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American Gem Society News
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
Sunday Night Networking »
Kick-off Conclave at one of these popular networking events, Sunday, April 22! Learn the ins and outs of Conclave at the C...
Monday, January 29, 2018
Hearts On Fire Trivia Night »
Brought to You by the AGS Young Titleholders Hearts On Fire is excited to present the 2018 Young Titleholders Trivia...
Monday, January 29, 2018
Think Outside the Box with These Three Sessions »
In this month’s Conclave eNews , we are spotlighting three sessions that could change your way of thinking when it comes...
Friday, January 5, 2018
The Rare, Natural, and Timeless Beauty of Gemstones »
Anytime you get the chance to learn more about gemstones and jewelry directly from industry experts is something you don’t...
Thursday, January 4, 2018
The Power of Brand Building »
We are proud to announce the addition of a fourth featured speaker at Conclave in Nashville: Kathy Ireland! Her session, T...

AGS Laboratories News
Friday, October 27, 2017
Marketing the AGS Brand With AGS Labs »
There’s a new twist on Marketing Your Membership. We call it, Marketing Your Lab! AGS supplier, Atlantic Diamond Comp...
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
AGS Laboratories: Your Holiday Season Game Changer »
As you enter into the holiday season, Santa has a little helper for you: AGS Laboratories. AGS Laboratories offers a varie...
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
AGS Laboratories: Diamond Grading Reports and so Much More! »
AGS Laboratories is known throughout the industry as the leader in diamond grading reports that provide consistency and ac...
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Exploring the Eight Features of Only My Diamond™ »
When you include a diamond grading report with a diamond sale, it not only gives you peace of mind as the seller but also...
Wednesday, February 22, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Sell More Diamonds with Only My Diamond™ »
In last month’s issue of Spectra Update , we introduced you to our new online service, Only My Diamond ™ ....

Jewelry and Industry
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Omi Privé Wins 2018 Centurion Design Award »
(Los Angeles, CA—February 14, 2018) Omi Privé’s moonstone & sapphire ring was named recipient of the 2018 Centurion De...
Friday, February 9, 2018
Retailer Spotlight: Spicer Greene Jewelers »
The story of Spicer Greene Jewelers is one of opportunity and passion. With a desire to leave the hectic lifestyle of New...
Tuesday, February 6, 2018
Supplier Spotlight: Imagine Bridal »
For 40 years, Imagine Bridal has created beautiful jewelry and has earned a reputation for their incredible craftsmanship...
Tuesday, January 23, 2018
How to Rock Stackable Rings Like A Pro »
Article and photos courtesy of American Gem Society (AGS) member, Uneek Fine Jewelry.   Stackable rings are a...
Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Tips from Jewelers Mutual: How to Clean Gold Jewelry the Right Way »
Jewelry has always been a part of human culture, as well as the need to keep it clean. When it comes to cleaning gold—whet...

Membership
Friday, December 15, 2017
Market Your Membership During the Holidays! »
In these final days before Christmas, if you're looking for a quick and informative way to explain to your customers why y...
Monday, November 6, 2017
The AGS Website's Best Kept Secret »
The new AGS website has user-friendly features that help make the site more engaging for our members. One feature that we...
Thursday, August 17, 2017
Never Stop Learning »
The mission of the AGS Young Titleholders (YTs) is to cultivate excellent leaders in the jewelry industry. No matter what...
Friday, May 26, 2017
Summary of Changes to AGS Bylaws »
The following sections are where the proposed changes to the Bylaws have taken place. You may also view the full version o...
Thursday, May 18, 2017
Retailer Spotlight: A Few of Our Favorite Social Media Posts »
Social media has proven to be an effective—and fun—form of marketing for the jewelry industry! We've seen some great posts...

Education
Tuesday, February 6, 2018
Certified Sales Associate January 2018 »
The following individuals have recently earned the prestigious designation of Certified Sales Associate ®  (CSA)...
Tuesday, February 6, 2018
Registered Jeweler January 2018 »
The following individuals have recently earned the prestigious designation of Registered Jeweler (RJ) by the American Gem...
Tuesday, February 6, 2018
Certified Gemologist January 2018 »
  The following individual has recently earned the prestigious designation of Certified Gemologist ® (CG) by the...
Monday, January 22, 2018
The 2017 Recertification Exam Honor Roll »
Please join us in congratulating the following designees and titleholders who have received a score of 100% on the annua...
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Certified Sales Associate December 2017 »
The following individuals have recently earned the prestigious designation of Certified Sales Associate ®  (CSA)...

Member News
Monday, February 5, 2018
Capitalize on the "Diamonds Do Good" Message »
A Win/Win for Your Business and Your Customers Consumers, especially millennials, want their purchases to make a diff...
Friday, February 2, 2018
ASHI Diamonds Launches The 2018 Diamond Gift Marketing Program »
- The Gift of Love - New York, NY - ASHI is excited to launch their 2018 Diamond Jewelry Marketing Program: DIAMOND...
Friday, February 2, 2018
ASHI Diamonds Appoints Steve Fleck to Represent West Coast Region »
ASHI Diamonds is glad to announce the addition of Steve Fleck as their Sales Representative and Marketing Consultant f...
Tuesday, January 23, 2018
PLATINUM is re-BORN »
Suna Bros. Will be Official Distributors of New Collection January 12, 2018 (New York, NY) – Suna Bros. is thrill...
Monday, January 22, 2018
AGS Retailers' Holiday Season Wrap-Up »
The American Gem Society reached out to our retailer members to find out how they fared during the 2017 holiday season. He...

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The American Gem Society (AGS) is a nonprofit trade association of fine jewelry professionals dedicated to setting, maintaining and promoting the highest standards of ethical conduct and professional behavior through education, accreditation, recertification of its membership, gemological standards, and gemological research.

The Society is committed to providing educational products to inform and protect the consumer and to contributing to the betterment of the trade by creating industry standards to protect the jewelry-buying public and the fine jewelry industry as a whole.

AGS Laboratories, founded to support the AGS mission, is a nonprofit diamond grading laboratory with a mission of consumer protection. Adhering to the AGS Diamond Grading Standards, AGS Laboratories is dedicated to offering diamond grading reports that provide consistency and accuracy based on science.

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