By Ashley Davis 20180105_TCJewelryAwards-NiravModiThis Nirav Modi collar, worn by Taraji P. Henson at the Academy Awards in 2017, is one of the winners of Town & Country's inaugural Jewelry Awards in the Red Carpet category.

New York--When longtime editor, author and jewelry expert Stellene Volandes was promoted to editor-in-chief at Town & Country in 2016, it was good news for jewelry lovers.
In March, the industry will see some of the effects of that move, with the inaugural Town & Country Jewelry Awards.
Red Carpet Award:
Tiffany & Co.
Nirav Modi
20180105 TCJewelryAwards DiorDior is a winner a of Town & Country Jewelry Award in the Fashion House High Jewelry category. Here is the brand’s Trianon Diamant necklace from 2017’s Versailles high jewelry collection, in pink, yellow and white gold with diamonds, sapphires, emeralds, tsavorite, spessartite garnet, turquoise, tourmaline and rubies.
Collection of the Year:
Temple St. Clair
Fashion House High Jewelry Award:
Louis Vuitton
Stone of the Year:
Assael Pearls
De Grisogono’s 4 de Fevereiro Diamond
Martin Katz’s Unheated Red Spinel
Diamond of the Year:
Harry Winston
Fernando Jorge
20180105 TCJewelryAwards MartinKatz copyMartin Katz's 16-karat Burmese spinel cocktail ring
Watch of the Year:
Cartier Panthere
Rolex Paul Newman Daytona
Omega 1957 Trilogy Trio
Gold Design of the Year:
David Webb
Marco Bicego
Pearls of the Year:
Innovator of the Year:
Taffin by James de Givenchy
Alexandra Mor
20170912 Newman HeaderThe Rolex Dayta owned by Paul Newman is a winner in Town & Country's Watch of the Year category.
Breakthrough of the Year:
Lauren Adriana
Ana Khouri
Collaboration of the Year:
Audemars Piguet/Carolina Bucci
Messika/Gigi Hadid
Legend of the Year:
David Yurman
Sabina Belli
Jim Kerwin
Rediscovery Award:
Andrew Grima
Verdura’s Ravenna
20170727 Grima amethyst ringHere is a ring auctioned at Bonham's Andrew Grima collection. The brand received a Rediscovery Award.
Philanthropist of the Year:
Sidney Garber’s Brooke Garber
Neidich Vhernier’s Carlo Traglio
Steven Lagos
Green Award for Sustainability:
Pippa Small
Tiffany & Co.
Jewelry Champion of the Year:
The Adventurine’s Marion Fasel
On the Rocks Magazine
Moda Operandi’s Lauren Santo Domingo
Retail Innovation of the Year:
Saks Fifth Avenue, The Vault
Jennifer Fisher
Tiffany Blue Box Café
Event of the Year:
Cartier Haute Joaillerie
Van Cleef & Arpels L’Arche de Noe (Noah’s Ark)
Patek Philippe Grand Exhibition