’s Style File: April Birthstone Brings the Bling
National Jeweller
Gem See AGTA Members, Gumuchian, Ltd. and Artistic License/Martha Seely Design, featured for their incredible April Birthstone jewelry! MORE

Rolex’s “Rainbow” Daytona Is Back in Stunning Everose Gold
The key features of the new Everose Daytona “Rainbow” consist of its bezel, set with 36 baguette-cut sapphires in a range of graduated colors. MORE

Sotheby's Hong Kong Jewelry Sale to Feature Colored Diamonds and Gems
The auction in Hall 5 of Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre also has a number of other prized gems and jewels, including fancy colored diamonds in pinks, blues, yellows and greens MORE

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Celebrating 10 of AGL Years Under Christopher P. Smith
American Gemological Laboratories
Congratulate Christopher P. Smith as he celebrates being President of the American Gemological Laboratories for 10 years! MORE

Nine Overlooked Techniques for Instagram Popularity
Neil Patel
In my recent experiments with Instagram, I figured out a few new techniques that not many people are using. Try these overlooked ideas, and watch your Instagram audience explode. MORE









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