Members that during their lifetime have made outstanding contributions to the ICA and the gemstone industry at large are honored with the ICA Lifetime Achievement Award.

Richard T. Liddicoat, Jr. (deceased), USA, 1987

Prof. Dr. Edward J. Gubelin (deceased),  Switzerland, 1991

Padmashri Khailshanker Durlabhji (deceased), India, 1993

Konrad Wild (deceased), Germany, 1993

Ben-Zion Harel (deceased), Israel, 2001

Reginald C. Miller, USA, 2001

Francesco Roberto, Italy, 2001

Yokin Sinchawla (deceased), Thailand, 2001

Hans Stern (deceased), Brazil, 2001

Tom Ellawalla, Sri Lanka, 2003

Shreyas K. Doshi, India, 2003

Roland Naftule, USA, 2003

Eckehard Julius Petsch, Germany, 2003

Daniel Piat, France, 2003

E. Gregory Sherman (deceased), Australia, 2003

Vimal Chand Surana, India, 2003

Yasukazu Suwa, Japan, 2003

Rashmikant Durlabhji (deceased), India, 2005

Hidetaka Kato, Japan, 2005

Ray Zajicek, USA, 2005

Israel Z. Eliezri, Israel, 2007

Sadaharu Fujita, Japan, 2007

Prof. Dr. Henry Hanni, Switzerland, 2007

Jules Roger Sauer, (deceased), Brazil, 2007

John Saul, USA, 2007

Campbell Bridges (deceased), Kenya, 2009

Yip Kun Poon, Hong Kong, 2009

Paolo Valentini, Italy, 2011

Hecliton Santini Henriques, Brazil, 2011

Joseph Menzie, USA, 2013

Prida Tiasuwan, Thailand, 2013

Jerry Sisk (deceased), USA, 2013

Richard Krementz Jr. (deceased), USA, 2013

Kamil Ismail, Sri Lanka, 2015

Rajiv Jain, India, 2017

Nirmal Kumar Bardiya, India, 2017



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