Jeffrey Bilgore Takes Home Five 2008 AGTA Spectrum Awards

Jeffrey Bilgore, LLC received five awards in four different categories at the 2008 AGTA Spectrum Awards. Have a look at the stones and jewelry that took AGTA by storm.

Of 47 given, Bilgore won the following awards 5 … 

Second Place, Open Category Classic Gemstone,


12.38ct unheated cushion sapphire

Second Place, Open Category Cutting Edge Phenomenal Stones, 


54.93ct oval Star Sapphire

Third Place, Open Category Cutting Edge Phenomenal Stones,


15.54ct natural oval Star Ruby (the stone itself was entered in the competition and has since been mounted into the ring above)

Third Place, Business/Day Wear, 


Platinum and 7.15 c.t. Fire Opal accented with yellow Diamonds (0.10 c.t. t.w.).

and Third Place, Classic Jewelry.


Platinum 9 c.t., unheated Padparascha Sapphire and diamond (1.41 c.t. t.w.) ring.

So let’s do the math shall we? From the 597 entries, 47 awards were given out. Of the total 47 awards given Jeffery Bilgore received 5. So what is that, like 9.4% of the awards? I’ve never been good with percentages, the point is that Jeffrey Bilgore, LLC, cleaned up!

Though with his track record (given below) it is no surprise, congratulations are most definitely in order!

Past Awards Received by Bilgore
2007 Cutting Edge Phenomenal Stones Second Place 8ct Cat’s Eye
2007 Spectrum Award Classic Jewelry Second Place Platinum Pink Sapphire and diamond earrings.
 

2005 Cutting Edge Phenomenal Stones First place 16ct Star Ruby – Named the “Star of Katandru” and gifted to the National Gem Collection at the Smithsonian. 

2004 Cutting Edge Phenomenal Stones First Place 15ct Cat’s Eye Chrysoberyl
2004 Spectrum Award – Platinum Honors Bridal 14ct Pink sapphire and diamonds ring.

2002 Cutting Edge Classic Gemstones First place 12ct Emerald Cut Sapphire