International Pearl Design Competition 2010-2011

The Cultured Pearl Association of America, Inc. a non profit member based Association announces its first International Pearl Design Competition.

International Pearl Design Competition 2010-2011
East Providence, RI, January 28, 2010 --( Officially launching during the AGTA show held in Tucson, Arizona, February 2, 2010, the contest will run through September 1, 2010; winners to be announced November 1, 2010. Winning entries will be on display during the AGTA and JCK shows in 2011.

Celebrating one of the world's most prized and mysterious gems, this contest invites artistic expression inclusive of all pearl varieties. Winners will enjoy award designation along with the prestige as being first recipients of this inaugural competition.

The pearl enjoys a rich history steeped in tradition including a reputation as an iconic symbol of style, grace, privilege and influence. While these attributes have not changed, our view and perception has expanded, envisioning endless new possibilities for jewelry design and affinity for cultured pearls.

The timing is perfect for the CPAA’S first International Design Competition honoring the beloved pearl.

For complete contest details visit or call 888-31-Pearl

The Cultured Pearl Association of America, Inc.
Kathy Grenier, Director of Marketing