The Cultured Pearl Association of America announced the winners of CPAA’S first International Design competition.
- “South Sea Glow” Adam Neeley of Laguna Beach, CA.
- “The Untouchable” Pearlotica Design Team of Honolulu, HI
- “Sea of Love” Philip Dismuke for Jewelsmith of Durham, NC.
- “Spiral Earrings” Zoltan David of Bee Cave, TX.
- “Gem of the Sea” Joel Green, Imperial Pearl of East Providence, RI.
- “Aurora Eclipse” Anil Maloo, Baggins Inc. of Los Angeles, CA.
The Visionary Award
- “The Black Maze” Kaoru Kristy Endo of Hong Kong.
Wedding Day Pearls
- “Carved Lace” Elizabeth Blair of Harbor Springs, MI and Massimo Sanalitro of Milan Italy Brides.