Byard F. Brogan, Embee Diamonds and Inspired Jewellery are registered supplier members of the American Gem Society (AGS), and have dedicated ourselves to:
In addition, each of our 3 companies are also members of various other industry bodies and associations including the following:
Manufacturing Jewelers & Silversmiths of America (MJSA) - Byard F. Brogan is a member of the MJSA. The MJSA provides access to technical, sales, and business expertise unavailable elsewhere. The MJSA also offers practical compliance guides so their members can more easily meet federal, state, and industry standards.
Jewelers Board of Trade (JBT) - Byard F. Brogan and Embee Diamonds are members of the Jewelers Board of Trade. The Jewelers Board of Trade is dedicated to the welfare of its members and the jewelry industry overall, providing industry specific credit information, collections and marketing services.
Jewelers Vigilance Committee (JVC) - Byard F. Brogan and Embee Diamonds are members The Jewelers Vigilance Committee - the sole legal compliance expert in the jewelry industry established 1917 to educate and protect all levels of the jewelry industry against liability, litigation and to stop negative publicity. Jewelers Vigilance Committee is considered the industry's leading authority on legal compliance and is a champion of safeguarding the industry's integrity.
Jewelers' Security Alliance (JSA) - Byard F. Brogan are supporters of the Jewelers' Security Alliance (JSA) is a non-profit trade association with 21,000 members that has been providing crime information and assistance to the jewelry industry and law enforcement since 1883.
Cultured Pearl Association (CPA) - Byard F. Brogan is a member of the Culture Pearl Association. The intention of the Cultured Pearl Association is to "cultivate" awareness, interest, demand and successful marketability of Cultured Pearls for the retail community and the consumer level. Through promotion, education, public relations and unwavering commitment we aim to inspire an authentic passion for all Cultured Pearl varieties.