By Michelle Graff
New York--Entries now are being accepted for Jewelers of America’s 2014 Case Awards, which recognizes JA retail members who exhibit creativity, artistry, style and excellence in jewelry design.

The deadline for submissions is Feb. 7.

This year, entries are being accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis to a maximum of 12 jewelry pieces in each of the four categories: Jewelry to $2,000 Retail Value, Jewelry $2,001 to $5,000 Retail Value, Jewelry $5,001 to $10,000 Retail Value and Jewelry Over $10,000 Retail Value.

First-place winners will be recognized in each category, and there will also be “Buyer’s Choice” and “Best of Show” winners. All winners will receive trophies and national media exposure.

The Case Awards winners will be announced at the JA New York Winter Show, scheduled for March 1 to 4.

The Case Awards are open only to JA retail member companies. For additional information and guidelines, visit the JA website or contact JA member services at 800-223-0673.

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