The American Gem Trade Association’s Spectrum Awards have been called the “Oscars of the jewelry design industry”. Since his initial national recognition, Mark and his design staff have gone on to win seven Spectrum awards, two National Design manufacturing honors, four International Platinum Guild Design Awards and one International Pearl Design Award. Mark has also been a judge for the Spectrum Awards competition. Mark Loren Designs was featured in an issue of the jewelry industry magazine INSTORE for being a national finalist in their annual competition “Coolest Jewelry Stores in America”. Mark Loren Designs was voted “Best Jeweler” by Gulfshore Life magazine in 2013 and “Best Place to Rock Her World” 2013 and “Best Jeweler” by Gulfshore Business magazine in 2017.