OJA Announces 2007 Design Contest Winners

The Ohio Jewelers Association and the 2007 Columbus Jewelry Show has announced the winners of its Jewelry Design Contest. They are as follows:

1st Place Category 1
Stephanie Stammen
Jack Seibert Goldsmith & Jewelers
Columbus

2nd Place Category 1
Arthur Musakhanyan
Sterling Jewelers Inc.
Akron

3rd Place Category 1
Leonard J. Strnad II
Vivid Diamonds, Design & Timepiece Gallery
Bay Village

1st Place Category 2
Leonard J. Strnad II
Vivid Diamonds, Design & Timepiece Gallery
Bay Village

2nd Place Category 2
Kimberly Tway
Chillicothe

The annual contest gives jewelers and goldsmiths in Ohio the opportunity to display their skills, compete for awards, and distinguish themselves among their peers and other retail jewelers. The OJA is the sponsor of the Columbus Jewelry Show where attending retail jewelers vote on the entries based on design, craftsmanship, marketability, and fashion appeal.

The competition is open to any OJA retail member and/or their employees. The Design Contest Awards are held annually at the August Columbus Jewelry Show.

OJA is a non-profit association dedicated to advancing and promoting the business interest of Ohio Jewelers.

The Ohio Jewelers Association and the are pleased to announce the winners of this year’s Jewelry Design Contest.