American Gem Society
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  • When shopping for something as rare and precious as jewelry, you want to feel confident about your purchase. Does your jeweler undergo annual recertification? Learn more about credentialed jewelers here. #KnowYourJeweler
  • As a member of the American Gem Society, we adhere to standards that not only comply with governing laws, but that go beyond, to ensure that you are buying from jewelers who have the knowledge and skill to help you make the most informed buying decision. Visit our store to learn more!
  • Why are we American Gem Society (AGS) jewelers? All AGS jewelers must continue their gemological and jewelry education, always improving their knowledge and keeping up with trends in jewelry and ethical business practices. Come visit our store and learn more!

  • Whether you are shopping in-store or online, you can find a trustworthy jeweler with the highest ethical business standards at the click of a button, by using the American Gem Society’s Find A Jeweler tool.
  • We’re proud members of the American Gem Society. This quick video explains why this makes us different from other jewelers. #AskforAGS



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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.

American Gem Society

8881 W. Sahara Ave. Las Vegas, NV 89117 (866) 805-6500