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Estate Buyers 4/15


AGA Las Vegas Conference (register now...)
The day before JCK --- Thursday, June 2, 2016 - 1:00 - 5:00!

The Good, the Bad….and the Beautiful
- Industry Insights you need to know about

The Good

Toward Fair Trade Transparency - Where should our industry be headed?

Eric Braunwart – Columbia Gem House

Learn what is currently being done to help shape the actions of the gem and jewelry profession in protecting the environment, communities and confidence in the consumer market.

The Bad

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Gem and Jewelry Frauds - Protecting yourself and your clients
New scams aimed at jewelers, appraisers and consumers

Art SamuelsEstate Buyers
Peter ShemonskyPeter Jon Shemonsky (bio)

There are some scary things entering the market – both products and documents. We'll be sharing current threats, how to detect them and then open the floor for a lively discussion.

& the Beautiful

Bulls in a Bear Market - Natural Color Diamonds – their attributes & soaring values

Defining GIA Color Boundaries

John KingGIA (bio)

Over the past 20 years the use of GIA colored diamond color grades has become ubiquitous. Yet understanding the relationship of these grades and descriptions to diamond color appearance is not always clear. This presentation will discuss the considerations behind GIA's boundary development and highlight the application of its principles.

Valuing Fancy Color Diamonds

Jose Batista - Rio Diamond (bio)
Scott West – LJ West Diamonds (bio)
Gino Di GesoLJ West Diamonds

See what is happening in this lively market from the inside and how subtle nuances can mean big bucks.

About the AGA Las Vegas Conference (Register Now...)

Conference check-in begins at 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 2, 2016
Conference sessions are from 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

The conference will conclude with a hosted networking reception from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Registration Conference Fees - Available on-line until May 25, 2016

Early Registration Fees*:
AGA & Gem-A Members: $95
Non-Members: $145

At door prices - $105/$155

Register Now...

Location: Westin Las Vegas Hotel - 160 E. Flamingo Road, Las Vegas, NV 89109 (702) 836-5900 Directions

Date: Thursday, June 2, 2016
Times: Check-in: 12:30 pm, Program: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm, Reception: 5:00 - 7:00 pm

*no refunds after 5/25/2016

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