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An Opening Night Tradition

Monday, March 18, 2019  
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When: Monday, April 8, 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Where: Sheraton Grand Seattle, Grand Ballroom
Supplier Showcase Nashville 2018What better way to top off the first day of Conclave than being surrounded by incredible jewelry and gemstones from the best suppliers in the industry (AGS Suppliers!), enjoy a bountiful buffet, and mingle with friends and colleagues!
New this year: Gemstone Gallery
We are introducing a new addition to the event this year: the Gemstone Gallery! This dedicated space within the overall event will feature loose diamonds and colored gemstones.
See below for a list of participating vendors:
  • 100% Natural Ltd.
  • American Gem Trade Association (AGTA)
  • Armand Jacoby
  • Couture by ASHI
  • Divine LLC
  • Fire & Ice Diamonds
  • Gadbois Jewelry
  • Heera Moti Inc.
  • Julius Klein Group
  • Jye's International Inc.
  • KP Sanghvi Inc. (Gemstone Gallery)
  • Krainz Creations
  • Lika Behar Collection
  • Mayer & Watt / 1957 (Gemstone Gallery)
  • McTeigue NY 1895
  • Nav Jewelry Works
  • NEI Group
  • Omi Privé
  • Real Gems Inc.
  • Samsara Creations
  • Scott West by L.J. West Diamonds
  • Suna Bros. / Platinum Born
  • Valentina Diamonds


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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