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A 22-carat emerald and diamond ring called "Tropical Storm" by James Currens took home both Best in Show and top honors in the classical category in the American Gem Trade Association’s annual Spectrum design competition. 
The Texas Jewelers Association (TJA) announced the winners of the jewelry design contest it held during the recent Smart Jewelry Show in Dallas.
The American Gem Trade Association (AGTA) has named Jennifer McCurry, Jennie Ma, Barbara Heinrich, John Hatleberg and Jose Hess as the judges for its 2014 Spectrum Awards.
Entries will be accepted through Sept. 30 for the sixth annual Centurion Emerging Design Competition, a high-end jewelry design contest that will afford two winners a showcase and exhibit space at the Centurion Scottsdale show in February.
Next year is the 30th anniversary of the American Gem Trade Association’s (AGTA) Spectrum Awards, which recognize the skills of jewelry designers and lapidaries in the United States and Canada who are working with colored gemstones.
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