Release April 27, 2009:
& Eddie Agha of Agha Designs Jewelry Studio
were honored at the Annual Bench Jewelers
Conference in St. Louis last week by winning
First Place in Ladies Jewelry in the 2009
Passion Award Design Competition. This competition
receives entries from all over the world.
The judges are themselves world-class jewelers
in their own right.
Aghas’ entry called “Spirit of
Jade'' is fabricated in Sterling Silver with
Green Jadeite Wings, Purple Jade Face, Diamond
hair, 24K yellow gold trim. Size: 108mm x
was designed on their CAD (Computer Aided
Design) System, and machined in wax on their
in-house CAM (Computer Assisted Machining)
System. All the casting, fabrication and setting
work on “Spirit” was done at the
Agha Designs Jewelry Studio at 301 West Elm
Street in Alton Illinois.
Agha Designs Jewelry Studio opened at their
current location in 2000. They are known for
their original designs in precious metals
and gemstones, and their ability to “wow”
their customers and keep them coming back
for more new and original designs.
see the First Place Winner contact the Aghas
at their Studio at 618-466-3333 or click here.
Release June 2008:
Designs has been awarded the “Small
Business of the Month Award” by the
River Bend Growth Association of Illinois.
award is presented to one selected business
each month out of the hundreds that populate
the greater Alton area.
items that are considered for nomination and
winning include: Service to the community,
appearance and image of the business, the
business response to adversity, the uniqueness
of their products and the innovation employed
in the execution of the development and fabrication
of their products.
reached for comment Eddie Agha (he and Lynne
Agha own the business) stated “It was
a great honor just to be nominated by one
of our customers, but then to go on be chosen
by the Growth Association, really makes us
feel a sense of belonging to the community
that has supported us for so long, and we
hope we have helped in some small way”.
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