2013 Centurion Design Awards
Earlier this year, at the ultra exclusive Centurion Show the winners of the Centurion Design Awards were announced . The competition was open to all exhibitors at the show, and drew entries from almost two-thirds of the companies participating. Retailers were asked to vote for one winner in each of 11 categories.
The categories were as follows: Bridal, Colored Stone Classic, Colored Stone Fashion, Contemporary Metals, Diamond Classic, Diamond Fashion, Gold, Pearl, Platinum, Silver, and Watches.
Sponsoring companies this year were: Exhibit Management Corp. of New York, Chippenhook of Lewisville, TX, and Jewelers’ Mutual Insurance of Neenah, WI. Richard Zucker of Exhibit Management designed the showcase display theme, Chippenhook provided display fixtures and in-case signage, and pieces were insured by Jewelers Mutual for the duration of the competition.
Finalists were Frederic Sage, Maevona, and Mark Patterson
Winner - Frederic Sage
Diamond pave Engagement Ring in a floral motif
Colored Stone Classic
Finalists were Jack Abraham, Jewels by Star, and Oscar Heyman Winner -TIE - Jack Abrahams and Jewels By Star
Jack Abraham's ruby ring surrounded by a wealth of diamonds
Jewels by Star's Diamond framed emerald ring
Colored Stone Fashion
Finalists were Annie Fensterstock for Fragments, Spark Creations, and William Levine
Winner - Spark Creations
Green tourmaline drop earrings in a trendy stilleto silhouette
Finalists were Eclat Jewels, Rebecca, and Todd Reed
Winner - Todd Reed
Palladium and diamond cuff bracelet
Finalists were Etho, Kwiat, and Rahaminov Diamonds
Winner - Kwiat
Limited-edition “Revel” earrings, feature a pair of cushion cut diamonds totaling 12.33 carats
Finalists were A. Link & Co., Roberto Coin, and Siera Jewelry Winner - TIE - Roberto Coin and Siera
Roberto Coin's black and white diamond and green garnet cobra bracelet
Siera's diamond floral pendant in 18k and black rhodium on a black rhodium chain.
Finalists were Alwand Vahan, H. Weiss, and Heather Moore.
Winner - Heather Moore (a first time exhibitor)
Moore's special-order wrap ring framed in cognac diamonds and personalized with the names of Moore’s children.
Finalists were Autore, Coge Design Group, and Yvel
Winner - Yvel
Yvel's one-of-a-kind 18k white gold and diamond necklace set featuring a baroque freshwater pearl.
Finalists were A. Jaffe, Roberto Demeglio, and Gumuchian
Winner - Gumuchian
Gumuchian's versatile platinum and diamond “Bow-lero” necklace
Finalists were Charles Garnier Paris, Eli Jewels, and Elizabeth and James.
Winner - Charles Garnier Paris
Charles Garnier's “Constellation” Collection in a wavy cuff bracelet
Finalists were Frederique Constant, Steven Kretchmer Design, and Philip Stein for ViewPoint Showroom
Winner - Frederique Constant
Frederique Constant’s Lady Slimline Joaillerie watch
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