AGTA Announces Spectrum Awards Judges


(PRESS RELEASE) DALLAS, TX – The American Gem Trade Association (AGTA) announces its panel of judges for the 2019 AGTA Spectrum Awards. This year’s judges are:

John L. Carter, Retailer, Jack Lewis Jewelers
Paula Crevoshay, Designer, Mellika Company, Inc. / Crevoshay
Myriam Galli, Manufacturer, Gemveto
Brett Kosnar, Lapidary, Kosnar Gem Co.
Naomi Sarna, Designer/Lapidary, Naomi Sarna Designs

The AGTA Spectrum Awards is a premier colored gemstone and cultured pearl jewelry design competition with categories in Bridal Wear, Business Day Wear, Classical, Evening Wear and Men’s Wear. AGTA Spectrum Awards also features the Platinum Honors sponsored by Platinum Guild International and the Gem DIVA Awards sponsored by the Women’s Jewelry Association (WJA). The AGTA Cutting Edge Awards honors loose colored gemstones in everything from Classic Gemstones to one-of-a-kind Carvings, Pairs and Suites to Objects of Art. The competition is open to U.S. and Canadian designers and cutters.

It’s a very great honor to judge at the same competition that helped define my career. Read the complete press release at You can view past awards won by Naomi Sarna Designs here.

Cover Photo Credit: Denise Chan