New York, NY – Jewelers of America (JA), the national trade association for businesses serving the fine jewelry marketplace, announces the opening of the nomination period for the 21st annual GEM Awards that will take place on Friday, March 17, 2023, at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York. The GEM Awards Committee is now accepting submissions for individual or companies in the categories of Jewelry Design, Marketing & Communications, Media Excellence, Retail Excellence and Watch Excellence.
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New York, NY – Jewelers of America (JA), the national trade association for businesses serving the fine jewelry marketplace, announce the winners of the 20th annual GEM Awards that took place on Friday, March 18, 2022, at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York. Stephen Lussier of De Beers received the prestigious GEM Award for Lifetime Achievement and Lorraine Schwartz received the GEM Award for Jewelry Style. The winners in the categories of Jewelry Design, Media Excellence and Retail Excellence were revealed live to an audience of over 500 press and jewelry industry elite.


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New York, NY – Jewelers of America (JA), the national trade association for businesses serving the fine jewelry marketplace, and the GEM Awards Committee have announced the 20th annual GEM Awards, originally scheduled for Friday, January 14, 2022, have been postponed due to the rapidly spreading Omicron variant of COVID-19. The GEM Awards have been rescheduled to take place on March 18, 2022 at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City.


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New York, NY – Jewelers of America (JA), the national trade association for businesses serving the fine jewelry marketplace, and the GEM Awards committee has announced the GEM Award nominees in the categories of Jewelry Design, Media Excellence and Retail Excellence. The winners in these categories will be announced live during the 20th annual GEM Awards on Friday, January 14, 2022, at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York. 


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New York, NY – Jewelers of America (JA), the national trade association for businesses serving the fine jewelry marketplace, and the GEM Awards Committee are proud to announce that Stephen Lussier of De Beers, will be the recipient of the GEM Award for Lifetime Achievement at the 20th annual GEM Awards taking place on Friday, January 14, 2022, at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City.   


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New York, NY – Jewelers of America (JA), the national trade association for businesses serving the fine jewelry marketplace, and the GEM Awards Committee have announced that John Kennedy, Jewelers’ Security Alliance President, will be the recipient of the GEM Award for Lifetime Achievement at the 19th annual GEM Awards taking place as a virtual event on Thursday, July 15, 2021.   


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New York, NY – Jewelers of America (JA), the national trade association for businesses serving the fine jewelry marketplace, has announced the 19th Annual GEM Awards will be taking place on Friday, July 16, 2021 at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York. GEM Awards, previously planned to take place on January 8, 2021, is the jewelry industry’s premier accolade gala that honors the achievements of individuals and companies whose work raises the visibility of fine jewelry and watches.


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New York, NY – Jewelers of America (JA), the national trade association for businesses serving the fine jewelry marketplace, held the 18th annual GEM Awards on Friday, January 10, 2020, at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York. Ed Bridge of Ben Bridge Jeweler received the prestigious GEM Award for Lifetime Achievement. The winners in the categories of Jewelry Design, Media Excellence and Retail Innovation were revealed live to an audience of over 500 press and jewelry industry elite.
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New York, NY – Jewelers of America (JA), the national trade association for businesses serving the fine jewelry marketplace, and the GEM Awards committee has announced the GEM Award nominees in the categories of Jewelry Design, Media Excellence and Retail Innovation. The winners in these categories will be announced live during the 18th Annual GEM Awards on Friday, January 10, 2020, at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York.


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New York, NY – Jewelers of America (JA), the national trade association for businesses serving the fine jewelry marketplace, and the GEM Awards Committee have announced that Ed Bridge, Chairman Emeritus of Ben Bridge Jeweler, Inc., will be the recipient of the GEM Award for Lifetime Achievement at the 18th annual GEM Awards on Friday, January 10, 2020, at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City.


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