RAPAPORT… A pair of extremely rare neon blue
tourmalines took the top prize at the 2017 American Gem Trade Association (AGTA) Spectrum Awards.
Mikola Kukharuk of New York-based gem house
Nomad’s won the Best of Show award for the pieces (pictured), which weighed 53.56 carats
in total. The design competition, which many see as the Oscars of the jewelry
and gem world, took place in New Yo…