Coffin & Trout has been recognized with numerous international, national and local jewelry design awards over the years. Our most recent accolades include a commendation in the CPAA International Pearl Design Competition and a prestigious AGTA Spectrum Award in the Evening Wear category.
We have been named Best Engagement Ring Store, Best Local Jeweler and Best Local Watch Selection by Arizona Foothills Magazine’s “Best of the Valley” competition which includes thousands of businesses in the Phoenix area. Randy Coffin was also awarded Best Local Jewelry Designer Male in the competition. Ranking Arizona, the largest opinion poll of businesses in the state, has consistently ranked us in the top five as “Best Jeweler in Arizona”.
The American Gem Trade Association (AGTA) presents the Spectrum Award to artists for their innovative use of natural gemstones and cultured pearls in finished fine jewelry design. The AGTA Platinum Guild International Platinum Honor Award recognizes those who design in this rare metal. David Trout won seven Spectrum Awards and two Platinum Honor Awards. Randy Coffin recently won his first AGTA Spectrum Award in 2016, marking the 10th such award for the company.
In 2011, Randy Coffin was awarded with 1st place in Engagement 101’s first annual Bridal Jewelry Design Awards. This competition featured hundreds of jewelers from around the globe and thousands visited online to vote. Mr. Coffin won in the “Best Vintage Inspired Engagement Ring” category.
Additionally, the Arizona Jewelers Association, an affiliate of Jewelers of America, recognized David for his cutting edge designs. He was also invited to participate in the Gemological Institute of America’s prestigious “Best of the Best” exhibit, which is a museum show featuring only a few selected designers. Just like each piece of jewelry, great attention was given to the design of our store as well. Coffin & Trout was awarded 1st Place in Retail by the International Interior Design Association for our contribution in elevating the practice of interior design.