Jewellery designer Lucy Quartermaine was announced as the winner of the CMJ Award for Best Designer Collection was announced at the group’s ‘CMJ Fest’ party on Sunday night.
The award was presented by CMJ chairman Stephen Hughes. Lucy Quartermaine, namesake of LucyQ Designs, said: “I was gobsmacked when I won; I couldn’t believe it when my name was read out.
“I’ve had lots of retailers stop by to look at the jewellery and lots of lovely comments – I feel like I have really been welcomed into the CMJ. I’m hoping to have an even bigger stand at the next show so that I can showcase the collection even more.”
The winner of Best Stand was Diamonfire. Ed Ferris of Diamonfire said: “It’s a real honour to have won the award that is voted for by our industry peers – especially since this is the second time we have won it.”
The CMJ trade event awards are voted for by CMJ retail members who actually attend the trade event and the award trophies are made and sponsored by Lalique, which also sponsored the music festival themed party on Sunday night.