ePRISM: September 4, 2019

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It’s Time to Register for 2020 AGTA GemFair™ Tucson!
Get your badge faster at the most prestigious colored gemstone and cultured pearl show by registering ahead of time! MORE

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Check Out the 'Gems for Amazonia' Benefit Sale
National Jeweler
Fires have been burning through the largest tract of tropical rainforest on Earth, the Amazon, over the past few weeks, leaving many to wonder how they can get involved or help. MORE

September Hong Kong Jewelry Fair To Be Held As Planned
Despite ongoing protests and occasional violent confrontations with police, there was never any talk of postponing the September Hong Kong Jewellery & Gem Fair, according to the trade show's top official in an exclusive interview Thursday. MORE

Llyn Strong's Love for Jewelry Goes Back to College
Upstate Business Journal
See AGTA Member, Llyn Strong Fine Art Jewelry, featured in this article for her passion and pursuit for a career in the jewelry industry! MORE



Sapphire: An Ancient Token of Wisdom and Truth
GIA - AGTA Member
The September birthstone is sapphire - a gem that's been cherished for thousands of years. MORE

The Benchmarking Survey for Jewelers Is Back
National Jeweler
Jewelers of America and the Jewelers Board of Trade announced Tuesday they are teaming up to launch the Retail Jewelers Benchmarking Study. Using an online platform powered by Dynamic Benchmarking, the study allows retailers to input key data and run dynamic reports. MORE

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US Government to Industry: Know Your Supply Chain; De Beers, Alrosa Cut Rough Sales
GIA - AGTA Member
The U.S. State Department told jewelry industry representatives in April to tighten chain of custody reporting on all materials - gemstones, diamonds and metals - used in their products. MORE

How to Use Social Media to Promote your Business
Social Media Explorer
There are tons of social media sites these days. So how do you know which one is best for promoting your business? It's crucial to choose the platform. When deciding which to use, you should consider your target customers. MORE










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