JCK Design Center Recognizes Top 50 Designer Retailer Stores

The Design Center at JCK Las Vegas
announced its top 50 designer retailer stores for 2011–12
. I. Gorman Jewelers
in Washington D.C., received the top honor.

The JCK Designer Retailer Awards
recognized all of the top 50 retailers based on educating the consumer on the
quality and value of designer jewelry, displaying and merchandising designer
products for maximum salability, and for their commitment to fair business
practices.

The awards were presented at JCK
Las Vegas.

The top five retail designers are:

  • Amethyst of Bethesda, Md.
  • Hamilton Hill Jewelry of Durham,
    N.C.
  • The Clay Pot of Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • Traditional Jewelers of Newport,
    Calif.

The top 10 designer retailers are:

  • Mix at The Breakers Luxury Hotels
    of Palm Beach, Fla.
  • Reinhold Jewelers of San Juan,
    Puerto Rico
  • Sausalito Jewelers of Sausalito,
    Calif.
  • Tassels of Atlanta
  • Ylang 23 of Dallas

The following retailers were
recognized as part of the top 50 Designer Retailers awards presentation:

  • A.M. DePrisco Wellesley of
    Wellesley, Mass.
  • Amidon Jewelers of Hanover, N.H.
  • Betteridge of Greenwich, Conn.
  • Bolenz Jewelry of Alpina, Mich.
  • Cy Fredrics of Glenview, Ill.
  • deBoulle of Dallas
  • DBS of St. Michaels, Md.
  • Diamonds ‘n Dunes of Kitty Hawk,
    N.C.
  • Dolphin Galleries of Kahului, Hawaii
  • Earthworks of Los Altos, Calif.
  • Eric Trabert Goldsmiths of San Francisco
  • Fincher & Ozment of
    Tuscaloosa, Ala.
  • Fresno Jewelry Mart of Fresno,
    Calif.
  • Gallery of Jewels of San
    Francisco 
  • Geoffrey Roth of Sedona, Ariz.
  • Goldsmith Gallery of Sitka, Ark.
  • Hirzel Fine Jewelry of Menlo Park, Calif.
  • Hummingbird Jewelers of Rhinebeck,
    N.Y.
  • J. Brown Jewelers of Pikesville,
    Md.
  • Jerry Szor of Dallas
  • Jewelry Art of Hudson, Ohio
  • Joe Kassab Jewelers of Portland,
    Ore.
  • Louis Anthony Jewelers of
    Pittsburgh
  • OK of Los Angeles
  • Olufson Designs of Corvallis, Ore.
  • Owen Sweet Designs of N.
    Redington, Fla.
  • Pageo of Newton, Mass.
  • Sam L. Majors Jewelers of Midland,
    Texas
  • Shapur Mozaffarian Fine Jewelry of
    San Francisco
  • Shreve and Co. of San Francisco
  • Silverhorn of Santa Barbara, Calif.
  • Skeie’s Jewelers of Eugene, Ore.
  • Starfish Jewelry of Boulder, Colo.
  • Steve Quick Jeweler of Chicago
  • Taylor Jewelry of Jackson, Tenn.
  • The Gifted Hand of Wellesley,
    Mass.
  • Tiny Jewel Box of Washington, D.C.
  • Verace of St. John’s, Va.
  • Von Bargen’s of Springfield, Vt.
  • Works Gallery of New York City