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Lazare Kaplan Anniversary Necklace Wins Buyer's Choice Award

Jun 13, 2013 2:30 PM   By Lazare Kaplan
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Press Release: Lazare Kaplan International (LKI) Inc.  announced that its spectacular “110th Anniversary Necklace” won the Platinum Guild International (PGI USA) design award in the Red Carpet category at the 2013 JCK Las Vegas show.

This classic 63.20 total carat weight diamond and platinum necklace was created by LKI to celebrate their history and long-lasting tradition, which began 110 years ago when  Lazare Kaplan began the business in 1903, which has grown to become an industry icon known for quality and integrity in diamonds and now diamond jewelry. jck award 

The PGI USA awards are judged by innovation and skill in platinum design for bridal as well as fashion jewelry and gives awards in seven categories. The necklace was submitted for the Platinum Red Carpet Jewelry nomination and was the top vote getter amongst the jewelers and visitors attending the JCK Las Vegas.

“It was gratifying to see how many retailers and other manufacturers walked by the booth and had to stop to look at, and of course vote, for this stunning necklace,” said LKI’s vice president, Marcee Feinberg. “The recognition of being the buyer’s choice award winner for the best Platinum Red Carpet Jewelry confirms that we did indeed create a piece that captures the essence of our 110 years: classic, timeless and unique.”

The 110th anniversary necklace contains 135 ideal cut Lazare Diamonds that are each laser inscribed. The center diamond in the necklace features a 3.14-carat Lazare Diamond; however, the necklace is designed with a detachable clasp so the center diamond may be interchanged with an even larger Lazare Diamond.

LKI sells its diamonds and jewelry products through a worldwide distribution network. The company is noted for its ideal cut diamonds which it markets internationally under the brand name, Lazare Diamonds®. LKI has been an innovator in the diamond industry since its debut in 1903 and is a full supporter of ethical industry standards as a founding member of the United Nations (UN) Global Compact, an initiative supporting universal ethical, social, human rights and environmental principles.


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