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Celebrate Your AGS Certification

Tuesday, August 27, 2019  
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Every fall, you and your fellow American Gem Society (AGS) titleholders take the annual recertification exam in order to maintain your credentials. This is an accomplishment that we encourage you to share! Below you'll find messaging to help you celebrate your certification, whether you've taken the recertification exam or are in the process.

Once you've taken the exam, post a photo of you with your certificate on your social media pages! Be sure to tag the American Gem Society so we can be part of your celebration.

I've Completed the Recertification Exam

  • I am a credentialed jeweler with the American Gem Society (AGS). In order to maintain my credentials, I am required to recertify annually. I have recently taken and passed my recertifciation exam! This demonstrates my commitment to you by ensuring that you are shopping with a knowledgeable, ethical jeweler who stays on top of their training.

I'm in the Process of Taking the Recertification Exam

  • I am a credentialed jeweler with the American Gem Society (AGS). In order to maintain my credentials, I am required to recertify annually. Recertification time is now underway and I will be renewing! This demonstrates my commitment to you by ensuring that you are shopping with a knowledgeable, ethical jeweler who stays on top of their training.

Be sure to visit the Content Portal for press release templates that will help you promote your recertification. Click here to download the templates.

If you have questions about the annual recertification exam or are interested in becoming an AGS titleholder, contact the Education Department at AGSEducation@ags.org or call 866.805.6500, option 4.


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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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