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May 19, 2022

Are You Compliant With Anti-Money Laundering Laws?

What you need to know to protect yourself and your business By Jewelers Mutual® Group There are many obvious ways to keep your business safe. Things like having a working alarm system, keeping an eye out for suspicious activity, and alerting the authorities to potential threats are crucial to protecting your staff and store. One critical safety measure often forgotten is anti-money laundering (AML) compliance. Complying with these laws can be tricky for jewelers, but if you don’t, you could face serious penalties. Anti-money laundering certification for jewelers is required, and you need to renew it on an annual basis.

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Upgraded Video Technology for Only My Diamond® is Here!

Have you heard the news? AGS Laboratories recently announced that Only My Diamond (OMD) has upgraded its video capabilities. And we’re excited to let you know that all OMD videos will be provided with this new technology! Only My Diamond (OMD) provides an exciting enhancement to the AGS Laboratories’ Diamond Grading Reports. It offers supplementary diamond quality information and education in an interactive, online format that transcends the sales counter. What are the benefits of this new technology? A 360-degree video with a resolution that’s 5x better than previous technology, in a similar light setting. A more accurate representation of

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WJA Presents Fundraising Breakfast at JCK

The Women’s Jewelry Association (WJA) is excited to share a special fundraiser coming to JCK Las Vegas this year. Generating Community Impact Breakfast Building a diverse, inclusive, and respectful work environment⁠ ⁠ Saturday, June 11 8:oo a.m. PDT⁠ ⁠ Join WJA for breakfast and a special presentation by Karine Bah Tahé, Founder and CEO of Blue Level Training, a Black woman-owned enterprise focused on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion training.⁠ ⁠ Participate in this event and showcase your commitment to uplifting and empowering women and unrepresented leaders in our industry!⁠  Early bird tickets are now on sale through 5/29⁠! $25 WJA

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Got Sparkle? We’ll Help You Show It Off.

Summer is on the way and what better time to show off some sparkle! We want to help you promote your gorgeous jewelry in time for the wedding season and warm-weather trends. How? Star in an American Gem Society “Sparkle Sessions” video! Showcase your knowledge of gems and jewelry, and help consumers understand the benefits of shopping with an AGS jeweler. This exposure is free—it’s an added-value member benefit! “Sparkle Sessions” Guidelines We hope to see your video soon! Have questions? Email marketing@ags.org.

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