Snapshots From New York City’s 2018 24 Karat Weekend

The 24 Karat Club of the City of New York celebrated its 116th annual gala on Jan. 20 at one of Manhattan’s midcentury gems

1 / (Above) After more than a century at the Waldorf Astoria, the event settled into its new location at the New York Hilton Midtown.

katharine mcphee at 24k gala2 / Singer Katharine McPhee gave a stellar performance.

jeff fischer and larry pettinelli3 / Diamantaire Jeff Fischer and Patek Philippe U.S. president Larry Pettinelli

kristie nicolosi and steven lagos4 / The Kingswood Co.’s Kristie Nicolosi and designer Steven Lagos


The Jan. 19 Gem Awards at Manhattan’s Cipriani 42nd Street sealed the event’s reputation as jewelry’s most glamorous affair

grace fuller irene neuwirth and pamela love
5 / W Magazine’s Grace Fuller and designer Pamela Love flank Gem-winning jewelry designer Irene Neuwirth.

 marion fasel
6 / And the winner of the Gem Award for media excellence is…Marion Fasel, founder of The Adventurine.

dave bindra and meaghan flynn petropoulos7 / B&B Fine Gems’ Dave Bindra (aka @gemfluencer) and For Future Reference’s Meaghan Flynn Petropoulos

debra messing
8 / Gem Award for jewelry style recipient Debra Messing

(1–4: Hechler Photographers; 5, 7: Sunny Norton photography; 6, 8: Matteo Prandoni/BFA)

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