IPDC Winners 2011

Posted on May 16, 2014 by Bo Perry

Dear Editors, Public Relations and Media Managers/sales and Representatives.
Source: The Cultured Pearl Association of America, Inc.Providence, Rhode Island, U.S.A.
Contact: Kathy Grenier, Director of Marketing

For Immediate release:
The Cultured Pearl Association of America announces Winners of the 2011-2012 IPDC, International Pearl Design Contest

Providence, RI –November 1, 2011
Francis Mastoloni, President of the Cultured Pearl Association of America, Inc. proudly announces the winner of CPAA’S 2011-2012 International Design competition. “We are very happy with the success of this year’s competition, entries from 11 countries we received” Mr. Mastoloni reported.

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PRESIDENTS TROPHY

IPDC 2011 Winner Presidents TrophyThe highest honor awarded to a design that unanimously captivated judges as the best of the best.

“Inspiration” Joel Greene of Bristol, RI

PRESIDENTS TROPHY

IPDC 2011 Winner Presidents TrophyThe highest honor awarded to a design that unanimously captivated judges as the best of the best.

“Shades of Paradise” Jorge Adeler, Adeler Jewelers, Great Falls, VA

LUSTER AWARD

IPDC 2011 Luster AwardAward is 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.

“Swirl Earrings with Pearls” Barbara Heinrich, Barbara Heinrich Studio of Pittsford, NY

DESIGNERS AWARD

IPDC 2011 Designers AwardGiven to the entry that takes pearls to the far corners of the imagination and beyond (originality).

“Telepathy” Anita Dickey, Dallas, TX

 

 

BRILLIANCE AWARD

IPDC 2011 Brilliance AwardGiven to the entry that best illustrates the spectrum of pearl colors in the most beautiful way.

“Shades of Paradise” Jorge Adeler, Adeler Jewelers, Great Falls, VA

 

ORIENT AWARD

IPDC 2011 Winner Orient AwardThe award given to the entry that would inspire a new found affinity in someone for cultured pearls.

“Simply Natural” Jorge Adeler, Adeler Jewelers, Great Falls, VA

 

 

VISIONARY AWARD

IPDC Winner 2011 Visionary AwardThe entry that re-defines the iconic pearl strand and shifts the perception of cultured pearls for today’s buyer.

“Queen Beads” Chi Huynh, Galatea: Jewelry by Artist of San Dimas, California

 

 

FASHION AWARD

IPDC Winner 2011 Fashion AwardFun, fresh, modern. A design which looks as if it came straight from the Paris runway. “Zinnia Ring with Pearl” Barbara Heinrich, Barbara Heinrich Studio of Pittsford, NY

 

WEDDING DAY AWARD

IPDC 2011 Winner Wedding Day AwardBrides and pearls are synonymous. Create a “fantasy wedding” theme with pearls.

“Endless Joy” Francis Morris of Burlingame, CA This 2011-2102 edition of the IPDC was truly International in scope. Entries from eleven countries were received.

 

COMMENDATIONS'

Given to entries that demonstrate the high standards of achievement, in accordance with the judging criteria:

JAMES KAYA of Boston, Mass.
KAT GEE of Auckland, New Zealand
JEFF B. HOOPMAN of Akersloot, Holland
AVI RAZ of Los Angeles, California
ERIK STEWART of Tucson, Arizona
CLARE ULLMAN of Berkeley, California
SHARON LIN of Kowloon, Hong Kong
DAVID l. BERNARD of Lafayette, Louisiana
MICHAEL BARTLETT of Lafayette, Louisiana
CODY BUSH of Lafayette, Louisiana
BIMAL KOLEY of Dubai, UAE
ROBERT WAYNEE of Santa Fe, New Mexico
HEE SONG OF Seoul, South Korea
LARRY HO of Vancouver, Canada
KRISTY ENDO of Hong Kong
WOO-AH KIM of Astoria, New York
PHILLIP DISMUKE of Durham, NC
ELISA BROWSH of San Francisco, California


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