2023 JCK Jewelers’ Choice Awards: The Winners

This year’s top vote-getters? Green and blue colored stones, edgy yellow gold, and big lab-grown diamond designs. Congratulations to our grand prize winner, Tariq Riaz, for his rose gold and diamond ring, named for a 260-year-old historic landmark and museum in Abu Dhabi. And yes, entries for the 2024 Jewelers’ Choice Awards are open! Click here to read more and to enter your pieces.

Best Ring

Best Ring Brilliant Earth garden party green amethyst cocktail ring$2,500 & Under

Garden Party prasiolite and diamond cocktail ring, $2,490; brilliantearth.com

Best Ring Parle watermelon tourmaline ring$2,501–$5,000

Influencers’ Choice winner
Ring with 2.32 ct. Brazilian watermelon tourmaline and 0.25 ct. t.w. round brilliant diamonds in recycled 14k gold, $3,995; parlegems.com

Best Ring grand prize Tariq Riaz adjustable rose gold diamond ring$5,001–$10,000

Grand Prize winner
Qasr Al Hosn ring in 18k rose gold with 2.84 cts. t.w. diamonds and AbrazoFIT adjustable fit technology, $9,900; tariqriaz.com

Best Ring Susan Gordon pink poppy ringOver $10,000

Editors’ Choice winner
Pink Poppy ring with 3.57 ct. brilliant-cut pink sapphire, 1.84 cts. t.w. pavé diamonds, and 0.65 ct. t.w. pear-shape emeralds in 20k rose and 22k yellow gold, $61,450; susangordon.com


Silver Jewelry

Silver Jewelry Gabriel white sapphire silver ring$500 & Under

White sapphire crisscross ring in sterling silver, $255; gabrielny.com

Silver Jewelry Jorge Revilla moonstone silver bangleOver $500

Editors’ Choice and Influencers’ Choice winner
Shade textured bangle with rose-cut rainbow moonstones in sterling silver, $805; info@jorgerevilla.com


Best Bracelet

Best Bracelet Shy diamond tennis paper clip bracelet$2,500 & Under

Diamond tennis and paper-clip link bracelet in 14k yellow gold, $1,980; shycreation.com

Best Bracelet Shula NY blue sapphire green garnet$2,501–$10,000

Bracelet in 14k yellow gold with 3.65 cts. t.w. blue sapphires, 3.06 cts. t.w. green garnets, and 1.02 cts. t.w. diamonds, $9,500; shulany.com

Best Bracelet Rahaminov pear shape diamond braceletOver $10,000

Bracelet with 24.29 cts. t.w. pear-shape diamonds in 18k white gold, $120,000; rahaminov.com

Best Bracelet Hearts on Fire aerial twisted dewdrop diamond bangleEditors’ Choice and Influencers’ Choice winner
Aerial Twisted Dewdrop 18k white gold bangle with pear- and marquise-shape diamonds, $25,000; heartsonfire.com


Best Price Point

Best Price Point LaFonn lab grown green sapphire ring$500 & Under

Influencers’ Choice winner
Lab-grown cushion-cut green sapphire and simulated diamond ring in sterling silver bonded with platinum, $350; lafonn.com

Best Price Point Shy diamond pendant$501–$1,000

Pendant with 0.19 ct. t.w. pavé-set diamonds and yellow gold rope accent, $895; shycreation.com

Best Price Point Yael Borealis swiss blue topaz necklaceEditors’ Choice winner
Borealis pendant n 14k white gold with 1.8 ct. kite-shape Swiss blue topaz and 0.03 ct. t.w. diamonds, $708; yaeldesigns.com



Gender Neutral Lika Behar gold oxidized silver chain braceletAll Price Points

Editors’ Choice and Influencers’ Choice winner
Carol chain bracelet with diamond lobster claw in 24k gold and oxidized sterling silver, $2,420; likabehar.com


Best Earring

Best Earring Gabriel Bujukan diamond white yellow gold huggies$10,000 & Under

Bujukan circle huggies with 1 ct. t.w. diamonds in 14k white and yellow gold, $3,250; gabrielny.com

Best Earring Marisa Perry rock and roll princess diamond platinum$10,001–$50,000

Rock & Roll Princess platinum earrings with 4.7 cts. t.w. diamonds, $14,900; marisaperry.com

