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Design Idea DC1E Necklace and Earrings
Grand Prize Gold Medal Winner: Naoko Kawakita
Design Idea DC1E Necklace and Earrings
Grand Prize Gold Medal Winner: Naoko Kawakita

"What? Please? Yes? (Long pause) Ahhhh! (laughter), thank you! thank you! thank you! I can't believe it!”- Naoko Kawakita

Inspired by the gifts of peace and hope that blossoming cherry trees convey in spring, Naoko Kawakita created the delicate, elegant necklace Cherry Blossoms in Bloom, which was honored with the Grand Prize Gold Medal.

"That's gorgeous." "Every woman loves flowers." "Very delicate. Very feminine."- Chris Freedman


Design Idea DC1S Necklace
Grand Prize Silver Medal Winner: Annalisa Esposito

Named for Mediterranean winds that sweep through the Sahara Desert, the judges were dazzled by Annalisa Esposito's necklace Qibli, which was awarded the Grand Prize Silver Medal.

"This is very pretty." "Soutache is the going thing right now. It's so current."- Chris Freedman


Design Idea DC02 Necklace
Grand Prize Bronze Medal Winner: Ezartesa

Capturing the judges' attention, the luminescent components and graceful movement of Ezartesa's exquisitely detailed Crystal Cross Pendant merited a tie for Grand Prize Bronze Medal.

- Chris Freedman


Grand Prize Bronze Medal Winner: Eleanna Zegkinoglou
Design Idea DC0Q Necklace

With her necklace Queen Pangaea, Eleanna Zegkinoglou captivated the judges with a whimsical design that sparkled its way to a tie for the Grand Prize Bronze Medal.

"She made it like diamonds or something." "I'm absolutely enchanted with this little thing."- Chris Freedman


Design Idea DC1W Music Box
Grand Prize Employee's Choice Winner: Keiko Wada

A stunning visual symphony executed with impeccable technique, the Employee's Choice Award was awarded to Keiko Wada for Piano.

"Pretty spectacular." "This is over the top."- Chris Freedman


Design Idea DC0J Necklace
Grand Prize President's Award Winner: Claudia Cattaneo

Suggesting spring at its best and most beautiful, Claudia Cattaneo's Spirit of the Earth necklace deservedly earned the President's Award.

"Look at this. I love this." "It's just stunning."- Chris Freedman


Design Idea DC12 Necklace
Grand Prize Trendsetter Award Winner: Aja Berger

Winner of the Trendsetter Award, Aja Berger married masterful technique with show-stopping design in her regal collar necklace Louis XV.

"It's very fluid." "It's outrageously Swarovski." "I'd wear that in a heartbeat. I'd buy that in a heartbeat."- Chris Freedman




View All Winning Designs Here


Gold Medal
Category
Name
View Winning Design
Grand Prize Gold
Bracelet
Antonietta Rizzo
Fashion Accessories
Allure Bijoux London
Necklace
Aja Berger
Jewelry Design Sets
Sharon Demaris
Home Décor and Doll


Silver Medal
Category
Name
View Winning Design
Grand Prize Silver
Annalisa Esposito
Bracelet
Victoria Sorkin
Fashion Accessories
Beth Vanderah
Home Décor and Doll
DiAnne Smith
Jewelry Design Sets
Rebecca Fauteux
Wedding and Holiday
Judit Littomericzky


Bronze Medal
Category
Name
View Winning Design
Grand Prize Bronze
Grand Prize Bronze
Eleanna Zegkinoglou
Bracelet
Fashion Accessories (Tie)
Fashion Accessories (Tie)
Home Décor and Doll
Tammara Scott
Jewelry Design Sets (Tie)
Eliana Maniero
Jewelry Design Sets (Tie)
Wedding and Holiday


Grand Prize Employee's Choice Winner
Category
Name
View Winning Design
Home Décor and Doll


President's Award
Category
Name
View Winning Design
Home Décor and Doll


Trendsetter Award
Category
Name
View Winning Design
Necklace
Aja Berger


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