Affiliates

American Gem Trade Association (AGTA)

AGTA is an association of United States and Canadian natural colored gemstone and Cultured Pearl industry professionals dedicated to promoting the natural colored gemstone trade.

WWW.AGTA.ORG

Contemporary Design Group (CDG)

The Contemporary Design Group is a national organization dedicated to the promotion of creative jewelry design and committed to the highest standards of integrity and ethics in business and in design.

WWW.CDGJEWELERS.COM

Conflict Diamonds Associations

In July 2000, the World Federation of Diamond Bourses and the International Diamond Manufacturers Association met in Antwerp to discuss, among other things, the concern over human rights violations committed in some diamond producing countries. During this meeting a resolution was passed to create the World Diamond Council (WDC).

WWW.DIAMONDFACTS.ORG

Gemological Institute of America (GIA)

GIA is the world's largest and most respected nonprofit institute of gemological research and learning.

WWW.GIA.EDU

Jewelers Board of Trade (JBT)

The Jewelers Board of Trade (JBT) is the only association providing credit, collection and marketing services geared specifically to the jewelry industry.

WWW.JEWELERSBOARD.COM

Jewelers of America (JA)

Jewelers of America (JA) is the national association for the retail jeweler. JA is both a center of knowledge for the jeweler and an advocate for professionalism and high social, ethical, and environmental standards in the jewelry trade. The JA mission is to assist all members in improving their business skills and profitability. JA will provide access to meaningful educational programs and services, leadership in public and industry affairs, and encourage members with common interests to act in their and the industry's best interests.

WWW.JEWELERS.ORG

Jewelers Mutual Insurance Company

Jewelers Mutual Insurance Company is the only insurer committed to protecting jewelry businesses and jewelry owners across the United States. Whether you need a jewelers block policy for your inventory, property and liability coverages for your business, or insurance for your personal jewelry, you can count on Jewelers Mutual to be your expert insurance guide.

WWW.JEWELERSMUTUAL.COM

Jewelers Vigilance Committee (JVC)

The Jewelers Vigilance Committee was formed in 1912 to provide education and self-regulation to the jewelry industry. Members operate under the highest standards of business practice after pledging to comply with all laws applicable to the jewelry industry and make accurate representations about the products they sell.

WWW.JVCLEGAL.ORG

Kimberley Process

The Kimberley Process is a joint government, international diamond industry and civil society initiative to stem the flow of conflict diamonds - rough diamonds that are used by rebel movements to finance wars against legitimate governments.

WWW.KIMBERLEYPROCESS.COM

Manufacturing Jewelers & Suppliers of America

Manufacturing Jewelers & Suppliers of America has one overarching goal: to help its members achieve greater profitability.

WWW.MJSA.ORG

Platinum Guild International

Platinum Guild International (PGI) is an organization dedicated to inspiring a passion for platinum that ensures it is the precious jewelry of choice. We supply information, practical advice and expertise to help jewelry buyers make informed and inspired decisions. We also offer the jewelry trade specialist knowledge and resources, with the aim of providing customers a high level of help and advice in store.

WWW.PRECIOUSPLATINUM.COM

World Gold Council (WGC)

Founded in 1987, the World Gold Council is an organization formed and funded by the world's leading  gold mining companies with the aim of stimulating and maximizing the demand for, and holding of, gold by consumers, investors, industry, and the official sector.

WWW.GOLD.ORG