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At a ceremony, David Bouffard, Vice President, Corporate Affairs, Signet Jewelers was named the 2018 William P. Kannel Child Advocate of the Year by the Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) Volunteer Board of Trustees.
The American Jewelry Design Council (ajdc.org) announced on October 25, 2018, that it will present its highest award, the Benne Award, to Alan Revere during the Tucson Gem Fair on February 8, 2019. Named for the Italian renaissance goldsmith and sculptor, Benvenuto Cellini, the lifetime achievement award honors an individual who has made a significant contribution to the world of jewelry design. Past recipients are Mort Abelson, Cindy Edelstein, Ettagale Blauer and Laurie Hudson.
Jewelers for Children announced in October that it will honor Judy Fisher of Reeds Jewelers and David Bonaparte of Jewelers of America at the 21st Annual Facets of Hope event on Sunday, June 2, 2019 at the Venetian Las Vegas, in Las Vegas, NV
At FOLIO’s 2018 Eddie & Ozzie Awards for Excellence on October 10, INSTORE's Eileen McClelland won a Gold Award in the series or single article category, B-to-B Retail, for her feature in the April 2018 issue, “Life on the New Frontier.”
Stewart Wicht, president and CEO of Rolex Watch U.S.A., was named the 2019 GEM Award honoree for Lifetime Achievement, it was announced on September 12, 2018. The award will be given on January 11, 2019 at the GEM Awards, presented by Jewelers of America.
On August 24, 2018, Leslie Paige Jewelry won the first ever Metal & Smith Innovation Award, awarded to a brand that demonstrates unique and consistent design elements not often seen from categorical peers.
Signet Exec Named Child Advocate of the Year … and More Jewelry Industry Award Winners