Liz Bucheit of Lanesboro is shown  wearing the bridal tiara she created, with the first-place award she received at the Women's Jewelry Association's Spring Gala in New York City. She accepted the award for this “Queen for a Day” tiara in the Bridal Wear category.
Liz Bucheit of Lanesboro is shown wearing the bridal tiara she created, with the first-place award she received at the Women's Jewelry Association's Spring Gala in New York City. She accepted the award for this “Queen for a Day” tiara in the Bridal Wear category.
Jewelry designer and goldsmith Liz Bucheit of Lanesboro was awarded first place in the Bridal Wear Category of the Women's Jewelry Association's "Dazzle Diva" Design Competition.

Bucheit received her award at the Women's Jewelry Association Spring Gala Event held March 7 at the prestigious Harmonie Club in New York City.

The Women's Jewelry Association, founded in 1983, is the preeminent association of professional women in the jewelry, watch and related businesses. The association operates through the national office in New York and comprises a network of 12 regional chapters and an international affiliate in India. It hosts an annual "Diva Design" competition for jewelers and designers with a different theme each year.

Bucheit placed first in the Bridal Wear category for her "Queen for a Day" bridal tiara hand-fabricated from sterling silver wire, hand-cut drusey quartz leaves and black and white pearls.

As a winner, Bucheit was awarded an all-expense-paid trip to New York, a trophy and additional prize money.

Bucheit is the owner of Crown Trout Jewelers in Lanesboro.