|Heather Moore, first time Centurion exhibitor, won in the Gold category for this wrap ring framed in cognac diamonds and personalized with the names of Moore’s children.|
Part of the festivities of the recently concluded Centurion luxury jewelry tradeshow in Scottsdale, Ariz., was the third annual Centurion Design Awards. The competition was open to all exhibitors at the show and about two-thirds participated, according to show officials. Retailers who attended the show voted for their favorite pieces, which determined the winners.
The winners in each of the 11 categories were announced by The Centurion E-Newsletter and are as follows:
Bridal: Frederic Sage for a diamond pave engagement ring.
Colored Stone Fashion: Spark Creations with a pair of green tourmaline drop earrings.
Contemporary Metals: Todd Reed with a palladium and diamond cuff bracelet.
Diamond Classic: Kwiat, for its limited-edition “Revel” earrings.
Diamond Fashion: Roberto Coin with a black and white diamond and green garnet cobra bracelet (above), and Siera Jewelry with a diamond floral pendant in 18k gold and black rhodium on a black rhodium chain (below), tied.
Gold: Heather Moore with a special-order wrap ring framed in cognac diamonds and personalized with the names of Moore’s children (top photo).
Pearl: Yvel with a one-of-a-kind 18k white gold and diamond necklace set with a baroque freshwater pearl.
Platinum: Gumuchian with its versatile platinum and diamond “Bow-lero” necklace.
Silver: Charles Garnier Paris with its “constellation” finish wavy cuff bracelet.
Watches: Frederique Constant’s Lady Slimline Joaillerie.