Rocky Mountain Guild Meeting
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When: Thursday, September 12, 2019
6:30 PM
Where: 240 Union Restaurant
240 Union Boulevard
Lakewood, Colorado  80228
United States
Presenter: Dacques Nini

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Cost: $30 Members; AGS, WJA, GIA • $35 non members
Day of price: $35 members, $40 non members
Schedule: 6:30 p.m. - Networking, drinks, and dinner
7:00 p.m. - Presentation
8:00 p.m. - Questions and discussion
Register: Online



The Rocky Mountain Guild Presents

WJA Jewelry Night Out with a Presentation by Dacques Nini
The Magnificent Mines of the Ural Mountains


Dacques NiniPresented in partnership with Women's Jewelry Association (WJA) Colorado and GIA Alumni Mile High Chapter.

Join us for an incredible social and educational event at one of the top restaurants in the Denver area. Enjoy cocktails and delicious appetizers as you mix and mingle with industry leaders before the presentation.

Jewelry Night Out is WJA’s national membership drive, where you'll get discounted rates on your annual membership. You will also learn about the local chapters of WJA, American Gem Society (AGS), and Gemological Institute of America (GIA), and it's a great opportunity to find fantastic deals on silent auction items.


Dacques Nini has had many years of adventures in some of the most famous and exotic localities where diamonds and colored gemstones are mined. Dacques recently returned from the magnificent Ural Mountains. He will share his experiences, insights, and discuss the region and its mining developments. Come join us as we journey into the history of the region and the mystery of the famous Ural Mountains. You’ll learn about the Malysheva Emerald Mines: emeralds, alexandrite; Karkodino Mines: demantoid garnet; Vishnevogorsk Mine: apatite, moonstone, sunstone; and the Corundum Mine: blue corundum and polychrome corundum.

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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.

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