AGS Announces Circle of Distinction Honorees

The American Gem Society will honor its 2012 Circle of Distinction Honorees July 31 at the Plaza Hotel in New York City.

The Bridge family of Ben Bridge Jeweler will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award. Rob Bates, senior editor of JCK magazine, and Mark Moeller, owner of R.F. Moeller Jeweler, will each be awarded the Triple Zero Award.

“The Circle of Distinction dinner is one of the highlights each year for the society, and we’re especially excited about this year’s event,” Ruth Batson, executive director and CEO of the American Gem Society, said in a statement.