ePRISM: February 02, 2022

AGTA ePrism 02/02/22
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AGTA GemFair™ Opens with Excited Buyers
The American Gem Trade Association (AGTA) GemFair™ Tucson opened with a strong, and excited, buyer group. MORE

Real Gems

Tucson Gem Week 2022: The Must-See Shows
The Zing Report
Like all live industry events, Tucson Gem Week has changed and evolved throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. But this year's packed lineup of shows in the Arizona desert, proves that the gem world's biggest industry showcase has pulled through relatively unscathed. MORE

Tucson Gem & Mineral Museum Exhibits One-of-a Kind Gold and Gemstone Tapestry
Somewhere In The Rainbow Gem & Jewelry Collection - AGTA Member
Join Somewhere In The Rainbow at the University of Arizona Alfie Norville Gem and Mineral Museum to view and experience a once-in-a-lifetime, one-of-a-kind, gold and gemstone piece in the world: The Royal Tapestry. MORE

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Gem 2000

AGTA announces AGTA GemFair™ Denver Dates
Southern Jewelry News
The American Gem Trade Association (AGTA) announced the 2022 AGTA GemFair™ Denver will be held September 8 – 11 at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, Colorado. AGTA GemFair™ Denver will be an integral part of Sparkle & Joy, a section of the HardRock Summit (HRS) dedicated to fine gemstones, fine jewelry, and extraordinary gemstone objects. MORE

Do You Know These Obscure Gemstones? | Afghanite, Axinite, Aegirine and more!
Test your deep Gem Knowledge with Rebecca and Rob today as they dive into some of the unknown gemstones! MORE

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FMC Gems

OSHA Withdraws 'Vaccine or Testing' Mandate
National Jeweler
The Supreme Court recently blocked the emergency temporary standard, but OSHA may still have a path forward. MORE

WJA Announces Third Annual March is Me Month Women's Retail Empowerment Campaign with Support from JCK Industry Fund
WJA - AGTA Member
The Women's Jewelry Association (WJA) is pleased to announce its third annual March is Me Month campaign to align with Women's History Month in March and International Women’s Day on March 8, 2022. This annual initiative is supported for the second year in a row by JCK Industry Fund. MORE

Kate Donovan Joins the Accredited Gemologists Association as Executive Director
Accredited Gemologists Association - AGTA Member
The Accredited Gemologists Association (AGA) announces the expansion of Kate Donovan's role within the organization; assuming the responsibilities of AGA Executive Director. MORE

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GemFair Tucson

Valentine's Day Jewelry Sales to Hit Record High, Says NRF
National Jeweler
The jewelry industry is expected to feel the love even more than usual this Valentine's Day. MORE

Marketing Your New Business Digitally And Through Traditional Means
Social Media Explorer
Starting a business could mean marketing in new ways and traditional ways simultaneously. A great marketing approach can allow a business to grow from every penny of marketing spend. MORE


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