Earn recognition, retailer case time, and possibly cash for your original pearl jewelry designs!
Click here to read submission guidelines.
The Bubbles ring by Sean Gilroy of Assael won the Luster Award in the 2017-2018 International Pearl Design Competition
Jewelry designers can gain access to some of the top retailers in the country through IPDC entries!
Entangled by Aspen Demirdjian of Los Angeles, Calif., won the Brilliance Award in the 2014-2015 IPDC
- Compete first with photos of your work.
- Then compete with live goods should your piece be chosen as a finalist.
- Winning pieces go on a retail store tour during the fourth quarter of 2018.
- If your winning piece sells during the tour, you receive a check from the retailer for the wholesale value.
Bonus: if the retailers like your aesthetic, you could receive orders!
Submit your entry on CPAA.org by September 27, 2018.
Pearls and Lace in Space By Brenda Smith won the Designer's Award in the 2015-2016 IPDC
Splash & Love By Indika Wijayarathna of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, took the Fantasy Award in the 2015-2016 IPDC
International participants compete with sketches, photos, or renderings, only. U.S.-based artists compete first with photos and then with live goods that they must be willing to sell during the retail store tour.