ePRISM: March 20, 2019

AGTA ePrism 03/20/19
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Become an AGTA Member & Receive a Free AGTA Spectrum™ Entry
Already planning to enter the 2019 AGTA Spectrum Awards™ competition? Why not join AGTA and enter Spectrum for free, and enjoy the plethora of other AGTA Member benefits! MORE

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Gem Ed: Chrome Diopside
Like the alluring Emerald, the recently-discovered gemstone Chrome Diopside boasts a mesmerizing deep green. MORE

Gem-A's Gem & Jewellery Magazine: Fresh from Tucson
Gems & Jewellery contributor, Olga Gonzalez, shares some highlights from the Tucson gem shows, including Colombian Emeralds and the British businesses enjoying success 'across the pond'. MORE

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5 Engagement Ring Trends to Track in 2019
National Jeweler
See AGTA Members, Oscar Heyman & Brothers and Bernard Nacht & Company, Inc., featured in engagement ring trends for 2019. MORE

Silver Promotion Service Survey Shows 10th Consecutive Year of Silver Jewelry Sales Growth
Cision PR Newswire
Silver Jewelry Boom Continued for 2018, with Majority of Retailers Reporting Double Digit Year-Over-Year Sales Increases, High Product Turn Rates and Optimism for Future Growth. MORE

Pioneering Gemologist Alan Jobbins Dies
National Jeweler
Pioneering British gemologist E. Alan Jobbins, who dedicated his career to groundbreaking research and teaching, died Feb. 9, according to the Society of Jewellery Historians. MORE

2019 GemFair Las Vegas

Charles & Colvard Wins JCK Jewelers’ Choice Award
Congratulations to AGTA member, Charles & Colvard, LTD., for winning JCK Jewelers’ Choice Award! MORE

Adapting to Changing Workplaces: GIA Offers Employment Insight
There was a great deal of talk about the need for the gem and jewelry industry to adapt to the changing workforce and changing consumer attitudes at the recent GIA International Gemological Symposium. MORE

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14 Things to Try on Social Media in 2019
If you try new things on social this year that other brands aren’t doing, you have a better chance of surprising your audience and engaging them. MORE









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