ePRISM: October 23, 2019

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Give Back During the 2020 AGTA GemFair™ Tucson Show!
Support the Special Olympics Arizona and the Law Enforcement Torch Run at our second annual Scotty Woodward 5k Classic during the 2020 AGTA GemFair™ Tucson! MORE

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Big Survey 2019: Jewelers Name Their Best-Selling Colored Gemstone That's Not a Sapphire
Instore Mag
In the very first Big Survey back in 2007, we asked jewelers to list their best-selling colored gemstone. We should have known it would be sapphire, by a massive margin (it garnered more than 90% of the vote). So in 2014 we asked again... MORE

Univ. Tackles Sustainability, CSR with New Grad Program
National Jeweler
In response to the growing need for sustainable development training, the University of Delaware has developed a Minerals, Materials and Society graduate certificate program. MORE

GIA's Jewelry Career Fair and Open House Attracts More Than 600
See AGTA Members, Calhoun Jewelers, Diamond Council of America, Gemological Institute of America, Jewelers Vigilance Committee, Omi Prive, Platinum Guild International USA Jewelry, Inc., Tiffany & Co., and AGTA CEO, Douglas Hucker, featured in this article for helping jewelry professionals find their way through the industry! MORE



Are You Ready for Topaz Next Month?
Refresh your knowledge on Topaz, the November's birthstone that was believed by the ancient Egyptians to have been colored by the glow of the sun god, Ra! MORE

Who Are the Biggest Jewelry Sellers in North America?
National Jeweler
See AGTA Members, Ben Bridge Jewelers, James Avery, Jewelry Television, Neiman Marcus, and Tiffany & Co., featured in the 2019 State of the Majors, which includes the exclusive "$100 Million Supersellers" and "Top 50 Specialty Jewelers" lists. MORE

Cecile Raley Designs Brings Art Deco to the 21st Century
Yahoo Finance
Congratulations to AGTA Member, Cecile Ray Designs, for their 10th Anniversary! We're glad to see that you were able to celebrate it in the style of your creations! MORE

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NST Region: Myanmar Told to be More Transparent on Oil, Mining Sectors
New Straits Times
An international watchdog on the oil, gas and mining industry recently called on Myanmar to improve public disclosure on gemstone production and state-owned enterprises. MORE

How to Plan Your Instagram Posts
HubSpot Marketing Blog
When you're not following a plan on social media, it's easy to forget to post regularly. MORE










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