Learn about the various credentials for members of the American Gem Society, from Registered Jeweler to Certified Gemologist Appraiser. Jewelry Association | Top Jewelers, Diamond Education
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The American Gem Society promotes the advancement of professional education within the jewelry industry to enhance consumer confidence and trust in the knowledge, business integrity, and competence of retail jewelers. There are stringent requirements for election to membership for a business and for the awarding of credentials to an individual titleholder.

Each American Gem Society member store must employ at least one credentialed associate before achieving active membership status. These titles include Registered Jeweler, Certified Gemologist, and Certified Gemologist Appraiser. In addition to these titles, the American Gem Society also offers a designation – the Certified Sales Associate.

RJ CG CGA CSA 

When shopping for diamonds, gemstones, or jewelry, you can put your trust in the knowledge, experience, and integrity of a credentialed American Gem Society member.To learn more about the AGS Titles and Designations that credentialed AGS jewelers receive, click here.

Read more about how professional credentials from the AGS can you set you apart.

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Mission Statement

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.

American Gem Society

8881 W. Sahara Ave. Las Vegas, NV 89117

info@ags.org (866) 805-6500