Best Earring Norman Silverman marquise diamond green enamelOver $50,000

Earrings in 18k yellow gold and green enamel frame with 11.71 cts. t.w. marquise diamonds, $500,000; normansilverman.com

Best Earring Parle indonesian opalized wood and chrysopraseInfluencers’ Choice winner
’70s-inspired earrings in recycled 14k gold with 42.6 cts. t.w. Indonesian opalized wood and 15.1 cts. t.w. bright apple green chrysoprase, $6,995; parlegems.com

Best Earring Yael ceylon yellow sapphire diamond decoEditors’ Choice winner
One-of-a-kind art deco–inspired earrings with 11.05 cts. t.w. oval Ceylon yellow sapphires, 1.58 cts. t.w. baguette diamonds, 0.08 ct. t.w. round diamonds, and 0.84 ct. t.w. melee in 18k white and yellow gold, $87,000; yaeldesigns.com


Personalized Jewelry

Personalized Jewelry Gabriel yellow gold medallion paper clip chainAll Price Points

Editors’ Choice and Influencers’ Choice winner
Medallion 14k yellow gold necklace with 0.28 ct. t.w. diamonds and hollow paper-clip chain, $2,200; gabrielny.com


Best Necklace

Best Necklace Gabriel yellow gold diamond cut texture leaf$5,000 & under

Necklace with 0.15 ct. t.w. diamonds and diamond-cut texture leaf in 14k gold, $2,225; gabrielny.com

Best Necklace Yael mother of pearl rubellite tourmaline$5,001–$10,000

Necklace in 18k rose gold with 1.3 ct. bezel-set rubellite tourmaline, 3.7 ct. mother-of-pearl, and 0.72 ct. t.w. diamonds, $7,419; yaeldesigns.com

Best Necklace Parle Montana sapphire marquise diamondsOver $10,000

Editors’ Choice winner
Necklace in recycled 18k gold with 19.82 cts. t.w. Montana sapphires and 3.21 cts. t.w. marquise diamonds, $61,145; parlegems.com

Best Necklace Marisa Perry riviera football marquise diamondsInfluencers’ Choice winner
Riviera football necklace with horizontally set marquise diamonds, $52,000; marisaperry.com


Men’s Jewelry

Mens Jewelry Thorsten black sapphire gold plated tungsten carbide intrepid ring$2,500 & Under

Intrepid ring with black sapphire inlay in brushed and gold-plated tungsten carbide, $580; thorstenrings.com

Mens Jewelry Omi Prive alexandrite black rhodium cufflinksOver $2,500

Cufflinks with 2.31 cts. t.w. oval cat’s-eye alexandrite, 1.37 cts. t.w. round alexandrite, and 0.2 ct. t.w. round diamonds in black rhodium platinum, $30,000; omiprive.com

Mens Jewelry Parle fire opal spider broochEditors’ Choice and Influencers’ Choice winner
Spider brooch in recycled 14k gold with 5.88 ct. Mexican fire opal and black diamonds, $4,395; parlegems.com


Best Wedding

Best Wedding Gabriel pear shape bypass engagement ring$2,500 & Under

Pear-shape bypass 14k white gold engagement ring with 0.29 ct. t.w. diamonds, $2,000 (without center stone); gabrielny.com

Best Wedding Brilliant Earth amaranta diamond engagement ring$2,501–$10,000

Amaranta diamond engagement ring with pear-shape diamond accents, $7,150; brilliantearth.com

Best Wedding Omi Prive blue spinel paraiba ringOver $10,000

Influencers’ Choice winner
Ring with 3.11 ct. cushion cobalt blue spinel, 0.06 ct. t.w. round hauyne, 0.4 ct. t.w. round Paraiba tourmaline, and 0.22 ct. t.w. round diamonds in platinum, $50,000; omiprive.com

Best Wedding Parle montana sapphire sunflower ringEditors’ Choice winner
Sunflower ring in recycled 18k yellow gold with 2.62 ct. Montana sapphire and 0.78 ct. t.w. marquise-cut diamonds, $11,245; parlegems.com


Best Statement Piece

Best Statement Piece CKC Jewellers Dawn of Spring opal sapphire diamond necklace$10,000–$50,000

