REMEMBERED David Michael Trout, founding partner of Coffin & Trout Fine Jewellers, Chandler, Ariz., died suddenly on March 15 while hiking. He was 51. Trout and his friend of nearly 30 years, Randy Coffin, founded Coffin & Trout Fine Jewellers in 1984. Over the years, Trout’s designs garnered numerous design awards, including nine AGTA Spectrum awards. Israeli diamond leaders gathered with family and friends of Moshe Schnitzer in Tel Aviv to view an exhibition of photos from the recently published biography of the doyen of the Israeli diamond industry. The book, The Diamantaire– Moshe Schnitzer, Founding Father of the Israeli Diamond Industry, was published in Hebrew by the Israel Diamond Institute to mark the first anniversary of his passing. COMING + GOING Phyllis M. Bergman, president of Mercury Ring Corp., has been elected chairperson of the Twenty-Four Karat Club

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