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American Gem Society News
Thursday, March 8, 2018
Spend an Evening With Gems and Friends »
The AGS Suppliers' Reception and Showcase is a beloved Conclave event, dedicated to incredible jewelry, great food and fab...
Tuesday, March 6, 2018
Conclave's Nights in Nashville »
Nashville offers a vibrant scene at night, but you don't need to leave Conclave to have a memorable evening. We've lined u...
Tuesday, March 6, 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, February 26, 2018
The Networking Area: the Place to Network and Learn »
Usually, the Networking Area is a great place to catch up with friends and meet AGS Supplier and Sustaining Firm members....
Monday, February 26, 2018
Get a Professional Head Shot at Conclave! »
The AGS Young Titleholders (YTs) understand how important a great photo can be in your career. Back by popular demand, the...

AGS Laboratories News
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
AGS Laboratories and Hearts On Fire Speak About Importance of Cut in Malaysia »
AGS Laboratories Director of Business Development, James Dimick, and Hearts On Fire, traveled to Malaysia last month to sp...
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...

Jewelry and Industry
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Tips from Jewelers Mutual: 5 Real Proposal Stories With All the Feels »
Did you know there is an actual day created for those who have patiently waited for their intended to pop the question? It...
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Way to Go, Retro! »
Aquamarine and Diamond Vintage Chandelier Earrings at Market Street Diamonds.   Vinta...
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Celebrate the Year of the Dog »
As we continue to celebrate the Chinese New Year, we are very excited that it's the Year of the Dog! Were you born during...
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Top 5 Engagement Ring Trends for 2018 »
  True or False: Valentine's Day is the most popular day of the year to pop the question. The answer is "False....
Wednesday, March 7, 2018
Supplier Spotlight: KR Diamonds »
“The idea behind KR Diamonds is to provide U.S. jewelers with beautifully cut diamonds without taking the flight to Europe...

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...

Wednesday, March 7, 2018
Certified Sales Associate February 2018 »
The following individuals have recently earned the prestigious designation of Certified Sales Associate ®  (CSA)...
Wednesday, March 7, 2018
Registered Supplier February 2018 »
The following individual has recently earned the prestigious designation of Registered Supplier (RS) by the American Gem S...
Wednesday, March 7, 2018
Registered Jeweler February 2018 »
The following individuals have recently earned the prestigious designation of Registered Jeweler (RJ) by the American Gem...
Monday, February 26, 2018
Check Out These Don't-Miss Sessions »
Renovations, the Legacy of Diamonds, and Managing Your Online Reputation The jewelry industry, as with other consumer-...
Tuesday, February 6, 2018
Certified Sales Associate January 2018 »
The following individuals have recently earned the prestigious designation of Certified Sales Associate ®  (CSA)...

Member News
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
Cyber Threats in the Jewelry Industry: Why You Are at Risk »
  If you are attending Conclave, you don't want to miss this Campfire Session b...
Tuesday, March 6, 2018
How Offering a Protection Plan Program Can Give You a Competitive Edge »
Jewelry and Watch Plans Generate Additional Revenue for Retail Jewelers There’s no question about it—peace of mind is...
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Uneek Introduces the Next Evolution in Bridal Jewelry »
Los Angeles, CA - Uneek Jewelry, the Los Angeles-based manufacturer founded and run by 12-time award-winning designer Ben...
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...


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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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