Rocky Mountain Guild Meeting
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When: Tuesday, September 26, 2017
6:00 PM
Where: Lakewood Country Club
6800 W 10th Ave
Lakewood, Colorado  80214
United States
Presenter: Harold Dupuy
Contact: John Purvis

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6:00 p.m. Cocktails (cash bar)
7:00 p.m. Buffet Dinner
7:30 p.m. Presentation/Q&A

$35 online or $45 at the door


The Little Rock Guild Presents Harold Dupuy
"Lab-Grown Diamonds: Products, Perceptions, and Reality"

Presented in partnership with the Rocky Mountain Jewelers Association.

Join the Little Rock Guild as they learn about lab-grown diamonds from industry expert, Mr. Harold Dupuy.

Regardless of what term you use—synthetic, lab-grown, lab-created, man-made, etc.—this topic is on everyone's minds.

Mr. Dupuy is a Fellow of The Gemmological Association of Great Britain, a Graduate Gemologist from GIA, a Master Gemologist Appraiser® from the American Society of Appraisers and currently serves as Vice President, Strategic Analysis for Stuller Inc.

Mr. Dupuy will share the latest updates on this emotional, controversial and rapidly evolving topic.

The presentation will address the history of lab-grown diamonds, production methods, the producers, media and publicity, market strategy, pricing, market share, as well as tips and tricks for screening and detection.

Mr. Dupuy will also discuss what wise retailers are to do and will answer your questions.



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.

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