Dawn of Spring necklace with opals, sapphires, and diamonds in 18k white gold, $32,600; ckcjewellers.com

Best Statement Piece Marisa Perry Harriet diamond bracelet$50,000–$100,000

Influencers’ Choice winner
Harriet platinum bracelet with 384 round brilliant and briolette diamonds, $74,000; marisaperry.com

Best Statement Piece Neon Gems ribbon diamond necklaceOver $100,000

Ribbon necklace in 18k white gold with 62.08 cts. t.w. oval-, heart-, and pear-shape rose-cut diamonds, $130,000 (sold as a set with rose-cut diamond earrings, not pictured); neongems.com

Best Statement Piece Rahaminov Y diamond necklaceEditors’ Choice winner
Y necklace with 33.83 cts. t.w. emerald-cut diamonds and 10.03 ct. pear-shape diamond in platinum, $1,150,000; rahaminov.com


Colored Diamond Jewelry

Colored Diamond Jewelry Neon Gems two of hearts ringAll Price Points

Two of Hearts ring in 14k two-tone gold with 3.07 cts. t.w. diamonds, $9,340; neongems.com

Colored Diamond Jewelry Rahaminov greenish blue radiant cut diamond ringEditors’ Choice and Influencers’ Choice winner
Ring in platinum and 18k rose gold with 3.63 ct. fancy greenish blue radiant-cut diamond, 0.77 ct. t.w. trapezoid-cut diamonds, and 0.14 ct. t.w. natural fancy pink diamond melee, price on request; rahaminov.com


Colored Stone Jewelry

Colored Stone Jewelry Michou Jewelry shades of blue larimar blue topaz necklace$2,500 & Under

Shades of Blue necklace with larimar, sky blue topaz, teal topaz, baby blue topaz, and white freshwater pearls in sterling silver and 22k gold vermeil, $777; michoujewelry.com

Colored Stone Jewelry Stuller rainbow dangle gemstone earrings$2,501–$5,000

Rainbow dangle earrings in 14k yellow gold with diamonds, London blue topaz, tsavorite garnets, amethysts, pink tourmaline, citrine, yellow sapphires, and Mozambique garnets, $3,715; stuller.com

Colored Stone Jewelry Parle watermelon tourmaline lotus garnet green tourmaline earrings$5,001–$10,000

Influencers’ Choice winner
Earrings in recycled 14k gold with 3.4 cts. t.w. Brazilian watermelon tourmaline, 2.38 cts. t.w. lotus garnets, and 3.53 cts. t.w. green tourmaline, $8,645; parlegems.com

Colored Stone Jewelry Uneek green tourmaline ringOver $10,000

Emerald-cut green tourmaline ring with diamonds in 18k white gold, $31,645; uneekjewelry.com

Colored Stone Jewelry Just Jules colombian emerald slice ringEditors’ Choice winner
Hand-fabricated 14k gold ring with rough Colombian emerald slice and white full-cut diamonds, $5,250; justjules.com


Diamond Jewelry

Diamond Jewelry Gabriel linear station diamond yellow gold earrings$10,000 & Under

Linear station earrings with 0.55 ct. t.w. diamonds in 14k yellow gold, $2,025; gabrielny.com

Diamond Jewelry Gabriel yellow gold diamond necklaceOver $10,000

Diamond-cut 14k yellow gold necklace with 1.15 cts. t.w. pavé diamonds, $10,900; gabrielny.com

Diamond Jewelry Norman Silverman east west oval red enamel ringEditors’ Choice and Influencers’ Choice winner
Ring in 18k yellow gold with 6.76 ct. oval east-west–set diamond and red enamel, $226,000; normansilverman.com



Fashion Bridge Ary d Po gold vermeil black enamel ring$500 & Under

Open adjustable ring in 14k gold vermeil with black enamel, $165; arydpo.com

Fashion Bridge Gabriel multirow yellow gold ringOver $500

Multi-row ring in 14k yellow gold, $1,175; gabrielny.com

Fashion Bridge Aurelie Gi galaxy era constellation gray diamond necklaceEditors’ Choice winner
Galaxy Era Constellation necklace in recycled 14k yellow gold with gray diamonds, $550; aureliegi.com

