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JA Unveils CASE Award Winners

Honorees receive a customized trophy and media coverage.
May 1, 2019 10:18 AM   By Rapaport News
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RAPAPORT... Jewelers of America (JA) has announced the winners of its 29th annual CASE Awards for jewelry design, recognizing retail members whose pieces feature creativity, artistry, style and excellence.

A panel of judges chose the honorees from a group of 54 applicants, evaluating entries’ overall design, marketability, practicality and wearability of the design, and manufacturing quality.

“The CASE Awards shine a spotlight on the custom designs of the talented jewelers in Jewelers of America member stores across the country,” JA CEO David Bonaparte said Tuesday.

Winners receive a customized CASE Award trophy, and national and local media coverage.

The winners were as follows:

Jewelry up to $2,000
C3 Designs
South Milwaukee, WI
Designed by Chris Jensen
Sterling silver and 14-karat yellow-gold earrings with rough selenite crystal and rough black tourmaline crystal, accented with bezel-set rainbow topaz cabochon, topaz, London blue Topaz and diamonds.

Jewelry $2,001 to $5,000
Ricardo Basta Fine Jewelry
Los Angeles, CA
Designed by Ricardo Basta
A 14-karat yellow-gold ring featuring a 7.05-carat heat-treated blue zircon with round brilliant-cut diamonds.

Jewelry $5,001 to $10,000
Lee Ayers Jewelers
Stevens Point, WI
Designed by Thomas Dailing
A Nova white-gold pendant holding an 18.97-carat concave faceted citrine, accented with 33 round diamonds.

Jewelry $10,001 and over
Ricardo Basta Fine Jewelry
Los Angeles, CA
Designed by Ricardo Basta
A pair of 18-karat yellow-gold earrings with two trillion-cut pink tourmalines, two round faceted aquamarines, 372 round brilliant-cut, fancy-intense-yellow diamonds, six round faceted pink sapphires and six round faceted aquamarines.

Image: The winning design in the $10,001 and over category, by Ricardo Basta. (Jewelers of America)
Tags: C3 Designs, CASE Award, Chris Jensen, David Bonaparte, ja, Jewelers of America, Lee Ayers Jewelers, Rapaport News, Ricardo Basta, Ricardo Basta Fine Jewelry, Thomas Dailing
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