ePRISM: March 13, 2019

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Beyond the big four: Finding natural gemstone alternatives
Jewellery Business
We must put forward new ideas and new gemstones that can fit perfectly with the colour, budget, and hardness the client desires, keeping in mind synthetic is not always the best solution. MORE

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Jean Prounis' Antiquity-Inspired Jewelry at Bergdorf Goodman
The National Herald
We source all of our gemstones and pearls through verified responsible dealers who have certificates from ethical jewelry-oriented organizations, such as the American Gem Trade Association... MORE

Amanda's Style File: Tranquil Aquamarine
National Jeweler
See AGTA Members, Lika Behar Collection and AG Gems & Jewelry, Inc., featured for their incredible Aquamarine birthstone jewelry. MORE

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Are millennials abandoning diamonds?
Free Malaysia Today
Amongst the stones that have been trending recently are emeralds, rubies and pink sapphires, with peridot and aquamarine also proving popular. MORE

A gem for Lightning Ridge - opal centre gets green light
Mirage News
An iconic regional facility and $34-million-dollar project in Lightning Ridge has been given the go-ahead today, marking an exciting step forward for the economic, cultural and tourism capabilities... MORE

Shiny showcase sparkles at airport
The Daily Times
See AGTA Member, Jewelry Television, as they feature 28 curated display cases designed to showcase the journey of a gemstone from crystal or mineral specimen to faceted gemstone and, finally, as jewelry... in an airport! MORE

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Here's How Lab-Grown Diamond Detectors Stacked Up in Recent Testing
InStore Mag
Three detectors conclusively identified all lab-grown diamonds in a recent study, Rapaport News reports. MORE

7 Accused of Fraudulent Jewelry Sales
InStore Mag
Seven people have been accused in connection with an alleged scheme to import Native American-style jewelry and sell it as authentic. MORE

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Lovers' Eyes: Jewelry's Sexiest Sub-Genre, Luxuriously Reinterpreted By Ana Katarina
Over 230 years later, New York-based luxury jewelry brand Ana Katarina updates and refines this romantic jewelry sub-genre with its Eye Love collection... MORE

Tales of cabbages and consorts
One of the most famous jadeite artworks is in the shape of a cabbage. The treasure is on show at the Palace Museum in Taipei. MORE

A Marketer's Guide to Using User-Generated Content on Social Media
Consumers are 2.4 times more likely to view user-generated content as authentic compared to content created by brands. MORE









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