JIC Announces 2011 GEM Awards Honorees

The Jewelry Information Center announced October 21 the honorees
of the 2011 GEM Awards, taking place January 7 in New York. 

The GEM Award for Lifetime Achievement will be presented to
Dr. Jeffrey E. Post, curator of the U.S. National Gem and Mineral Collection at
the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History.

Breitling will receive the GEM Award for Corporate Communications;
Marie Claire magazine will receive the GEM Award for Journalistic Excellence;
and Neil Lane will receive the GEM Award for Jewelry Style.