ePRISM: July 03, 2019

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Mary Lou Keen to Retire as Trade Show Manager from American Gem Trade Association
The American Gem Trade Association (AGTA) announced the retirement of Mary Lou Keen, long time Trade Show Manager for the Association. MORE

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AGTA Confirms the 2019 AGTA Spectrum Awards™ Celebrity Talent for Winning Collection Photo Shoot
Cision PR Newswire
The American Gem Trade Association (AGTA) is pleased to announce the celebrities for the 2019 AGTA Spectrum Awards™ winning collection photoshoot. MORE

Ruby: The Prize of Royals
GIA - AGTA Member
See AGTA Members, B & B Fine Gems, and Omi Gems, Inc., featured in this article about the July birthstone, Ruby! MORE

'The King of Gems' Is July's Birthstone
Rubies are the gems of which legends are made. And talk about stones with a romantic past! They are the color of fire and blood and the gems most associated with passion and desire. MORE



From the Hill to the Storefront, Jewelers of America Supports Retailers at Their First National Convention, with a Spotlight on Washington D.C.
Cision PRWeb
Jewelers of America (JA) is breaking ground with its first National Convention. A trade association dedicated to serving the fine jewelry marketplace, JA is at the forefront of conversations related to responsible business standards. MORE

When A Bride-To-Be Threatens To Pull the Couple's Business, How Should The Owner React?
Instore Mag
The husband-to-be has been a loyal and good client. Is there any strategy that might help save a customer and repair the situation? MORE

Jewelry Industry Summit Opens Up New Membership Opportunities
The Jewelry Industry Summit, a non-profit charitable organization, is pleased to announce that it is moving its business model to that of a membership-based organization. MORE

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Show Me Your Heart
See AGTA Member, Village Silversmith, Ltd., featured in this article for their use of heart-shaped gemstones during Las Vegas Jewelry Week! MORE

Engagement Rings Stones, Styles Can Vary
The Brunswick News
Engagement rings are often sizable investments. Money magazine reports the average engagement ring costs around $5,800. MORE

How Social Media Can Support Your Search Engine Optimization Plan
Social Media Explorer
Does social media help with Search Engine Optimization? - According to Google, social media is NOT a ranking factor when it comes to search engine optimization. But it's not that simple. MORE










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