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Jewelers of America Unveils CASE Award Winners

Apr 18, 2022 5:38 AM   By Rapaport News
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Jewelers of America (JA) has announced the winners of its 32nd annual CASE Awards for jewelry design, recognizing retail and supply members whose pieces feature creativity, artistry, style and excellence.

A panel of judges chose the honorees from more than 140 applicants in eight categories, evaluating overall design, marketability, originality and manufacturing quality. Winners received a customized CASE Award trophy, and national and local media coverage.

“The CASE Awards has a rich history of shining a spotlight on custom design and craftsmanship from JA members nationwide,” said JA spokesperson Amanda Gizzi. “The work of bench jewelers and jewelry designers is an essential part of the jewelry experience, and the work of these talented members contributes to a positive experience and enhanced consumer confidence.”

The winners were as follows:

Retailer: Jewelry up to $2,000

White & Ivory Fine Jewelry
Leesburg, VA
Designed by Alina Kim

18-karat rose gold bezel ruby and diamond ring.

Retailer: Jewelry $2,001 to $5,000

Avianti Jewelry Designs
La Cañada, CA
Designed by Ani Babayan and Avedis Babayan

Australian boulder opal ring with pavé-set round diamonds in 14-karat rose gold.

Retailer: Jewelry $5,001 to $10,000

Graz, Austria
Designed by Hans Schullin

White coral bead and red coral branch necklace with diamonds set in 18-karat white gold.

Retailer: Jewelry $10,001 to $50,000

Lucketté at Sierra Jewelry Co.
Mammoth Lakes, CA
Designed by Louisa Bir

Tapered diamond ring set in platinum.

Retailer: Best in Show

Rogers Jewelry Co.
Elk Grove, CA
Designed by David Kirk

14-karat white and yellow gold snake dagger pendant with black jade inlay handle, opal, amethyst, emerald, and ruby eyes.

Supplier: Jewelry up to $2,000

Martha Seely Design
Carlisle, MA
Designed by Martha Seely

14-karat yellow gold dangle earrings with London blue topaz, chrome diopside and enamel.

Supplier: Jewelry $2,001 to $5,000

Martha Seely Design
Carlisle, MA
Designed by Martha Seely

Solstice 2 earrings in 18-karat yellow gold with diamonds, spessartite, London blue topaz, citrine, amethyst, Swiss blue topaz, chrome diopside, tanzanite, pink tourmaline and rhodolite garnet.

Supplier: Jeweler $5,001 to $10,000

K8 Jewelry
Pointe-Claire, Quebec
Designed by Kate Hubley

Vive Collection shoulder duster earrings with 20 graduated freshwater pearls, Ceylon sapphires and diamonds set in 18-karat gold.

Supplier: Jewelry $10,001 to $50,000

Jack Ferrero Inc.
Los Angeles, CA
Designed by Arman Agekyan

18-karat three-tone yellow, white and rose gold flower ring, featuring a 9.44-carat green moonstone with white diamonds, fancy-yellow diamonds, green garnet, ruby, and multicolored sapphires.

Supplier: Best in Show

AG Gems
Los Angeles, CA
Designed by Raja Mehta

18-karat rose and white gold ring featuring an untreated mulberry Burmese spinel of 4.38 carats; pink Ceylon sapphire baguettes; round, pink Ceylon sapphires; round brilliant-cut diamonds; and princess-cut diamonds.

Image: The winning piece in the Supplier: Jewelry $10,001 to $50,000 category. (Jewelers of America)
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