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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
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
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
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Las Vegas Shows Move in Together
US Antique Shows and the American Gem Trade Association (AGTA) have joined forces to hold their Las Vegas trade fairs in the same location. Beginning in June 2019, the AGTA GemFair Las Vegas and...
Mining Dec 05, 2017 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
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AGTA Hands Out Summer Spectrum Gem Awards
TheAmerican Gem Trade Association (AGTA) unveiled the winners of the summer 2016 AGTASpectrum Awards held in New York on July 23 and 24.RubenBindra of B & B Fine Gems won the Best of Show award for a suite of round,brilliant...
Polished Markets Jul 28, 2016 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 Elects New Officers
The American Gem Trade Association (AGTA) has announced its newly elected board of directors who will take office in February 2016 for three-year terms. Jeffrey Bilgore, of Jeffrey Bilgore, LLC, was elected President....
Marketing Sep 20, 2015 Rapaport News
American Gem Trade Association Announces Board of Directors' Election Results
The American Gem Trade Association (AGTA) announced the results of its annual board of directors' election, according to a statement released September 11. Jeffrey Bilgore of Jeffrey Bilgore, LLC, was elected President. Cynthia Renée (Marcusson)...
Gemstones Sep 16, 2015 Rapaport News
Press Release: AGTA Revises Code of Ethics
Press Release: Since its inception in 1981, knowledge, integrity and ethics has been the foundation of the American Gem Trade Association (AGTA). In 1983, AGTA codified these standards in its first code of ethics and...
Marketing Jul 08, 2015 AGTA
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 Specturm Awards
AGTA Announces Winners of 2015 Spectrum Awards
Press Release: The American Gem Trade Association (AGTA) announced the winners of the prestigious AGTA Spectrum Awards™ today. The design competition, in its 31st year, was held in New York, October 25 and 26....
Marketing Oct 27, 2014 AGTA
Marg Helgenberger Models AGTA Spectrum Awards Collection
January marked the beginning of two alluring roles for Marg Helgenberger; a leading character on the new CBS drama, ''Intelligence,'' and a celebrity spokesmodel for the 2014 AGTA Spectrum Awards™ jewelry collection. Though both...
Gemstones Jan 22, 2014 Lorraine DePasque
AGTA 2014 Spectrum Awards
AGTA Names 2014 Spectrum Award Winners
The American Gem Trade Association (AGTA) announced the winners of its 2014 Spectrum Awards™ . The competition was judged on October 19 and 20 in New York. Judges included retailer Jennifer McCurry from Marissa Collections, fashion...
Gemstones Oct 24, 2013 Deena Taylor
AGTA Specturm Awards
Deadline for AGTA Spectrum Awards is Sept. 20
Press Release: The deadline for entries for the 2014 AGTA Spectrum Awards™ competition is next Friday, September 20, 2013. All entry forms must be submitted by this date whether you are shipping your...
Marketing Sep 13, 2013 AGTA
Christine Marzano Discusses Favorite Gemstones, Jewelry Pieces
Press Release: To say that Christine Marzano has an eclectic list of accomplishments is, to be sure, an understatement. The talented young actress is a Princeton University graduate, a former print and runway fashion model and an alumnus of London's Shakespeare...
Gemstones Aug 14, 2013 AGTA
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