Become an AGTA Member
Associated Industry Professional
Colored Diamond Dealer
| Firm Membership
Companies qualifying for this type of Membership must maintain an inventory of 50% or more of loose colored gemstones or cultured pearls at the wholesale level. Additional requirements include that the company have been based in the United States or Canada for at least five years and the Member representative must have maintained a permanent office, of his/her own, in the United States, or Canada, for at least two years immediately preceding application for membership. During that time, half of their business must have been in unset natural colored gemstones or cultured pearls at the wholesale level.
The American Gem Trade Association is committed to ethical business practices within the industry, and AGTA Members have an unwavering adherence to this responsibility. AGTA Members annually commit themselves to the Code of Ethics and Fair Business Practices
By continuing, I acknowledge that I have read and agree to abide by AGTA’s Code of Ethics.
By continuing, I acknowledge that I have read and agree to abide by AGTA’s Standing Rule.
The undersigned Applicant hereby expressly represents and warrants to the American Gem Trade Association, Inc. that the Applicant and its business comply, and have complied during a period of at least two (2) years prior to applying for AGTA membership, with all applicable local, state or province, and Federal or Canadian laws, rules and regulations, including, but not limited to, maintaining a Federal or Canadian tax identification number, maintaining all required sales, use or VAT tax numbers or accounts, filing all local, state or province, and Federal or Canadian tax returns or reports, paying all applicable local, state or province, and Federal or Canadian taxes (including employee withholding, payroll, social security, sales, use and excise taxes), and maintaining an inventory reporting system that satisfies all taxation and insurance requirements applicable to the Applicant’s business.