AGTA President Ruben Bindra Receives Distinguished Award

AGTA President, Ruben Bindra

AGTA President Ruben Bindra was recently feted by The Jewelers’ 24 Karat Club of Southern California, at their 75th annual Dinner Dance on October 16, 2019.  Amid the glamour and sparkles of the formal event, AGTA President Ruben Bindra was awarded the Excellence in Service Award.  Bindra, President of B & B Fine Gems in Los Angeles, California, has been a staunch supporter of the 24K Karat Club for many years, and his family business has a long-standing reputation for service to the industry.


“Ruben has made a tremendous impact on our industry and exemplifies a high standard of professionalism, business ethics, and a commitment to excellence, true to the 24 Karat Club’s mission,” Silvia Raz, the 24 Karat Club’s president, said in a statement.


Bindra (pictured) started his jewelry business alongside wife Lavi in 1985, working out of their apartment. Today, B & B Fine Gems imports colored gemstones from around the world and has clientele in more than a dozen countries.  Ruben and Lavi have two children, son David and daughter Sabrina, both of whom work alongside their parents in the gemstone enterprise.


“In keeping with his commitment to giving back to the industry, Ruben is our current President, and is the only AGTA President to have served three terms in that role,” says Douglas Hucker, AGTA CEO.  “We are all honored to see Ruben receive this well-deserved recognition.”


The prestigious Jewelers 24 Karat Club of Southern California is a national association of jewelers headquartered in Southern California. Members are the leaders of the jewelry industry from coast to coast.