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24 Karat Club Names Excellence Honorees
The 24 Karat Club of Southern California will recognize three industry members fortheir work in the trade at its 2019 annual gala, it said Monday. Terry Chandler, CEO of the Diamond Council of America (DCA),will receive the...
Polished Markets Sep 11, 2019 Rapaport News
AGTA Announces Spectrum Award Winners
The American Gem Trade Association (AGTA) has revealed thewinners of its 2019 Spectrum Awards, covering 14 categories from bridal to men’s jewelry.“When we see the entries coming into our office and those submitted during...
Polished Markets Aug 08, 2019 Rapaport News
Mary-Lou Keen
AGTA Show Manager Keen to Retire
Mary Lou Keen, trade-show manager at theAmerican Gem Trade Association (AGTA), is retiring after three decades at the organization. Keen has been responsible for developing AGTA’s presenceat a range of national events — including the AGTA...
Polished Markets Jul 04, 2019 Rapaport News
Yellow diamond
US Looks to Tighten Jewelry-Origin Rules
The US government wants the jewelry industry to declare the origin of all materials in products, trade organizations learned this week.State Department officials met with industry representatives on Monday to brief them on the plans.The possible rules...
Financial-Legal Apr 18, 2019 Joshua Freedman
Collective Las Vegas
Three Las Vegas Shows Partner for June Events
Three major Las Vegas trade shows have joined forces to holdtheir 2019 exhibitions at the same location to make attendance easier forbuyers. The American Gem Trade Association (AGTA) Gem Fair, the LasVegas Antique...
Polished Markets Oct 18, 2018 Rapaport News
JA Smelzer
JA Hires Duo to Improve Engagement
Jewelers of America (JA) has hired two consultants who willfocus on enhancing the US trade association’s communications with members andconsumers. Elizabeth Brewer — who was previously in charge ofmarketing for deBoulle Jewelers, as well as the American...
Polished Markets Aug 13, 2018 Rapaport News
AGTA 2018 awards emerald ring
AGTA Winner Features 7ct. Russian Emerald
A ring featuring an untreated 7.16-carat Russian emeraldtook the top prize at the 2018 American Gem Trade Association (AGTA) SpectrumAwards. Joseph Ambalu, of New York-based Amba Gem Corp., won theBest of Show award for the...
Gemstones Aug 12, 2018 Rapaport News
Gübelin Gem Lab
Gübelin Lab Makes U.S. Presence Official
Gübelin Gem Lab has launched a permanent location in New York aspart of a global expansion program that has seen the Swiss laboratory build apresence in three continents.Gübelin opened the lab at the startof this year...
Gemstones Jan 22, 2017 Rapaport News
Jewelers Education Foundation JEF
Portal Launched for Industry Education
The Jewelers Education Foundation (JEF) launched a portal providinginformation on educational programs offered by a range of industry bodies.The Jewelers Education Portal is a collaborative resourcefor existing and prospective members of the trade about courses offered by jewelry, diamond,...
Polished Markets Jun 22, 2016 Rapaport News
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AGTA among Four New Members of U.S. Jewelry Council
The U.S.Jewelry Council, which works to ensure the industry is collectivelyrepresented at the government and international level, announced the additionof four new members.The American Gem Trade Association, Diamond Club WestCoast, the National Association...
Financial-Legal Apr 17, 2016 Rapaport News
AGTA Amends Code of Ethics, Recommends New Language on Source Disclosure
The American Gem TradeAssociation (AGTA) made amendments to its Code of Ethics and Principles of FairBusiness Practice while recommending a new language to deal with sourcedisclosure in commercial documents.The amendments arerelated to due diligence such as requesting disclosure...
Financial-Legal Feb 17, 2016 Rapaport News
AGTA Announces Board Election Results
The American Gem Trade Association (AGTA) reelected Bruce Bridges of Bridges Tsavorite and Jeffrey Bilgore of Jeffrey Bilgore LLC to the board of directors. Joining them, the group elected Charles Carmona of Guild Laboratories and...
Marketing Nov 07, 2014 Jeff Miller
AGTA Board of Directors Election Results
The American Gem Trade Association (AGTA) announced the results of the 2012 AGTA board of directors elections. The winners were all elected to three-year terms as directors. Terms will take effect at the 2012 AGTA...
Marketing Sep 14, 2011 American Gem Trade Association
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