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SJTA Announces Student Design Winners

SJTA Announces Student Design Winners

The Southern Jewelry
Travelers Association and the Savannah College of Art and Design announced the
winners of the annual student design competition.

The awards were presented at
the Atlanta Jewelry Show March 6. The seventh annual competition was themed
“Sublime Design” and featured four categories — rings, necklaces, bracelets,
and brooches.

Bong Sang Cho won Best In
Show for the Winter Night Bracelet. Sang Cho also took home first place in the
bracelet category, necklace category for Night Blossom Neckpiece, and in the
brooches category for Full Blossom Brooch.


Bong Sang Cho’s Winter Night Bracelet

Kristen Baird took first
place in the ring category for Access Denied.


KNEELING: Marissa Devito;
Caroline Lo; Seon Young Lee; Kristen Baird ; Kim Tatalik (SCAD faculty);  STANDING RIGHT SIDE (L-R Back Row): Darrell
Warren, Stuller, Inc, competition sponsor; Bong Sang Cho RIGHT SIDE (L-R Front
Row): Aimee Petkus ;Dana Burmeister; Hsiang Ting Yen; STANDING LEFT SIDE (L-R);
Jay Song and Jeannette Zuteman, SJTA Faculty; Charlene Bridges and Carol Young,
SJTA (Photos courtesy of SJTA)

Other winners include:

  • Second place, bracelets,
    Jeannette Zoleman, Fabric Bracelet
  • Third place, bracelets,
    Kristen Baird, Beauty Revealed
  • Second place, necklaces,
    Marissa Devito, Earth’s Treasures
  • Third place, necklaces, Dana
    Burmeister, Untitled 
  • Second place, rings, Aimee
    Petkus, Agate Ring
  • Third place, rings, Seon
    Young Lee, An Illusion of Preciousness
  • Second place, brooches,
    Hsiang Ting Yen, In Bloom – Peoney
  • Third place, brooches,
    Caroline Lo, Springing

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