September 14, 2006
Hawaii Jewelers Association Elects New President
The Hawaii Jewelers Association (HJA) has elected Philip Rickard, owner of manufacturer Philip Rickard Honolulu, as president.
Rickard's company manufactures Hawaiian jewelry, with emphasis on heavy-weight gold or platinum and deep-cut ornate designs by master craftsmen. His designs attract celebrity clients such as Gwen Stefani.
HJA is the state association of Jewelers of America.
"As president, I look forward to finding ways to support HJA financially, through fund raisers and events, and creating educational seminars and programs," Rickard said.