Inside the Cultured Pearl Association of America’s 2015 Tucson Party



On Feb. 4, the pearl community turned out for the Cultured Pearl Association of America’s annual party, a Tucson Gem Week staple. 

 

 

 

 

 

Sheri Ihde of Jewelers Mutual Insurance Co. and Stuller’s Ken Dugas
 

Jeremy Shepherd of Pearl Paradise with Imperial Pearl’s Peter and Josh Bazar
 

JCK senior editor Jennifer Heebner with Hisano Shepherd, the designer behind San Francisco’s Little H

The World Diamond Council’s Patricia Syvrud, Kathy Grenier of Imperial Pearl and CPAA, and the Smithsonian’s Christine Ravotti Webb

JA’s Matthew Tratner with the JCK Events team: Sarin Bachmann, Joe Scalzo, Katie Dominesey, and Lauren Laramore

American Gem Trade Association CEO Doug Hucker (c.) and his wife, Bachendorf’s Marcia Hucker, with Ron Greenidge of Emiko Pearls

Galatea’s Chi Huynh and Sheri Jurnecka of Jurnecka Creations in San Francisco

Linda Quinn Designs’ Alison Homan and Monica Quinn, Fran Mastoloni of Mastoloni Pearls, Linda Quinn, and Mastoloni’s Cathy Dressing

David Baker and Mary Lou Keen, both with the AGTA