Indiana Jewelers Association

2013 Design Competition Winners:

1.  Womens Jewelry (under $2000 retail value): Brandon Justice (pictured below with Bob McGee, 2013 IJA President) Brandon is with Stall and Kessler Diamond Center in Lafayette. 14K white pendant with one diamond and one kite shape 1.42ct. blue zircon pendant


2.  Womens Jewelry ($2000-$5000 retail value): Jeremy Miller (pictured below) of Bradley Gough Diamonds in Fort Wayne. 14K peach & white gold ring with approx 11mm pearl, 1.50cttw purple sapphires and .08cttw diamonds


3.  Womens (retail over $5000 retail value): Frank French (pictured below) of McGee & Co. Fine Jewelers in Greenwood. 14K white gold diamond and blue/pink sapphire pendant; diamonds =.42cttw., pink sapphires = .87cttw and center 5.19ct blue saphire


4.  Palladium: Brandon Justice with Stall & Kesslers Dia. Center.  950 palladium pendant with 30 diamonds at .075ct., and a 10x10mm fantasy cut blue topaz. This also won People's Choice Award- Best In Show.


5. Platinum (no entries)

6.  Mens Jewelry: Jeff Bottom with Khamis Fine Jewelers in Indianapolis.  Gents 14K yellow and white gold Lightning Ridge black opal ring.

7.  Silver Jewelry: Jeremy Miller with Bradley Gough Diamonds in Fort Wayne. Silver ring with 3.89ct. Amethrine, .20ctw diamonds, .35ct amethyst set in 'platinaire' silver with 5% platinum.

8.  Alternative Materials Jewelry: Rachele Tryon with Goldman Jewelry in Indianapolis.  Copper wire, wood, fine silver and cool transparent glass enamel pendant.



Thank You to all who entered!