ePRISM: June 12, 2019

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Will Your Spectrum Entry Stand Out to this Year's Judges?!
AGTA selects the most respected jewelers, designers, and gemstone experts to judge the AGTA Spectrum Awards™. Stay tuned as we release the 2019 AGTA Spectrum Awards™ Judges soon! MORE

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Rest in Peace Anil B Dholakia
Bryant Grant Funeral Home
It is with great sorrow that we share the passing of Anil B. Dholakia, a past Director and Co-Founder of the American Gem Trade Association. MORE

Every Entry Wins at the 2019 AGTA Spectrum Awards™ Editors' Day Event!
Editors from consumer fashion and industry trade publications, fashion bloggers and social media ambassadors attend the AGTA Spectrum Awards™ to view and write about all of the Spectrum entries! MORE



Glenn Nord (1928–2019)
GIA - AGTA Member
Glenn Nord was captivated by gems since childhood, and this formed the foundation of his education and career. MORE

NAJA's 52nd Mid-Year ACE© It Conference
The upcoming NAJA conference promises valuable to all gemologist and appraisers with related topics surrounding appraisal issues, pricing and trends and challenges. MORE

Amanda's Style File: June's Treasures from the Sea
National Jeweler
See AGTA Members, Gumuchian, Ltd., little h, Mastoloni Pearls, and Assael, Inc., featured for their incredible use of Cultured Pearls! MORE

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Sustainable Sparkle: The Environmental Impacts of Mined Versus Lab-Grown Diamonds
Jewellery Business
The growing popularity of gem-quality lab-grown diamonds has caused a relentless marketing battle between diamond mining companies and gem-quality lab-grown diamond producers. MORE

Newly-Discovered Herbivore Dinosaur Fossils are Preserved in Opals
The Science Times
Scientists found colorful fossils from Australia which were said to belong to a newly discovered species of plant-eating dinosaurs. MORE

Social Media Secret Sauce: 5 Tips For Making Your Brand Stand Out
Social Media Explorer
Within the past year, global social media users grew from 288 million to 3.48 billion, which means that nearly half (45 percent) of the world’s population is now active on social media. MORE










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