ePRISM: February 17, 2021

AGTA ePrism 02/17/21
This message contains images. If you don't see images, click here to view.
Click here to advertise in ePrism.

AGTA ePrism

WJA will be Going Live on AGTA Instagram Account with Paula Crevoshay
Tune in THURSDAY, February 18, 2021 for a WJA Instagram Live takeover, Jennifer Markas, WJA Executive Director will go live with the 2020 AGTA Spectrum Awards™ Classica and Evening Wear ‘WJA Gem DIVA™’ award winner, Paula Crevoshay! MORE


Colored Gemstones Capture More Consumer and Trade Attention
The MVEye
Over 93% of U.S. jewelry consumers Love or Like ALL three precious colored gemstones - Emerald, Ruby and Sapphires. MORE

Missed the Live Interview with this Year’s Business/Day Wear Gem DIVA™ Winner, Eve Streicker?
Don't worry if you missed an interview! All our interviews will be archived on this page so that you can tune in on your time. MORE

Pearl Pieces Impress at International Competition
Jewellery Business
See AGTA members, Alishan and Mastoloni Pearls, featured in this article about this year’s winning pieces of the Cultured Pearl Association of America’s (CPAA’s) 11th annual International Pearl Design Competition (IPDC)! MORE

agta eprism
Gem 2000

How the Colored Stone Market Is Making Up for No Tucson
National Jeweler
See AGTA members, John Dyer & Co., Gemworld International, Inc., Columbia Gem House, Inc., B&B Fine Gems, International Colored Gemstone Association (ICA), and Omi Gems, Inc. featured in this article! MORE

The Jewelry District, Episode 38: Guest John Ferry
JCK Online
See AGTA member, John Ferry of Prosperity Earth, featured in this podcast about their mining efforts in Madagascar and the beautiful demantoid Garnets found there! MORE

6 Actions That Could Improve Your 2021
Instore Mag
What’s your plan for 2021? Throw in the towel or continue on? To close up with money means selling off inventory, and there are scores of “going out of business” (GOB) companies in the jewelry industry. MORE

agta eprism
Become a Member

White House Imposes Sanctions on 3 Burmese Gem Companies
National Jeweler
President Joe Biden has enacted a number of new sanctions against Myanmar’s military, its leaders and their business interests, including three gemstone companies. MORE

Le Vian Is Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of Chocolate Diamonds with a Capsule Collection
Harper's Bazaar
See AGTA member, Le Vian, featured in this article for their trademarked chocolate Diamond jewelry that have been worn by Rihanna, Madonna, Jennifer Lopez, and Taylor Swift! MORE

agta eprism

AGTA COVID-19 Resource List
From Marketing During COVID-19, to Free Online Seminars, #AGTATogether, AGTA Member Benefits and lifting our limitations on free stock-photography; check out all of AGTA's COVID-19 Resources in one place! MORE

SEO Myths Debunked in Free Webinar
Jewellery Business
In an era of smartphones and on-demand service, more and more local businesses are collectively coming to a rather daunting understanding: online reviews can easily make or break a business. MORE






Call for ePRISM Content
ePRISM is always looking for interesting content.  If you have stories related to colored gemstones or pearls to share with our readers please email them to marketing@agta.org for consideration.  Send web links or separate files.

The articles and website links appearing in ePrism, and not written by the American Gem Trade Association, are included in the e-publication as general information from -- and for -- the Trade, but do not necessarily reflect the opinion or endorsement of the American Gem Trade Association and its members.

Marketing, 800-972-1162, 214-742-4367

Click here for the AGTA ePRISM Media Kit