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Tuesday, August 17, 2010
Deadline for 2011 AGTA Spectrum Awards Applications is Sept. 24
From The Daily Jewel, the American Gem Trade Association is accepting applications for the 2011 Spectrum Awards. You can download the entry form and get more information about the annual jewelry design competition from this link. The deadline to enter is September 24
The AGTA Spectrum Awards competition, which includes the Cutting Edge Awards and Platinum Honors, is one of the industry's most-esteemed honors. Fashion editors, stylists, and leading retailers rely on the AGTA Spectrum Awards for the latest color combinations and styles that will drive trends for the year to come.
The competition is open to all individuals living in the United States and Canada. You do not have to be a Member of the AGTA to enter. Any jewelry or gemstone produced after October 2009, and not previously entered into an AGTA competition may be entered. Entries must be finished pieces; no drawings will be accepted.
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I am a freelance writer and editor who covers the luxury jewelry and watch industry for several publications, including Forbes.com the Financial Times, Hong Kong-based JewelleryNetAsiaand the Italian jewelry magazine, VO+. In addition, I have my own blog covering the jewelry and watch industry, Jewelry News Network.