JUNE 2010, LAS VEGAS, NV--JQ International Magazine has announced the winners of its 6th annual Retailers' Chouce Designer Awards. The awards recognize design excellence within the fine jewelry industry. Winners in nine distinct design categories are selected by JQ International's retailer readers through an on-line voting ballot on the magazine's web site. The nominations are based strictly on the retailers' favorite pics rather than on submissions from designers. The winners named by JQ are shown below and they were all honored at at a special awards event in Las Vegas in June.
Designer of the Year--Sarah Graham Metalsmithing
Best in Bridal, Tacori
Best in Color Diamonds, Sethi Couture
Best in Colored Gemstones, Spark
Best in Diamonds, Hearts On Fire
Best in Gold, Roberto Coin
Best in Pearls, Mastoloni Pearls
Best in Platinum, Michael B
Best in Silver, Jorge Revilla
The 6th annual JQ Retailers' Choice Designer Awards was sponsored by Cultured Pearl Association of America, Natural Color Diamond Association, Silver Promotion Service and World Gold Council. For further information contact publisher Debbie Rittenberg at 215-860-0306 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.