ePRISM: June 05, 2019

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AGTA GemFair™ Las Vegas Has a Lot to Celebrate!
The 2019 AGTA GemFair™ Las Vegas couldn't have been more spectacular for our first year in the Las Vegas Convention Center! Follow us as we look back at all of your incredible posts during the show! MORE

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Making a Statement: Marisol Nichols Is Serious When It Comes to Jewelry Selection
PR NewsWire
Just like Marisol Nichols herself, every jewel she put on from the American Gem Trade Association (AGTA) Spectrum & Cutting Edge Awards photo shoot made a strong statement. MORE

Couture Names 15 Brands Winners at Design Awards
National Jeweler
Congratulations to AGTA's very own Public Relations Consultant, Michelle Orman, for winning the Cindy Edelstein Award at Couture! MORE

Local Most-Awarded Jeweler Recognized Nationally
Glendale Star
See previous AGTA Spectrum Awards™ winner, Treasures Custom Jewelers, featured for their exceptional pieces and success in jewelry design competitions, most notably, the AGTA Spectrum Awards™! MORE



Be Ready for the June Birthstone: Alexandrite!
Welcome Alexandrite, the incredible gemstone known for its remarkable ability to appear green in daylight and plum red in the warmer tones of firelight or candlelight (incandescent) in the evening. MORE

Award Winning Kaleidoscope Showcases Maine Tourmaline
Daily Bulldog
See AGTA Member, Katzenbach Designs, featured for their 2017 AGTA Spectrum Awards™ winning kaleidoscope that showcases the incredible Tourmalines of Maine! MORE

10 Engagement Ring Designs for Women Who are Not Best Friends with Diamonds
Vogue India
If a diamond ring is not your idea of forever, think outside the box with these unconventional engagement ring options. MORE

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Unique, Massive Emerald Crystal Discovered in Russian Urals
An emerald weighing some 1.6 kg, the largest to be found in nearly 30 years, has been unearthed at Europe's largest emerald-beryllium ore field, located in Russia. MORE

B9Creations and SDC Technologies Open $500K 3D Printing Materials Facility
3D Printing Industry
In 2018, at the American Gem Trade Association (AGTA) awards, John Haynes, a jewelry designer at Schmitt Jewelers (Phoenix, Arizona), won in the category of Best Use of Platinum Crown. The award-winning ring was designed with the help of B9 Creator 3D printer. MORE

How to Get Your Instagram Stories Featured on the Explore Tab
Social Media Explorer
When Instagram moved to longer form content, through the Instagram Stories feature, the social media network went from a simple image-based social network to something more. MORE










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