Gemological Institute of America
Established in 1931, the Gemological Institute of America is the world’s foremost authority on diamonds, colored stones, and pearls.
A nonprofit institute, GIA's mission is to ensure the public trust in gems and jewelry by upholding the highest standards of integrity, academics, science, and professionalism through education, research, laboratory services, and instrument development. GIA attained its leadership role through decades of integrity and ingenuity, and everything we do is still driven by this mission.
GIA is where students from all over the world build successful careers in the gem and jewelry field. The Graduate Gemologist (G.G.) diploma, which focuses on gem grading and identification, is the industry’s highest professional credential. And with its Graduate Jeweler, Applied Jewelry Arts, and Accredited Jewelry Professional programs, GIA offers training geared to every aspect of the industry.

The Society of North American Goldsmiths
The Society of North American Goldsmiths (SNAG), an international educational nonprofit organization, was founded in 1969. Membership is open to anyone passionate about jewelry, design and metalsmithing.
SNAG supports and advances the professional practice of artists, designers, jewelers and metalsmiths. Through education, innovation, and leadership, SNAG provides access to a vibrant and passionate community.

Three Rivers Women's Collective
The Three Rivers Women's Collective is a volunteer, non-profit organization with the purpose of fostering, promoting, educating, and encouraging the creative, artistic women of San Juan county, New Mexico.

Artist Links:
Becky Burt - metal smith

Galleries: Feat of Clay
107 South Main Street
Aztec, NM 87410
Wednesday - Saturday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.