Tucson, AZ – February 14, 2010 – Centurion is pleased to announce the winners of its second annual Centurion Emerging Designer Awards. They are:
Designer Ana Guity Stein for Anahita
Designer Julia Behrends for Julia Behrends Designs
Designer Ehud Barlev for Julieli
Designer Margaret Choy for Margeretti & Co.
Designer Meital Elkayam Shaked for Meitel Elkayam
Designer Noam Hakak for Noam Carver Fine Jewelry
“We are very pleased to celebrate our 2010 Emerging Designer winners, and even more pleased to have introduced them to the prestige retailers that attended Centurion this year,” said Centurion President Howard Hauben.
The six designers shared two areas on the Centurion Collection Floor during the recent show in Tucson. Entries for the 2010 Centurion Emerging Designer Awards were voted on in 2009 by the top retail jewelers invited to the show.
“Centurion’s mission to protect the interests of the high-end of the fine jewelry industry goes hand-in-hand with our desire to help the industry develop its future talent,” said Hauben. “The Annual Emerging Designers competition is a key part of this effort.”
A short biography, photo, designs and contact information from each of the winners follow.
The 2011 Centurion Emerging Designer Award entry form and rules are available now at