ePRISM: February 19, 2020

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AGTA GemFair™ Las Vegas Registration is Now Open!
Had a great time at the AGTA GemFair™ Tucson? Join us again in June at the Las Vegas Convention Center with the Las Vegas Antique Jewelry & Watch Show! MORE


Buzz from AGTA GemFair™ Tucson Continues
Social media is still buzzing, hot on the heels of a highly successful AGTA GemFair™ Tucson. With packed aisles and increased buyer attendance, GemFair generated hundreds of posts on social media outlets, including Instagram, FaceBook, and Twitter. MORE

AGTA Establishes Educational Fund Honoring Richard (Dick) Greenwood
AGTA was honored to present the establishment of an AGTA jewelry industry Educational Fund, in Richard (Dick) Greenwood's name, at the AGTA GemFair™ Tucson annual membership meeting. The fund, named in Dick's honor, will serve as a legacy of the tremendous contributions that Dick made to our industry and our Association. MORE

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Big Shout Out to The Retail Jeweler for Featuring Our 2019 AGTA Spectrum Awards™ Winning Collection on this Month's Cover!
See Roselyn Sanchez and AGTA Members, Adam Neeley Fine Art Designs, Aucoin Hart Jewelers, Lindsay Jane Designs, and Valani featured on the cover of this month's issue of The Retail Jeweler! MORE

6 Trends and Observations from the 2020 Tucson Gem Shows
National Jeweler
See the AGTA GemFair™ Tucson and AGTA Members, Columbia Gem House, Inc., Earth's Treasury, Gemological Institute of America, Pillar & Stone International, Inc., and Somewhere In The Rainbow Gem & Jewelry Collection, featured in this article about 6 trends discovered in Tucson! MORE

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Are You Ready for Next Month's Birthstone, Aquamarine?!
Refresh yourself on the gemstone that was once believed to have come from treasure chests of the sea, with stories filled with mariners and mermaids! MORE

Jewelry and the Circular Economy Webinar
Jewelry Industry Summit
Register for Fast Forward Sustainability's next webinar episode on the potential of the circular economy impacting the sustainability of the jewelry industry! MORE

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Live from Tucson, Ariz.: Azurz's 50-Year-Old Jelly Sugalite Finally Sees the Light
Jennifer Heebner
See AGTA Member, Azurz, Inc., featured in this article for their incredible story on the 50-year-old Sugalite that is finally hitting the market! MORE

The Real Gemology of Ethiopian Opals in 'Uncut Gems'
GIA - AGTA Member
The magical quality of opals is the central metaphor of the 2019 movie "Uncut Gems," starring Adam Sandler. A giant piece of Ethiopian opal, still in its matrix, is smuggled to New York. MORE

Savvy Hacks to Repurpose Your Instagram Strategy for Local Reach
Social Media Explorer
Instagram has its own version of profiles for local businesses. When users search for a company, they will see the following... MORE





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