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Armenian Designer Secures Second Couture Prize

Mike Joseph Jewellery also took home an award in 2015.
Jun 4, 2018 10:14 AM   By Rapaport News
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RAPAPORT... Designer Mike Saatji of Mike Joseph Jewellery won the Couture prize for high-end diamond jewelry on Sunday in Las Vegas — his second award in the competition to date.

The Armenian-born jeweler received the Best in Diamonds Above $20,000 accolade at the Couture Design Awards. A total of 15 awards were presented at the ceremony, which took place during the Couture luxury jewelry design exhibition at the JCK Las Vegas fair.

Saatji (pictured) received his first Couture honor in 2015 in the Gold Jewelry Below $20,000 category.

Meanwhile, Paul Schneider — the owner of Twist in Portland, Oregon — received the Cindy Edelstein Award, named for the jewelry consultant and author who died in 2016. Several Couture designers, as well as Schneider’s daughter Sasha, presented the prize in a video.

The rest of the winners are:

The People’s Choice:
Julez Bryant

The Editor’s Choice:
Fernando Jorge

Best in Debuting:
Vram

Best in Men’s:
Shamballa Jewels

Best in Haute Couture:
Nikos Koulis

Best in Diamonds Above $20,000:
Mike Joseph

Best in Diamonds Below $20,000:
Studio Reves

Best in Gold:
Carolina Bucci

Best in Colored Gemstones Above $20,000:
Amrapali Jewels

Best in Colored Gemstones Below $20,000:
Ark

Best in Silver:
Heather B. Moore

Best in Bridal:
Eva Fehren

Best in Platinum:
Kuwayama

Best in Innovative:
Stephen Webster

Best in Pearls:
Autore
Tags: Amrapali Jewels, Ark, Autore, Carolina Bucci, Cindy Edelstein Award, Couture, Couture Design Awards, Eva Fehren, Fernando Jorge, Heather B. Moore, JCK Las Vegas, Julez Bryant, Kuwayama, Mike Joseph Jewellery, Mike Saatji, Nikos Koulis, Paul Schneider, Rapaport News, Shamballa Jewels, Stephen Webster, Studio Reves, Twist, Vram
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