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The American Gem Society, founded in 1934 by Robert M. Shipley, is a nonprofit trade association dedicated to proven ethics, knowledge, and consumer protection within the jewelry industry.

The American Gem Society is a professional organization awarding credentials for its members, who are held to the highest ethical and professional standards in the industry and must pass annual recertification examinations to maintain their titles. Less than one in twenty jewelers in the country have chosen to meet the exacting standards necessary for membership.

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American Gem Society Offers Tips for Holiday Jewelry Purchases

AGS Tips for Holiday Jewelry Purchases

LAS VEGAS, Nev., Dec. 5, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The American Gem Society (AGS), a nonprofit association dedicated to consumer protection and the ongoing education of jewelers, is providing tips for consumers to keep in mind this holiday season before hitting the stores to make significant diamond and jewelry purchases.

Henry Winkler Heads Keynote Lineup for AGS Conclave 2020

Mr. Henry Winkler

LAS VEGAS, Nev., Nov. 8, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Henry Winkler, Emmy-winning actor, director, producer, and New York Times best-selling author, will be the opening keynote speaker for the American Gem Society’s (AGS) Annual Conclave, which will be held in Denver, Colorado, April 27-29, 2020 at the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel.

American Gem Society Launches Digital Badging for Members

American Gem Society

LAS VEGAS, Nev., Oct. 31, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The American Gem Society (AGS) announced today the launch of “digital badging” credentials for AGS members. The badges are the first of its kind in the jewelry industry. A digital badge is a graphical icon that indicates the AGS members’ credentials and accomplishments.

AGS Laboratories Releases Digital Diamond Grading Reports – Digital Format Serves as the Official Document #AskForAGS

AGS Laboratories

LAS VEGAS, Nev., Oct. 21, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — AGS Laboratories announces the launch of their grading reports in a digital platform. The digital documents serve as an official grading report and will be formatted the same as AGS Laboratories’ printed documents.

American Gem Society Circle of Distinction Dinner Honors Jewelry Industry Leaders Zimmer, Capeci, and Tannenbaum

Alan M. Zimmer, Caryl Capeci, and Elliot Tannenbaum

LAS VEGAS, Nev., Aug. 7, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A proud tradition in the American Gem Society (AGS) took place last night as the Society once again honored the outstanding accomplishments of the jewelry industry’s best and brightest at the annual Circle of Distinction Dinner. The prestigious event for 2019 was held at New York City’s historic Plaza Hotel and celebrated the work of three well-known and highly-respected industry professionals.

Healthcare Coverage Savings and Benefits Now Offered to American Gem Society Members

American Gem Society

LAS VEGAS, Nev., June 27, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The American Gem Society (AGS) is pleased to announce a strategic partnership with MJM Global Insurance Brokerage Group, which will offer access to healthcare coverage to the Society’s membership, for those wishing to participate.

American Gem Society (AGS) Accepting RFPs for Breakout Speakers at Conclave 2020

American Gem Society

LAS VEGAS, Nev., June 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The American Gem Society (AGS) is now accepting Requests for Proposals (RFPs) to present at the annual Conclave in Denver, Colorado, April 27-29, 2020. The AGS is a professional organization awarding credentials for its members, who are held to the highest ethical and professional standards.