Lazare Kaplan International Inc. Makes Headlines Around The World

Nov 05, 2012, 09:00 ET from Lazare Kaplan International Inc.

NEW YORK, Nov. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Lazare Kaplan International Inc. (LKI) sponsored a pre-holiday contest with Lazare retailers, around the world, on the heels of their successful 2012 LAZARE, "You Just Know" campaign launch.


Select Lazare retailer partners from around the world, (U.S., Canada, Mexico, Japan and throughout SEA) hosted a Lazare™ "You Just Know™" Contest and Trunk Show at the exact same time. 

Consumers were asked to explain the characteristics of an ideal cut Lazare Diamond and to write an essay describing when "they just knew" their wife, husband, fiance, girlfriend, boyfriend was "the one" for a chance to win a Lazare Diamond Pendant.  One winner was selected in each of the Lazare participating retailers.  The winners were announced during the Lazare trunk show event October 26, 2012. 

Marcee Feinberg, Vice President – LKI, who was at one of the events said, "It was very exciting to be at Geoffrey's Jewelers in San Carlos, California for the event.  The store was buzzing with consumers and it was priceless to see the smile on Barbara H.'s face when Nikko Kandhari, owner of Geoffrey's presented her with the Lazare pendant."

Elsewhere, Charlie Rosario, Sr. Vice President – LKI, spent the time at Liljenquist & Beckstead Jewelers in Fairfax, Virginia where the store was buzzing with excitement.

Rogelio Carranza of Carranza y Carranza in Monterrey, Mexico said "We received many entries all of them fantastic.  It was hard to choose but the winner is Jorge de la Maza and we congratulate him!"

There were many other winners at participating retailers from across the U.S. in Jacksonville, Florida,  Albany, NY, San Francisco, California, Duluth, Minnesota, Boston, Massachusetts, Dallas, Texas to name a few.

About Lazare Kaplan International Inc.
Lazare Kaplan International Inc. (LKI) has been an innovator in the diamond industry since its debut in 1903. The company was the first to cut diamonds to ideal proportions, the first to laser-inscribe, the first to brand a diamond, and the first diamond sightholder to create a 4C's app for the iOS and Android platforms. LKI sells its diamonds and jewelry products through a worldwide distribution network. The Company markets its ideal cut diamonds internationally under the brand name, The Lazare Diamond®.

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