Deadline Extended for MJSA Vision Awards

Manufacturing Jewelers & Suppliers of America has extended its deadline for the Vision Awards design competition. Professional and Student entries must now be postmarked by Jan. 11, 2008.

In addition to the overall professional and student awards, Distinction categories for 2008 include:

* Platinum Distinction, sponsored by Platinum Guild International.
* Palladium Distinction, sponsored by Hoover & Strong.
* Enamel Distinction, sponsored by Rio Grande.
* Natural Color Diamond Distinction, sponsored by Natural Color Diamond Association.
* CAD/CAM Distinction, sponsored by Roland.
* Laser Distinction, sponsored by Crafford–LaserStar Technologies.
* Mokumé-gane Distinction, sponsored by Reactive Metals Studio and Shining Wave Metals.
* Reactive Metals Distinction, sponsored by Reactive Metals Studio and Cabot Supermetals.

Winners will receive cash awards, as well as recognition in MJSA Journal, on MJSA Online, and in leading industry publications. Winners will also be honored on April 13, 2008 at MJSA Expo New York, and will have their winning pieces on display for thousands of buyers and exhibitors at the show. For submission guidelines, to download an entry form/brochure, or for more information, visit or call 1-800-444-6572.