The 2017 GEM Awards marked the 15th anniversary of the event. Watch our highlights of the past 15 years celebrating excellence through this much-anticipated event. 

See the highlights from the jewelry and watch industry's most glamorous awards ceremony, GEM Awards, hosted by Jewelers of America. The 2016 GEM Award winners include Joe Thompson, legendary watch journalist; Rob Bates, news director at JCK magazine; jewelry designer Temple St. Clair; and Cartier.