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2010

2nd Prize Cutting Edge Gemstone Competition
Combination Cuts
American Gem Trade Association

89.79 ct. Brazilian Aquamarine
signature technique "Photon Phacet"™
and "Dyber Optic Dishes"™

2009

1st Prize in the International Competition:

40th GERMAN AWARD FOR JEWELLRY AND PRECIOUS STONES
IDAR-OBERSTEIN 2009
Gemstone Design
Federal Association of the Precious Stones and Diamond-Industry
and Industrial Association for Jewellry and Metalware

113.24 ct. Aquamarine.
Utilizing his signature lapidary techniques:
“ Dyber Optic Dish” ™
and now his newest technique
the “Photon Phacet” ™
The Aquamarine was designed and cut so that it reflects optical illusions in three dimensions.

2009
1st Prize Cutting Edge Gemstone Competition
Combination Cuts
American Gem Trade Association


89.79 ct. Brazilian Aquamarine
signature technique "Photon Phacet"™

2007

Honorable Mention in the International Competition:
38th GERMAN AWARD FOR JEWELLRY AND PRECIOUS STONES
IDAR-OBERSTEIN 2007
Gemstone Design
Federal Association of the Precious Stones and Diamond-Industry
and Industrial Association for Jewellry and Metalware

89.91 ct. Aquamarine
signature technique "Photon Phacet"™
2007
2nd Prize Cutting Edge Gemstone Competition
Combination Cuts
American Gem Trade Association

57.17 ct. Aquamarine
signature technique "Dyber Optic Dish"™
2006
3rd Prize Cutting Edge Gemstone Competition
Combination Cuts
American Gem Trade Association


81.64 ct. Amethyst - signature techniques
" Photon Phacet™ and "Dyber Optic Dishes"™
2005
Honorable Mention in the International Competition: 36th GERMAN AWARD FOR JEWELLRY AND PRECIOUS STONES IDAR-OBERSTEIN 2005
Gemstone Design
Federal Association of the Precious Stones and Diamond-Industry
and Industrial Association for Jewellry and Metalware

49.64 ct. Citrine - signature techniques
" Luminaires"™ and "Dyber Optic Dishes"™
2005
Honorable Mention Cutting Edge Gemstone Competition
Combination Cuts
American Gem Trade Association


281.20 ct. Beryl
signature technique "Dyber Optic Dish"™
2004
2nd Prize Cutting Edge
Gemstone Competition
Carving
American Gem Trade Association


142.88 ct. Ametrine
signature technique "Dyber Optic Dish"™
2003
1st Prize Cutting Edge Gemstone Competition
Combination Cuts
American Gem Trade Association


164.05 ct. Aquamarine - signature techniques
" Luminaires™ and "Dyber Optic Dish"™
2003
2nd Prize Cutting Edge Gemstone Competition
Combination Cuts
American Gem Trade Association


63.05 ct. Amethyst - signature techniques
" Dyber Optic Dish"™ and the new "Photon Phacet"™
2000
3rd Prize Cutting Edge Gemstone Competition
New/Innovative/Combination Cuts
American Gem Trade Association


96.85 ct. Aquamarine- signature techniques
" Luminaires"™ and "Dyber Optic Dish"™
1999
1st Prize Cutting Edge Gemstone Competition - Combination Cuts
American Gem Trade Association


103.05 ct. Citrine- signature techniques
" Luminaires"™ and "Dyber Optic Dish"™
 

1998

2nd prize Cutting Edge Gemstone Competition - Combination Cuts
American Gem Trade Association

"Cascades", 137.55 ct., Aquamarine

signature technique "Dyber Optic Dish"™

1998

 

Honorable Mention
Cutting Edge Gemstone Competition
Objects of Art
American Gem Trade Association


4,816 ct. Citrine "Inner Vision" sculpture
signature technique "Dyber Optic Dish"™

 

1995

1st prize Cutting Edge Gemstone Competition - Combination Cuts
American Gem Trade Association


39.95 ct. Bi-Color Tourmaline
signature technique "Dyber Optic Dish"™
1995

3rd prize Cutting Edge Gemstone Competition Combination Cuts
American Gem Trade Association


111 ct. Yellow Green Beryl
signature technique "Dyber Optic Dish"™
1995


3rd prize Cutting Edge Gemstone Competition
Carving
American Gem Trade Association

10.21 ct. Bi-Color Tourmaline
signature technique "Dyber Optic Dish"™

1994
1st Prize in the International Competition: 25th GERMAN AWARD FOR JEWELLRY AND PRECIOUS STONES IDAR-OBERSTEIN 1994
Gemstone Design
Federal Association of the Precious Stones and Diamond-Industry
and Industrial Association for Jewellry and Metalware


55.65 ct. Ametrine - signature technique "Dyber Optic Dish"™

1994

AGTA Spectrum Awards, 1st Prize Winner
Design & carving by Michael Dyber
American Gem Trade Association
Gold Work by Paul Gross, Designer Gold

1993

3rd Prize Cutting Edge Gemstone Competition - Creative Cuts
American Gem Trade Association


68.90ct. Ametrine
and the signature technique "Dyber Optic Dish"™
1992

1st Prize Cutting Edge Gemstone Competition - Fancy Cut
American Gem Trade Association

24.45 ct. Green Beryl
and the signature technique "Dyber Optic Dish"™
1991
3rd Prize in the International Competition:
22nd GERMAN AWARD FOR JEWELLRY AND PRECIOUS STONES, IDAR-OBERSTEIN 1991
Sculptural Objects
Federal Association of the Precious Stones and
Diamond Industry
and Industrial Association for Jewellry and Metalware

"Moonrise" Rutilated Quartz Sculpture

Michael Dyber originator of the "Dyber Optic Dish" since 1987
utilized his signature technique to create the reflection of the moon as it rises over the ocean
1991
1st Prize Pinnacle Award -
Contemporary Gemstone Carving
American Society of Gemcutters


15.85 ct. Bi-color Tourmaline- carving
and the signature technique "Dyber Optic Dish"™
1990
1st Prize Pinnacle Award
Professional Carving
American Society of Gemcutters


21.90 ct. Green Beryl carving
and signature technique "Dyber Optic Dish"™
1988
1st Prize Pinnacle Award
Professional Carving
American Society of Gemcutters
 

306.90 ct. Quartz "Kaleidoscope Ball"
featuring signature technique "Dyber Optic Dish"™
1987
2nd Prize in the International Competition: 18th GERMAN AWARD FOR JEWELLRY AND PRECIOUS STONES, IDAR-OBERSTEIN 1987
Jewelry Stone
Federal Association of the Precious Stones and Diamond-Industry
and Industrial Association for Jewellry and Metalware


39.20 ct. Aquamarine carving
and the signature technique "Dyber Optic Dish"™

Other Awards~


Gold Art Handmade Jewelry - Michael Dyber

Michael Dyber / Gold Art
Web Site is a Winner!

We are honored to be selected by GemKey Magazine as one of the premier
colored stone web sites. The following is from our notification:

"8 December 99
Dear Sirs:
   Congratulations, you have received GemKey Magazine's "Best of the Web" Award for your excellent General Colored Stone website.
   The award was given based on a combination of design aspects and usability. Your company's website scored high in these categories and was published in our magazine to serve as a reference guide to trade websites that are in a class of their own or a leading industry websites.
   We hope this award helps to not only bring an increased number of visitors to your website, but also recognizes the effort made to create a superior website.
Warm regards,
Russell Shor,
Editor-in-chief, GemKey Magazine "

We appreciate this award very much!

 

 

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