AGTA Spectrum Awards

“The AGTA Spectrum Awards is considered the most respected and prestigious creative award for the design industry.  Launched in 1984, the AGTA Spectrum Awards honors, recognizes and promotes designers whose work utilizes natural colored gemstones and cultured pearls in finished fine jewelry design.  It has become the benchmark for jewelry designers striving to gain recognition for their work.”

2016 Summer AGTA Spectrum Award

Honorable Mention
Evening Wear

Sinork Agdere

Lord Jewelry18K yellow gold and platinum "Ballerina" ring featuring a 65.0 ct. specialty-cut lemon Citrine accented with Diamonds and enamel.
 Dynamic father & daughter team while attending Spectrum 2016 Gala. 


JCK Tucson Design Challenge 2017

Jewelry industry authority JCK partners up with Uncommon Goods, and  O, the Oprah Magazine for a design challenge for JCK Tucson, a curated destination for emerging artists and makers of finished jewelry and loose gemstones. JCK Tucson will be hosted from February 1-4, 2017 at the JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort & Spa in Tucson, AZ.

The design challenge judging panel  featured Sharon Hitchcock, Jewelry Buyer for UncommonGoods, Paula Lee, Accessories Editor for O, the Oprah Magazine, and Main Street Revolution by The top 3 winners will be awarded a cash prize and the winner will receive a vendor contract. 
Design Challenge Winner, 
Design Challenge 2nd Place Winner, O, the Oprah Magazine
Butterfly Brooch made in 18k gold, 0.85ct diamond, 0.75ct sapphire, jewelry enameling.