Join us for an Instagram Live interview with the 2021 AGTA Spectrum Awards™ winner, Tariq Riaz of Tariq Riaz LLC! Tariq won both the Manufacturing Honors and Honorable Mention awards for his “Circle of Life” earrings and “Lotus” ring in the Evening Wear category. Every Thursday, we will be bringing on AGTA Spectrum winners to talk about experience and creative process of crafting their winning pieces.
To watch the interview live, please make sure you are following us on Instagram @agta_gems and tune into our live stream tomorrow, March 24th at 12PM Eastern.
Winning two awards, two years in a row! Let’s give a big round of applause for this up and coming designer for his incredible pieces centered around movement and function. Take a look at his beautiful pieces below.
Manufacturing Honors in Evening Wear
18K white and yellow gold “Circle of Life” double-sided earrings featuring pink Sapphires (1.98 ctw.), tsavorite Garnets (1.95 ctw.) and Diamonds (1.54 ctw.). The earrings can be worn in different formations.
Honorable Mention in Evening Wear
18K white and rose gold “Lotus” ring featuring a 2.37 ct. Tanzanite accented with Diamonds (1.76 ctw.), Mother-of-Pearl and Rubies. When the Tanzanite is pushed, the surrounding gemstones change to Emerald, Ruby, pink and blue Sapphires.