Designer Retailers Honored at JCK Show

The Top 50 Designer Jewelry Retailers were honored yesterday at The JCK Show ~ Las Vegas for their excellence at selling designer jewelry. 

“Each year we look to honor this special breed of retailer who recognizes the value in supporting the artistry and value in designer created jewels. The Top 50 Designer Retailers were chosen through a juried process which consisted of editors, designers and retailers,” said Dave Bonaparte, group vice president, JCK Events. “Throughout the year retailers and designers share a passion and we are pleased to recognize and celebrate these special retailers commitment of promoting, displaying and selling designer jewelry.”

During the ceremony the 2007 Best Designer Retailer Award was presented to Verace St. John Designer Jewelry of St. John, the U.S. Virgin Island, having scored the highest in the voting. Luigi Costello, owner, said

“It is an honor to be recognized as a Top Designer Retailer. Our store in the Virgin Islands features many new and up and coming designers and our customers love to see what is new,” Costello said. “I look forward to continuing to assist these creative designers in their efforts to be recognized.”

Following is the list of the top fifty award winners. The top 10 winners are listed in order of ranking; followed by an alphabetical listing of the next 40 winners:

Verace St. John Designer Jewelry
Reinhold Jewelers
Lily & Co.
Pageo Jewelers
Don Muller Gallery
Spirits in Stone
Deja & Co.
French Designer Jeweler
XAN Jewelry
Aspen Jewelers
Betteridge Jewelers
Bigham Jewelers
Birks & Mayors
Fairchild & Co.
Fischer Jewelers
Georg Kelly Fine Jewelry
Jewelry Emporium
Jewelry Art
Kathy Beh
Kenneth Edwards
Kerns of Burlingame
Knipe Goldsmiths
LeeBrant Jewelers
Lithos Jewelry
London Jewelers
Louis Anthony
Lux, Bond & Green
Michael C. Fina
Mucklow’s Fine Jewelers
Persona Jewelry
Rummele’s Jewelers
Sak’s 5th Avenue
Smyth Jewelers
Stanley Korshak
Steve Quick Jewelers
Tilden Ross Jewelers
Tiny Jewel Box
Van Scoy Jewelers
Verdi Fine Jewelers