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John Dyer's 'Internal Fire' Takes First Prize at Idar-Oberstein Gem-Cutting Competition

A “hauntingly beautiful” flame-shaped Brazilian citrine — conceived and meticulously faceted by American John Dyer — took first prize at the 46th German Award for Jewellery and Precious Stones. The awards ceremony took place in Idar-Oberstein on November 27. Judges unanimously gave top honors to Dyer’s “Internal Fire,” an 88.17-carat red-orange gem that measures 52.6mm (2.07 in.) long […]