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AGTA GemFair™ Tucson 2012 hotel reservation website open
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The hotel reservation website for the AGTA GemFair™ Tucson is now open at AGTA negotiates preferred rates at several properties in Tucson for GemFair™ attendees. Make your reservations now to ensure that you get a room as hotels sell out quickly. More

AGTA GemeShare™ — open your online store!
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With access to the AGTA GemeShare™, retailers can create a virtual store easily and quickly. Retailers can list their own goods and/or other AGTA GemeShare™ partners' inventory. And the best part — it is FREE for qualified buyers to register for the site! More

The joy of jewelry
Lorraine Depasque    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
This season, there's one simple rule on the road to great jewelry style: Don't get stuck in neutral. Get into gear and follow the direction of spring 2011 fashion, which is all about color. More

Blooming with Color

Yael Designs is delighted to reveal it's Aria Fashion Jewelry Collection! Inspired by stars and blooming with color - diamonds, rubies, sapphires, morganites and rubellites make a bold yet refined statement of opulence. Click here to see these vibrant designs!

Magic of the sea
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From Truman Capote's "swans" — the society ladies who mesmerized the precocious novelist — to the elegant groups gathered together by Marie-Hélenè de Rothschild, the 20th century was filled with grandiose events. But now it is the Parisian jewelers who are having a ball, inspired by a resurgence in global demand and by their new importance on the haute couture fashion calendar. More

A Fully Integrated Precious Metals Company

Operating in over 40 locations and $1.2 billion in revenue, NTR Metals has quickly become the trusted, go-to company for precious metals refining. Contact us

Survey: Luxury up 8 percent in June, jewelry showed strength and weakness
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In its ninth consecutive month of year-over-year gains, the SpendingPulse Luxury Index — excluding jewelry — for June was up 8.2 percent, more in line with the first quarter of the year and better than the 4.7 percent gains seen in May 2011, according to MasterCard Advisors SpendingPulse, a macroeconomic report tracking national retail and services sales. More

Gemfields' Ian Harebottle looks forward to exponential growth at the company
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Ian Harebottle, CEO at Gemfields, tells Proactive Investors that having doubled the size of the colored gemstone company in two years he expects exponential growth from this point. Ian says that the option that Gemfields has on a Mozambique ruby deposit is a particularly exciting prospect and he has his sights set on making it a substantial business at very modest cost. More

Step inside the Diamond Council Reading Room!

The Diamond Council of America invites AGTA members to visit our online Reading Room, which features a library of articles, videos and other resources to help your business thrive.

Van Cleef & Arpels Jewelry exhibit sets attendance record
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The exhibit, "Set in Style: The Jewelry of Van Cleef & Arpels" at the Smithsonian's Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum attracted a record-breaking 172,000 visitors during its 20-week run, the Smithsonian said. More

GIA Manhattan to host lecture on pearls
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Alex Vock, president of ProVockative Gems, will be featured in the GIA Manhattan Chapter's lecture The Nature of Pearls, exploring the quality, availability and pricing of South Sea, Akoya and Chinese freshwater pearls, as well as the historical symbolism and new market for Nacreous natural pearls. More

Titanium rings, unlike any others!

Modern-industrial, medieval, fabulous, gorgeous, absolutely beautiful – Some words used to describe the cold-connected titanium and gold rings resulting from years of exploration and discovery.

7 steps to increase Facebook fans
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Your Facebook fan page is hopping. You have fresh and engaging content. You and your customers are sharing and commenting on content. Then again when someone who never has visited the page before decides to drop by the page, how will you make sure they click on the magic Like button? The following seven steps work for e-commerce, B2B and even publishers. More

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