Awards & Donations
AGTA Spectrum Awards for 2012 include:
15 piece Ascher Cut Suite of incredible color and clarity Rubellite Tourmaline(Razzle Dazzle) as well as a matched pair of Fan Cut Rubellite Tourmaline (My Fair Lady). Cutting Edge Award for master cutter: Aivan Pham of Scottsdale, Arizona 70 ct.
Oregon Sunstone, winner of Innovative Cutting Award for gem transformer: Darryl Alexander of Gilbert, Arizona. This gem is perfectly named, Seafoam and Sunset.
Arizona Triplets donated to The Smithsonian Natural History Museum in Washington, DC by Somewhere In The Rainbow. Now on permanent display in our nations most prestigious museum.
AGTA Spectrum Awards for 2011 include:
Padparadscha Sapphire and Diamond Ring (Just Peachy) designed by Shelly Sergent and Sean Ryan. Crafted by Schmitt Jewelers, Phoenix, AZ. Photography by Robert Weldon for AGTA Spectrum Awards.
Phenomenal Blue Star Sapphire Ring (Suspense) designed and crafted by modern artist, Eddie Sakamoto. Both rings have been loaned to All That Glitters Exhibit at San Diego Natural History Museum.