JCK Jewelers Choice Awards Finalists

Jewelry retailers have had their say and the finalists have been selected for the JCK Jewelers Choice Awards.

The JCK Jewelers Choice Awards is a design competition recognizing jewelry designers and manufacturers for the very best designs of the year. It is a way to recognize and honor manufacturers of jewelry, with voting exclusively by the U.S. jewelry retailing community. A total of 430 jewelry and watch designs were submitted in 10 product categories (and sub categories). All voting was done on the JCK Web site, which received more than 11,000 votes.

The finalists in specific product categories are as follows:

“Spring Revelations” ~ Jewelry in Celebration of “May is Gold Month”/$500 and under 
Andin International
C.G. Creations
Zoe B Ltd.

“Spring Revelations” ~ Jewelry in Celebration of “May is Gold Month”/$501-$3,000
Ed Levin Inc.
Meira T for IDI Design Group
Sylva & Cie

“Spring Revelations” ~ Jewelry in Celebration of “May is Gold Month”/Over $3,000
K. Brunini Jewels
Suz Andreasen Couture
Enric Torres

Best 3-Platinum Ring Bridal Set/$10,000-$20,000
A. Jaffe
Kirk Kara
Durnell

Best 3-Platinum Ring Bridal Set/Over $20,000
Gumuchian
Martin Flyer Inc.
MaeVona

Best Bracelet Design/$2,500 and under
Hot Diamonds
Lori Bonn Design
Andrea Lucille Designs

Best Bracelet Design/$2,501-$10,000
FABERGE
KC Designs
Sharon Loeff Designs, LLC

Best Bracelet Design/Over $10,000
Simon G
Molina
Raymond Hak Couture

Best Bridal Design/$2,500 and under
MaeVona
Kirk Kara
Rembrandt Charms

Best Bridal Design/$2,501-$5,000
Sholdt
Parade Designs, Inc.
Aleblanc’s

Best Bridal Design/$5,001-$10,000
MICHAEL B.
John Apel
SES Creations

Best Bridal Design/Over $10,000
Rhonda Faber Green Designs, LLC
Norman Silverman Diamonds, Inc.
Richard Korwin

Best Earring Design/$2,500 and under
Raymond Hak Couture
Julia Behrends Design
TierDrops & Studs

Best Earring Design/$2,501-$10,000
Mason-Kay Inc.
Vandian LLC
Supreme Jewelry Corp

Best Earring Design/Over $10,000
Bapalal Keshavlal
Mark Schneider Design
Norman Silverman Diamonds, Inc.

Best Journey Diamond Jewelry Design/$3,000 and under
Bapalal Keshavlal
Diaco Diamonds
Sal Praschnik Jewels
Diaco Diamonds

Best Journey Diamond Jewelry Design/$3,001-$5,000
Eugene Biro
Unique Settings of NY
Sal Praschnik Jewels

Best Journey Diamond Jewelry Design/Over $5,000
Gumuchian
Hearts on Fire

Best Necklace Design/$2,500 and under
Parle / I.O.G.C.
Sharon Loeff Designs, LLC
Jane Wullbrandt Fine Jewelry Designs

Best Necklace Design/$2,501-$5,000
MaeVona
Andrea Lucille Designs
Frank Reubel Designs

Best Necklace Design/$5,001-$10,000
Supreme Jewelry Corp
Raymond Hak Couture
Vandian LLC
Zoccai for Leslie’s

Best Necklace Design/Over $10,000
Erica Courtney, Inc.
Norman Silverman Diamonds, Inc.
Orlando Orlandini, Srl

Best Ring Design/$2,500 and under
Raymond Hak Couture
Jane Wullbrandt Fine Jewelry Designs
Jane Wullbrandt Fine Jewelry Designs
ELLE Jewelry

Best Ring Design/$2,501-$5,000
William Travis Jewelry
GN Diamond / Alito
Marya Dabrowski
William Travis Jewelry

Best Ring Design/$5,001-$10,000
William Travis Jewelry
Classic Colors by A.F. Greenwood
Durnell

Best Ring Design/Over $10,000
Sevan for Viewpoint / Studio PR
Sylva & Cie
Martin Flyer Inc.

