IPDC Winners 2013-2014

Posted on October 31, 2014 by Bo Perry

Providence, RI –November 1, 2013

Peter B. Bazar, President of the Cultured Pearl Association of America, Inc. proudly announces the winners of 2013-2014 International Pearl Design Competition.

“We are very happy with the success of this year’s competition, entries from 15 countries we received” Mr. Bazar reported.


PRESIDENTS AWARD
Mark Schneider

LUSTER AWARD
Stanislav Drokin

DESIGNERS AWARD
Darryl Alexander

BRILLIANCE AWARD
Philip Bouasse

ORIENT AWARD
Hsiao Ching Lee

VISIONARY AWARD
Chi Huynh

FASHION AWARD
Vicki Smith

FASHION AWARD
Mark Schneider

WEDDING DAY PEARLS
Dilly Kirby

WEDDING DAY PEARLS
Lee Wiser McIntosh


Commendations were also given to 22 entries which demonstrated high standards of achievement, in accordance with the judging criteria.

Bodil Binner
Brenda Smith
Brian Charles Cook
Catherine Buman
Dicky Lam Tak Wah
Donald A. Stuart
Eusebio Ehron Kylo Yuchua
Geoffrey Middle
Hector Hassey
Jessica Neiwert
Kwok Ka Cheong
Larry Stark
Linda K. Quinn
Llyn Strong
Mei-Ying Chang
Nuttapon Yongkiettakul
Ramesh Kumar Kumawat
Selvendran Mathiyalagan
Sophia Georiopoulou
Sun Hyang Ha
Ying-Nien Chen
Yoonji Choi


PRESIDENTS AWARD

IPDC 2013-2014 Presidents Award“Wave” by Mark Schneider of Long Beach, California, the highest honor awarded to a design that unanimously captivated judges as the best of the best.

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LUSTER AWARD

IPDC Luster Award 2013-2014“Obi” by Stanislav Drokin of Ukraine, 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.

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DESIGNERS AWARD

IPDC Designers Award 2013-2014“Midnight Comet”, by Darryl Alexander of Gilbert Arizona,, given to the entry that takes pearls to the far corners of the imagination and beyond.

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BRILLIANCE AWARD

IPDC Brilliance Award 2013-2014“Big Wave” by Philip Bouasse, Nishi Pearls of Montreal Canada,given to the entry that best illustrates the spectrum of pearl colors in the most beautiful way.

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ORIENT AWARD

IPDC Orient Award 2013-2014“Lunar Eclipse” by Hsiao Ching Lee of Taipei City, Taiwan, the award given to the entry that would inspire a new found affinity in someone for cultured pearls.

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VISIONARY AWARD

IDPC Visionary Award 2012-2013"Lily Pearl” Chi Huynh, Galatea: Jewelry by Artist of San Dimas, California, the entry that re-defines the iconic pearl strand and shifts the perception of cultured pearls for today’s buyer.

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FASHION AWARD

IPDC Fashion Award Winner 2013-2014Shared by two: “Tahitian Paradise” by Vicki Smith of Cheshire, England,


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FASHION AWARD

IPDC Fashion Award Winner 2013-2014Shared by two: "Wave" by Mark Schneider of Long Beach, California,. Fun, fresh, modern; a design which looks as if it came straight from the Paris runway.


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WEDDING DAY PEARLS

IPDC Wedding Day Pearls 2013-2014Shared by two: “Wedding Bouquet” By Dilly Kirby, Elizabeth Blair Fine Pearls of Harbor Springs, Michigan

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WEDDING DAY PEARLS

IPDC Wedding Day Pearls 2013-2014Shared by two: “Rough Diamonds” Lee Wiser McIntosh, Katura Design of Atlanta, Georgia. Brides and pearls are synonymous. Create a “fantasy wedding” theme with pearls.

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