ePRISM: February 23, 2022

AGTA ePrism 02/23/22
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After Tallying Up All the Donations, AGTA GemFair™ Attendees Donated Over $4,000 to Special Olympics Arizona!
A big thank you goes out to Picup Media for supplying their GemLightboxes and GemLoupes, and to all of our incredible attendees that donated to support the Special Olympics Arizona Raffle at the AGTA GemFair™ Tucson. MORE

Real Gems

JVC Update: Russian Sanctions
Jewelers Vigilance Committee
AGTA received the following message from Tiffany Stevens, CEO & General Counsel at JVC, on the newest sanctions imposed on Russia. MORE

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Gem 2000

Tourmaline by the Ton: Maine Museum Celebrates 'The Big Find' 50 Years Later
National Jeweler
See AGTA members, Derek Katzenbach of Katzenbach Designs, Paula Crevoshay of Crevoshay, and Naomi Sarna of Naomi Sarna Designs, featured in this article! MORE

Jewelry Appraising Guide Now Available in Hard Copy and Digital Versions
Cos Altobelli
Cos Altobelli has recently updated his industry standard book, The Practical Guide to Jewelry Appraising, Fourth Edition. MORE

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FMC Gems

U.S. Geological Survey Releases 2022 List of Critical Minerals
The United States Geological Survey has released a new list of 50 mineral commodities critical to the U.S. economy and national security after an extensive multi-agency assessment. MORE

Gold Price Tops $1,900 As World Tensions Grow
JCK Online
As usual, bad news for the world has proved to be good news for the price of gold. MORE

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January Retail Sales Overcome Omicron and Inflation to Show Strong Gains
Centurion News
Retail sales powered through COVID-19's omicron variant, inflation, and other challenges to post strong increases in January, the National Retail Federation said last week. MORE

10 Best Instagram Growth Services That Work In 2022
Social Media Explorer
Today in this post, we're going to tell you about the ten most reliable Instagram growth services that will organically and safely grow your following. MORE


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