Jewels from the Woods


About Larry Woods

With almost 30 years of gem cutting experience, Larry Woods is internationally recognized as a master gem cutter and artist having won many prestigious awards for his original gem cutting, carvings and gem designs. “My passion and love for colored gems and gem cutting is in revealing the most beautiful, most brilliant gem from each rare piece of gem rough. I am very grateful for the opportunity of expressing creativity and craft in the fashioning and evolution of these rare and precious expressions of nature.”
Larry Woods
Awards

1991
1st place AGTA Cutting Edge Awards
Combination Cuts- Malaya Garnet Medicine Wheel™

1998
3rd place AGTA Cutting Edge Awards
Carving- Deco Blue Chalcedony Carving

2004
2nd Place AGTA Cutting Edge Awards
Suites & Pairs- 11 piece, 32.25ct. TW, Spessartite Garnet suite
Medicine Cross™

2nd Place AGTA Cutting Edge Awards
Combination Cuts- 31.37ct. Spessartite Garnet
Medicine Wheel™

2005
2nd Place Lapidary Journal Gemmys Awards
Specialty Cuts- 103ct Bolivian Amethyst,
Abstract Organic carving

2006
1st Place AGTA Cutting Edge Awards
Combination Cuts- 26.19ct. Golden Beryl
Four Directions Oval™

1st Place AGTA Cutting Edge Awards
Carving- 49.72ct. Green Tourmaline
Abstract Organic carving

2007
3rd Place AGTA Cutting Edge Awards
Carving- 61.11ct. Rubellite Tourmaline
Abstract Organic carved bead

2008
2nd Place AGTA Cutting Edge Awards
Combination Cuts- 52.12ct Nigerian Aquamarine
Four Directions Radiant™

2009
1st Place AGTA Cutting Edge Awards
Carving – 40.47ct Lightning Ridge Crystal Opal
Abstract Organic Carving
Four Directions Radiant™