Jewelry design

Pratt and PGI establish platinum jewelry design competition for students – JCK

The Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, NY, has partnered with Platinum Guild International USA (PGI-USA) to create a new design competition, the Platinum DNA Awards, for its jewelry design students. The competition invites students to submit designs that will be judged on originality, creativity, viability and manufacturing engineering, and market appeal. Designs should be designed as […]

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UT student jewelry design chosen by Kendra Scott

A group of 2020 University of Texas at Austin graduates can now see the jewelry they designed on Kendra Scott’s shelves. The Ciarla earring set available from Kendra Scott. Image courtesy of Kendra Scott. As part of last spring’s 365 Textiles and Apparel (TXA) course, Accessory Design, Development and Merchandising, students were divided into teams […]

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Hurry, the CPAA Pearl Jewelry Design Contest is ending soon! – JCK

In June, the Cultured Pearl Association of America (CPAA) announced that it was accepting applications for its annual international pearl design competition. Registrations are expected on October 2, that is to say in less than two weeks. And it’s worth putting everything aside to get your submission in. Why ? Now in its 11th year, […]

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Here are the winners of JA’s 2020 CASE Awards for jewelry design – JCK

For the fourth year in a row, I have been a judge in the Jewelers of America CASE Awards jewelry design competition. The annual event recognizes JA members who demonstrate creativity, artistry, style and superb execution in a range of award categories. The winners were announced live at yesterday’s National Virtual Jewelers Convention. Exactly a […]

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Online Certificate in Jewelry Design and Marketing at the Pratt Institute School of Continuing and Professional Studies

#sponsor Image courtesy of Ashley Marcovitz (Coronation – 3D printed nylon choker) Pratt Institute School of Continuing and Professional Studies (SCPS) offers high quality credit and non-credit courses and programs to adult learners in a variety of subjects for educational advancement, career change and enrichment. Advance your jewelry practice this summer in the Certificate in […]

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‘Project Runway’ Helps RIT’s Metal and Jewelry Design Students’ Creativity Take Off

RIT’s growing role at an annual event celebrating fashion in Rochester has become an ever-flourishing part of the School for American Crafts’ metal and jewelry design program, inspiring current students and alumni to create both mind-blowing creations and important connections to the industry. A dazzling demonstration of the fusion of technology, art and design was […]