A Dazzling Evening at the GEM Awards

by Mara Siegler Photographed by Padma Lakshmi
Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Padma Lakshmi, wearing a gold statement necklace by Chanel, played host to the 10th annual GEM Awards this past Friday night at Cipriani 42nd Street.  Carolina Herrera presented’s Candy Pratts Price with the honor for journalistic excellence during the evening which recognized the best of the best in the fine jewelry industry.

Ralph Destino took home the Lifetime Acheivement award while Daphne Guinness was lauded for her jewelry style. Chanel received an award for corporate communications. Waris Ahluwalia, Alex Woo, Erica Courtney, Martin Gatins, and Olivier Stip were also on hand to celebrate the evening.


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