Honors

  • German Kontraste Prize

  • Paragon Pearl Award - Hawaii

  • Jewelers of America - Jewel Award

  • Diamonds International - 2-time Finalist

  • New Designer Room at the NY JA Show

  • California State Fair - Award of Excellence

  • Pacific Jewelry Show - Booth Design Award

  • Japanese International Cultured Pearl Award

  • Pacific Jewelry Show - Best Collection Trophy

  • American Craft Council - Booth Design Award

  • American Jewelry Manufacturer - Vision Award

  • Schmuckmuseum Pforzheim - Permanent collection

  • Gemological Institute of America - Permanent collection

  • Oakland Museum: California Crafts - Permanent collection

  • National Endowment for the Arts - support for presentations

  • National Jeweler’s list of 100 Top Jewelry Designers 1977-2007 

  • Contemporary Jewelry Design Group – Hall of Fame Award 2002

  • JCK magazine’s list of most influential people in jewelry industry

  • Contemporary Jewelry Design Group – High Achievement Award 1997

  • National Metalsmiths Hall of Fame – Lifetime Achievement Award 2009

  • International Battle of the Jewelers, First Prize for gold jewelry - Russia 2021

  • American Jewelry Design Council – Benne Lifetime Achievement Award 2019