JIC Annouces Ultimate Proposal Finalists

Jewelry Information Center
announced the top 10 stories in its 2nd Annual Ultimate Proposal Contest June
1.

More than 170 Jewelers of America
Member retailers—representing 1,400-plus storefronts—participated.

The participating retailers
and sponsors with a proposal story in the top 10 are:

  • Greenwich
    Jewelers, New York City
  • Leo Hamel Fine
    Jewelers, San Diego
  • Naifeh Fine
    Jewelry, Oklahoma City
  • Jewelers Mutual
    Insurance Company
  • OneWed.com

The retail store referring
the winning story will receive a prize package that includes a trip for two to
New York City in January 2012 to attend the Jewelry Information Center’s GEM
Awards.

More than 700 consumers
entered their proposal stories in the contest, which launched April 4. The finalists’ stories range from sentimental to adventurous
and all exhibit the thoughtfulness, creativity, and planning required to create
the ultimate proposal.

The top 10 finalists won pearl necklaces from Imperial and are now competing for the grand prize package
that includes platinum and diamond rings by MaeVona, courtesy of Plaintium
Guild International, and a seven-night Caribbean cruise for two.

America can vote for their
favorite ultimate proposal story online through June 20.