Colored Stone Jewelry/$2,500 and under
Yael Designs
Breuning
Fantasy Diamond Corporation

Colored Stone Jewelry/$2,501-$5,000
Van Lachman
Lance Heck Design
Parade Designs, Inc.

Colored Stone Jewelry/$5,001-$10,000
Denny Wong Designs
Makur
Parade Designs, Inc.

Colored Stone Jewelry/Over $10,000
BELLARI
Simon G
Nelson USA Inc.

Diamond Jewelry/$10,001-$20,000
Aleblanc’s
TierDrops & Studs
Diamande

Diamond Jewelry/$5,000 and under
Rhonda Faber Green Designs, LLC
Eddy Z
Sheetal Manufacturing Company

Diamond Jewelry/$5,001-$10,000
Nelson USA Inc.
Euphoria New York
Paoo

Diamond Jewelry/Over $20,000
Christopher Designs
Vivid Diamond, Design & Timepiece Gallery
Bellataire Diamonds

Gold Jewelry/$2,001-$3,500
Alex Woo Inc.
Lyons Worldwide / January Jones Jewelry
Suna Bros.

Gold Jewelry/$500 and under
Zoe B Ltd.
Carla Corporation / Nancy B
Andin International

Gold Jewelry/$501-$2,000
Leslie’s
per Amore by John C. Nordt Co.
Gray Jewelers

Gold Jewelry/Over $3,500
Erich Zimmerman
Bapalal Keshavlal
Mitzi and Associates, Inc.

Other Metals Jewelry/$1,000 and under
Zoppini USA Inc.
Holly Yashi
Edward Mirell
Sterling Reputation
Gray Jewelers

Other Metals Jewelry/$1,001-$3,500
Chevon Royale
Nelson USA Inc.
Sarah Graham MetalSmithing
Starhaven by Liz Donahue

Other Metals Jewelry/Over $3,500
Sarah Graham MetalSmithing
Alan Friedman Beverly Hills

Pearl Jewelry/$2,500 and under
Lance Heck Design
Yael Designs
Andrea Lucille Designs

Pearl Jewelry/$2,501-$7,500
Denny Wong Designs
Jouel Sculpt Pvt. Ltd.
Pearl Exporting

Pearl Jewelry/Over $7,500
Erica Courtney, Inc.
House of Taylor Jewelry
Marya Dabrowski

Platinum Jewelry/$5,000 and under
Simon G
Uni-Design Jewellery India Pvt. Ltd.
Julia Behrends Design

Platinum Jewelry/$5,001-$10,000
Shrenuj & Co. Ltd. Jewelry Division Tardeo
John Apel
Somos Creations

Platinum Jewelry/Over $10,000
Gelin Abaci
Oscar Heyman and Brothers
Erica Courtney, Inc.

Synthetic Stone Jewelry/$3,000 and under
YL Consulting Designs
Chatham
TierDrops & Studs

Watches/$1,000 and under
Xen (US), Inc.
Zoppini USA Inc.
TX Watch Company Inc.

Watches/$1,001-$10,000
Hardcore Watch Co. – Artistry in Time
Hardcore Watch Co. – Artistry in Time

Watches/$10,001-$20,000
Milus USA
The Giantto Group / Von Dutch Watches
FABERGE

Watches/Over $20,000
Juno Jewelry
Le Vian Corporation
Juno Jewelry

Men’s Jewelry/$1,000 and under
Xen
Triton
Edward Mirell
Triton
Zoppini

Men’s Jewelry/$1,001-$3,000
Diana Classic(r)
Rhonda Faber Green Designs, LLC
Superfit Inc.

Men’s Jewelry/Over $3,000
Mark Schneider Design
J. Yontef Diamonds & Jewelry
Mark Schneider Design