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GEM Awards Jan 2019 Stewart Wicht
GEM Awards Honor Ex-Rolex USA Chief
Jewelers of America (JA) honored retailers, designers andjournalists at Friday’s GEM Awards in New York. Stewart Wicht, whoretired as CEO of Rolex Watch USA in December, picked up the LifetimeAchievement accolade in recognition of his contribution to the industry duringhis...
Retail Jan 16, 2019 Rapaport News
Diamond Names to Get DEF Awards
DEF Reveals Diamonds Do Good Honorees
The Diamond Empowerment Fund (DEF) will honor De Beers CEOBruce Cleaver, as well as Rolex and a Canadian regional government, at itsDiamonds Do Good awards event in Las Vegas in May. Cleaver, who has headed De Beers since July...
Mining Jan 17, 2018 Rapaport News
JNA Awards Sept 2017
JNA Awards Honor Jewelry Leaders
Companies and individuals from across the jewelry industrypicked up honors at the Jewellery News Asia (JNA) Awards in Hong Kong lastweek.Organizer UBM Asia gave awards across 10 categories, coveringretailers, manufacturers and entrepreneurs, it said last...
Marketing Sep 18, 2017 Rapaport News
Tourmaline AGTA Awards
Rare Tourmalines Win Top AGTA Award
A pair of extremely rare neon bluetourmalines took the top prize at the 2017 American Gem Trade Association (AGTA) Spectrum Awards.Mikola Kukharuk of New York-based gem houseNomad’s won the Best of Show award for the...
Gemstones Aug 13, 2017 Rapaport News
AGS Awards 2017 James Shigley, Myriam Gumuchian, P
Shigley, Gumuchian and Engel Receive AGS Honors
The American Gem Society (AGS) honored three accomplishedfigures in the gem and jewelry industry at a ceremony in New York last week.Dr. James Shigley, a distinguished fellow of the GemologicalInstitute of America (GIA), picked up the Lifetime Achievement...
Polished Markets Jul 30, 2017 Rapaport News
Sally Morrison
Sally Morrison to Receive Top GEM Award
Jewelers of America (JA) will honor high-profile diamondmarketing consultant Sally Morrison with a lifetime-achievement prize at itsGEM Awards ceremony next year.The accolade goes to individuals who have “accumulated acareer’s worth of contributions to the fine jewelry...
Marketing Jun 04, 2017 Rapaport News
MJSA awards 2017
MJSA Awards Honor Up-and-Coming Designers
Ten jewelry designers from three different countries havereceived the Manufacturing Jewelers & Suppliers of America (MJSA) VisionAward, which honors outstanding creativity, craftsmanship and technologicalprowess in the field.“The winning designers represent the future...
Manufacturing May 24, 2017 Rapaport News
Las Vegas Strip
Helzberg Diamonds to Receive DEF Award
The Diamond Empowerment Fund (DEF) will honor HelzbergDiamonds for its contribution to society, at an award ceremony in Las Vegas laterthis year.The retailer will receive the Diamonds Do Good CorporateLegacy of Philanthropy Award at a gala event on June...
Retail Mar 07, 2017 Rapaport News
Charlize Theron Scars 2017
Lucara Diamonds Shine at Oscars
Charlize Theron stole the attention of jewelry observers at Sunday’sAcademy Awards with a mammoth pair of earrings featuring diamonds from theKarowe mine in Botswana.The actress attended the Oscars ceremony in Hollywood wearingChopard diamond drop earrings with...
Mining Feb 28, 2017 Joshua Freedman
Derek Katzenbach, Katzenbach Designs - 14K white g
AGTA Hands Out Summer Spectrum Gem Awards
TheAmerican Gem Trade Association (AGTA) unveiled the winners of the summer 2016 AGTASpectrum Awards held in New York on July 23 and 24.RubenBindra of B & B Fine Gems won the Best of Show award for a suite of round,brilliant...
Polished Markets Jul 28, 2016 Rapaport News
Jim Rosenheim  Tiny Jewel Box
Jim Rosenheim to Be Honored at GEM Awards
Jim Rosenheim, who turned Tiny Jewel Box in Washington D.C.into an iconic institution and is credited with discovering designers, has beenchosen for the 2017 GEM Award for Lifetime Achievement.Rosenheim will be presented with the...
Retail Jul 12, 2016 Rapaport News
Sissy Jones, Sissy's Log Cabin
WJA Unveils Shortlists for Annual Awards
The Women’s Jewelry Association (WJA) announced the nomineesfor its annual Awards for Excellence for professionals who demonstrate“significant” achievements throughout their careers.Winners will be announced July 25 in the HammersteinBallroom at the Manhattan Center, New...
Polished Markets Jun 09, 2016 Rapaport News
GJEPC Announces Winners of 2015 India Gem & Jewellery Awards
The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) has announced the results of the 2015 India Gem & Jewellery Awards, held in Jaipur and attended by several senior government officials including Piyush Goyal,...
Polished Markets Mar 21, 2016 Rapaport News
Nate Light
DEF to Honor Former Sterling CEO with ‘Diamonds Do Good’ Award
The Diamond Empowerment Fund (DEF) will present the first-ever “DiamondsDo Good” Lifetime Achievement Award to Nathan “Nate” Light, the former chief executiveofficer of Sterling Jewelers. Light will receive theaccolade at the DEF’s “Diamonds...
Retail Mar 13, 2016 Rapaport News
Women's Jewelry Association WJA
Women’s Jewelry Association Announces 2016 Shining Star Winners
The Women’s Jewelry Association (WJA) announced thewinners of the 2016 Shining Star awards, which recognize a member of eachregional chapter for their extraordinary services.The winners receive anexpenses-paid trip to New York, where they will...
Retail Mar 07, 2016 Rapaport News
MJSA Sets April 1 Deadline for Vision Awards Entries
MJSA, an association for jewelry makers and designers, isseeking entries for its annual Vision Awards competition, which showcasesoutstanding jewelry design.The award, now in its 25th year, has continued to expandbeyond just design to the...
Marketing Mar 02, 2016 Rapaport News
Dione Kenyon
American Gem Society to Honor Dione Kenyon with Lifetime Achievement Award
The American GemSociety (AGS) will honor three figures in the jewelry industry at its annualCircle of Distinction dinner on July 26 at the Plaza Hotel in New York.Dione Kenyon, president of the Jewelers Board of Trade (JBT),will receive the...
Polished Markets Feb 23, 2016 Rapaport News
ja trade show
JA Starts Accepting Entries for CASE Awards for Design
Jewelersof America (JA) has begun accepting entries for its annual retailer designcompetition, which will be held at the JA New York Spring Show from March 13 to 15at the Jacob Javits Convention Center.The CASE Awardshonor...
Retail Feb 16, 2016 Rapaport News
Centurion Unveils 2016 Awards Winners
Centurion Jewelryannounced the winners of the 2016 Centurion Design Awards at an evening eventat the Centurion Scottsdale Show in Arizona. The evening also honoredthe 2016 Showcase Awards, as well as the 2016 Vendors’ Choice Retailer Awards,which...
Marketing Feb 14, 2016 Rapaport News
Sissy Jones, Sissy's Log Cabin
WJA Names 2016 Hall of Fame Honorees
The Women’s Jewelry Association hasnamed its Hall of Fame honorees for the association’s annual Awards forExcellence gala scheduled for July 25 at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York.Sissy Jones, owner of Sissy's Log Cabin, will...
Marketing Feb 09, 2016 Rapaport News
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