On the Scene at the 2016 WJA Awards and AGS Gala



Between the Women’s Jewelry Association’s Awards for Excellence fete and the American Gem Society’s Circle of Distinction gala, NYC was abuzz in July.

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(Above) JCK’s Katie Dominesey, Yancy Weinrich, and Sarin Bachmann with the JIS show’s Jordan Tuchband

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(Inset) Ed and Pam Bridge of Ben Bridge Jeweler with Triple Zero Award winner Stewart Wicht, president and CEO of Rolex

 

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Ben Bridge Jeweler’s Lisa Bridge with Luxury Brand Group’s Arlene Guerrero and Frank Proctor

 

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JSA’s John Kennedy, lifetime achievement award recipient Dione Kenyon (formerly of JBT), AGS CEO Ruth Batson, and AGS board president Scott Berg

 

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Christina Gandia Gambale and Jennifer Gandia of Greenwich St. Jewelers, award for excellence winners in retail (15 or fewer doors)

 

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Mercury Ring’s Phyllis Bergman, Bill and Sharri Jones of Sissy’s Log Cabin, and WJA president Brandee Dallow

 

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Tiny Jewel Box’s Jim Rosenheim and Gumuchian designer Myriam Gumuchian

 

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Jewelers of America’s Amanda Gizzi, True North Gems’ Hayley Henning, and JCK’s Jennifer Heebner

 

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GIA’s Craig Danforth with Harry Winston’s Michelle Peranteau, winner of the award for excellence in watches