By Hannah Connorton

A number of events took place in New York City this week, with Jocelyn Prestia of jewelry brand Unhada named New Designer of the Year at the JA New York Summer show and Ryan Berg elected board chairman of Jewelers of America.

Also in New York, the Women’s Jewelry Association held its annual Awards for Excellence gala at Chelsea Piers, and the American Gem Society hosted its Circle of Distinction dinner, honoring jeweler Georgie Gleim, JCK’s Yancy Weinrich and John Green of Lux, Bond & Green.

It’s the week that was, in photos.

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