Fashion Bridge Maura Green hamsa sacred symbol tablet pendantInfluencers’ Choice winner
Hamsa Sacred Symbol Tablet sterling silver pendant with hand-carved abalone and mother-of-pearl, $450; mauragreenjewelry.com


Gold Jewelry

Gold Jewelry Gabriel S shape yellow gold diamond cut earrings$2,500 & Under

S-shape diamond-cut earrings in 14k yellow gold, $1,100; gabrielny.com

Gold Jewelry Gabriel bujukan yellow gold pyramid bangleOver $2,500

Editors’ Choice winner
Bujukan pyramid bangle in 14k yellow gold, $3,500; gabrielny.com

Gold Jewelry Marisa Perry rock and roll princess earrings yellow gold diamondsInfluencers’ Choice winner
Rock & Roll Princess 18k yellow gold earrings with 4.7 cts. t.w. diamonds, $14,000; marisaperry.com



Lab Grown Smiling Rocks rays haute couture pear shape lab grown necklaceAll Price Points

Rays Haute Couture 14k white gold necklace with 50.34 cts. t.w. pear-shape lab-grown diamonds and 5.63 ct. center pear-shape lab-grown diamond, $259,999; smilingrocks.com

Lab Grown Brilliant Earth infinite icon lab grown diamond chokerEditors’ Choice winner
Infinite Icon lab-grown diamond choker, $75,000; brilliantearth.com

Lab Grown Meylow Global bio resin lab grown yellow diamond ringInfluencers’ Choice winner
Bio-resin ring with 0.93 ct. lab-grown fancy yellow cushion diamond, $5,200; meylorglobal.com


Pearl Jewelry

Pearl Jewelry Shy jackie freshwater eye necklace$2,500 & Under

Jackie eye necklace with freshwater pearl and diamonds on paper-clip chain, $890; shycreation.com

Pearl Jewelry Tariq Riaz south sea akoya freshwater pearl Oceana gemstone earringsOver $2,500

Influencers’ Choice winner
South Sea, akoya, and freshwater pearl Oceana earrings with diamonds, pink sapphires, and tsavorite, $29,000; tariqriaz.com

Pearl Jewelry Laura Gallon Iris akoya pearl mandarin garnet earringsEditors’ Choice winner
Iris earrings with graduated akoya pearls, bezel-set diamonds, and trillion-cut mandarin garnets, $8,900; lauragallon.com


Luxury Show

Luxury Show Gabriel yellow gold diamond cut huggies$10,000 & Under

14k yellow gold diamond-cut huggies with 0.3 ct. t.w. diamonds, $2,475; gabrielny.com

Luxury Show Omi Prive paraiba pendantOver $10,000

Editors’ Choice and Influencers’ Choice winner
Pendant with 11.47 ct. pear-shape paraiba-type tourmaline, 0.59 ct. t.w. round Paraiba tourmaline, and 0.96 ct. t.w. round diamonds, $300,000; omiprive.com


Mixed Metal Jewelry

Mixed Metal Jewelry Jyes butterfly tricolor gold ringAll Price Points

Butterfly ring with 1.13 cts. t.w. diamonds in 18k white, yellow, and rose gold, $7,500; jyescorp.com

Mixed Metal Jewelry Lika Behar diamonds 24k gold oxidized silver earringsEditors’ Choice and Influencers’ Choice winner
Keller earrings with diamonds in 24k gold and oxidized silver, $2,370; likabehar.com


Platinum Jewelry

Platinum Jewelry Marisa Perry double row mint garnet diamond robin ring$10,000 & Under

Double-Row Robin ring with 3.76 ct. mint green garnet and brilliant-cut micro-pavé diamonds, $9,880; marisaperry.com

Platinum Jewelry Vummidi bow tie diamond ceramic necklace braceletOver $10,000

Influencers’ Choice winner
Infiniti multifunctional bow-tie bracelet with 10.64 cts. t.w. diamonds and ceramic, $24,000; vummidi.com

Platinum Jewelry Jyes emerald diamond statement ringEditors’ Choice winner
Statement ring with 17.43 ct. Colombian emerald and 6.76 cts. t.w. baguette, pear, and marquise diamonds, $320,500; jyescorp.com

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