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  • Winners of 2012-2013 International Pearl Design Competition

Winners of 2012-2013 International Pearl Design Competition

Nov. 1, 2012

 

Winners of 2012-2013 International Pearl Design Competition 


President's Award

The highest honor awarded to a design that unanimously captivated judges as the best of the best.

IPDC 2012-2013 Presidents Award

Ocean Lullaby by T of Los Angeles, Calif. 

 

Luster Award

Given to the entry that is judged most marketable of all the entries in the competition. This design will have the most overall appeal for the retail marketplace.

IPDC Luster Award 2012-2013

Black Ice Fleurette Earrings Mastoloni of New York City 

 

Designer's Award I

Given to the entry that takes pearls to the far corners of the imagination and beyond.

IPDC Designers Award 2012-2013

Bathing in the Moon by Chi Huynh, Galatea: Jewelry by Artist of San Dimas, Calif.

 

Designer's Award II

Given to the entry that takes pearls to the far corners of the imagination and beyond.

IPDC Designers Award 2012-2013

By Jorge Adeler, Adeler Jewelers of Great Falls, Va. 

 

Brilliance Award 

Given to the entry that best illustrates the spectrum of pearl colors in the most beautiful way.

IPDC Brilliance Award 2012-2013

Ocean Lullaby by Evelyn Huang of Los Angeles

 

Orient Award II

The award given to the entry that would inspire a new found affinity in someone for cultured pearls.

IPDC Orient Award 2012-2013

SX Pearl Geoffrey Middle of Phetchaburi, Thailand

 

Orient Award II

The award given to the entry that would inspire a new found affinity in someone for cultured pearls.

IPDC Orient Award 2012-2013

Contempo by  Mark Schneider of Long Beach, Calif.

 

Visionary Award

The entry that re-defines the iconic pearl strand and shifts the perception of cultured pearls for today’s buyer.

IDPC Visionary Award 2012-2013

Heart of the Moon by Anita Dickey of Dallas

 

Fashion Award

Fun, fresh, and modern--a design that looks as if it came straight from a Paris runway.

IPDC Fashion Award Winner 2012-2013

Tahitian Nights by Maggie Davidson of Edmonds, Wash.


Wedding Day Pearls I

Brides and pearls are synonymous. Create a fantasy wedding theme with pearls.

IPDC Wedding Day Pearls 2012-2013

Medusa Earrings by Katey Brunini, K. Brunini Jewels of Solana Beach, Calif.

 

Wedding Day Pearls II

Brides and pearls are synonymous. Create a “fantasy wedding” theme with pearls.

IPDC Wedding Day Pearls 2012-2013

California Embrace Nuttapon Yongkiettakul of Bangkok, Thailand 

 

Commendations were also given to pieces from 22 entrants.

  • Palash Banerjee
  • Palash Banerjee
  • Elise Bergeron
  • Bernadette Baros Julian
  • Kerry Catherine
  • Jack Da Silva
  • Garen Garibian
  • Barbara Heinrich
  • Barbara Hendricks
  • Mickey Ishida
  • Paul Klecka
  • Bimal Koley
  • Jean-Langevin
  • Nathalie Leseine
  • Jerome McCann
  • Takayas Mizuno
  • Etienne Perret
  • Oseyah Sautior
  • David Shah
  • Noo Ni Sohn
  • Clare Ullman
  • Asaf Yaacobi
  • Chang Mei Ying