ePRISM: March 24, 2021

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Get Ready for 2 AGTA GemFairs this Summer!
We are excited to announce the production of two shows for 2021. The AGTA GemFair™ Las Vegas show will take place August 24 - 26, 2021, at the Encore Resort. The second show from AGTA will be a new one - AGTA GemFair™ Denver will take place September 18-21, 2021, in conjunction with the Hard Rock Summit (HRS). MORE


New York's 24 Karat Club Banquet Is Moving
National Jeweler
The 24 Karat Club of the City of New York announced the return of its annual banquet in 2022, but it will take place at a new location. The annual gala is scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022 at Cipriani South Street. MORE

Renowned Tiffany Designer Elsa Peretti Dies at 80
Instore Mag
Elsa Peretti, well-known for her design work with AGTA member, Tiffany & Co., has died of natural causes in Spain. MORE

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Missed the Live Interview with Afshin and David Hackman?
Don't worry if you missed an interview! All our interviews will be archived on this page so that you can tune in on your time. MORE

SSEF Scientists Author First Published Study of New High-Quality Emerald Type from Afghanistan
The first detailed study characterising an Emerald type from Afghanistan that has recently become available in the gemstone trade has been prepared by a team of scientists from the Swiss Gemmological Institute SSEF, and published in the most recent edition of Journal of Gemmology. MORE

365 Days and Counting: A Pandemic Reflection
Stuller, Inc. - AGTA Member
I can no longer get my mind to lock in on exactly when I became aware of a new virus in the world. It must have been around February of 2020, and it seemed far away from me and us. MORE

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Robert Bentley, 70: His Pandemic Story
AGTA Member, Robert Bentley of Robert Bentley Company, Inc., discusses finding a new sense of identity during lockdown, how life has changed since he's been fully vaccinated against Covid, and what's on his "revenge shopping" list. MORE

How Guild Labs Became a Gem Appraisal Powerhouse with Charles Carmona Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA) of the American Society of Appraisers
Jewelry Journey Podcast
See AGTA Member, Charles Carmona of Guild Laboratories, Inc., featured in The Jewelry Journey's latest podcast covering how Charles' turned his interest in gems into a global business, the importance of accreditation when choosing an appraiser, and more! MORE

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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

What is The Best Way to Get Followers on Instagram
Social Media Explorer
It is known by many that you need to have more followers to reach more users on Instagram. So how do you get followers on Instagram? MORE






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