Events & Awards

The 2024 CASE Awards Are Open for Entries

Events & AwardsJun 11, 2024

The 2024 CASE Awards Are Open for Entries

Submissions will be accepted now through July 17.

Katherine Jetter CASE Award winning ring
Jewelers of America is accepting entries for its annual CASE Awards, open to all employees of JA member retailers and suppliers now through July 17. Pictured here is last year’s Supplier “Best in Show” winner, the “Unicorn” ring from Katherine Jetter featuring an 11.77-carat square emerald-cut tanzanite.
New York—Jewelers of America is now accepting entries for its annual CASE Awards, a national jewelry design competition.

The awards honor JA members who show Creativity, Artistry, Style, and Excellence (CASE) in jewelry design.

The competition is open to all employees of JA member retailers and suppliers.

Entries will be accepted through July 17.

“The CASE Awards serves as a platform for our members to showcase their creativity and craftsmanship by submitting original jewelry designs for evaluation and the chance to win national recognition,” said Amanda Gizzi, JA’s director of PR and events.

“CASE Awards recognizes talent, promotes innovation, provides exposure, and highlights jewelry that consumers can find at their local JA member store.”

Winners will be awarded in the following eight categories:
Retail Members: Jewelry up to $2,000 retail value; 
Supplier Members: Jewelry up to $2,000 retail value; 
Retail Members: Jewelry $2,001 to $5,000 retail value; 
Supplier Members: Jewelry $2,001 to $5,000 retail value; 
Retail Members: Jewelry $5,001 to $10,000 retail value; 
Supplier Members: Jewelry $5,001 to $10,000 retail value; 
Retail Members: Jewelry $10,001 to $50,000 retail value; and 
Supplier Members: Jewelry $10,001 to $50,000 retail value. 

The judges also will select two “Best in Show” pieces, one for retailers and one for suppliers.

JA members can enter a maximum of four jewels in the competition, one per category.

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The two-part judging process includes a virtual pre-judging period for all submissions and an in-person judging period for the finalists.

A panel of experts will choose the winners based on overall design, marketability, wearability, and quality of manufacture. 

Winners will receive a customized CASE Awards trophy and national trade and consumer media exposure.

JA also will promote all entrants through a social media and a digital marketing campaign.

For more information about the competition, visit the JA website or call JA Member Services at 800-223-0673.

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