TORONTO, Nov. 19, 2013 /CNW/ - Canadian Jeweller is pleased to officially announce the recipients of the 2013 Excellence in Design and Awards of Excellence competitions, celebrating the very best in retailing, innovation, creativity, product development and design.
The winners were officially unveiled at the 2013 Jewellers' Ball on Saturday, November 16, 2013. Organized by Jewellers Vigilance Canada (JVC), the evening included special guest of honour, Eva La Rue of CSI Miami, who presented winners with their award. Also presenting was Olivier Felicio, publisher of Canadian Jeweller Magazine, sponsor Steve Turac of Ritani and India Hicks, and Irina Lytchak, managing editor of Canadian Jeweller Magazine.
The Excellence in Design and Awards of Excellence competitions were comprised of nine different categories that recognized jewellery industry leaders that have made an impact over the 2013.
AWARDS OF EXCELLENCE:
INDEPENDENT RETAILER OF THE YEAR
Diamond Gallery, Winnipeg
Allan, Anita and Lisa Malbrank
MULTI-STORE RETAILER OF THE YEAR
Bogart's Jewellers, Newfoundland
PRODUCT LINE OF THE YEAR
Max Strauss - Designer Series
B&S (Canada) Inc.
WATCH BRAND OF THE YEAR
Citizen Watch Canada
EXCELLENCE IN DESIGN:
DIAMOND CATEGORY WINNER
Fortune's Fine Jewellery, Toronto
CANADIAN DIAMOND CATEGORY WINNER
Stittgen Fine Jewellery, Vancouver
PEARL CATEGORY WINNER
PLATINUM CATEGORY WINNER
Premier Gems Ltd., Calgary
COLOURED GEMS CATEGORY WINNER
Jewels to Die For, Halifax
CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL OF THE 2013 EXCELLENCE IN DESIGN AND AWARDS OF EXCELLENCE WINNERS
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