Samuel Aaron Chairman Robert J. Wueste Passes Away
January 8, 2015, Senior Editior
The diamond market has lost a gem today as Robert J. Wueste dies at the age of 72, the Chairman of the famous Samuel Aaron International. This poignant and sad news came on Tuesday night on the 6th of January at his California home. Even at this age Robert J.Wueste was in good physical shape and did not suffer any aliment. He was the Chairman of the Samuel Aaron International since February 2003, and served as a partner, president and CEO of the Samuel Aaron Group, the firm being one amongst America’s largest and prestigious jewelry manufacturers. Samuel Aaron is the founding division of the Aaron Group, famous for its specialty in colored stone jewelry and further expansions into bridal and diamond fashion. The company’s product categories include diamonds, exclusive bridal jewelry, genuine and semi-precious gemstones, silver, affordable loose diamonds and branded and private label collections. It is an industry leader in the American market. The Samuel Aaron International group, under the guidance of Robert Wueste catered to mall jewelers, department stores, wholesale clubs, television shopping channels, internet sales, etc. The company has set a benchmark for its jewelry and has become a promising leader in the US marketplace today.
Robert J. Wueste was not just only a man with vision but was an exemplar for his multitasking abilities. His other accomplishments include being the Second Vice Chairman of Manufacturing Jewelers & Suppliers of America Inc. He also served as a Director of Evergreen International Aviation. The list just does not stop here as to add to his honors he was also chosen for being the President of the 24 Karat Club of the City of New York. He was known for his skills, hard work, and knowledge in the jewelry business. Robert J. Wueste not only helped the company grow but also set standards for the company that everyone follows today.
He is survived by his daughters Kimberly and Stacey and his beloved grandchildren. It is quite a blow to the jewelry market as he raised the bar when it comes to diamond jewelry trends. The world grieves today as a legend in his genre of work has bid goodbye to the world forever.
We consider that a man as great as Robert J.Wueste has given a lot to the jewelry business not just by his work but by setting the standards high for everyone to witness and he will always be remembered for that.
RIP Robert J. Wueste.