ePRISM: June 10, 2020

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Jewelers Relief Fund
Jewelers of America and Diamond Council of America have created this Fund to collect donations for independent jewelers whose stores sustained physical damage during recent acts of looting across the country. MORE


AGTA COVID-19 Resource List
From Marketing During COVID-19, to Free Online Seminars, #AGTATogether, AGTA Member Benefits and lifting our limitations on free stock-photography; check out all of AGTA's COVID-19 Resources in one place! MORE

INSTORE Online Jewelry Week: Session Replays
Instore Mag
See AGTA members, Erica Courtney, Inc. and Jewelers Mutual Insurance Group, and past AGTA Gembassador™, Becky Stone of Diamonds in the Library, featured in INSTORE Online Jewelry Week! MORE

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The Lore and Legends Behind Favorite Gemstones
AGS Young Titleholders
Learn about the myths, legends, and ancient beliefs that shaped gemstones to be more than mere baubles and trinkets to be worn. MORE

Alrosa Says It's Starting to See Recovery in China
National Jeweler
Alrosa said Friday diamond jewelry sales are starting to show signs of life in Asian markets as retail stores reopen and shoppers return as the coronavirus pandemic abates, at least for now. MORE

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CIBJO Postpones Annual Congress, Will be Rescheduled in 2021
CIBJO, the World Jewellery Confederation, has announced that its annual congress, which this year was scheduled to have taken place in Dubai, UAE, October 5 to 7, will be postponed to 2021, as a result of the COVID-19 global pandemic. MORE

COVID-19 'Devastated' the Diamond World, Leaving Producers with Billions in Excess Inventory
Instore Mag
Bloomberg reports that the COVID-19 pandemic has "devastated" the diamond industry, leaving the top five producers with a combined $3.5 billion in unsold inventory. MORE

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AGS Announces 2020/2021 International Board of Directors
American Gem Society
Each year at Conclave, the Society's membership decides who will represent them on the AGS Board of Directors for the upcoming year. MORE

7 Tips for Keeping Your Online Business Rolling
National Jeweler
When governments nationwide enacted stay-at-home and shelter-in-place orders across the country, businesses everywhere were quickly forced to take a hard look at their digital strategies. MORE





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