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Connect With the AGS Community Through Upcoming Events

Wednesday, February 12, 2020  
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The American Gem Society (AGS) offers a variety of events throughout the year that give you numerous opportunities to connect with fellow members of the AGS community. Whether you're looking to continue your education or do a little networking, you'll find these events—and more—on the webpage or the members-only Facebook group.

Visit our Events Calendar at to learn more about upcoming events with AGS, the Regional Guilds, and the Young Titleholders (YTs).

You can also find out about upcoming events by joining our members-only Facebook Group at

Don’t forget the many resources we have available in the Member Portal on the AGS website. Click the links below to explore. To view these pages, be sure to login to your account:

If you have questions about an upcoming event or about other resources we have available, please contact membership at


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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