"Bellflower" ring featuring a 3.28-carat cabochon sapphire accented with diamonds and sapphire. Bespoke micro pave, custom design in platinum. The ring is available for purchase. It could be viewed online - r7201
Images courtesy of AGTA, Brian Moghadam Photography
"La Petite" bracelet with nine miniature charms featuring Rubies, Aquamarines, Garnets, Amethysts, Sapphires, Tourmalines, and Spinels. Available for purchase. Could be viewed online b7482
Images courtesy of AGTA, Brian Moghadam Photography.
The AGTA Spectrum Awards™ is considered the most respected and prestigious creative award for the design industry. It has become the benchmark for jewelry designers striving to gain recognition for their work. Winners set the standards of excellence for our entire industry.
We are proud and excited to have received top honors and best of the show for this year's Spectrum Award. Paraiba tourmaline ring. Captivating 4.71-carat Windex-blue Paraiba tourmaline cabochon ring.
This remarkable Brazilian stone is incredibly rare and currently is unable to be sourced because all of the mines have been exhausted.
As told by MSJA "The Professional Design Excellence Category celebrates work that exemplifies the best of contemporary jewelry design. The winners show a thorough grounding in the tradition of fine design, along with an eagerness for experimentation and innovation. By meeting the highest standards of craftsmanship and creativity, these designs truly deserve their award-winning status."
Moonstone Ring. Custom made right-hand ring, featuring magnificent blue moonstone set in an elaborate micro pave mounting. Three rows of rounded micro pave halo and three rows of pave on the shank. The stone is cradled in platinum and rose gold patterned cup encrusted with custom-cut sapphire cabochons.
Leon Megé's 18K gold and sterling silver "Maestro" gramophone ring featuring interchangeable records made of ebony wood with yellow sapphires, rubies, black and white diamonds won 2nd place in the Objects of Art Division at the 2014 Spectrum Awards.
This Category is unique and showcases jewelry as artwork that can stand on its own and that doesn't have to be worn in order to be appreciated.
White gold "Blue Fin" ring featuring 12.75 ct. Paraiba Tourmaline cabochon accented with diamonds won 1st Place in the Evening Wear division at the 2014 Spectrum Awards. This design is the epitome of Evening Wear and would complete any red carpet look.
Leon Megé's platinum ring featuring a 13.67 purple sapphire accented with diamonds and ruby cabochon received an honorable mention in the Evening Wear division at the 2013 Spectrum Awards The jewelry in this category is nothing short of spectacular and could be worn on any red carpet around the world.
Leon Megé's “Maestro” ring is a musical experience translated into jewelry. Handcrafted in sterling silver, 18k gold, and black and white diamonds, the ring features interchangeable records made of black ebony wood and sits upon a base of white Carrera marble with a silver platform in the shape of an old-fashioned gramophone.
Taking Leon Megé approximately one year to complete, the “Maestro” ring offers a set of jewelry compiled into one piece. The miniature records that accompany the ring are custom made with gemstones to fit a client’s personal music taste.
Leon Mege's platinum ring features a 16.76 ct. Paraiba Tourmaline cabochon accented with antique cushion-cut micro pave. Diamonds won Platinum Honors in the Business/Day Wear category at the 2012 AGTA Spectrum Awards. Platinum Honors recognizes the outstanding use of platinum in colored gemstone jewelry in the 5 Spectrum Awards categories.
The New Talent Design Competition seeks out to highlight the best new designers in fine jewelry. The American Jewelry Design Council is a non-profit educational corporation, which recognizes and promotes the appreciation of original jewelry design as art. The award is given in recognition of the body of the designer's work.
The AJDC emphasizes the artistic qualities of jewelry design. Quote: “Essential to every culture, art is the vehicle for expressing emotions and ideas in a personal and creative manner.” The AJDC is a group of more than 30 designers whose mission is to promote the art of jewelry.
In coordination with JA, the annual contest helps to present a single outstanding designer to national and international jewelry buyers. The beautiful award Leon received is a special piece designed by Michael Good, a renowned sculptor who is known for his iconic Anticlastic Raising technique.
Legendary jewelry designer Jose Hess - one of the first great American designers to make a name for himself in the world of fine jewelry presented the Award. Hess was the first American president of the CIBJO, an international trade association that works on creating standards for the jewelry industry throughout the world. Hess is a decorated designer and is the winner of numerous design competitions.
The A'Design Jewelry, Eyewear, and Watch Competition highlight the excellent qualifications of best designs, design concepts, and design-oriented products on an international level. The competition honors the best designers in the world.
The A'Design Award is a badge of excellence in design and solidly proven design quality. The Award ceremony in Como, Italy is a major event for artists and designers worldwide. Winners are showcased on the Design Magazine website that is legendary for launching new names in the world of design.
The Platinum A'Design Award was awarded for our La Petite collection of miniature ring-like pendants. Start collecting them today!
Leon Megé's platinum and silver ring featuring a 2.19 ct. Paraiba Tourmaline accented with Tourmalines and Diamonds won 2nd place in the Classical Division at the 2010 Spectrum Awards. Classical Category is defined by superior traditional and timeless designs with a fresh twist for modern-day beauty.
First Place in Professional Jewelry Competition of St. Petersburg, Russia. The competition was held in cell block 16 of a government-run jewelry manufacturing complex "Russkiye Samotsvety" (Русские Самоцветы).