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AGTA: John Ford Spectrum Award

John Ford Continues Award-Winning Streak at 2017 AGTA Spectrum Awards

Date: August 9, 2017

John Ford triumphed again victoriously in two categories in the American Gem Trade Association’s 2017 Spectrum Awards. Ford won Platinum Honors in both the Evening Wear Division and the Business/Day Wear Division.


AGTA: John Ford Spectrum Award

FORD WINS BUYERS CHOICE AWARD AT AGTA GEM SHOW

Date: February 8, 2017

John Ford’s Spectrum Award winning 197 carat “Electric Blue” black opal and diamond necklace set in platinum was awarded the prestigious “Buyers Choice” Top Honor Spectrum Award by the American Gem Trade Association at their annual black tie gala on Saturday February 4th in Tucson Arizona.


AGTA: John Ford Spectrum Award

John Ford Wins Big at the 2016 AGTA Spectrum Awards

Date: July 28, 2016

John Ford has received honors in two categories in the American Gem Trade Association’s 2016 Spectrum Awards. The Spectrum Awards is considered the Oscars of the jewelry industry ...


AGTA: John Ford Member Profile

The Lightning Ridge Collection by John Ford Dazzles at The Oscars

Date: February 29, 2016

Black Opal Jewelry from the Lightning Ridge Collection by John Ford was once again a red carpet favorite at this year’s Academy Awards. Australian David White, accepted an Oscar for his role in the making of Mad Max: Fury Road ...


AGTA: John Ford Member Profile

Lightning Ridge Collection Dazzles at the 67th Emmy Awards

Date: September 24, 2015

Designs from the Lightning Ridge Collection by John Ford were once again on the red carpet; this time at the to the 67th Emmy Awards. Stars such as, Selenis Leyva (Actress “Orange is the New Black”) and Maitland Ward (Actress “Boy Meets World”) previewed Ford’s original black opal and diamond designs..


International Gem and Jewellery Show 2015

Boston.com: John Ford to Deliver Australian Opal Keynote Address

Date: April 13, 2015

The international spotlight soon will be on jewelry designer John Ford, who will be the keynote speaker for the International Opal Jewelry Design Awards presentation dinner, July 31, 2015, in Lightning Ridge, New South Wales, Australia.


Oscars Academy Awards

John Ford’s Lightning Ridge Collection Takes Oscars By Storm

Date: February 23, 2015

Designs from the Lightning Ridge Collection by John Ford were worn to The Oscars by Shaun Robinson and Libby Villari.


Oscars Academy Awards

John Ford Jewelers accepts Platinum Honors at 2014 AGTA Spectrum Awards™

Date: April 8, 2014

John Ford Jewelers was awarded Platinum Honors in the Classical Division of the American Gem Trade Association’s 2014 Spectrum Awards.